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LVMH orders 40 million masks from China for France

福利网站LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods group, is ordering 40 million health masks from a Chinese supplier to help France cope with the coronavirus outbreak.

Emirates suspends France, Germany, Nigeria and some U.S. flights

Emirates, one of the world's biggest international airlines, is suspending all flights to France, Germany, Nigeria, New York and New Jersey due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to internal emails seen by Reuters.

Iran, France to swap Iranian engineer, French academic

Iran and France have agreed to swap a French academic held on security charges and an Iranian detained by Paris over alleged violations of U.S. sanctions against Tehran, Iranian state media reported on Friday.

France sends warship to evacuate coronavirus patients from Corsica

福利网站France will use a helicopter warship to transfer coronavirus patients in critical condition from Corsica to hospitals in the southeast of the country, its armed forces minister said on Friday.

From plague to coronavirus, French brotherhood keeps burying the dead

In a cemetery in northern France, members of the Charitable Brotherhood of Saint-Eloi de Bethune carried an urn towards a family tomb, each wearing a face mask that stood out against a uniform of black tails, white gloves and bicorne hat.

Retailer Casino to sell Leader Price assets in France to Aldi

Debt-laden French retailer Casino has agreed to sell 567 Leader Price stores in France, plus three warehouses, to German discount rival Aldi in a deal with an enterprise value of 735 million euros (670.6 million pounds), it said on Friday.

France says 130,000 of its nationals trying to return home

福利网站France is trying to help repatriate 130,000 of its nationals stuck overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday.

France's No.1 police union threatens walkout over coronavirus protection

福利网站France's biggest police trade union has given the government an ultimatum, telling it to provide officers with the face masks and gloves they need to enforce a nationwide coronavirus lockdown - or risk its members walking off the job.

France says pressure on Amazon workers 'unacceptable' amid lockdown

Amazon workers in France are coming under unacceptable pressure, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday, after staff complained they faced not getting paid if they stopped showing up due to fears of coronavirus contamination.

Coronavirus-hit Italian cruise ship to dock in south of France

An Italian cruise ship that earlier in its voyage disembarked two passengers who later tested positive for coronavirus has been authorized to dock in Marseille in the south of France, a port authorities spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus stay-at-home directives multiply in major U.S. states

New Jersey's governor was expected on Saturday to follow four other states - California, New York, Illinois and Connecticut - demanding that millions of Americans close up shop and stay home to slow the spread of coronavirus infections.

Coronavirus deaths in Italy overtake China as economic damage mounts

Spain's coronavirus deaths surpass 1,300, close to 25,000 cases - Health Ministry