France economy

Joséphine Baker enters the Pantheon of National Heroes

Host, civil rights activist and spy: Joséphine Baker became the first black woman to be commemorated at the Pantheon in Paris on Tuesday evening – an honor bestowed by the French president only on those considered national heroes. President Emmanuel Macron, who hopes to secure his second term in an election in less than five […]

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“But we buy houses that the French don’t want”

A connection The reader argued that second home owners bring more value to French villages and towns than one might think, following protests in Brittany against the alleged destabilization of the local housing market by outside buyers. On November 20, marches were held in Guingamp, Saint-Malo, Morlaix, Roscoff, Huelgoat, Locmiquélic and Belle-Ile-en-Mer, with protesters calling […]

France economy

Japan to ban foreign visitors as Omicron concerns grow globally

Japan, Australia try to defend against Omicron infections Asian markets, oil prices are picking up a bit Still unclear if Omicron causes more serious illness – WHO Britain plans G7 health ministers meeting on Monday Biden to provide update on US response TOKYO / SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, will […]

French people

French bulldog stolen from Long Island home found 80 km away

Oh, lucky dog! A French Bulldog that was stolen from a Long Island home on Thanksgiving has new life after being found approximately 80 miles away. Matthew Hauck, 34, thanked The Post for the coverage that led to his happy reunion with Stella on Saturday afternoon at the Moriches Center, an hour from his Huntington […]

France state

Some States Abandon “Dehumanizing” Conditions for Immigrants

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residence permit when she was a child: “foreigner”. In harsh government terms, this meant that her mother was not yet a citizen of the United States. But for his young daughter, the word had a more personal meaning. Even if they were going through the naturalization […]

France economy

Study finds what people say makes life meaningful

(KTVX) – What gives meaning to people’s lives? Is it money or material wealth? Or is it being able to do things like travel or work? A study by the Pew Research Center examines the things that people living in 17 “advanced economies” say make sense of their lives. The study interviewed approximately 19,000 adults […]

French people

French military convoy leaves Burkina Faso after blockade of protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron greets Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré before a meeting on security in the Sahel region at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, November 12, 2021. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now PARIS, November 26 (Reuters) – A French […]

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Wealth lies beneath the waters of the Russian Arctic

November 27, 2021 RTHE BIGGEST IN US the constituent republic is Yakutia. It extends well into the Arctic Circle and is as large as Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Finland and Romania combined, but with a population of ‘barely 1 million inhabitants. In the last decade, the retreat of the pack ice has […]

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FirstFT: China’s emissions fall as economy rocked by slowdown in real estate

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to receive it directly in your inbox every weekday morning Did you follow the news well this week? Take our quiz. China’s carbon dioxide emissions have declined for the first time since last year’s […]

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For Brexiters who dreamed of regaining control, France is too close for comfort | Rafael Behr

Considering that the width of the English Channel does not change, it is surprising how often British politicians seem surprised by the proximity of France. Currently, Priti Patel is enraged by the volume of people crossing in small boats. Boris Johnson is frustrated with Patel’s inability to stop the traffic. Tory MPs who told voters […]