Farmers block roads into Paris this morning

Farmers block roads into Paris this morning - Farmers from across France have gathered on the motorways into the French capital this morning as part of planned protests. Thousands of tractors are blocking main roads into Paris. The protest comes following demands from unions asking for “firm commitments” from President Emmanuel Macron.  

Last local news

Evening Update Tuesday 19 October 2021

A court in Paris has issued a warrant compelling former president Nicolas Sarkosy to testify at a hearing. He will be obliged to attend the court as a... Evening Update Tuesday 19 October 2021 Read More

19/10/2021

Lunchtime News Tuesday 19th October 2021

A motorist has died in a road accident on the Moyenne Corniche this morning, Tuesday 19th October. Despite the intervention of witnesses, the driver d... Lunchtime News Tuesday 19th October 2021 Read More

19/10/2021

French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th October 2021

The obligation to wear a mask has been extended until November 2nd in the Alpes-Maritimes. As the incidence rate is still above the alert threshold, t... French and Riviera News Tuesday 19th October 2021 Read More

19/10/2021

Evening Update Monday 18 October 2021

President Macron is in Poitiers in the Vienne department today to launch a major meeting aimed at ovehauling the French justice system... Evening Update Monday 18 October 2021 Read More

18/10/2021

Lunchtime News Monday 18th October 2021

A motorist has been injured on the A8 motorway this morning after the bucket part of a crane, being transported on a lorry, fell on to the roof of his... Lunchtime News Monday 18th October 2021 Read More

18/10/2021