French PM details new restrictions as country heads back into lockdownFrench people will only be allowed to leave their homes for food shopping, medical appointments, pressing family reasons and to commute to work when the job cannot be done from home, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Thursday ahead of a new Covid-19 lockdown starting at midnight.
‘Heinous’ Nice knife attack condemned globallyCondemning the knife attack in Nice, France on Thursday that killed three people, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed his condolences to the families of the victims, reflecting the majority of responses by world leaders.
Why has Nice become a target for terrorism in France?France’s Prime Minister Jean Castex announced the country was going on emergency alert after three people were killed in the southern city of Nice on Thursday. This is not the first terrorist attack that has coincided with a major religious or national holiday in the French Riviera city. Read More
Macron says France is 'under attack' after deadly stabbing in NiceA man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of Notre-Dame in Nice in southern France. The suspect, a Tunisian national, has been arrested in the attack which President Emmanuel Macron has described as an Islamist terrorist attack. Follow events as they unfolded in our liveblog. Read More
French MPs approve lockdown measures, pupils to wear masks from age 6The French National Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly approved new nationwide lockdown measures a day after President Emmanuel Macron said a they were necessary since the second wave of the virus was "likely to be deadlier than the first". Prime Minister Jean Castex is set to detail the measures in a national Read More
President Macron announces lockdown in France beginning Friday to combat a strong resurgence of the coronavirus within the country. “(France has been) overpowered by a 2nd wave,” Macron said in a national televised address Wednesday. https://t.co/iY4MiuZCda The Riviera Reporter Retweeted