Eat Oatmeal, Exercise & Cuddle Pets to Stay Warm: Energy Supplier's 'Unhelpful' Advice Irks Customers

Eat Oatmeal, Exercise & Cuddle Pets to Stay Warm: Energy Supplier’s ‘Unhelpful’ Advice Irks Customers

A British energy supplier has apologized for the “poorly judged and unhelpful” advice sent to customers which suggested they could snuggle up to their pets and exercise to cut back on their heating bills. SSE, which is owned by OVO Energy, suggested 10 “simple and cost effective ways to keep warm this winter,” according to […]

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Omicron is Now the Dominant Covid-19 Variant in France, Says Health Agency

Short-staffed Due to Covid-19, France Asks Covid-19-infected Medics to Keep Working

France is allowing health care workers who are infected with the coronavirus but have few or no symptoms to keep treating patients rather than self-isolate, an extraordinary stopgap measure aimed at easing staff shortages at hospitals and other facilities caused by an unprecedented explosion in cases. The special exemption to France’s quarantine rules being rolled […]

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French Parliamentarian Jose Evrard, A Vaccine-Sceptic, Dies Of Covid-19

French Parliamentarian Jose Evrard, A Vaccine-Sceptic, Dies Of Covid-19

French lawmaker Jose Evrard died to due to Covid-19. He was known for his support to anti-vaxxers who protested against the French government’s vaccination rules. (Image: AFP) Though it is unclear whether Evrard refused to be vaccinated himself, but he supported anti-vaccine protests on social media. Reuters Last Updated:January 08, 2022, 10:07 IST FOLLOW US […]

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Everton Boss Rafael Benitez Says France Defender Lucas Digne Has Asked to Leave

Everton manager Rafael Benitez revealed on Friday that out-of-favour France defender Lucas Digne has told him he wants to leave the Premier League club. The full-back has not played since the Merseyside derby defeat at home to Liverpool on December 1 after a fall-out with the Spaniard over tactics and his role in the team. […]

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France's Macron 'Fully Stands By' Controversial Comments on Unvaccinated

France’s Macron ‘Fully Stands By’ Controversial Comments on Unvaccinated

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that he fully stands by controversial remarks earlier in the week in which he vowed to “piss off” people not vaccinated against Covid-19 until they accept shots. The earthy language and harsh approach provoked uproar in French media and from opponents, while the controversy also delayed debate over the […]

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France Car Ads to Encourage Cycling or Walking as Part of Govt Drive

France Car Ads to Encourage Cycling or Walking as Part of Govt Drive

Car advertisements in France will have to include messages encouraging people to consider less-polluting travel alternatives from 2022 as part of the government’s drive to rein in CO2 emissions. The requirement, set to come into force in March, was confirmed in the government’s Official Journal this week after years of lobbying from environmental groups — […]

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Divorce Woes: Spanish Courts Will Now Decide Who Keeps the Pets

Divorce Woes: Spanish Courts Will Now Decide Who Keeps the Pets

Courts in Spain will now take a pet’s welfare option into consideration when couples divorce or break-up. This legal shift strengthens the case for couples obtaining shared custody of their animals. The decision follows similar moves in France and Portugal and obliges judges to consider pets as sentient beings rather than objects owned by one […]

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France’s Macron To ‘Hassle’ The Unvaccinated; UK PM Johnson To Not Impose Lockdown

France’s Macron To ‘Hassle’ The Unvaccinated; UK PM Johnson To Not Impose Lockdown

As nations gear up to fight the Omicron variant, world leaders continue to urge citizens to adhere to Covid-19 protocols and ensure that they do their bit to curb the spread of coronavirus. The rising number of cases due to the Omicron variant once again put the spotlight on world leaders for whom curbing the […]

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France Opens Terror Probe over Dakar Rally Blast in Saudi Arabia

French prosecutors said Tuesday they have opened a terror probe over a December 30 blast in Saudi Arabia targeting a car participating in the Paris-Dakar rally that badly wounded its French driver. “A preliminary investigation has been opened into multiple attempted killings in connection with a terrorist group,” national anti-terror prosecutors said in a statement, […]

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France cuts isolation for COVID-positive to 7 days from 10 days

France cuts isolation for COVID-positive to 7 days from 10 days

People queue for tests ahead of Christmas, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Paris, France, December 23, 2021. Photo: Reuters PARIS: French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday the isolation period for fully vaccinated people who test positive for COVID-19 would be cut to seven days from 10 days. French […]

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