Keyword: Île-de-France

First case of Omicron variant case found in mainland France

A statement from the Paris regional health authority said the case, a man between ages 50 and 60, tested positive on November 25th following his return from a trip to Nigeria.

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French elections: Greens hope to win first region in 30 years

Focus in this Sunday's final round of voting is on a few close-run races in Pays de la Loire in west and in Île-de-France.

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.

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.