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France to evacuate citizens from Wuhan by air

6:57am GMT

PARIS France said on Sunday it expected to evacuate hundreds of its citizens from the Wuhan area in China, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak.

France to evacuate citizens from Wuhan by air

6:03am GMT

PARIS France said on Sunday it expected to evacuate hundreds of its citizens from the Wuhan area in China, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak.

France to evacuate citizens from Wuhan by air

26 Jan 2020

PARIS France said on Sunday it expected to evacuate hundreds of its citizens from the Wuhan area in China, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATE 2-France to evacuate citizens from Wuhan by air

26 Jan 2020

* Temperature screening at airports is futile (Adds detail on quarantine, other infections, airline travel)

Coronavirus patients arrived in France without symptoms

25 Jan 2020

PARIS Two of the three Chinese nationals in France who have been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus arrived without showing symptoms, doctors at a Paris hospital said on Saturday.

French workers turn to sabotage as transport strike flags

21 Jan 2020

PARIS French energy workers protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans cut power to Paris' wholesale food market on Tuesday in the latest of a series of sabotage and wildcat actions as a weeks-long transport strike loses momentum.

Netflix opens Paris office, plans new French-language series

17 Jan 2020

PARIS U.S. television streaming company Netflix has opened a new Paris office and plans to develop more than 20 original French-language productions in 2020, it said on Friday.

French refinery strike loses traction as gas stations keep fuel flowing

08 Jan 2020

PARIS A strike at French oil refineries hit shipments of oil products on Wednesday but did not disrupt traffic on the roads as oil companies and the government kept fuel flowing to gas stations.

French unions blockade refineries in bid to stop pension reform

07 Jan 2020

PARIS French unions blockaded several oil refineries on Tuesday, aiming to cause shortages at petrol stations after a month-long public transport strike failed to force the government to withdraw its pension reform plans.

World News

Trump offers China help as virus spreads, markets reel

U.S. President Donald Trump offered China whatever help it needed on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people, stranded tens of millions during the biggest holiday of the year and rattled global markets.