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Emilie Delwarde

French 'Alzheimer's village': where nursing home meets the outside world

01 Oct 2020

DAX, France Residents of the purpose-built village near Dax in southwestern France shop for groceries, get pampered at the hair salon and enjoy music recitals just like anyone else. | Video

Knifeman in Paris wounds two at scene of Charlie Hebdo attacks

26 Sep 2020

PARIS A man armed with a meat cleaver attacked and wounded two people on Friday who had stepped out for a cigarette in front of the Paris office building where Islamist militants gunned down employees of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo five years ago. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 6-Knifeman in Paris wounds two at scene of Charlie Hebdo attacks

26 Sep 2020

PARIS, Sept 25 A man armed with a meat cleaver attacked and wounded two people on Friday who had stepped out for a cigarette in front of the Paris office building where Islamist militants gunned down employees of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo five years ago.

France readies COVID tests for travellers from at-risk countries

31 Jul 2020

PARIS France's busiest airport was on Friday preparing to start testing passengers for COVID-19 on arrival from high-risk countries, a move that could reduce the need for quarantine measures causing pain to the tourism industry across Europe.

One Black Frenchman's quest for justice against police brutality

24 Jun 2020

PARIS Boubacar Drame had been helping a mother find her lost daughter in a working class Paris suburb before three police officers approached. One spoke a few words, a second took the 31-year-old Black man to the ground and kneeled across his throat. | Video

French primary pupils trickle back to class after eight-week lockdown

13 May 2020

PARIS/VELIZY Across France, primary school pupils on Tuesday sat at least a metre apart in small classes and listened to teachers in masks on their first day back after two months of home-schooling during the coronavirus lockdown. | Video

Paris commuters jump on scooters as transport strikes block metro

20 Dec 2019

PARIS Electric scooter rental companies in Paris have seen a flood of new customers as strikes against the government's pension reform plans crippled metro, bus and train networks.

Paris commuters jump on scooters as transport strikes block metro

19 Dec 2019

PARIS Electric scooter rental companies in Paris have seen a flood of new customers as strikes against the government's pension reform plans crippled metro, bus and train networks.

Paris commuters jump on scooters as transport strikes block metro

19 Dec 2019

PARIS, Dec 19 Electric scooter rental companies in Paris have seen a flood of new customers as strikes against the government's pension reform plans crippled metro, bus and train networks.

Macron faces ghost of 'Yellow Vest' past in Christmas run-up

14 Nov 2019

FONTAINEBLEAU, France Agostinho Barreto has stowed away his neon yellow vest and stopped occupying road junctions in protest against the burden of high French taxes. But the garage owner still seethes with anger at the mention of President Emmanuel Macron.

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