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France deploys 7,000 extra security personnel to schools, religious sites
France deploys 7,000 extra security personnel to schools, religious sites French authorities have deployed 7,000 extra police officers and soldiers to patrol schools and religious sites in the wake of the attack in Nice in which three people were knifed to death.
As French hunker down for second Covid-19 lockdown, the new rules explained
As French hunker down for second Covid-19 lockdown, the new rules explained On Friday, France readied itself for its second lockdown in just seven months in a nationwide effort to curb the country’s renewed surge in Covid-19 cases. But with lessons learned from the first lockdown, the government has made some significant changes to its confinement rules. FRANCE 24 guides you through Read More
New lockdown in France: Your questions answered about international travel We've received many questions about the rules about travel to and from France during the second lockdown which began on October 30th. Here's what we know.
Tears and tributes for victims of Nice church attack
Tears and tributes for victims of Nice church attack In the media panic that followed the attacks at Notre Dame Basilica in Nice, they were simply "the victims". All we knew is that they were two women and one man. A day later, the profiles of three individuals are emerging, as sorrow replaces shock over their killing. 

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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,…