France state

Results, highlights, event history, stage details and more

The 2022 Women’s Tour de France (officially known as the Women’s Tour de France with Zwift) concluded on Sunday with Annemiek van Vleuten winning the eight-stage race after a week-long “roller coaster” (recap here). See On Her Turf’s full guide to the Women’s Tour de France 2022 below, which includes event history, details on how […]

France economy

NRG Matters — Saudi Arabia and France cooperate on renewable energy; ADNOC makes second natural gas discovery

India In-Focus — Tullow Oil in talks with Indian groups; Yes Bank to raise $1.1 billion; Ola and Uber deny merger talks report RIYADH: Executives from Tullow Oil have held talks with Indian ONGC Videsh Ltd. in Nairobi this week as the London-based company seeks a strategic investor for its onshore oil project in Kenya, […]

France state

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Zelensky says Ukraine is ready to ship grain

The Navi-Star freighter docked next to grain silos at the port of Odessa on Friday.Credit…Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times ODESA, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, visiting a port in the Odessa region on Friday, expressed hope that grain exports could begin in the coming days, as US and EU ambassadors called on […]

France economy

France still sends €100m a year to Monaco’s ‘millionaires’ paradise’ – EURACTIV.com

France has paid Monaco some 100 million euros a year in VAT refunds since 1963 despite being a known tax haven, the second richest country in the world by GDP per capita and one in three residents a millionaire. Read the original article in French here. A 1963 agreement between General de Gaulle and Prince […]

French people

A DEPUTY AREA COORDINATOR – UKRAINE – Ukraine

Founded in 1979, Action contre la Faim is an international non-governmental organization that fights hunger in the world. Its charter of humanitarian principles – independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been the basis of its identity for over 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by ending […]

France state

Russia vows to hamper work of Western media after RT France ban | world news

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the Russian government would not let West Media work in the country. The Kremlin vowed on Wednesday to hamper the work of Western media in Russia after a European court upheld a broadcast ban imposed on Russian news channel RT France. “Of course, we will take similar pressure […]

France economy

Western sanctions sting but don’t cripple Russian economy – POLITICO

Western sanctions are hurting Russia’s economy, but the Kremlin’s war chest is still teeming with cash thanks to soaring commodity prices, new data shows. Russian oil, gas and metals exports fell dramatically last month as sanctions announcements spooked international buyers, according to Kremlin estimates seen by Russian daily Vedomosti – but rising prices have softened […]

French people

Forest fires continue to burn across France and Spain | Forest fires

Vast swathes of fire-ravaged pine forests need to be replanted and managed differently to avoid future blazes fueled by global warming, French experts have said, as wildfires – including several caused by arson – continue to burn in France and Spain. Officials in the south-west department of Gironde said on Monday that two huge fires […]

France state

First-time asylum seekers down 28% in April 2022 – Products Eurostat News

In April 2022, 54,145 first-time asylum seekers (third-country nationals) applied for international protection in EU Member States, up 66% compared to April 2021 (32,570) and down 28% compared to March 2022 (74,950) . The decrease from March to April 2022 can largely be attributed to the decrease in the number of first-time applicants from Ukraine […]

France economy

Prosperity levels matter, not size of GDP – The New Indian Express

India’s GDP is becoming bigger than France’s, and getting closer to the UK is not a matter of great pride if it continues to be among the lower middle income countries. In fact, all the focus on India becoming a $5 trillion or $10 trillion economy is meaningless if the country cannot relatively increase its […]

France economy

Passengers face chaotic journeys as flight disruption sweeps across Europe

Marivi Wright’s ‘holiday from hell’ began when Air France’s computer systems crashed and staff had to manually check in passengers for her New York flight to Europe. She missed two connecting flights as she crossed Paris on her way to Spain to visit her 83-year-old mother, landing in Malaga 12 hours late. His luggage could […]

French people

New generation of F1 fans speak out against abuse, says Vettel

Formula One F1 – French Grand Prix – Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France – July 21, 2022 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel during the press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) – Abusive attitudes have likely existed around Formula 1 for years, […]

France state

The climate crisis is leading to heat waves and wildfires. here’s how

Along with temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), wildfires are raging across southern Europe with evacuations in cities in Italy and Greece. The oppressive heat is part of a global pattern of rising temperatures, attributed by scientists to human activity. Climate change is making heat waves hotter and more frequent. This is the […]

France economy

EU nations urged to ration gas: Russia-Ukraine live updates

Kherson in southern Ukraine has been under Russian control since the early days of the war.Credit…Andreï Borodulin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A bombed critical bridge. A fighter plane took off from the sky. Ammunition depots destroyed. A group of soldiers attacked. Ukraine’s escalation of attacks on Russian forces over the past 48 hours in Kherson […]

France commune

How to Honeymoon in Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-ex-Provence – or simply Aix, as the cool kids call it – is probably one of the most charming towns in the south of France. The Provençal city-commune is an essential destination for honeymooners passing through Provence or those looking for a more relaxed weekend away from the City of Light. Birthplace of Paul Cézanne, […]

French people

UK breaks record for highest temperature as heat rises

LONDON (AP) — Britain broke its highest temperature record on Tuesday, with a provisional reading of 39.1 degrees Celsius (102.4 degrees Fahrenheit), according to the country’s meteorological office — and the heat should only increase. The highest temperature previously recorded in Britain was 38.7 C (101.7 F), a record set in 2019. Tuesday’s record was […]

France state

Amnesty International launches global campaign to address unprecedented global threat to right to protest – World

The right to protest is under unprecedented and growing threat in all regions of the world, Amnesty International said today, as the organization launched a new global campaign to confront the growing and intensified efforts of States to erode this fundamental human right. From Russia to Sri Lanka, from France to Senegal and from Iran […]

France economy

France and the United Arab Emirates sign an energy cooperation agreement amid potential Russian shutdown

PARIS (AP) – France and the United Arab Emirates on Monday signed an energy cooperation agreement to ensure oil and natural gas supplies to the Gulf country as Europe prepares for the possibility of a blackout. of gas from Russia in retaliation for sanctions over the war in Ukraine. The agreement announced by the French […]

French people

Holocaust survivors celebrate 80 years of mass roundup in Paris

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced his Nazi collaborator predecessors and the rise of anti-Semitism, vigorously vowing to stamp out Holocaust denial as he paid tribute on Sunday to thousands of French children sent to death camps ago 80 years for one reason: because they were Jewish. Family by family, house by house, […]

France commune

The fires in the southwest of France reach the coast

PARIS Flames from the blaze that raged across southwestern France on Sunday have reached the coast, showing no signs of abating. According to the Gironde prefecture, the two fires combined have burned more than 11,000 hectares (27,182 acres) of forest. The burned area is equivalent to the size of Paris. A video on Twitter showed […]

France state

Iran arrests several after protests around dry lake

Published on: 07/17/2022 – 12:24Amended: 07/17/2022 – 12:22 Tehran (AFP) – Iranian police have arrested several people for security breaches after they protested the drying up of a lake once considered the largest in the Middle East, state media said on Sunday. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, Lake Urmia in the mountains of […]

France economy

Wildfires rage in France, Portugal, Spain and Greece amid heatwave

Southwestern Europe suffered a sixth day of summer heatwave on Saturday that sparked devastating wildfires as parts of the continent brace for new temperature records early next week. Firefighters in France, Portugal, Spain and Greece have been fighting forest fires that have ravaged thousands of hectares of land and killed several people since the start […]

France capital

Quick Cash for Cars Sydney offers instant cash for used cars

Quick Cash for Cars, an experienced car removal operator in Sydney, offers customers the best deals on their unwanted vehicles. When people think about all the work that goes into trying to sell an old car, most end up choosing to let their unwanted vehicles sit and take up space on their premises. Finding an […]

French people

Firefighter pilot dies in Portugal, fires rage across Europe

PARIS — The pilot of a Portuguese firefighting plane died on Friday when his plane crashed during a firefighting operation in the northeast of the country. The death came as fires continued to rage in Portugal, neighboring Spain and France. In a post on his official Twitter account, Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa said: “It […]

France state

Warming rivers threaten France’s already strained power supply

Steam rises from a cooling tower at the Electricité de France (EDF) nuclear power plant in Dampierre-en-Burly, France October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, July 15 (Reuters) – High water temperatures threaten to cut France’s already unusually low nuclear output, increasing pressure on operator EDF (EDF.PA) […]

France economy

Live updates from Ukraine: War crimes investigations face huge challenges

Thursday’s rocket strike on Vinnytsia, Ukraine, was the latest Russian attack that appeared to target a civilian area of ​​a Ukrainian town.Credit…Roman Pilipey/EPA, via Shutterstock A Russian missile strike on a town in central Ukraine on Thursday killed at least 23 people, including three children. Two weeks earlier, missiles crashed into buildings near Odessa, killing […]

French people

More people evacuated as wildfires in southwestern France rage

The two forest fires that started in Gironde in southwestern France on Tuesday afternoon (July 12) have now burned nearly 4,000 hectares of wood. A further 60 people were evacuated from the area overnight in addition to the 6,500 residents and campers who were evacuated early yesterday. One of the fires, covering 2,100 hectares around […]

France commune

Could you save money with the health insurance of your French commune?

If you live in the right area, you may be able to save on supplemental health insurance by purchasing a policy called communal mutual. A collective police for the city Sometimes known as village mutualit is a communal collective subscription to complementary health insurance. The idea is that if a large number of people in […]

France state

Tee Times, TV Channel, First Round Live Stream

The 150th Open Championship begins on Thursday July 14 at the Old Course in St. Andrews in Scotland. Nicknamed “The Home of Golf”, the course is home to some of the sport’s most iconic locations, from the Swilcan Bridge at the 18th hole to the infamous Road Hole. Tiger Woods, who received honorary membership on […]

France economy

France keen to work together for economic and social benefits

France is keen to strengthen cooperation with Bangladesh for mutual economic and social benefits and to overcome the challenges ahead, a French diplomat said in Dhaka on Wednesday. “We must now continue to work together to join forces in order to consolidate mutual economic and social benefits and face the many challenges ahead,” said Chargé […]

French people

Protests disrupt Tour de France stage 10 before Magnus Cort Nielsen claims victory | Tour de France

Senior officials from the Tour de France organization were seen dragging climate change protesters into a ditch during the tenth stage of this year’s race from Morzine to the Altiport in Megeve. Despite being chained around their necks, a small group of young protesters were dragged off the race course by tour officials. About 36 […]

France commune

Tour de France: stage 10 disrupted due to protesters on the route

All runners were forced to a halt as protesters sat across the road to block clear and safe passage forward. The broadcast showed authorities at the scene dealing with the issue as colored smoke filled the air. Cameras captured a moment when stage leader Alberto Bettiol deftly rode his bike through protesters but eventually had […]

France state

Lawyers: the man convicted in the Paris attacks in 2015 will not appeal

PARIS — The only surviving assailant of the November 2015 terrorist massacre in Paris has waived his appeal against his murder conviction and his life prison sentence, his lawyers announced on Tuesday. Salah Abdeslam was found guilty last month of murder and attempted murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise, among other charges, for his […]

France economy

Palestinians say US economic push is no substitute for peace

Published on: 07/12/2022 – 05:00Amended: 07/12/2022 – 04:59 Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Ahead of Joe Biden’s first visit to Jerusalem as US president, the Washington ambassador said his team would be “pounding the tables” to pressure Israeli officials into making concessions to the Palestinians. But Ambassador Thomas Nides was talking about ensuring Palestinians have […]

French people

The Russian alternative to McDonald’s in the face of the shortage of fries

Comment this story Comment The recently opened Russian alternative to McDonald’s – which left the country in May because of Russia’s war in Ukraine – is both a fast-food chain and a currency in Moscow’s propaganda campaigns. In a shortage forged by symbolism, Vkusno i Tochka, which translates to “Tasty and that’s it”, is limiting […]

France economy

Vistara Boeing 787-9 From Paris To Delhi In Premium Economy

On a recent trip from Paris to New Delhi, Simple Flying was invited to try Vistara’s premium economy offering on the Boeing 787. As the only Indian carrier to offer the cabin, we were delighted to see how it turned out. compares to global competitors that Vistara hopes to rival. Here’s a detailed look at […]

French people

Assassination of Japanese Shinzo Abe

Security personnel detain Tetsuya Yamagami near the site where Shinzo Abe was shot in Nara, Japan on July 8. (Asahi Shimbun/AFP/Getty Images) Police have opened an investigation into the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but little is known about the suspect who was arrested at the scene of the fatal shooting on […]

France state

Fourth arrest in Amazon murders of journalist, guide: police

Published on: 07/08/2022 – 21:30Amended: 07/08/2022 – 21:29 Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murders last month of British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon, authorities said Friday. The man turned himself in to police to deny […]

France economy

Live Updates: US to Send $400 Million in Military Equipment to Ukraine

© SPOUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images Vladimir Putin has warned of “catastrophic consequences” for global energy markets, with European nations most at risk, if Western countries impose new sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. European countries are scrambling to find alternative energy sources to replace Russian oil and gas imports, posing a risk to […]

France commune

20 names of French communes that look like something funny

There are nearly 35,000 communes in France, including in the overseas territories, with an immense wealth of names and etymologies. To celebrate this diversity, we’re mapping 20 of our favorite township names, ranging from silly to sweet to rude. Read more: Gentille Alouette: the true meaning of the not-so-nice French children’s song Below the map […]

France commune

The names of French communes that look like something funny

There are nearly 35,000 communes in France, including in the overseas territories, with an immense wealth of names and etymologies. To celebrate this diversity, we’re mapping out some of our favorite township names, ranging from silly to sweet to rude. Our new map, updated July 14, 2022, also includes new reader suggestions. Read more: Gentille […]

French people

Withdrawn from the war zone, a Ukrainian circus troupe feasts in France

Ukrainian zirka artists! the troupe hold a Ukrainian flag at the end of their circus show, a performance to raise awareness of circus art the consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Saumur, France July 6, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAUMUR, France, July 7 (Reuters) – […]

France state

Drought in western United States brings Great Salt Lake to lowest level on record

Published on: 07/07/2022 – 00:10Amended: 07/07/2022 – 00:08 Los Angeles (AFP) – Water in Utah’s Great Salt Lake has fallen to its lowest level on record, authorities said this week, following the ongoing drought affecting the western United States which, according to the scientists, has been exacerbated by climate change. The average depth of the […]

France state

China has yet to learn the rules of the Pacific chess game

Placeholder while loading article actions China’s growing influence in the Pacific Ocean microstates has raised alarm bells among the powers that traditionally dominated the region – Australia, New Zealand and the United States. If they want to stop Beijing’s advance, they’re going to have to start offering more in return. A security pact with the […]

France economy

Saudi Arabia welcomes 1 million people for biggest hajj pilgrimage since pandemic

Mecca (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – White-robed worshipers from around the world took to the streets of Islam’s holiest city ahead of the biggest hajj pilgrimage since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Banners welcoming the faithful, including the first international visitors since 2019, adorned the squares and alleys, while armed security forces patrolled the ancient […]

French people

Several people shot dead in Copenhagen shopping mall, police say

People leave the Field shopping mall, after Danish police said they received reports of gunshots, in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 2022. Scanpix Ritzau | via Reuters A gunman opened fire on Sunday at a shopping center in Copenhagen, one of the largest of its kind in Scandinavia, killing an unknown number of people and injuring […]

France commune

French mayor returns 12 bags of rubbish to dumpster

A mayor in central France has become the latest to return a pile of rubbish to its owner after becoming exasperated by fly tipping and fly tipping. Patrick Foulon, mayor of Saint-Père-sur-Loire (Loiret), returned 12 bags of garbage to their rightful owner by depositing them in their garden in a neighboring town, after having found […]

France state

Globalization of NATO for a second cold war

The author is a journalist based in Turkey, who writes analysis on Turkish foreign policy. ISTANBUL The messages given by Heads of State and Government on NATO transformation at the 31st official meeting of the alliance on 14 June 2021 in Brussels have been implemented at this year’s summit in Madrid. A paradigm shift at […]

France economy

illegal but part of life

Published on: 07/01/2022 – 03:46Amended: 07/01/2022 – 03:44 Buenos Aires (AFP) – Hard to find but ubiquitous in the mind of the average Argentinian: the US dollar, whose value against the weak peso is the barometer of an economy in crisis. “Dollars! Change, change, doooolars!” The cries of unofficial money changers follow tourists, but also […]