Ok dal Consiglio Costituzionale Francia al Super Green Pass – Europa

(ANSA) – PARIS, Jan. 21 – The Constitutional Council has approved the essential content of a bill creating the vaccination card, the French equivalent of the Super Green Corridor. The supreme body was called into question by left-wing deputies at La France Insoumise and about sixty left-wing senators. As announced yesterday evening by Prime Minister … Read more

France: Former aides to ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy jailed for opinion poll fraud

A Paris court has jailed the former French interior minister and ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy’s aide. Claude Gueant was jailed on Friday for his role in the so-called “Elysée polls” scandal. The 77-year-old was convicted of conspiracy and misuse of public funds to finance opinion poll contracts worth up to 7.5 million euros. The court found … Read more

France’s top court says no to vaccine pass at political rallies – POLITICO

France’s constitutional court gave the go-ahead for the government vaccination passport on Friday, but said it should not be required for political events during the ongoing presidential campaign. France is battling a new wave of COVID-19 infections, with daily cases reaching record levels due to the Omicron variant. Currently, the French are required to present … Read more

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order in escalating dispute

European aircraft maker Airbus has completed an order worth billions of euros from Qatar Airways for 50 of the ordered single-aisle A321neo aircraft. It comes as Airbus and one of its biggest customers, Qatar Airways, are embroiled in a legal dispute over the decommissioning of the larger, twin-aisle A350 aircraft. In December, Qatar’s national carrier … Read more

Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses | Oil and Gas News

Total said it was leaving Myanmar due to a “deteriorating” human rights and rule of law situation after the country’s military seized power in a coup last year. Energy giants Total Energy and Chevron Corp have said they will leave Myanmar due to a “deteriorating” human rights situation and deteriorating rule of law after the … Read more

Lyon couple charged with selling more than 1,000 fake health passes

Two people from Lyon have been charged on suspicion of selling more than 1,000 fake COVID-19 health cards. The couple are accused of hacking into the account of a French nurse in the Gironde last summer to create forged certificates. The Bordeaux public prosecutor’s office said they were arrested on Tuesday after “several months” of … Read more

Sebastiani, la discesa dell’epidemia frena in Gran Bretagna e Grecia – Cronaca

After the peak, the curve of the Covid-19 epidemic slowed the decline in the United Kingdom and Greece, and in France, it appears to be at its peak, but then it stands out: there is a question mark about the development of the epidemic in Europe, as in Italy, and caution is required in easing … Read more

Ukraine tensions: US warns Russia of consequences if ‘any’ troops cross border

The United States and its allies have warned Moscow of dire consequences if “any” of the tens of thousands of troops massed on the border enters Ukraine. After talks in Berlin with Germany, France and Britain, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken insisted that Russia “cannot match the resolve of the ‘Western powers’”. If Russia … Read more

Cina si oppone ad accuse della Francia su genocidio uiguri – Mondo

China has expressed its “strong opposition” to the accusations contained in the resolution passed yesterday by the French National Assembly, which condemns the “genocide” of the Uyghurs by Beijing, and demanded that the Paris government do the same. “The decision on Xinjiang ignores facts and legal aspects and severely interferes in China’s internal affairs,” Foreign … Read more

Covid: Francia verso calendario per fine restrizioni – Europa

The French government is expected to confirm the restrictions today during the meeting of the Health Defense Council scheduled for this morning in Paris, but at the same time it may offer some “views” with some kind of emergency exit calendar. Sources from Bfm TV say this. After the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced … Read more