Keyword: curfew

Partygoers, police injured at curfew-busting rave in France

 A 22-year-old man lost his hand and several others were also injured amid clashes as police tried to break up an unauthorized rave party in near the Brittany town of Redon on Friday night.

France lifting lockdown restrictions early starting with curfew

French health minister says Delta variant only made up between 2 and 4 per cent of confirmed cases in the country.

French schools to close as Macron announces wider Covid restrictions

French president said in TV address that 'we will lose control if we do not move now', adding that France faces a 'race against the clock'.

France eyes possible easing of Covid restrictions from mid-April

For the first time in months, a return to more normal living conditions was in sight, government spokesperson Gabriel Attal told reporters following a meeting of the French cabinet.

Hint of hope as Macron suggests restrictions could ease in ‘4-6 weeks’

It's the first time the French president has given a hint of a time frame for an easing of restrictions, including the 6pm national curfew.

France to close its borders to arrivals from outside EU

Prime minister Jean Castex also said France will close all large shopping centres, in bid to prevent need for a third lockdown.

France to help students hit by Covid blues and financial hardship

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced moves to help higher education students cope with the social and financial disruption of their lives by lockdowns and curfews amid the coronavirus epidemic, promising the provision of one-euro meals for all and subsidies for psychological counselling in recognition of serious income and mental health problems caused for many isolated students. 

France plans 6 pm curfew to prevent third coronavirus wave

But French health minister now rules out another nation-wide lockdown.

French government contradicts itself on new Paris curfew

Curfew is ‘absolutely not decided at this stage,’ said prime minister’s office shortly after official spokesperson said it was.

Covid-19 curfew threatens to bring down final curtain on French cinemas

After being forced to close their establishments during the lockdown, theatre and cinema operators in the Île-de-France region and eight major cities now have to deal with the introduction on Saturday of a curfew from 9 pm, for at least four weeks.

France imposes 9pm curfew in major cities in fight against Covid

French president Emmanuel Macron has announced a late night curfew for residents in Paris, Marseille and seven other cities: Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Rouen, Saint-Etienne and Toulouse, covering 19 million people. The government also moved to reinstate its COVID-19 state of health emergency.