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Is wine consumption on the rise in Australia, UK and Canada

BRUSSELS: In France the Beaujolais Nouveau is coming Thursday, November 19 in a particular context due to confinement. Producers are concerned that sales will be down during this particular time. What about the consumption of wine abroad? Direction Australia, United Kingdom and Canada. Increased sales in Australia Along with the raid on ...

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France to re-impose state of ‘health emergency’

France on Wednesday decided to re-impose a state of ‘health emergency’, according to news agency AFP. The decision comes less than 24 hours after French President Emmanuel Macron met senior cabinet ministers to discuss measures to contain further spread of Covid-19. Earlier on Monday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex had ...

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France steps up search efforts after floods

BREIL-SUR-ROYA: Rescue services stepped up their search efforts in southwestern France after floods cut off several villages and killed two people in Italy, with eight still missing in France. Breil-sur-Roya, a French village close to the Italian border, was a scene of devastation with houses buried in mud and turned-over ...

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France rakes in 2.8 bn euros from 5G frequency sale

PARIS: France’s mobile operators paid the state nearly 2.8 billion euros for the first block of 5G radio frequencies auctioned off this week, with former state monopoly Orange winning the biggest share, the Arcep telecoms regulator said. The agency put 11 unused frequency “blocks” on sale, with the aim of ...

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France and Turkey at odds as Karabakh fighting divides NATO allies

YEREVAN/BAKU: NATO allies France and Turkey traded angry recriminations as international tensions mounted over the fiercest clashes between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces since the mid-1990s. On the fourth day of fighting, Azerbaijan and the ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh accused each other of shelling along the line of contact ...

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Woman denied entry to Musee d’Orsay in Paris over revealing outfit

Slams museum for ‘double standards – Image: Twitter PARIS: A woman named “Jeavnne” has courted a controversy for hitting out at France’s Musée d’Orsay museum in Paris after she was denied entry for apparently wearing a very revealing outfit dress. The woman took to Twitter to narrate the whole incident and slammed ...

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France to implement extra Covid-19 measures as cases climb

PARIS: France is to implement extra measures to curb the Covid-19 epidemic in the cities of Lyon and Nice, the health minister said, adding to the three other regions deemed as virus “red zones” where additional measures are already in place. The country registered more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus ...

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Cyprus signs arms contracts with France

NICOSIA: Cyprus on Thursday said it would work with France to procure and develop arms and jointly train military personnel as part of a defense cooperation agreement. According to a statement, the 2017 agreement that came into force this month also aims to bolster security at sea and around offshore ...

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Second Rwanda war crimes suspect, found in France

France has opened an investigation after a former Rwandan spy chief, wanted for alleged crimes against humanity, was found in France by an investigative news organisation. Aloys Ntiwiragabo was tracked down by Mediapart to Orleans, a city about 100km south-west of Paris, after the international agencies failed to find him. Ntiwiragabo is ...

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United States unveiled heavy import duties on France

WASHINGTON: The United States unveiled heavy import duties on France in retaliation for the country’s tax on American tech giants, but will hold off on collecting the fees to allow time for the dispute to be resolved. The office of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer found France’s digital services tax ...

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