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Beauty: how are cosmetics tested?

What are the regulations in Europe? Since the 2000s, European regulations on cosmetic testing have changed significantly. In France, as in all EU countries, animal testing for finished products has been banned since 2004. Animal testing for cosmetic ingredients has also been banned since 2013 ...

23
Sep
2021

The Upper Rhine Valley: a destination in the heart of Europe

A 3 in 1 destination If you're looking for your next European holiday destination and are having trouble choosing between France, Germany and Switzerland, head to the Upper Rhine Valley! This cross-border region allows you to discover the facets of three different countries in one destination, w ...

29
Sep
2021

The little train of Artouste: embark on a dizzying journey in the Pyrenees

The highest tourist train in Europe Contrary to what one might think, the highest tourist train in Europe is not in the Alps but in the Pyrenees! It criss-crosses the mountains in the Bearn region, in the heart of the Ossau Valley, not far from the Spanish border. This tourist train called pe ...

08
July
2021

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

Presentation The Gothic architecture developed in Western Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries. This architectural style, which succeeded Romanesque art, spread rapidly north of the Loire River. It then spread throughout Europe before being supplanted by Renaissance architecture in the mi ...

25
Mar
2008

The Statue of Liberty: the emblem of New York

red with gold leaf. Copyright: skeeze She is wearing a crown whose seven points symbolize the 'Seven Continents' (North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and Antarctica) and the seven oceans of the globe (Arctic, Antarctic, North and South Atlantic, North and South Paci ...

25
Sep
2008

Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

e. This collaboration gave birth to the association Brillen ohne Grenzen, the German equivalent of this French initiative. Glasses sent worldwide In Europe, thousands of pairs of glasses in good condition lie dormant in our drawers. In France or in other countries of the world, many people do no ...

04
Nov
2021

Third dose of Covid vaccine: who is affected?

would become mandatory to maintain its health pass for a portion of the population. Due to the evolution of the epidemic in France and throughout Europe, the government has indeed decided to take new measures, particularly with regard to vaccination. To continue to benefit from a valid Health ...

15
Nov
2021

Polenta: an easy recipe

u know that? Polenta or 'polente' is a specialty that originated in northern Italy. However, it belongs to the culinary traditions of many regions of Europe: the County-of-nice and Savoy, Switzerland but also Bulgaria and Romania. ...

23
Oct
2009

What does the Brexit change?

tes charged by your operator, contact them before you leave to find out and avoid nasty surprises on your next bill. What are the formalities for European students? With Brexit, EU students can continue to study in the UK but under certain less advantageous conditions. Indeed, the UK has deci ...

05
Jan
2021

Cabourg: 5 ideas for visiting the town in the footsteps of Marcel Proust

ly take the no less famous Promenade Marcel Proust which overlooks the beach. With its 3.6 km of seawall, it is the longest pedestrian promenade in Europe and offers a spectacular view of the Normandy coastline. This promenade also allows you to admire the Belle Époque seaside villas, which a ...

04
June
2021

Climate: Météo-France acquires two new supercomputers

he computing power of Belenos and Taranis, France will therefore be able to strengthen its contribution to simulations and forecasting the consequences of global warming in Europe and the world. In normal operation, one of the two supercomputers will be dedicated to forecasting and the other to r ...

05
July
2021

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

th century some 150,000 residents each winter. These visitors arrived from the United Kingdom, Russia, Germany and Austria-Hungary, then from all over Europe and America! The result of these multiple international influences was a superb architectural heritage that can still be seen in the town t ...

28
July
2021

Serbia: discover Novi Sad European Capital of Culture 2022

cultural center, where artistic life is vibrant, especially in disused factories turned into trendy art venues. The city did not wait to be named European Capital of Culture 2022 to create 'cultural stations' where old industrial heritage buildings have been rehabilitated into cultural spaces. ...

03
Sep
2021

2021, the polar summer: a cultural season throughout France

of the polar worlds. It should also be noted that this is the first time a mobilization of this scale has been organized in France... and even in Europe! This unprecedented mobilization was initiated by the Paul-Emile-Victor endowment fund, in collaboration with four ministries, 26 French 'po ...

06
Sep
2021

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

nd a black center. But in reality, there are many varieties in the Helianthus annus family. This plant, native to North America, was introduced to Europe in the 16th century. Today, there are over 60 varieties, some of which are grown for their seeds and oil, while others are grown as ornament ...

24
Sep
2021

Tourism: 3 gardens to discover in France

ed in the heart of the city of Nîmes has been labeled a Remarkable Garden by the Ministry of Culture. This garden was one of the first public parks in Europe. It consists of an 18th century French garden and a Mediterranean-style landscape garden. The formal garden is centred on the Fountain ...

06
Oct
2021

ABBA: 5 things to know about the band's comeback

the digital avatars of the world's most famous Swedish pop group. The choice of the city is not surprising as the UK is the band's main market in Europe. If you don't want to miss this concert event, be aware that the show will be held beginning May 27, 2022 and performances are scheduled unt ...

08
Nov
2021

The larch: 5 surprising things to know about this tree

hich keep their beautiful green needles in winter, larches turn golden and then red in autumn. This tree is moreover the only deciduous conifer in Europe: it loses its needles but keeps its cones, which are its only adornment in winter. The cones remain on its branches for a long time and it i ...

17
Nov
2021

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

man Gabriel Attal said a decision would be taken once the government has scientific recommendations. 'On the vaccination of children, there is the European health agency which studies this subject and, then, it is necessary that the French authorities, in particular the High Authority of Health, ...

22
Nov
2021

The Saint Nicolas festivities in Nancy: a magical event

gastronomy, markets of artists and craftsmen, shows, festivals, sports events or solidarity with bands and artists from Lorraine of France or the rest of Europe. This new edition promises to have many surprises for all generations. ...

24
Nov
2021