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VIDEO: Traffic resumes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris after the fifth round of "yellow vest" protests, which saw a sharp decline in numbers involved and incidents of violence https://t.co/MvfIUDZXC8
The "yellow vest" revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad -- as well as a swarm of fake reports https://t.co/aBbbCWxXao
#BREAKING 66,000 "yellow vest" protesters in France, according to interior ministry https://t.co/CtawjnUzFd

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France to introduce tax on big US tech firms in January France will introduce its own tax on large
internet and technology companies like Google and Apple from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le
Maire said on Monday amid difficulties in finalising a new EU-wide levy.
Is this the end of the Yellow Vest protests? The French government was on Sunday hoping the sharp drop in Yellow Vest demonstrators signalled an end to protests which have plunged President Macron into the biggest crisis of his presidency.
French government to rush through €10 billion worth of concessions for 'yellow vests' The French government is set to rush tax cuts and a rise in the minimum wage through parliament as part of a series of measures worth €10 billion in a bid to end the "yellow vest" protests which appear to be waning after a month of disruption.
French PM admits to 'mistakes' over 'Yellow Vest' protests The French government was on Sunday hoping the sharp drop in "yellow vest" demonstrators signalled an end to the biggest crisis of Emmanuel Macron's presidency, but conceded "mistakes" had been made.

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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,…