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France

2020

19

May

Coronavirus: France and Germany propose €500bn recovery fund

France and Germany are proposing a €500bn ($545bn; £448bn) European recovery fund to be distributed to EU countries worst affected by Covid-19. In talks on Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed that the funds should be provided as grants. The proposal represents a significant shift in Mrs Merkel’s position. Mr […]

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Country: France
Source: HABER TÜRK , BBC

20

Apr

Rioting breaks out on French housing estates as lockdown tensions mount

Journalist Taha Bouhafs – who caught the action on video – was one of those arrested in the northern Paris. Riots were triggered after an Arab Muslim youth was hit by an unmarked police car. Rioting broke out on French housing estates as tensions escalated over the coronavirus lockdown. Tear gas and baton charges were first used […]

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Country: France
Source: SABAH , Mirror

13

Apr

The homeless in France shows signs of coronavirus left to die

In the capital of France, Paris, a homeless man who showed signs of a new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) and remained on the street, was left to die despite the search for an ambulance. Nasip Dağlı, a graduate student living near the historic Louvre Museum in Paris, told the AA reporter that he witnessed an […]

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Country: France
Source: HABER TÜRK , NM

13

Apr

French lawmaker: We let the Covid-19 patients die in elderly nursing homes

French lawmaker Eric Ciotti expressed his anger by stating that the Covid-19 patients who were staying in health-supported elderly care homes EHPADs were “left to die”.“Most of the Covid-19 patients in the elderly nursing homes were not admitted to hospitals, these people who needed treatment were left to die,” Ciotti, a member of the opposition […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , Corona24 News

03

Apr

France converts world’s largest wholesale food market into morgue as death toll surpasses 5,300

As the coronavirus death toll in France continues to grow, the country’s police on Tuesday said the government will be converting part of the world’s largest wholesale food market into a temporary morgue. The cumulative number of confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in France surged to 5,387 today after the European country started adding nursing home fatalities […]

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Country: France
Source: SABAH , Newsweek

03

Apr

France confiscated the mask, intended Spain and Italy

According to the magazine L’express, the burden two European countries, people are most impressed COVID-19, ordered from a large Swedish company specializing in the production of disposable products. Goods were in transit through France when it confiscated: over a couple of days before President Emmanuel macron has signed a decree allowing the government to requisition […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT HABER , kxan

30

Mar

French doctor poses naked to highlight lack of protective equipment

Alain Colombie, who works as a doctor in Pomerols in the southern French department of Herault, has released a string of racy photos to highlight how he feels battling the coronavirus on the frontlines. A French doctor has posed naked to highlight the lack of protective equipment he claims healthcare workers have been provided with […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , Mirror

27

Mar

French police unions threaten to stop enforcing lockdown as first gendarme dies from coronavirus

A French gendarme has died from the coronavirus, becoming the first officer to succumb to the virus. It comes as French unions threaten to stop enforcing lockdown measures unless they are given more protective equipment. French media reported that the 51-year-old officer died in his home in Val-de-Marne in the greater Paris region on Wednesday […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT HABER , THE LOCAL

26

Mar

Public Health Agency of France: reported cases of Covid-19 are far below the actual number

In France, the health authority accepted that the reported number of Covid-19 cases, deaths and healing patients were far below the actual number. National Public Health Agency of the French Ministry of Health: “Data presented are below actual numbers due to the difficulty of identifying all Covid-19 cases and biological confirmation”

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Country: France
Source: EN

23

Mar

600 doctors made a criminal complaint for prime minister because of coronavirus in France

According to reports in the French press, 600 doctors filed a criminal complaint to the Court of Justice in Paris about Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and former Health Minister Agnes Buzyn for saying “state lies” in the management of the crisis caused by the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic. 600 doctors made a criminal […]

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Country: France
Source: AA