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Pascal Rossignol

'Keep your fish!' French fishermen block British trucks in port

Apr 23 2021

Boulogne-sur-Mer, France (Reuters) -French trawlermen angered by delays getting licences to fish inside British waters blocked lorries carrying UK-landed fish with burning barricades as they arrived overnight in Europe's largest seafood processing centre. | Video

French fishermen block British lorries carrying UK-landed fish

Apr 22 2021

Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, April 22 French trawlermen angered by the slow issuance of licenses to fish inside British waters after Brexit on Thursday blocked lorries carrying UK-landed fish as they arrived in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Europe's largest seafood processing centre.

'No light at the end of the tunnel' - The COVID-19 battle in one French hospital

Mar 26 2021

CAMBRAI, France Anesthetist Caroline Tesse cannot say whether the third wave of COVID-19 infections sweeping across France will peak in three weeks or three months. But she does know that it is too late to prevent the virus from overwhelming her intensive care unit.

With cheesy potato bake, French restaurant owner defies COVID rules

Feb 01 2021

LIGESCOURT, France Since COVID-19 restrictions forced the closure of her bistro in northern France, Kathia Boucher has been working as a cleaner, and worrying about losing her business.

Empty halls, cancelled shots: France's COVID vaccine rollout falters

Jan 29 2021

RIBECOURT-LA-TOUR, France Renaud Georges was days from receiving his first coronavirus vaccine shot, an injection he hoped would allow him to hug his grandchildren for the first time in months. Then he received a text message informing him the appointment was cancelled.

French fishermen could scuttle Brexit trade deal, and their livelihoods

Dec 09 2020

ON BOARD THE FISHING VESSEL NICOLAS-JEREMY (Reuters) -For the past two days, the Margolle brothers have been dragging their fishing nets back and forth across a line running down the middle of The Channel separating British and French territorial waters. But perhaps not for much longer.

French fishermen could scuttle Brexit trade deal, and their livelihoods

Dec 09 2020

ON BOARD THE FISHING VESSEL NICOLAS-JEREMY, Dec 9 (Reuters) - F or the past two days, the Margolle brothers have been dragging their fishing nets back and forth across a line running down the middle of The Channel separating British and French territorial waters. But perhaps not for much longer.

COVID masks adorn healing trees in updated pagan rite

Dec 07 2020

HASNON, France It is a ritual steeped in pagan mystery, updated for the coronavirus age. | Video

French healthcare worker: I try not to bring COVID home

Nov 24 2020

CAMBRAI, France At work, Caroline Tesse, an anaesthesiologist in northern France, is helping her patients make it through the COVID-19 epidemic. In the meantime, her own life is on hold.

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