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EU urges countries to reinstate curbs to halt coronavirus resurgence EU health authorities have urged countries to consider reinstating some restrictions if they have started seeing a resurgence of new coronavirus cases.
15 départements on 'red' heatwave alert in sizzling France Tuesday spelled yet another day of spiking temperatures in France, as the country entered what was predicted to be the last day of the week-long heatwave.
Close aide to French Resistance fighter Jean Moulin celebrates 100th birthday
Close aide to French Resistance fighter Jean Moulin celebrates 100th birthday Daniel Cordier is one of only four still alive known as the Companions of the Liberation, working to free France from the sway of Nazi Germany from 1940 alongside Jean Moulin. France's prime minister Jean Castex paid a special tribute to him on Monday, on the occasion of his 100th Read More
Face masks now compulsory in Paris tourist hotspots amid second-wave fears
Face masks now compulsory in Paris tourist hotspots amid second-wave fears Face masks became mandatory in tourist hotspots in Paris on Monday as French authorities imposed new measures to curb a rise in coronavirus infections.

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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,…