French farmers

French farmers - According to a report from INSEE published on Thursday nearly 20% of farmers in France received no income in 2017. Nearly 20% of French farmers declared a zero income, or even a deficit of their exploitation in 2017. The number of farmers without income "is particularly high in the production of cereals and field crops (30%) and in the breeding of sheep, goats  and other animals (28%)."

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Evening Update Tuesday 19 November

The Court of Appeal in Lyon has confirmed the sentences of a retired couple from Mouans-Sartoux who were in possession of 271 works by Pablo Picasso.... Evening Update Tuesday 19 November Read More

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Beaujolais Nouveau

It’s that time of year again as Beaujolais Nouveau producers are getting ready to uncork this year's crop of France's most famous young wine. Beaujola... Beaujolais Nouveau Read More

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Homeless man found dead in Nice

A homeless man has been found dead this morning in Nice. Police discovered the dead man, without identity paper in a public park at around 8am in the ... Homeless man found dead in Nice Read More

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Earth tremors in the Var

Two small earth tremors have been recorded in the Var in the early hours of Monday morning. The first a magnitude of 3.1 occurred at sea, off the west... Earth tremors in the Var Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th November 2019

As Monaco celebrates “La Fete du Prince” or the National Day of Monaco today celebrations will see a sequence dedicated to the late Princess Grace of ... French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th November 2019 Read More

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