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 Thursday 3 December 2020

A press conference has taken place in Paris at which Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced the French government's vaccine rollout strategy... Evening Update Thursday 3 December 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Thursday 3rd December 2020

The tram and bus network in Nice have been disrupted following protests this morning at Place Garibaldi. The protest against the French government ref... Lunchtime News Thursday 3rd December 2020 Read More

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French and Riviera News Thursday 3rd December 2020

Due to national strike action of some civil servants, several schools in Cannes are today expected to see some services disrupted.... French and Riviera News Thursday 3rd December 2020 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 2 December 2020

Prime Minister Jean Castex is set to announce the French government's Covid-19 vaccination plan at 6.30 tomorrow evening. ... Evening Update Wednesday 2 December 2020 Read More

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Lunchtime News Wednesday 2nd December 2020

A 65-year-old man has died after being hit by a delivery truck in Nice this morning. The accident occurred at the Eucalyptus technical high school. ... Lunchtime News Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Read More

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