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Logis de France: a quality label

More than 3000 good addresses The Logis de France label is a hotel chain of hotel-restaurants that all adhere to a quality charter. This charter favors the comfort of the hotel, the quality of the table and the welcome, as well as the charm of the environment and guarantees you quality services at ...

21
Mar
2008

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

JNAI: 5 things to know about illiteracy in France

has lost mastery of reading and writing. 2- 2.5 million people are affected According to Insee, 2.5 million people aged 18 to 65 are illiterate in France. This disability would thus affect 7% of the adult population in our country. Illiteracy and illiteracy particularly affect the overseas ter ...

07
Sep
2022

How to make a tropical garden in France ?

1- Where to install this exotic garden ? From now on, it is possible to make a tropical garden in France and not only in the most southern regions! You can try the adventure just about anywhere in France, as long as you have a space sheltered from cold winds and frost by a wall or a fence. Also ...

14
Sep
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

5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

ch of Estagnol Even if it is not as well known as the French Riviera, the Var coastline is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the south of France. In addition to the beautiful little coves of the island of Porquerolles off the town of Hyères or the famous Pampelonne beach located in t ...

03
Aug
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

Forest management: what if France were to take its cue from Portugal?

Record fires in France Since the beginning of June 2022, numerous fires have been ravaging French forests. More than 47,000 ha of forest massifs have already gone up in smoke since the beginning of the year in France, which represents the equivalent of the city of Paris and part of the inner suburb ...

05
Aug
2022

Ecowatt: an electricity weather forecast to avoid blackouts this winter

ol launched by RTE RTE, the French electricity transmission system operator, offers various online tools to find out about electricity consumption in France at different scales (by city and by region). This EDF subsidiary has also launched an electricity weather forecast and an alert system. This ...

15
Sep
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

Lymphoma: a little known but common cancer

years, the number of new cases of lymphoma has nearly doubled, especially in developed countries. Lymphoma is currently the 5th most common cancer in France and the 1st cancer in adolescents and young adults. Yet, this form of cancer is still largely unknown. This is why the patient association F ...

15
Sep
2014

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