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On the agenda: What's coming up in France this week

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On the agenda: What's coming up in France this week
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Here's a look at the big news and cultural events that will take place in France this week.

Monday December 3rd 

The first trial in the Levothyrox drug case, filed collectively by more than 4,000 plaintiffs who accuse pharmaceutical giant Merck of a "lack of information" about its thyroid treatment, began on Monday in Lyon.
 
Tuesday December 4th
 
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to receive the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday for a working dinner. 
 
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and France's President Emmanuel Macron (L). Photo: AFP
 
The appeal of serial killer Francis Heaulme against a life-sentence for the murder of two children in Montigny-les-Metz in 1986 will begin on Tuesday. 
 
Wednesday December 5th
 
Macron will head to Serbia on Wednesday in the hopes of improving relations between Paris and Belgrade after Serbs protested over a protocol misfire during the Armistice Day anniversary celebrations in the French capital. 
 
Thursday December 6th
 
 
The Transmusicales festival has been around for over three decades now, and has a reputation for discovering future chart-toppers. Portishead, Nirvana, Kate Nash and the Ting Tings all played here before they found fame, so you have a good chance of finding your new favourite artist here.
 
Saturday December 8th
 
An International Walk for the Climate will take place in Paris on World Climate Day on Saturday.
 
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Daniela - 03 Dec 2018 19:17
"Saturday December 8th - An International Walk for the Climate will take place in Paris on World Climate Day on Saturday".
REALLY? I don't think so... I would be careful going into Paris on Saturday, unless you're with the Gilet Jeune crowd...
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