PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 09:12 AM IST
A compromise was reached between the two Houses of parliament amid massive protests against the new measures that many believe were an infringement to civil liberties.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 04:33 PM IST
AP | | Edited by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2021 08:06 AM IST
The Covid-19 pass requirement took effect on Wednesday at cultural and tourist sites in France, following a government decree. At the Eiffel Tower, masked workers scanned QR codes on digital health passes and checked printed vaccines or test certificates.
Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 05:42 AM IST
Xavier Bertrand, although his chances of winning slim in a projected neck-to-neck presidential election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen next year in France, could still create enough problems by peeling off voters to prevent either of his two rivals from reaching the runoff round.
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2021 07:37 PM IST
While fully vaccinated UK tourists headed for the Mediterranean were cheered by the removal of quarantine requirements on their return, people bound for France hit out a decision late Friday that means they’ll still need to self-isolate.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Travel advisory issued by France's Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs revealed that fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France. However, they have strongly advised against travel from France to countries on the "red" list".
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 05:01 PM IST
- Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 04:23 PM IST
- Many EU member states have started accepting visitors vaccinated with Covishield after global outcry over the fact that the European Medicines Agency has not recognised the India-made vaccine for the ‘Green Pass’.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 02:25 PM IST
From Monday, anyone arriving from across the Channel will have to isolate at home for up to 10 days and complete two coronavirus tests even if they have two vaccinations, the U.K. Department of Health and Social Care said in a statement Friday.
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2021 07:36 AM IST
France is currently in the medium-risk amber list of countries but British ministers are considering putting it on the travel red list over concerns related to the Beta variant of Covid-19
Reuters | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 11:24 PM IST
Macron this week announced sweeping measures to fight a rapid surge in new coronavirus infections, including the mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health pass rules for the wider public.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 11:19 PM IST
Here is everything you need to know about Bastille Day and why is it celebrated.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 06:13 AM IST
- Greece announced Monday that health care workers will be suspended if they refuse to get vaccinated.
By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 10:52 AM IST
- From showing amazing coordination while skipping rope to sweating it out on a treadmill and nailing bare-chested push-ups before the sea, French striker Karim Benzema prepares for his return to Real Madrid after France's elimination from Euro 2020 and these training videos are proof
By HT Correspondents, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2021 12:37 AM IST
The Parquet National Financier (PNF) or national financial prosecutor refused to investigate the deal in 2019, when the agency’s then head Eliane Houlette dismissed a complaint filed by French anti-corruption NGO Sherpa.
By Rahul Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 03:10 AM IST
French website Mediapart, in one of its reports, claimed that the former head of the financial crimes branch of France’s public prosecution services, Éliane Houlette, shelved an investigation into alleged evidence of corruption in the Rafale jet deal despite the objection of colleagues.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2021 04:16 PM IST
- World champions France faced a stern test against Portugal in their last group and would now look to ease their way into the Euro 2020 quarterfinals against Switzerland.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:17 AM IST
The new statue, being loaned by a Paris museum to cement Franco-American friendship, will be a scaled-down replica of the original and will stay in Washinton DC, where it will stay for ten years as a symbol of Franco-American friendship.
Reuters | , Paris
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 06:49 AM IST
Results of Sunday's first round will send parties into frantic backroom dealing for two days to strike alliances ahead of June 27's final round.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 01:58 PM IST
Tourism in France goes back to normal as the country has officially reopened for vaccinated international travellers. “We are already seeing availability issues in July and August,” explains Philip Haslet, co-founder of the French travel specialist Kairos, speaking from his home in Provence.
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 11:36 PM IST
- These slow-moving, people-sized fish of the deep, nicknamed a “living fossil,” are the opposite of the live fast, die young mantra. These nocturnal fish grow at an achingly slow pace.
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 04:26 PM IST
From Japan ending Tokyo emergency ahead of Olympics to France allowing discos to reopen over the summer, Austria ending the daily Covid-19 curfew from July and Thailand planning to fully reopen to tourists in 120 days, catch the latest travel updates amid coronavirus pandemic here
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 07:50 PM IST
- Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the Euro 2020.
ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 05:52 AM IST
The event will also witness the participation of corporate leaders including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Chairman and CEO, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and President, Microsoft Brad Smith.
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 03:06 AM IST
- An own goal by Mats Hummels was enough to give France a 1-0 victory over Germany in their opening Euro 2020 Group F match on Tuesday as the sluggish-looking hosts lost their opening fixture at the European Championship for the first time.
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 02:40 AM IST
- UEFA Euro 2020, France vs Germany Highlights: After 97 entertaining minutes, two disallowed goals, France beat Germany 1-0, courtesy of an own goal from Mats Hummels. Both Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe found the back of the net, but the latter was off-side during the build-up on both occasions.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 04:05 AM IST
- The four-seater Robin HR 100 had just taken off from an airfield when it crashed and caught fire near Wambrechies, near the city of Lille, said prosecutor Carole Etienne.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 03:01 PM IST
French president Emmanuel Macron, however, pointed out that both France and the UK have a common vision for international and transatlantic relations, including on arms control, according to an official in the G-7 delegation.