Jake Cigainero

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Amazon To Temporarily Stop Deliveries In France, Following Court Ruling

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

A French court ruled Amazon must limit deliveries to essential items while it assesses COVID-19 contagion risk at its facilities. The company decided to suspend all deliveries until April 20.


What Will A Reconstructed Notre Dame Look Like? The Answer Is Up For Debate

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Architects from around the world have flooded social media with their visions of a new Notre Dame. But 55% of French respondents say they want the cathedral to be just as it was before, a poll finds.


Debate Over Rebuilding Notre Dame

Thursday, August 29, 2019

There's a debate in France over whether to rebuild Notre Dame more or less as it was before, or come up with a new design to incorporate medieval and modern elements.


Notre Dame Repair Crews Are Back To Work, But Paris' Lead Concerns Remain

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Environmental and labor groups complain the cleanup should have begun sooner, and they are concerned about health risks in Paris.


Danger Of Lead Contamination As Notre Dame Rebuilds

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Reconstruction at Notre Dame Cathedral was suspended because of high lead levels in the area. Experts estimate melting windows and other structures sent tons of lead into the environment.


Digital Tax Passed In France Is Aimed At U.S. Tech Giants

Friday, July 12, 2019

French lawmakers have approved a tax on digital companies that will affect U.S. technology behemoths such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple. The U.S. government is threatening to retaliate.


Heat Wave With Record Temperatures Sweeps Across Europe

Friday, June 28, 2019

Europeans are suffering under a heat wave. There are record temperatures in Spain, Germany and Italy. In France, the government has postponed school exams and limited the number of cars in Paris.


Notre Dame Celebrates 1st Mass Since Fire Devastated The Historic Paris Cathedral

Sunday, June 16, 2019

A group of around 30 people wearing hardhats gathered for Mass in the cathedral on Saturday, exactly two months after a severe fire. The service was not open to the public.


A Decade Ago, Suicides Rocked A French Telecom Firm. Now Its Execs Stand Trial

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Prosecutors accuse executives and managers at the former France Télécom of "moral harassment" or complicity during a major restructuring.


French Telecom Executives On Trial Over 'Moral Harassment'

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Prosecutors have charged executives at the biggest telecom company in France with "moral harassment." Labor advocates say the work environment was so hostile, it was the reason for worker suicides.


Massive Crowds Protest Against Algerian President Bouteflika

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Algerians gathered for the country's largest protests yet against President Bouteflika's bid to run again for a fifth term.


Police Believe They Have Shot Dead Gunman In Strasbourg Christmas Market Shooting

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Police say they have shot dead the man they believe killed three people and critically injured six others in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday.


3 People Are Dead After A Shooting At A Christmas Market In France

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A manhunt is underway in Strasbourg, France, after a shooter opened fire near the city's famous Christmas market. Authorities say at least three people are dead and 13 others wounded.


Macron Promises Minimum Wage Hike And Tax Cuts To End 'Yellow Vest' Protests

Monday, December 10, 2018

In a speech on Monday, France's president declared "a state of social and economic emergency," offering some concessions to his critics. Among them, tax relief for the middle class and pensioners.


French President Macron Makes Concessions To 'Yellow Vest' Protesters

Monday, December 10, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron made concessions, including an increase in the minimum wage, to the "yellow vest" protesters, who have been disrupting daily life in France for weeks.


Who Are France's Yellow Vest Protesters, And What Do They Want?

Monday, December 03, 2018

Nicknamed for the safety vests worn by protesters, the yellow vest movement has sparked a political crisis for the French government. In Paris, demonstrations turned into riots over the weekend.


Black Portuguese Plan A Memorial To Honor Enslaved Ancestors

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Two planned sites in Lisbon — a slavery memorial and an explorers museum — underscore a clash in Portugal's approaches to its colonial history.


Portugal Explores The Dark Side Of Its Colonial Past

Thursday, October 11, 2018

In the capital Lisbon, 2 public projects represent different views of the country's colonial past. One is a memorial to victims of slavery and the other is a museum celebrating Portuguese explorers.


Macron Comments On Video Showing His Bodyguard Beating A Protester

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron is being criticized after one of his bodyguards was filmed beating an anti-government protestor. Critics say the president's office tried to cover it up.


Paris Art Pop-Up Offers Migrants Community And Creativity Amid Time Of Uncertainty

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Migrants and asylum seekers in Paris are using a theatrical showcase to create understanding between themselves and their Parisian hosts.