Roland Garros limits crowd capacity at next month’s tournament

PROTOCOLS: Roland Garros has limited crowd capacity at next month’s tournament. CREDIT: Roland Garros Facebook Crowd capacity at next month’s Roland Garros tournament has been reduced to 11,500 spectators – significantly lower than the 20,000 originally announced. ORGANISERS also announced today, Monday, September 7, that there will also be stricter safety measures in place to […]

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Facebook Blocks Terminally ill Frenchman’s Wish to Livestream his Own Death

In a video live-streamed to Facebook just after midnight last night, the 57-year-old Frenchman announced to his followers his plan to die. Raising a plastic cup, Alain Cocq gestured towards the camera and said, “Well, my friends, I’ll drink to your health one last time.” Mr Cocq has asked the government for the law to […]

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France Closes 22 Schools Just Days After Pupils Started Back

22 French schools forced to close days after reopening. image: Twitter Minister of Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, said this Friday that 22 schools have had to be closed as a precaution after detecting cases of COVID-19 just four days after the return to school in France. Blanquer said that 12 schools have closed in metropolitan France and 10 […]

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French MPs accused of misleading migrants into believing UK is easy option

ARRIVALS: Migrants arrive in Dover this week. CREDIT: Chris Johnson Facebook French MPs have been accused of misleading migrants into believing it is easy to live and work illegally in the UK. MPs in the UK today claimed their French counterparts are spreading ‘misconceptions’ and encouraging migrants to cross the English Channel in search of […]

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Trial begins in Paris for the attack against Charlie Hebdo

Five years since the fateful terrorist attack. Credit: Twitter TODAY, Wednesday, September 2, the trial against the 14 alleged accomplices of the terrorist attacks against the satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris has begun. The accused are charged with having provided alleged logistical support, weapons and transportation to the perpetrators […]

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Grants will ease Teulada-Moraira’s Covid-19 situation

ALICANTE DIPUTACION: Latest grants will go to social services Photo credit: Zarateman ALICANTE’s provincial council, the Diputacion, has approved two grants that Teulada-Moraira town hall will use for municipal social services.  The first grant of €45,031 has been earmarked to help alleviate the social and economic impact of Covid-19.  The town hall will now be able to increase its assistance for the homeless thanks to adequate personnel and […]

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Breaking News – Spain’s latest coronavirus figures

Cases still rising in Spain, suspected 143,000 cases per week SPAIN’S Ministry of Health has today, August 27, announced the number of coronavirus cases in Spain has exceeded 419,000 cases and has reached 28,971 deaths. The government and the autonomous communities have agreed today some measures for going back to school such as the use […]

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