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Bees 'risk dying from hunger', say French beekeepers Alarmed French beekeepers and farming groups warned Tuesday of a “catastrophic” honey harvest this year due to adverse weather.
Heatwave LATEST: Most of France placed on alert as temperatures spike Heatwave warnings were extended across more of France on Tuesday with much of the country now on Orange alert for searing temperatures, which are expected to rise above 40C in some cities.
Facebook to collaborate with French government on hate speech cases Facebook says it will hand over data from French users suspected of hate speech to French judges – a world first, according to French minister for digital affairs Cedric O.
France's Jewish families struggle to retrieve stolen WWII-era paintings This Tuesday, a Paris court is examining a lawsuit by the descendants of René Gimpel, a Jewish art dealer who was dispossessed of his collection during World War II. His family have taken the government to court. Some 100,000 works of art were stolen from their owners during the Nazi ...

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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,…

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