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France to keep ski lifts shut due to Covid-19, in blow to winter sports tourism
France to keep ski lifts shut due to Covid-19, in blow to winter sports tourism Ski lifts at resorts in France will stay closed at the start of February, the government said on Wednesday, essentially writing off this winter sports tourism season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
'Season a write-off': French ski lifts to stay closed, government announces Ski lifts in France will not open on February 1st and the whole of the winter sports season will likely be a write-off, the French government said on Wednesday.
French officials call to ban far-right group after Pyrénées anti-migrant stunt
French officials call to ban far-right group after Pyrénées anti-migrant stunt Several officials of France’s southern Occitanie region have denounced an anti-migrant demonstration conducted in the Pyrénées Mountains by the far-right Génération Identitaire, a group subject to frequent calls for bans.
'No repentance nor apologies' for colonial abuses in Algeria, says Macron
'No repentance nor apologies' for colonial abuses in Algeria, says Macron French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology for abuses in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, ahead of a major report on how France is facing up to its colonial past in the country. 

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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,…