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Forget the Eiffel Tower. Here’s where the French travel in France

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here International travelers may prioritize visits to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre when they visit France.     But French residents have other ideas. Border restrictions during the pandemic largely gave locals the chance to explore their country without foreign tourists,......

Oil major TotalEnergies to provide fuel discount at French highway stations through summer

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here TotalEnergies has announced a discount on fuel prices at highway stations in France for the summer holiday season. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images French oil major TotalEnergies on Thursday announced a discount on fuel prices at nationwide......

French court hands guilty verdicts for 2015 Islamist attacks in Paris

Reuters
Main suspect faces life imprisonment with no early release Coordinated Nov. 13, 2015 attacks killed 130 people Bataclan survivor says trial surpassed victims’ expectations PARIS, June 29 (Reuters) – A French court on Wednesday handed down a guilty verdict for all of the 20 men tried for the 2015 killing......

Cleaner defeats former minister in French elections

BBC
Newly elected politician Rachel Keke is reportedly the first cleaner to become a member of parliament in France. Ms Keke previously was known for leading one of the longest hotel strikes in French history, successfully campaigning for fairer pay and better working conditions. Some of her supporters have dubbed her......

French National Assembly vote decides battle between Macron and left

BBC
They call themselves Nupes, which stands for New Ecological and Social Popular Union, and the polls suggest they could stop the president winning the 289 seats he needs for an outright majority. The centrist Macron alliance, Ensemble, portrays them as a “marriage of convenience” of Communists, Socialists, far-left Mélenchonists and......

Analysis: Quebec focuses on French speaking immigrants as companies plea for workers

Reuters
MONTREAL, June 12 (Reuters) – Quebec’s plans to attract more French-speaking newcomers are unnerving some business owners who say they need immigrants from varied backgrounds to address a tight labor market in the Canadian province. Unlike other provinces, Quebec gets to choose its economic immigrants. The government previously lowered the......

French go to polls to give Macron working majority or not

Reuters
PARIS, June 12 (Reuters) – French voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first of two rounds that will decide whether President Emmanuel Macron gets a working majority in parliament or ends up without the support needed to drive through his reform agenda. Less than two months after......

Newly United, French Left Hopes to Counter President in Upcoming Vote

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ALLEX, France — With its centuries-old stone villages nestled among lavender fields, cows and goats grazing in the mountains and miles of vineyards, the Drôme region resembles a France in miniature. Steeped in tradition and seemingly averse to......

Newly United, French Left Hopes to Counter President in Upcoming Vote

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ALLEX, France — With its centuries-old stone villages nestled among lavender fields, cows and goats grazing in the mountains and miles of vineyards, the Drôme region resembles a France in miniature. Steeped in tradition and seemingly averse to......

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