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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Coronavirus: California becomes first state to mandate vaccination or regular testing for teachers – as happened

Turkey is moving towards a vaccination mandate for teachers, students and their families as the vaccination rate slows and infections increase. Fahrettin Koca, the country’s health minister, said “face-to-face education is a must” and that the government will implement measures to ensure that teachers, eligible students and the families they live with receive their vaccines. […]

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French retailer Carrefour to launch $ 1.9 billion sale of Taiwan business – sources

HONG KONG, Aug.11 (Reuters) – French retailer Carrefour (CARR.PA) plans to launch the sale of its Taiwanese business, valued at around 1.6 billion euros ($ 1.9 billion) in the coming weeks , three people with knowledge of the case told Reuters. The operator of the supermarket chain has hired Morgan Stanley (MS.N) to handle the […]

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Aisle, a new instant cashback platform is launched in the United States

Grocers nationwide can access exclusive branded offers and receive unmatched Cash Back and product recommendations personalized to their interests Ray, a premier cash rewards platform for the modern consumer, offers instant cash rewards through Venmo on exclusive branded offers from some of today’s most recognizable brands. Unlike the majority of cash back platforms currently on […]

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, deepening the rift with Canada, which has condemned the case as hostage-taking Politics. Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate could […]

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Latest coronavirus: France to send medical teams to help control Covid in Caribbean territories

The spread of the Delta strain of the virus that causes Covid-19 across the United States sparked a wave of state-level proclamations over the weekend regarding mask warrants and vaccinations. The United States averages around 100,000 new Covid-19 infections per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, up from 11,000 cases per day at […]

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Climate report must spell the end of fossil fuels, says UN chief

Published on: 08/09/2021 – 10:22 Paris (AFP) An explosive climate science report “must spell the end” for coal, oil and gas, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, warning that fossil fuels were destroying the planet. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 ° C temperature target would likely be […]

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Coinbase now offers instant cash withdrawals up to $100,000

Investing in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is not for the faint of heart. Digital coins remain highly volatile and subject to large price swings without warning. Bitcoin had a meteoric rise to nearly $65,000 per coin in April, but then fell more than 50%, dragging the entire market down with it. Some people have made […]

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Italians adopt (for the most part) a ‘green pass’ to prove vaccination from day one

ORBETELLO, Italy – Friday, the first day Italians were required to present a national health passport to access indoor restaurants, museums, gymnasiums, theaters and a wide range of social activities, Margherita Catenuto, 18, from Sicily , proudly displayed a bar code at the Capitoline Museum in Rome certifying that she was vaccinated. “It’s like showing […]

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A country with few asylum seekers wants even fewer

August 7, 2021 SUNTIL, SUN the weather in the south of England brings the scent of sausage barbecues, the quirky tinkle of ice cream vans and inflatable boats filled with asylum seekers. According to BBC, more people have already crossed the Channel this year than during the whole of 2019 or 2020. A new one-day […]

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Russia to face France for gold in women’s handball at the Olympics | Ap Sports

TOKYO (AP) – It’s a repeat of Rio in women’s handball. The Russian team beat Norway by a goal in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday to stage a gold medal match against France. This is exactly what happened five years ago at the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unlike 2016, this time […]

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First instance court fines French state for air pollution levels

The Eiffel Tower is surrounded by a haze of small particles that hovers above the skyline of Paris, France on December 9, 2016, as the City of Lights has experienced the worst air pollution in a decade. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File photo PARIS, August 4 (Reuters) – (This August 4 article corrected paragraphs […]

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Netherlands tightens entry rules for France, Greece, Switzerland and several other EU / Schengen countries

Dutch authorities have announced that from August 8, travelers from several countries in the European Union and the Schengen area will be subject to entry rules. Such a move was made after a handful of countries, which have recorded high infection rates with COVID-19, moved from green to yellow list, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. Therefore, all people […]

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Parisian chef turns restaurant into local farmers’ market

Published on: 08/06/2021 – 11:52 Amandine Chaignot traded in her hat for an early apron during the first French confinement to support producers and feed Parisians in search of quality products. Its small farmers’ market, a breath of fresh air in times of crisis, has inspired others to follow suit. This is the third installment […]

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Rural cafes in France have given a helping hand to reopen

A village cafe restoration project is slowly restarting business after Covid restrictions put many of its plans on hold. the 1,000 coffees program, in collaboration with city councils and other local authorities, had opened about 20 cafes before the pandemic. A few of them remained open during closings and curfews, offering “multiple services” such as […]

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Foreign tourist arrivals in Spain hit a new low in the first half of 2021 | Economy and business

Workers set up an information board on Alcúdia beach in Mallorca on May 12.CATI CLADERA / EFE The first six months of the year marked a new low for the Spanish tourism sector, which is still struggling to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Between January and June, there were 5.4 million international […]

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Good news for Indian students as France eases Covid travel restrictions

Update on international travel: Good news for Indian students and researchers, France has now relaxed travel restrictions linked to Covid. Thus, Indian students can now go to France to continue their studies. Scroll down for more details.Also read – Now is not the right time to travel to the Philippines from India. here’s why Check […]

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This French tycoon overtakes Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, became the richest person in the world after the net worth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos fell by $ 13.9 billion in one day. This is not the first time that Arnault has topped the list of the richest in […]

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Six big contenders in two energy offers

September promises to be a month of developments and clarity for the landscape of energy privatization in Greece, tenders for the sale of 100% of DEPA infrastructure and 49% of the network operator of Hellenic Electricity Distribution (DEDDIE) being almost completed. The two tenders are going smoothly, mainly thanks to the interest of six parties, […]

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Reviews | France has brought passes for vaccines. People are not happy.

PARIS – At a time of the year when the French are traditionally divided between the “juillettistes” (who go on vacation in July) and the “augustiens” (who leave in August), the last few weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people with a single rallying cry: “Freedom! These demonstrators are united against the new French […]