Posts Tagged France

Renault closes site, restructures factories in France in bid to slash costs

UNTV News   •   May 29, 2020

PART MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY RENAULT. Renault said on Friday (May 29) it was launching talks with unions to restructure several French car plants, as it confirmed plans to cut around...

Your bubble is ready: plastic pods offer solution for COVID dining in France

UNTV News   •   May 21, 2020

For restaurateurs worrying how they can welcome back customers but keep them safe from COVID-19, a French designer has a solution: an oversized lampshade made of transparent plastic that encases...

France to reopen on Monday, Paris region to unwind lockdown more slowly

UNTV News   •   May 8, 2020

France is ready to start unwinding its coronavirus lockdown from next Monday as planned, the prime minister said on Thursday (May 7), although some regions including the Paris area where...

WHO urges countries to investigate early COVID-19 cases

UNTV News   •   May 6, 2020

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday (May 5) a report that COVID-19 had emerged in December in France, sooner than previously thought, was “not surprising,” and urged countries to...

RITM receives additional COVID-19 funding from France

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 1, 2020

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) has received additional funding from the French government for its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response. In a post, the Embassy of France to the...

Parisians cautious as France looks to wind down confinement on May 11

UNTV News   •   April 29, 2020

Parisians were cautiously optimistic on Tuesday (April 28) as France is set to reveal its plans to unwind a six-week-old coronavirus lockdown, joining countries from Asia to the Americas looking...

France becomes fourth country to pass the 20,000 coronavirus death toll

UNTV News   •   April 21, 2020

France on Monday (April 20) officially registered more than 20,000 deaths from coronavirus infections, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States,...

Macron extends France’s lockdown until May 11

UNTV News   •   April 14, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday (April 13) announced he was extending a virtual lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak until May 11, adding that progress had been made but...

France becomes 4th country to report 3,000 virus deaths

UNTV News   •   March 31, 2020

French health authorities reported 418 new deaths from coronavirus on Monday (March 30), taking the total to 3,024 or an increase of 16%, France becoming the fourth country to cross...

France imposes restrictions on movement to contain coronavirus

UNTV News   •   March 17, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday (March 16) ordered stringent restrictions on people’s movement that would last at least two weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus and said...


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