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France sets new record of 52,000 Covid-19 cases in one day France set a new daily record for coronavirus
infections with 52,010 recorded in 24 hours, official data showed Sunday,
topping 50,000 for the first time.
QUIZ: How well do you know traditional French winter foods? As the nights draw in some of France's best hearty winter dishes come to the fore, as well as seasonal cakes and special food festivals.
Covid-19: France and Italy clamp down as Spain considers state of emergency
Covid-19: France and Italy clamp down as Spain considers state of emergency France hit a new record on Saturday after it clocked more than 45,000 Covid-19 infections, just one day after registering its highest numbers.
Looking back at France’s long tradition of caricature
Looking back at France’s long tradition of caricature French history teacher Samuel Paty was murdered on 16 October after showing two caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in a class about freedom of expression. In recent years, caricature in France has hit the headlines because of the irreverent cartoons of Charlie Hebdo and the 2015 terrorist attacks. But caricature Read More

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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,…