Tag Archives: France

Couche-Tard drops bid to take over Carrefour: sourcesCanada's Alimentation Couche-Tard has dropped its 16.2 billion euro ($24.9 billion Cdn) bid to acquire European retailer Carrefour SA after the takeover plan ran into stiff opposition from the

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[Couplet 1] Je brûle ma carrière, pas là pour plaire Étape vers l’âme en peine et la vérité pour mes frères On aime la vie d’ici, on aime miser pour se détendre Moins unis pour

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[Refrain] 'Cause we’re here all night getting warm inside They know what I mean nobody leaving 'til it's morning time Let ’em fall in line, it's not a boring vibe When your hands all clash

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France pays tribute to victims of Bataclan, Paris attacks on 5th anniversaryFive years after Islamist killers struck in postwar France's deadliest attack, the country's prime minister on Friday paid tribute to the victims, with the

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French police release initial suspect in priest's shooting, widen searchFrench police on Sunday released an initial suspect in the shooting of a Greek Orthodox priest and widened their search for the gunman who critically wounded

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Alleged attacker, victims ID'd as investigation into Nice church attack continuesA second suspect was in custody Friday in connection with a gruesome knife attack that claimed the lives of three people in a French church as

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3 dead as woman beheaded in France, gunman killed in separate attempted attackA knife-wielding attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar" beheaded a woman and killed two other people in what French officials described as a terrorist act at

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2 young children among migrants confirmed dead in crossing of English ChannelAt least four people, including two young children, died Tuesday when their boat capsized while they and other migrants tried to cross the English

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Hamilton-born artist Kapwani Kiwanga wins France's prestigious Prix Marcel DuchampCanadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga has won one of France's most prestigious visual arts prizes.Social SharingKiwanga's work deals with themes of colonial appropriation and marginalized historiesThe Canadian

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Canada, U.K. call for ceasefire between Armenia and AzerbaijanCanada and the U.K. are calling on Armenia and Azerbaijan to cease fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region and return to the negotiating table “without any preconditions.”Social

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EU states back spending up to €2.4B upfront on COVID-19 vaccinesThe European Commission received a mandate from EU governments on Friday to negotiate advance purchases of promising coronavirus vaccines, the EU's top health official said,

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Decathlete Kevin Mayer's 'speed and efficiency' prevails in virtual showdownKevin Mayer, the current decathlon world-record holder, overcame morning nerves and a delayed start to capture the combined events edition of the Ultimate Garden Clash virtual

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French forces kill al-Qaeda's North African commanderThe French military and allied forces in Mali killed the longtime leader of al-Qaeda's North African arm, who commanded jihadists in his native Algeria and then spread their movement

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New Zealand nears coronavirus eradication, but virus has grim global holdNew Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus with just one person in the nation of five million known to be infected. But developments were

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Iconic sites stay shut as France lifts lockdown restrictionsHold that smile, Mona Lisa. The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles will remain off-limits for the immediate future, as France lifts most of

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Angela Merkel takes her cue from Alexander Hamilton to overhaul the European UnionDriven by Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron, the EU is proposing to borrow billions and give it to member states. For the first

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France, Italy, Belgium act to stop use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 over safety fearsFrance, Italy and Belgium acted to halt the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat patients suffering from COVID-19, the illness caused by the

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EU proposes €750B coronavirus recovery fund, but more heated debate is expectedThe European Union proposed Wednesday a 750 billion-euro ($1.1. trillion Cdn) recovery fund to help countries weather a painful recession triggered by the coronavirus,

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday amid curfews, coronavirus fearsMuslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict

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Spain's far-right holds car protest against coronavirus lockdownSeveral thousand followers of Spain's far-right Vox party gathered Saturday in their cars and on motorbikes in the centre of Madrid and other Spanish cities to protest the

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Arrivals in the U.K. will have to quarantine for 14 days, government saysPeople arriving in the U.K. next month will have to quarantine themselves for 14 days and could face an unlimited fine if they

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Rwanda genocide fugitive died 20 years ago, DNA test showsOne of Rwanda's most wanted fugitives in the country's genocide died 20 years ago, the international tribunal overseeing justice efforts announced Friday, less than a week

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Germany, France propose €500B pandemic recovery fund for EU economiesThe leaders of Germany and France agreed Monday on a one-off 500 billion-euro fund to help the European Union recover from the coronavirus pandemic, a proposal

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Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in FranceRwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 25 years on the run,

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Spain, France ease coronavirus restrictionsSpain and France both took steps Monday to loosen the tight restrictions that the countries imposed to try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.Social SharingBoth countries have seen more than

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As France emerges from 2 gruelling months of isolation, Macron hopes to win back citizens' trustCOVID-19 has devastated France and seriously damaged public trust in President Emmanuel Macron, writes Don Murray.Social SharingMore than 26,000 people

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How a nursing home in France stopped coronavirus from killing elderly in its careAs the coronavirus scythed through nursing homes, Valerie Martin and her staff locked themselves in with the 106 residents at the Vilanova

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Aggressive testing is key to France's plan to end coronavirus lockdownFrance will adopt an aggressive new regimen for COVID-19 testing on May 11 so that it can slowly unwind its lockdown and avoid economic meltdown,

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How France found itself in the middle of a coronavirus catastropheWhile France is reputed to have one of the best health care systems in the world, it was slow to respond to the COVID-19 crisis

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Play the game Feel the flow No ! you’re under pressure Watch the flame Feel the glow No ! You’re under pressure Archduchess of Austria In a world that’s changing Queen of France In a

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