France commune

A futuristic house from the 60s by Jean Prouvé

In the wooded Vosges mountains, about 80 kilometers from Nancy, France, is the Maison du Docteur Gauthier, a remarkable two-level house that combines industrial and rustic design. The historic property dates back to the early 1960s when Jean Prouvé designed it for his daughter, Françoise, and her husband. The 1962 house is located in Lorraine, […]

French people

Schools in Florida’s capital will require masks – Daily Bulletin

By the associated press TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for students in Kindergarten to Grade 8, becoming the Seventh District to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive tests […]

France economy

A week for travel industry news

This article is an on-site version of The WeekAhead newsletter. here Send the newsletter directly to your inbox every Sunday Welcome during the week (back). I am grateful that I was able to take a week of annual leave because I had restrictions on leaving home this year. The question for people working in the […]

France economy

Wave of “events of turmoil” like Afghanistan could become a drag on global growth (IMF)

The surge in COVID-19 infections, combined with mass uprisings around the world, is destabilizing the world order – and new research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that collective dynamics are likely to hamper a fragile recovery. A working paper published by IMF researchers Luca Antonio Ricci, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, and Samuel Pienknagura, PhD, recently […]

France state

Latest: Health Official: Full Okay Vaccine Could Arrive Soon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has said he wouldn’t be surprised if full Food and Drug Administration approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is coming soon and he expects that will spur more schools and companies to mandate vaccines. Murthy said on Sunday he did not want to preempt the FDA’s announcement, but disagreed […]

French people

French health pass leads to increase in COVID-19 tests as vaccinations slow

PARIS – French biologists and pharmacists carried out a record number of COVID-19 tests in the week following the extension of the country’s “health pass” to restaurants, trains and other activities. A health pass and QR code are provided for those who are vaccinated or who have recovered from COVID-19 in the past six months […]

France economy

how no lockdown has led to better mental health, a healthier economy and happier school children

And the government’s choices enjoy broad support. Only a quarter felt that authorities should have given public health higher priority than the economy. Anders Tegnell, the state epidemiologist who has been the architect of Swedish strategy, was voted ‘Most Important Swede of the Year’ last week by readers of Sweden’s leading supermarket magazine. That’s not […]

France commune

Is it safe to travel to France? Final advice in the midst of fires near St Tropez

After destruction in Greece and Turkey, the French Mediterranean coast is the latest vacation hotspot to suffer from deadly forest fires this summer. Yesterday, vacationers in the hills above Saint-Tropez were forced to evacuate crowded campsites as 10,000 people were displaced from the path of a devastating forest fire. At least seven campsites in the […]

France state

California imposes Covid-19 vaccines on all teachers

All teachers in the U.S. state of California will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly drug tests, the governor said, as authorities grapple with rapidly increasing infection rates. The number of people testing positive for the disease has increased across the United States in recent weeks, with the highly infectious Delta variant […]

France economy

Brexit LIVE: The British economy jumps 4.8% and FOUR TIMES faster than France – Sunak boosted | Politics | New

Boris Johnson outlines his plans to reach net zero The UK economy grew 4.8% in the second quarter of 2021 as lockdowns lifted, bringing people back to pubs, figures from the Office for National Statistics showed. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew an additional one percent in June, creating five consecutive months of growth. […]