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Should more countries copy France by offering €4,000 to people who swap their car for a bike?

The French government has announced that people willing to swap their car for a bike will be paid up to €4,000, as part of plans to increase active mobility amid rising energy prices. The program is also expected to reduce carbon emissions in the country. However, while French citizens and organizations can claim a “conversion […]

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Russia Blocks Ukraine Consensus at NPT Conference

September 2022By Gabriela Rosa Hernandez and Daryl G. Kimball Russia prevented the 2022 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference from reaching consensus on a substantive outcome document on August 26 due to differences over the nuclear safety crisis caused by the Russian occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. At a time of […]

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Will Mayor Cantrell reimburse city coffers for first class travel upgrades?

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) — A city of New Orleans policy states that traveling government employees are required to seek the lowest rates available or reimburse the city for luxury accommodations. The policy states that “employees choosing an upgrade from an economy or business class flight are solely responsible for the difference in cost.” City Manager […]

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French tax authorities use AI to spot 20,000 undeclared pools | France

French tax authorities using AI software have found thousands of undeclared private pools, landing owners with bills totaling around 10 million euros. The system, developed by Google and Capgemini, makes it possible to identify basins on aerial images and cross-check them with cadastral databases. Launched on an experimental basis a year ago in nine French […]

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France subsidizes electric vehicle rentals so you only pay 100 euros/month

Following President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election in France this year, he has begun to deliver on a promise he made during his campaign to make electric vehicles more affordable. The government is said to be determining how quickly it can roll out a new measure that would make leases for certain electric vehicles available to the […]

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Europe can’t winter thinking all is lost

Comment this story Comment Europe is getting back to business after its summer break – but this year it’s like jumping into a cold shower. Just listen to Emmanuel Macron. The French president told his ministers at their first official meeting last week that a new paradigm is on the horizon – it’s the end […]

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French Montana launches initiative to help music professionals struggling with addiction

Rap star French Montana is doing his part to eradicate the scourge of drug addiction through a new partnership with the Guardian Recovery Network. Through this partnership, French and GRN have launched NAQI Healthcare, which will offer detoxification services at home and in private accommodation. Currently, French targets clients in Florida, New York, Texas and […]

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What is NATO? And why is Ukraine not in NATO? We have the answers.

After the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, Google searches for NATO increased. Most Americans may take being a member of the alliance for granted, but for some countries that are not part of the alliance, such as Ukraine, it poses security risks. Shortly after the Russian invasion, Sweden and Finland applied to […]

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Total renews its desire to develop a partnership with Libya in the oil and gas fields

President of the Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, met on Thursday in Paris with the CEO of the French oil company Total, Patrick Pouyanné, and discussed TotalEnergies’ strategy and multi-energy activities in Libya, as well as than the ongoing implementation. strategic agreements signed with the Libyan authorities in November 2021 for the sustainable […]

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Better climate models would integrate political and personal decisions

Comment this story Comment Climate models are complicated things. They must take into account an impressive number of mathematical and physical variables to predict, for example, how the emission of a given quantity of carbon dioxide will modify the flows of air, water and heat between the atmosphere and the oceans. More sophisticated projections go […]

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John Orofino, SF teacher who hid story of WWII heroism for decades, dies

John Orofino returned from combat in France in World War II with enough shrapnel in his body and disillusionment in his mind that he decided to join a monastery and escape the world he had seen . A monk convinced him that he could do more good by being part of society than by leaving […]

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a cynical twist to fix the colonial past while keeping a tight grip

At the end of July 2022, French President Emmanuel Macron concluded a tour of Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau. And he is going to Algeria from August 25 to 27. At first glance, his choice of country is difficult to understand. Three former French colonies – Cameroon, Benin and Algeria – and one former Portuguese colony, […]

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Macron warns French sacrifices will be needed as tough winter approaches

PARIS, Aug 24 (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron warned the French on Wednesday that there are difficult months ahead as the world faces “a big change”, but unions rejected his call for sacrifices , saying workers needed higher wages to keep up with rising inflation. Addressing the first council of ministers since the summer recess, […]

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The French Ministry of Justice under pressure to explain karting in prison | France

France’s justice ministry is under pressure to explain why it approved reality TV-inspired games in the country’s second-largest prison. The political row erupted after a 25-minute video of prisoners at Fresnes prison taking part in go-karting and other challenges in the prison yard surfaced on YouTube. The prison games were called Kohlantes – a play […]

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Russian dissidents are not in France for the food

Comment this story Comment “Insupportable.” This is how a Finnish member of parliament describes the sight of Russian tourists crossing the border, stocking up on souvenirs as Vladimir Putin’s army bombs Ukraine. Worse still, the fact that some tourists are traveling to the European Union’s visa-free Schengen zone appears to be undermining a sanctions net […]

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“They said it was impossible”: how medieval carpenters rebuilt Notre-Dame | our Lady

At the castle of Guédelon we are in 1253 and the little nobleman Gilbert Courtenay left to fight in the crusades, leaving his wife to take care of the workers for the construction of the new family residence: a modest castle which befits his social position as a humble knight. in the service of King […]

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French President Macron visits Algeria to revive relations | Emmanuel Macron news

Relations soured last year after Emmanuel Macron’s comments on Algeria’s history led to a diplomatic rift. French President Emmanuel Macron will visit Algeria next week in a bid to improve strained relations between Paris and Algiers. Macron has accepted an invitation from Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, his office said on Saturday. This will be Macron’s […]

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France crushes Germany’s greatest hope

The German coffers are completely emptied. As the war in Ukraine drags on, energy prices have skyrocketed due to Russian supply constraints, making it increasingly difficult for people to manage their daily lives. The situation in Berlin is heartbreaking indeed. Now, to get the economy back on track, the German Chancellor has tried to whip […]

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France sets new peak in solar power generation – but not because of heatwave

France recorded a new peak in solar electricity production on August 7 at more than 10.7 GW, the equivalent of what 10 nuclear power plants can produce on average. The peak arrived around 2:00 p.m. on a particularly clear day. The graph below shows France’s real-time energy mix as of August 7 and is produced […]

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Rare and powerful thunderstorms bring strong winds to Europe, killing several

Comment this story Comment A massive storm complex traveled almost 1,000 miles across Europe, killing scores of people and wreaking havoc on the French island of Corsica and landmarks in Venice, before continuing to inflict significant wind damage in parts of Austria and Slovakia. According to the Associated Press, at least five people in France […]

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Hurricane winds and severe storms kill 7 in France and Italy

PARIS (AP) – Severe thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds killed at least seven people Thursday in France and Italy, uprooting trees in Tuscany and on the French island of Corsica and ripping brick shards from the famous bell tower of Saint Mark in Venice. Dozens of boats in the Mediterranean Sea called for emergency help. The […]

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European statistical recovery scoreboard: August edition – Products Eurostat News

Today Eurostat released the August edition of the European Statistical Recovery Interactive Dashboard. The dashboard contains monthly and quarterly indicators of a number of statistical domains relevant to monitoring economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, across countries and over time. August Highlights: The EU economy continues to grow and excess mortality is falling, […]

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Drought in Europe: City calls water ‘blue gold’ in one of its worst droughts on record

On this small farm in the heights of Seillans, a commune in the Var in southern France, the fields are bare except for the parched remains of the last harvest. Normally, eggplants, tomatoes, peppers and melons thrive here. Now the fields are fallow. The Messelis reservoirs first emptied after last winter was remarkably dry. She […]

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Why there is no “Dijon” in Dijon mustard

For Mauriange, while these problems have certainly caused short-term problems for the mustard industry, the recent shortage could have an upside. “This project had been confronted in recent years with climatic challenges, which discouraged many farmers”, she said, noting nevertheless that a rise in seed prices following the shortage “has revived the dynamic and encouraged […]

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K-State adds Shematsi for 2022-23 season

MANHATTAN, Kansas – K-State Women’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Mittie completed its 2022-23 roster, as the program added Sarah Shematsi as a transfer forward from LSU. “Sarah brings athleticism and a good all-around game to our roster,” Mittie said of K-State’s latest addition. “She shoots all three with great range and has been a winner […]

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Global equities are mostly higher on risk and volatility concerns

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose on Tuesday, despite investor risk reflected in negative economic data out of China, and analysts warned volatility could be ahead. European equities gained early in the session. The benchmark index in Tokyo ended little changed, while indices in South Korea and Australia gained. Hong Kong’s benchmark index slipped, […]

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200 firefighters dispatched to a huge forest fire in Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes, France

200 firefighters dispatched to a huge forest fire in Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes, France Credit: Twitter @Maribel02456134 A major fire broke out in the town of Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes, France, on the evening of Sunday August 14. The fire in Caudiès-de-Fenouillèdes, France, reportedly burned more than 105 hectares of state-owned pine forest in the north of the city at 8 […]

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill three soldiers: official media

Published on: 08/14/2022 – 22:06Amended: 08/14/2022 – 22:04 Damascus (AFP) – Israeli airstrikes on Syria killed three soldiers and injured three others on Friday, state media said, after the latest such incident in the war-torn country. “The attack resulted in the death of three soldiers and three others injured,” the official Syrian news agency SANA […]

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Hundreds gather in Sudan to support army-backed initiative

Published on: 08/14/2022 – 17:40 Khartoum (AFP) – Hundreds of Sudanese gathered on Sunday to support a political initiative backed by army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan who led last year’s military coup, AFP correspondents said. The rallies took place outside a Khartoum conference hall where meetings of a newly launched initiative to end the political […]

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Premature harvest last test for French winegrowers

Vine plants in Beaujolais, in the commune of Saint Germain-Nuelles north of Lyon, France. Photo by Nicolas Liponne/NurPhoto via Getty Images Winegrowers across France are concerned that grape quality is suffering from climate-induced stress. The strong heat of this summer accelerated the ripening of the grapes. French winegrowers have been grappling for years with increasingly […]

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A SAFETY AND SECURITY EXPERT – Ukraine

Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principles – independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by ending hunger through the prevention, […]

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EU countries rush to help France fight ‘monstrous’ wildfires | France

Hundreds of firefighters from across the EU have been dispatched to France to help fight the wildfires in an unprecedented show of international solidarity. Most are stationed along a 40 km active fire front in the southwest, where a blaze described as “monstrous” continued to devastate pine forests. German firefighters and their vehicles arrived in […]

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Struggling UK economy weathers Jubilee turmoil but recession looms

Queen’s Jubilee holidays hit UK GDP in June Production falls 0.6% in June against forecasts for a fall of 1.3% UK’s Zahawi says data shows resilience, economists see recession LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s economy contracted less than expected in June, as public holidays were expected to exert a big drag, although sectors most […]

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France battles huge blaze as deadly heat spreads across Europe

France has become the latest European country to appeal for international help to respond to a huge wildfire in the southwest which authorities say has already destroyed nearly 7,000 hectares or 17,300 acres of forest. French President Emmanuel Macron said several countries were already helping France contain the raging fires. The blaze comes as Europe […]

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French shoppers face life without Dijon mustard

If you’re in France looking for traditional Dijon “mustard” to complement your dinner recipe, you’ve got a problem. The country is having to adapt to a continuing shortage of hot mustard, including the Amora and Maille brands owned by consumer staples giant Unilever, which has left store shelves empty and French consumers frustrated. Grocers across […]

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Death toll from attacks on Malian soldiers rises to 42: army

Published on: 08/10/2022 – 18:48 Bamako (AFP) – Forty-two Malian soldiers died in an attack over the weekend by suspected jihadists, the military said in a document naming the dead on Wednesday, revising an earlier figure of 21 dead. The toll is one of the bloodiest in Mali’s decade-long insurgency, which has spread from the […]

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Thousands evacuated as smoldering French wildfire reignites | Forest fires

Around 10,000 people have been evacuated to save them from wildfires in the Gironde region of southwestern France after a massive blaze that destroyed more than 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) of pine forest in July broke out again and tore the woods apart. “The fire is raging and has now spread to the Landes department,” […]

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Inflation: still sucks, but things are slowly improving

Well, it’s taken about 8,000 years, but we’re finally getting a a little break with inflation. Listen, we’re not exactly dancing on the inflation grave here, but we’ll take what we can get. On Wednesday we will have an official update when the Consumer Price Index report for July is released. Most economists expect inflation […]

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Business news, strategy, finance and company insights

On the GST front, collections rose by 44% to ₹1,40,885 crore in June from ₹97,821 crore in the same month last year. One of the reasons is the high inflation, but the electronic invoice records also indicate an increase in volumes and, therefore, higher consumption. E-way bills stood at 73.62 million in May 2022, the […]

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local feedback in France on the daily water limit of 150 liters

People in areas of southern France where water consumption has been limited to 200 liters per day per person generally said they did not notice the difference. Local authorities in nine communes in the south of the Var department have decided to impose limits due to a drought crisis which means that water reserves are […]

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A Mi’kmaw educator teams up with Wowkwis the puppet to take kids on a language journey

As a child of the 1980s, Trevor Gould grew in awe of Jim Henson’s puppets, dreaming of a day when he could join them. The artist and educator from Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, Nova Scotia, is one step closer to realizing that dream now that he’s partnered with a Nova Scotia theater group to teach children […]

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France hit 2-run HR, Kirby sharp as Mariners beat Angels 2-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a two-run homer into the left-field bullpen in the third inning, George Kirby threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 2- 1 Saturday to open a double program. The French circuit came with two outs against starter Jaime Barria (1-2) and erased a […]

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ODOP: Aiming to be a $1 trillion economy, UP asks 10 Indian embassies for space to promote ODOP

The UP government is accelerating its efforts to increase the international reach of its flagship One District One Product (ODOP) program which has come to occupy the lion’s share of the state’s exports, as it also pursues a more broad to reach an economy size of $1 trillion over the next five years. years. The […]

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How do the French authorities inform the populations of the water restrictions?

France is currently facing a severe drought crisis with water restrictions of a certain level in place in every department. These restrictions can be issued at departmental level or commune by commune, which means that different authorities can be responsible for relaying the rules. Report readers report mixed experiences with how easy it has been […]

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War Thunder fans leaked classified documents to get more realistic tanks

Comment this story Comment Video games have long given rise to fights: throwing controllers, unsubstantiated accusations of cheating, insults hurled at mothers and even at dogs. But no one has ever released classified documents related to national security in a public forum to win an argument – until last year, twice. And again this year. […]

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The Acadian pilgrimage to Grand-Pré allows them to commune with ancestors driven from their land

An Acadian couple from New Brunswick visits the church at Grand-Pré National Historic Site, NS.Darren Calabrese/The Globe and Mail Sometimes a place can be your home, even if you’ve never been there before. There may be few Acadians left in Grand-Pré, Nova Scotia, a rural hamlet outside of Wolfville in the fertile hills of the […]

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How much water do household appliances consume?

[Article updated August 5 at 13:30 with comments from France’s ecological transition minister.] France is currently facing a drought crisis, with nearly every department introducing some sort of water restriction rules. The Minister for Ecological Transition, Christophe Béchu, said today that more than 100 municipalities are now without drinking water and must depend on deliveries […]

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Gopuff rolls out Instant Cash Out, an immediate payment option for drivers

After several tumultuous months that included two major rounds of layoffs, the instant delivery company needs gopuff adds a new payment option that it says will benefit its drivers. Instant withdrawal is a way for drivers to immediately transfer their earnings to a bank account, the Callowhill-based company said on Thursday. The change affects US […]

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French lawmakers set to approve inflation-fighting program

PARIS — The French parliament on Thursday approved a plan to fight inflation that aims to support the purchasing power of citizens and help them cope with soaring consumer prices and energy costs. The package was split into two invoices. The first, specifically designed to fight inflation with a package of measures amounting to 20 […]

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Gopuff offers instant pickup for US delivery partners

Gopuff fast trading platform has started offering its US delivery partners the ability to instantly cash out their earnings balance anytime with just a few clicks, giving them an even more flexible, convenient and fast way to receive their earnings and tips. To do this, Gopuff has teamed up with Bandageda financial infrastructure platform for […]

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Droughts prompt cut water use amid crop fears

With the prolonged lack of rain and high temperatures, fears have arisen of water shortages and droughts reducing crop yields, prompting the use of less water and the reuse of urban wastewater for agriculture. agricultural irrigation. The European Commission on Wednesday (3 August) urged EU member states to reuse water from urban treatment plants for […]

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Europe’s streets are going dark to save energy – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Driven by a looming energy crisis, cities across Europe are turning off the lights. While Spain has made such measures mandatory, ordering shops to turn off their lights at night, in other places local authorities are voluntarily flipping the switch, arguing it’s a good time to test measures […]

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Covering Pope Francis’ visit to Canada from the papal plane: Journalist’s Notebook

On a Thursday afternoon in late July, I found myself toasting with body heat from thousands of travelers surrounded by airport security. I was on my way to Rome, assigned to cover Pope Francis’ six-day trip to Canada. Little did I know that the long lines, waiting, and uncomfortable heat experienced at the airport would […]

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Adam Wallin will represent Sweden at the World Amateur – Ohio State Buckeyes

Columbus, Ohio- Adam Wallin, a native of Sweden and rising junior from Ohio State, was selected to represent his home country later this month in the 32n/a World Amateur Team Championships in France. The tournament will take place from August 31 to September 3 at Le Golf National outside of Paris, France. Teams of three […]

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According to the WTTC, more than 70,000 vacancies in travel and tourism threaten France’s economic recovery

London, UK – A new study by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed that the recovery of travel and tourism in France is at risk, as more than 70,000 jobs remain vacant across the country. The study looked at labor shortages in France and other major travel and tourism destinations, such as […]

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The Gig Workers Lose Their Hard-Won Rights

Not all of Just Eat’s orange-clad couriers were replaced with salaried contracts, and the company continued to use freelancers hired through contracting companies to fulfill some of its orders. Under French labor law, workers and unions have four months to fight the restructuring of Just Eat. If they lose, Rioux expects the lost contracts to […]