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Jump in France's daily COVID death toll tied to unreported hospital cases

A sudden jump in France's daily death toll from COVID-19 stems from previously unreported cases in one hospital near Paris, according to statements by health authorities.

After U.S. claims, France says no evidence of Hezbollah explosives stores

France's foreign ministry on Friday said there was no evidence to suggest the armed wing of Lebanon's Hezbollah was storing chemicals to make explosives in France after a senior U.S. official said the group had set up caches in Europe since 2012.

Britain, France, Germany say U.N. sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept. 20

福利网站Britain, France and Germany told the U.N. Security Council on Friday that U.N. sanctions relief for Iran - agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal - would continue beyond Sept. 20, when the United States asserts that all the measures should be reimposed.

French COVID-19 cases jump to new daily record above 13,000

福利网站France reported 13,215 new confirmed coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, a new record since the start of the epidemic, while the daily death toll jumped to a four-month high.

In row with Tiffany, LVMH may find that most sales are final

France's LVMH faces an uphill battle in walking away from its $16 billion(12.32 billion pounds) deal to buy U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co , with legal experts noting most mergers which end up in court are renegotiated rather than dissolved.

France moves to freeze plans for environmental tax on airlines

France is preparing to put plans for new environmental taxes on the airline sector on hold, officials said on Friday, despite a government push to speed up moves towards a greener economy.

International lenders back $9.5 billion financing for Russia's Arctic LNG 2 - document

福利网站International lenders have lined up about $9.5 billion(7.31 billion pounds) in financial support for a Russian Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, a document seen by Reuters showed, even as such projects come under greater scrutiny over climate concerns.

France to implement extra COVID measures in two new cities

福利网站France is to implement extra measures to curb the COVID-19 epidemic in the cities of Lyon and Nice, the health minister said, adding to the three other regions deemed as virus "red zones" where additional measures are already in place.

France reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a day

福利网站France registered a record 10,593 new confirmed coronavirus in the past 24 hours, health ministry data showed on Thursday, the country's highest single-day count since the pandemic began.

Exclusive: France won't buy vaccines through WHO's COVAX scheme - ministry source

福利网站France will provide funding for an initiative led by the World Health Organization to buy potential COVID-19 vaccines, but will not source shots through the programme, an official at the French health ministry said on Thursday.

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Amid mourning for Ginsburg, fierce battle over U.S. Supreme Court looms

福利网站A fierce political battle was shaping up on Saturday over the selection of a successor to trailblazing liberal U.S. Supreme Curt Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with top Democrats opposing any move by President Donald Trump to nominate her replacement before the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Kremlin critic Navalny posts photo of himself walking

Madrid residents facing localised lockdown doubt curbs will work