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France releases flu vaccine reserves response to heightened Covid-driven demand
France releases flu vaccine reserves response to heightened Covid-driven demand French pharmacies said Monday they were starting to receive flu vaccine doses from state reserves to cope with heightened demand during the Covid epidemic. Demand has been up during the second Covid wave this autumn, with participation reaching the previous season’s level in just over one month.
'A friend of France': Who is the fluent French-speaker who will represent the United States on the world stage? As US president-elect Joe Biden announces his new team one appointment has stirred particular intrigue in France - Antony Blinken as Secretary of State.
Macron to address France on covid strategy, unions warn of 'mounting anger'
Macron to address France on covid strategy, unions warn of 'mounting anger' French President Emmanuel Macron will again address the nation on television on Tuesday evening, to outline the next step in handling the Covid-19 epidemic. Trade unions have high expectations for the government’s strategy and have spoken out over the need to give citizens some hope, especially those struggling with the Read More
Macron to address the nation as France’s Covid-19 infections drop
Macron to address the nation as France’s Covid-19 infections drop French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce a reworking of the country’s Covid-19 lockdown rules in a televised speech Tuesday night following a drop in nationwide 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,…