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France sees record in new coronavirus infections, with more than 16,000 cases in 24 hours
France sees record in new coronavirus infections, with more than 16,000 cases in 24 hours France reported a new record for daily coronavirus infections on Thursday a day after the government announced new restrictions on bars and restaurants in major cities which have provoked an outcry from local politicians and business owners.
France records highest ever number of daily Covid-19 infections
France records highest ever number of daily Covid-19 infections France’s latest figures show that 16,096 people were infected with the coronavirus over the last 24 hours, an increase of 3,024 cases compared to the previous day. The number is the highest ever in France since the start of the pandemic. The daily death toll rose to 52, from 43 Read More
‘Paris thinks we’re small fry’: Marseille seething over order to shut bars and restaurants
‘Paris thinks we’re small fry’: Marseille seething over order to shut bars and restaurants The French government’s highly publicised efforts to decentralise the country’s Covid-19 response ran into the sand on Thursday as politicians and business leaders in Marseille responded furiously to the closure of the city’s bars and restaurants, saying they had not been consulted.
Why finding French friends in France might be trickier than you think So you've moved to France, you've found a place to live, powered through the bureaucracy and now it's time to make some French friends - which is the easy bit, right? Actually maybe not, as British Normandy resident Natasha Alexander explains.

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…