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Paris: Summer 2022 Deals

Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture.  Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine.  Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along […]

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Paris: Round-trip Tour of Montmartre Aboard the Little Train

On this tour, you’ll be able to ride a small train through Montmartre‘s streets and enjoy the sights, all while learning about the famous neighbourhood through the onboard commentary.  The area is famous for its bohemian vibe and there are many restaurants, boutiques and quiet corners to explore. You can see the impressive Sacré-Cœur Basilica […]

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France: Negative impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on mental health

  French rights defender Claire Hédon has warned that Covid19 restrictions are having a negative impact on the mental health of young people in France. In the annual report on the rights of the child, Hédon notes that “initial incarceration led to an overall increase in depressive syndromes and even doubled in the 1524 age […]

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Paris: The fashion capital of the world

  For a holiday you will always treasure, be sure to visit France. With so much to offer within one country, France hosts the most tourists than any other country in the world.    The cheapest nicest hotels in Sweden. View deals on Tripadvisor From romantic, cultural Paris to the heights of the snow capped […]

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France: Paris says goodbye to diesel cars

  On weekdays between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., high-polluting diesel cars older than 15 years have been prohibited from entering the Paris region as part of attempts to impose a low-emission zone surrounding the French capital.   The limits, which went into effect on June 1 – six months later than expected – impact […]

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France: Paris declared an “LGBTQI+ freedom zone”

  The city of Parisdeclared itself a “LGBTQI+ freedom zone” on International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, in a symbolic move to recognize sexual and gender minorities. It also organized the Global Conference on LGBTI+ Youth Rights and Inclusion.   On Monday, Pariscity hall said it would table a motion at the next Paris […]

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France: Car-free city centre in Paris by 2022

  Paris city hall has unveiled plans to implement a “no traffic zone” in the center of the city by 2022, in yet another effort to reduce traffic in the area. According to a proposal by socialist mayor Anne Hidalgo, car traffic in the center of Paris will be greatly cut next year. It’s the […]

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Paris: Euro Disney becomes mass Covid vaccination site

As part of France‘s inoculation drive, Disneyland Paris, Europe’s largest tourism destination, will host a mass Covid vaccination site at its convention center beginning Saturday. The site will only be available on weekends.  The amusement park east of the capital, which is deemed a non-essential sector, has been suspended since 30 October, the start of […]

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Shocking photos show Paris overflowing with rubbish

  Shocking photos show that the streets of Paris are littered with rubbish, triggering viral labeling and destroying the socialist mayor of the French capital.   © Choeymoey26 The hashtag #saccageparis-means trashed Paris- has been all the rage on Twitter recently, as locals share depressing images of the picturesque “City of Light” and now it […]

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Paris: Hospitals reduce non Covid-19 procedures

  As the number of coronavirus patients requiring intensive care may overwhelm the intensive care unit (ICU) network, hospitals in the Paris area have been ordered to cut routine surgical and medical procedures by 40%.    “This is a very stressful situation,” regional health chief Aurelien Rousseau told AFP on Monday. The region of Île-de-France, […]

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France: Police reinforcements sent to Lyon

  After three consecutive days of violent street clashes between law einforcement officers and local youth groups, police forces have been dispatched from Paris to strengthen security in the southeastern city of Lyon.  In the past three nights, clashes between police and young people have occurred in the three suburbs of the southeastern city. Twenty-one […]

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France forbids alcohol consumption in public spaces

  Paris police warned that outdoor drinking in the capital is banned this weekend in order to avoid the repetition of French Covid-19 regulations that have gathered crowds in public places in recent weeks.    At the weekend of last month, the authorities had banned outdoor drinking in some popular areas of the capital, and […]

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