France moves patients from swamped hospitals as death toll climbs

By |marec 30th, 2020|Amelie de Montchalin, coronavirus, Édouard Philippe, France, Germany, hospitals, News|

France used two high-speed trains and a German military plane to move more than three dozen critically ill coronavirus patients on Sunday (29 March) to ease the pressure on overwhelmed hospitals in eastern France.

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France wants EU to win COVID-19 ‘communications battle’

By |marec 26th, 2020|communication, coronavirus, COVID-19, EUCO, eurobonds, European Council, France, News, Solidarity|

European solidarity is being put to the test as some EU member states are not supporting the idea of 'corona bonds' and the EU's approach to communicating with the public about the crisis remains too discreet, according to Paris. EURACTIV France reports.

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COVID-19: France calls unemployed to work in fields as borders stay closed

By |marec 25th, 2020|containment, coronavirus, COVID-19, Didier Guillaume, Emmanuel Macron, farmers, FNSEA, France, lockdown, News, patriotism, unemployment|

The French government has called on the technically unemployed French to make themselves available to help farmers with seasonal harvests. But such 'agricultural patriotism' does not bode well with the tightening of containment. EURACTIV France reports.

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COVID-19: France wants to activate EU bailout fund without conditions or delay

By |marec 24th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy and Finance Ministry, emergency, European Commission, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The financial crisis management tool of the eurozone countries must be activated without delay and without conditions, said French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire before the Eurogroup meeting on Tuesday (24 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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European clinical trial begins coronavirus testing in France

By |marec 24th, 2020|chloroquine, coronavirus, COVID-19, crise sanitaire, France, Health, Health minister, INSERM, News, Olivier Véran|

France's national medical institute is testing four experimental treatments to combat the coronavirus, including chloroquine, as part of a wider European effort. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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Macron threatened UK entry ban without more stringent measures

By |marec 22nd, 2020|borders, Boris Johnson, coronavirus, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, United Kingdom|

French President Emmanuel Macron threatened to close France's border with Britain on Friday if Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to take more stringent measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, a French newspaper reported.

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France’s budget deficit could skyrocket to 7% of GDP in COVID-19 aftermath

By |marec 20th, 2020|budget deficit, COVID-19, France, GDP, government spending, News|

The French government continues to announce stimulus spending, as well as support measures for companies, employees and the research sector worth billions to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis. Although necessary, those measures could send the country's budg...

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Coronavirus puts French agricultural production centre-stage

By |marec 19th, 2020|agricultural unions, agriculture, Bruno Le Maire, coronavirus, Didier Guillaume, Emmanuel Macron, Farm to Fork, FNSEA, France, News, Supply Chain, young farmers|

In France, the coronavirus crisis has put the agricultural sector back in the spotlight as concerns persist about the transport of food and seasonal shortages of farm labourers. EURACTIV France reports.

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Merkel urges Germans to stay home, no restrictive measures

By |marec 19th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Austria, coronavirus, COVID-19, Emmanuel Macron, France, Germany, News, Sebastian Kurz|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel used all her political weight in a  televised address on Wednesday to call on Germans to respect the containment rules imposed because of the coronavirus, urging them to show solidarity and help counter "the biggest challenge since World War Two".

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Big tech could do better at protecting the environment

By |marec 17th, 2020|Amazon, Apple, Climate Change, Data Centres, digital giants, environment, Facebook, France, GAFAM, Google, Microsoft, News|

Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, known as 'GAFAM' in France, say they are protecting the environment, but that's not the point. Partly responsible for the carbon impact of digital technology, these multinationals are mainly trying to mini...

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