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France's Macron takes drubbing in local elections, Greens surge

29 Jun 2020

PARIS France President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party received a drubbing on Sunday in municipal elections, as the Greens celebrated victories in several big cities after a surge in support. | Video

France emerges cautiously out of coronavirus lockdown

11 May 2020

PARIS France tiptoed out of its strict coronavirus lockdown on Monday, allowing non-essential shops, factories and other businesses to reopen for the first time in eight weeks to help resuscitate the economy despite the risk of a second wave of infections. | Video

Frankreich plant Lockerungen ab 11. Mai - "mit dem Virus leben lernen"

28 Apr 2020

Paris Frankreich will in knapp zwei Wochen mit Lockerungen der Virus-Schutzmaßnahmen beginnen, um einen Kollaps der Wirtschaft abzuwenden.

France to outline plans to lift coronavirus lockdown

28 Apr 2020

PARIS, April 28 France will reveal its plans to unwind a six-week-old coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, joining countries from Asia to the Americas looking to take advantage of falling infection rates to rescue their free-falling economies.

We'll keep enforcing lockdown, says French minister amid unrest

22 Apr 2020

PARIS French police will not shy away from enforcing a coronavirus lockdown in the high-rise Paris suburbs where unrest has erupted the past four nights, the interior minister said, as a motorcyclist whose run-in with officers sparked riots appealed for calm. | Video

Unrest spreads in Paris outskirts amid coronavirus lockdown

21 Apr 2020

PARIS Crowds of youths targeted riot police with fireworks and torched rubbish bins in a third night of unrest on the outskirts of Paris where a heavy police presence to enforce the coronavirus lockdown has exacerbated tensions. | Video

Notre-Dame's great bell tolls once more on anniversary of fire

15 Apr 2020

PARIS A year on from the inferno that gutted Notre-Dame de Paris, the cathedral's great bell rang out across the capital on Wednesday in a tribute to the Gothic landmark's resilience and to the medics battling the coronavirus epidemic. | Video

French utility EDF withdraws financial targets for 2020 and 2021

14 Apr 2020

PARIS French state-controlled utility EDF withdrew its financial targets for 2020 and 2021 on Tuesday as the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic impacted key areas of its business.

Alle wollen Schutzmasken - "Wild-West"-Stil auf dem Weltmarkt

06 Apr 2020

Berlin/Paris In der Coronakrise wird der weltweite Kampf um dringend benötigte Schutzmasken mit immer härteren Bandagen ausgetragen: Europäische Politiker werfen den USA dabei den Einsatz auch unfairer Mittel vor.

U.S. coronavirus supply spree sparks outrage among allies

05 Apr 2020

PARIS/BERLIN From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies.

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