New Health minister appointed

New Health minister appointed - Olivier Véran, has been appointed as France’s new Health minister replacing Agnès Buzyn who is now running for mayor of Paris following a sexting scandal with the previous candidate, and ally of French President Emmanuel Macron, Benjamin Griveaux.  39-year-old Olivier Véran a neurologist, is faced with several problems as he takes over the position, including the current hospital crisis in France and the epidemic of the coronavirus Covid-19.

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Evening Update Monday 13 July 2020

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has signed an agreement which increases the pay of medical workers Evening Update Monday 13 July 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Monday 13th July 2020

A 26-year-old man has been shot dead in Toulouse in the early hours of this morning. The victim is the younger brother of footballer Serge Aurier, ... Lunchtime News Monday 13th July 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Monday 13th July 2020

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death after a fight broke out amongst several teenagers on Sunday. The incident occurred shortly after 8pm in th... French and Riviera News Monday 13th July 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Friday 10 July 2020

Sante Publique France have said today that they have noted "a new trend towards an increase in the circulation" of the coronavirus... Evening Update Friday 10 July 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Friday 10th July 2020

The Landsberg beach in Saint Laurent du Var located between the promenade des Flots Bleus and Cap 3000 is to remain closed for the summer due to pollu... Lunchtime News Friday 10th July 2020 Read More

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