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300 people confined on cruise ship in Polynesia after Covid-19 case confirmed
300 people confined on cruise ship in Polynesia after Covid-19 case confirmed 340 people aboard the Paul-Gauguin, a cruise ship in Polynesian waters, have been asked to isolate themselves in their cabins, following the confirmation of one Covid-19 case. Testing is underway for the passengers and crew who are waiting to find out if a quarantine will be enforced. Read More
Post-Covid-19 scheduling clashes push Danish start for Tour de France to 2022
Post-Covid-19 scheduling clashes push Danish start for Tour de France to 2022 Following the  postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the Euro 2020 to 2021, Copenhagen’s mayor announced that the Tour de France in Denmark, scheduled for the same year, would now take place in 2022
France halts ratifying extradition treaty with Hong Kong in wake of security law
France halts ratifying extradition treaty with Hong Kong in wake of security law France on Monday said it was halting ratification of an extradition treaty with Hong Kong after Beijing introduced a controversial new security law in the former British colony.
UPDATE: Which countries are on the list of those now permitted to enter France? Europe's borders have opened up, but only to travellers from certain countries - here is the latest on the French travel rules for people from outside Europe.

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…