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France trials no-swab COVID test with results in 40 minutes

Oct 13 2020

PARIS French researchers say they have had encouraging initial results from trials of a COVID-19 testing system that, they say, can deliver results in 40 minutes with no swab and no need to send off samples to a lab.

France trials no-swab COVID test with results in 40 minutes

Oct 13 2020

PARIS French researchers say they have had encouraging initial results from trials of a COVID-19 testing system that, they say, can deliver results in 40 minutes with no swab and no need to send off samples to a lab.

In Paris, a fashion eco-system on edge as shows disappear

Sep 27 2020

PARIS When Swedish fashion brand Acne Studios last hosted a catwalk show in Paris in January, it ordered dozens of vegan-friendly rice bowls from cafe owner and caterer Pearlyn Lee for models and crew to pick on backstage. | Video

Chain reaction: bikes and pedestrians do battle in COVID-era Paris

Sep 25 2020

PARIS Parisian commuters in their thousands reacted to the COVID-19 epidemic by ditching public transport and walking or biking instead, but now they find themselves fighting each other for space on the crowded streets.

France's 'Generation COVID' faces bleak future with jobs scarce

Jun 11 2020

PARIS In September, Eugenie Fillon should begin a two-year master's degree in luxury hotel management that combines academic studies with a salaried apprenticeship. The problem: during the worst economic downturn in decades, hotels in France aren't hiring. | Video

Michelin-starred takeout: French chef Guy Savoy turns to lockdown deliveries

May 27 2020

PARIS It's not your typical takeout menu, even in Paris: raw trout in a sour cream followed by quail confit with a cauliflower and almond sauce. Then again, in normal times three-star Michelin chef Guy Savoy doesn't do delivery.

France's bookstores fight for survival after coronavirus lockdown

May 13 2020

PARIS Neighbourhood bookstores in France survived the television and later the advent of online shopping. Then came the coronavirus lockdown, an eight-week-long hiatus that has weighed heavily on profit margins and threatens the survival of some stores. | Video

Shoemaker Louboutin taps childhood memory for Paris retrospective

Feb 24 2020

PARIS, Feb 24 The Paris building that inspired shoemaker Christian Louboutin's obsession with stiletto heels is, nearly half a century later, home to a retrospective on his career.

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood home

Nov 18 2019

PARIS A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British museum at auction in Paris. | Video

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