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Covid: 5 things to know about the BA2 variant

1- It is a sub-variant of Omicron If you have been following the news of the Covid-19 epidemic in France, you know that the new variant currently circulating in our country is called BA2. BA2 is a sub-variant of Omicron, which was itself a variant of Sars-Cov 2, the virus that caused Covid-19. ...

31
Mar
2022

Portraits of France by Postmen: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's crazy new project

ething a little crazy. After Home and Legacy, on September 6, 2021 he will launch a large-scale project in partnership with La Poste: Portraits of France by Postmen. As president of the GoodPlanet foundation, Yann Arthus-Bertrand is already working with La Poste on carbon offsetting actions of ...

31
Aug
2021

Cold snap in France: what causes the phenomenon?

you haven't already done so, it's time to get your scarves, hats and gloves out of the closet! At the beginning of next week, the cold will arrive in France. The drop in temperatures will first be seen on Sunday 21 November on the Channel coast and north of the Loire. This cold snap will then ...

19
Nov
2021

European Union: Understanding the EU Presidency in 5 questions

in a trio with two other countries to set long-term goals and define the major issues that will be addressed over an 18-month period. For example, France will preside over the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2022. It will work in trio with the Czech Republic in the seco ...

13
Dec
2021

Junior Eurovision: 5 things to know about the 2021 edition

1- France is organizing this competition for the first time French viewers won't sulk in their pleasure as France is hosting the Junior Eurovision for the first time after Valentina's victory last year. Unlike in the adult competition, the organization of the contest is not automatically entrust ...

16
Dec
2021

Weather: how to interpret the record heat observed in France?

Record temperatures With an average of 17.8°C across metropolitan France, temperatures in May 2022 in France broke the heat record previously held by May 2011. Over the past month, many records for warmth and mildness at night have also been broken locally. Temperatures reached summer levels, s ...

07
June
2022

France Rénov': a new public service to renovate your home

1- What exactly is it about? France Rénov' is a new single public service that has been set up by the Ministry of Ecological Transition from January 1, 2022. This novelty, planned as part of the climate and resilience law, is a set of services designed to support people who want to carry out en ...

05
Jan
2022

Health: the boom of teleconsultation in France

ession With 5.5 million online medical consultations reimbursed in March and April 2020, according to Assurance Maladie, the teleconsultation boom in France clearly began during the first containment. But even afterwards, the French craze for this practice has not waned. Far from being a short-li ...

31
Jan
2022

Beijing 2022 Olympic Games: 5 things to know about the French delegation

the French delegation at the previous Winter Olympics had a hundred athletes (108 precisely in Pyeongchang), there are only 88 this year to represent France in Beijing. Indeed, we did not manage to qualify a team in the curling and ice hockey tournaments. The French women's ice hockey team nar ...

07
Feb
2022

Covid-19: is the 5th wave really the last one?

he virus is expected to decrease in intensity in the coming weeks Professor Alain Fischer, who chairs the Orientation Council for Vaccine Strategy in France, said in the Express on January 15, 2022: 'a period of calm should open before us.' If some experts are confident and optimistic about the e ...

17
Jan
2022

The biometric passport: presentation and formalities

Presentation Since June 28, 2009, the biometric passport has succeeded the electronic passport in France in order to make this document even more secure, to facilitate the procedures for users and to shorten the time it takes to issue it. This new passport complies with the European standards se ...

20
Jan
2010

2021, the polar summer: a cultural season throughout France

A great first in France For the first time in 2021, a national cultural and educational season is dedicated to the two clusters. For four months, a rich program of about 100 events is planned to raise awareness among the general public about the preservation of these endangered ecosystems. Th ...

06
Sep
2021

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

Are children less affected by the virus? Contrary to what is sometimes imagined, the current upsurge in infections in France does not spare minors and children under 12. Since the start of the All Saints' Day holidays, the Covid virus and its delta variant (which is more contagious) have been sp ...

22
Nov
2021

Work: understanding the 4-day week in 5 questions

ployees. This measure returned to the public debate in 2022, during the presidential campaign but also because of experiments already conducted in France and abroad during the health crisis or before. 2- How is the work organized? For companies, introducing the 4-day week does not necessarily ...

08
Feb
2022

Green tourism: what is a geopark?

tinental level and carry out joint projects to improve the quality of each territory. To date, there are 147 Geoparks in the world, including 7 in France. A French Geopark as a model Did you know that it was a French territory, the Geopark of Haute-Provence, that served as a model for the dev ...

26
Apr
2022

The Salon de l'agriculture: the largest farm in France in Paris

lture? The Paris International Agricultural Show (SIA), more commonly referred to as the Agricultural Show, is the largest agricultural trade show in France. It is held each year at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center during the First week in March. It is also a media event that is very ...

02
Mar
2007

Online public service: more than 200 administrative procedures are available

The digitisation of public services should also improve access for people with disabilities to essential procedures. A simplified connection with France Connect In addition, the government continues to roll out user identification via the France Connect procedure to facilitate all these online ...

18
Oct
2021

Glasses without borders: the association that collects your old glasses

ht has changed, don't throw away your old glasses! They can still be very useful to people who can't afford to buy glasses. An association born in France in 1974 The association Lunettes sans frontière was born in Hirsingue in 1974. It was created by a priest, Father François, following a trip ...

04
Nov
2021

Thermalism: 5 things to know about post-Covid spa treatments

hingles. 2- Several formulas from 6 to 18 days are proposed To meet the needs of Covid patients, more and more thalassotherapy and spa centers in France are offering cures dedicated to post-Covid recovery. Several formulas, not reimbursed by Social Security, are proposed. If you do not wis ...

27
Jan
2022

Maison Durable : the online store for a zero waste decoration

to decoration and home by its commitments to waste reduction. This online store indeed offers a selection of plastic-free, zero waste and made in France objects. Its founder created it in order to promote zero waste and to highlight objects made in an artisanal way, by hand and in France. ...

02
Feb
2022