France to scrap mask rule in schools for areas with low Covid rates

France to scrap mask rule in schools for areas with low Covid rates

The French government spokesman has announced plans to end the requirements for children to wear masks in primary schools - but only in areas which have low rates of Covid infections.

French health passport ‘could be lifted in certain areas’ says Macron

French health passport ‘could be lifted in certain areas’ says Macron

Free Covid tests in France – who qualifies?
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Free Covid tests in France – who qualifies?

Remote working, office parties – These are the new health rules in French workplaces

Remote working, office parties – These are the new health rules in French workplaces

La Rentreé : How schools in France will operate under new four-tier Covid protocol

La Rentreé : How schools in France will operate under new four-tier Covid protocol

EXPLAINED: When and where you need a health passport in France
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EXPLAINED: When and where you need a health passport in France

IN PICTURES: France sees fifth weekend of protests against Macron Covid pass

IN PICTURES: France sees fifth weekend of protests against Macron Covid pass

Health pass, indoor masks, end to free tests – France announces new Covid measures

Health pass, indoor masks, end to free tests – France announces new Covid measures

Everything tourists need to know about Covid rules and requirements in France
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Everything tourists need to know about Covid rules and requirements in France

Tourists told to leave French Caribbean islands as Covid crisis grows

Tourists told to leave French Caribbean islands as Covid crisis grows

EXPLAINED: Where in France do you have to wear a face mask?
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EXPLAINED: Where in France do you have to wear a face mask?

France introduces health pass for cafés, bars and trains

France introduces health pass for cafés, bars and trains

Planning a road trip across Europe this summer? Here are some things to think about

Planning a road trip across Europe this summer? Here are some things to think about

What to do if you get Covid-19 while on holiday in France?
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What to do if you get Covid-19 while on holiday in France?

UPDATE: The parts of France that have enforced extra local Covid restrictions
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UPDATE: The parts of France that have enforced extra local Covid restrictions

Which workers in France will need a mandatory Covid health pass?

Which workers in France will need a mandatory Covid health pass?

When, where and why you need a health passport in France
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When, where and why you need a health passport in France

IN PICTURES: Over 200,000 people protest against health pass in France

IN PICTURES: Over 200,000 people protest against health pass in France

REVEALED: What are France’s new Covid health rules for schools?

REVEALED: What are France’s new Covid health rules for schools?

French local authorities impose early bar closures and restrictions on gatherings as Covid rates rise

French local authorities impose early bar closures and restrictions on gatherings as Covid rates rise

French parliament agrees to adopt health passports law

French parliament agrees to adopt health passports law

Bars and restaurants in French holiday resorts face possibility of early closures as Covid cases rise

Bars and restaurants in French holiday resorts face possibility of early closures as Covid cases rise

France set to toughen isolation measures for Covid contact cases

France set to toughen isolation measures for Covid contact cases

France to impose health pass in shopping centres despite court advice

France to impose health pass in shopping centres despite court advice

French vaccination centres vandalised as thousands protest health restrictions

French vaccination centres vandalised as thousands protest health restrictions

Bars to close at 11pm in southern French département after rise in Delta cases

Bars to close at 11pm in southern French département after rise in Delta cases

Three million people book vaccinations in France as Macron announces Covid restrictions

Three million people book vaccinations in France as Macron announces Covid restrictions

‘I’m a barman, not a policeman’ – French café owners call for delay in implementing health passports

‘I’m a barman, not a policeman’ – French café owners call for delay in implementing health passports

EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work
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EXPLAINED: How France’s reinforced health passport system will work

France to tackle Covid fourth wave with stricter border controls, health passports and compulsory vaccines

France to tackle Covid fourth wave with stricter border controls, health passports and compulsory vaccines

Calendar: The key dates to know as France tightens Covid restrictions
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Calendar: The key dates to know as France tightens Covid restrictions

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Covid fourth wave: What can we expect from Macron’s Monday TV appearance?

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday

Macron to give TV address to France on Monday

Paris trial gig shows no increase in Covid infections among the (masked) concert-goers

Paris trial gig shows no increase in Covid infections among the (masked) concert-goers

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’

Only 25% of France’s nightclubs expected to reopen as owners judge health passport rules ‘too strict’

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

COMPARE: What are the entry rules around Europe for American travellers?

What are the current travel links between France and the UK and Ireland
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What are the current travel links between France and the UK and Ireland

TODAY: France scraps face mask rule for outdoors

TODAY: France scraps face mask rule for outdoors

Why is France lifting Covid curfew and mask rules early?

Why is France lifting Covid curfew and mask rules early?

‘Resume French way of life’: Macron lays out four-stage plan for lifting France’s lockdown

‘Resume French way of life’: Macron lays out four-stage plan for lifting France’s lockdown

French police bust 100 illegal diners at underground Paris restaurant

French police bust 100 illegal diners at underground Paris restaurant

France breaks daily vaccination record as Covid rules are tightened in schools

France breaks daily vaccination record as Covid rules are tightened in schools

Spain to require negative Covid test at French land border

Spain to require negative Covid test at French land border

ANALYSIS: Is Macron’s Covid strategy a ‘third way’ or just the wrong way?

ANALYSIS: Is Macron’s Covid strategy a ‘third way’ or just the wrong way?

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

Covid-19 third wave: Which countries in Europe have the tightest restrictions?

‘Attestations’, shop closures and 7pm curfew – what changes in France this weekend?

‘Attestations’, shop closures and 7pm curfew – what changes in France this weekend?

Permission forms not needed for trips within 10km of home in lockdown areas, French government announces

Permission forms not needed for trips within 10km of home in lockdown areas, French government announces

Young French people ‘head to Madrid’ to avoid curfews and closures

Young French people ‘head to Madrid’ to avoid curfews and closures

‘Difficult weeks ahead’: The parts of France that risk weekend lockdowns

‘Difficult weeks ahead’: The parts of France that risk weekend lockdowns

The French towns and suburbs subject to new weekend lockdown

The French towns and suburbs subject to new weekend lockdown

‘Out of control’: Southern French city of Nice braces for new Covid curbs

‘Out of control’: Southern French city of Nice braces for new Covid curbs

Reader question: Can I travel between Spain and the UK via France?
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Reader question: Can I travel between Spain and the UK via France?

ANALYSIS: Was Macron’s surprise lockdown decision due to fear of Le Pen in the polls?

ANALYSIS: Was Macron’s surprise lockdown decision due to fear of Le Pen in the polls?

French museums beg to reopen as blockbusters go unseen

French museums beg to reopen as blockbusters go unseen

France ramps up curfew controls as police carry out more than 600,000 checks

France ramps up curfew controls as police carry out more than 600,000 checks

France reaches one million mark for vaccinations as new lockdown looms

France reaches one million mark for vaccinations as new lockdown looms

French ‘have more sex while working from home’, poll claims

French ‘have more sex while working from home’, poll claims

Alarm in France after 2,500 mass for illegal rave

Alarm in France after 2,500 mass for illegal rave

France tightens coronavirus curfew in 15 départements

France tightens coronavirus curfew in 15 départements

France mulls third lockdown if Covid cases keep rising

France mulls third lockdown if Covid cases keep rising

‘Six adults around the table’: French PM recommends festive dinner limits

‘Six adults around the table’: French PM recommends festive dinner limits

French court orders government to loosen rules on religious ceremonies

French court orders government to loosen rules on religious ceremonies

VIDEO: What lockdown is like in a French chateau

VIDEO: What lockdown is like in a French chateau

France set to reopen stores for festive season as Covid-19 numbers drop

France set to reopen stores for festive season as Covid-19 numbers drop

France’s lockdown rules clarified after people fined for shopping in neighbouring town

France’s lockdown rules clarified after people fined for shopping in neighbouring town

French authors to pay bookshop fines for staying open despite coronavirus rules

French authors to pay bookshop fines for staying open despite coronavirus rules

Paris announces nighttime closures in new crackdown on bars

Paris announces nighttime closures in new crackdown on bars

Can you tick more than one box on the attestation during France’s second lockdown?

Can you tick more than one box on the attestation during France’s second lockdown?

Q&A: Answers to your questions about the rules of France’s second lockdown

Q&A: Answers to your questions about the rules of France’s second lockdown

‘Absolutely necessary’: France reluctantly begins another spell of strict lockdown

‘Absolutely necessary’: France reluctantly begins another spell of strict lockdown

What closes and what stays open during France’s second Covid-19 lockdown?

What closes and what stays open during France’s second Covid-19 lockdown?

UPDATE: What are the rules of France’s second coronavirus lockdown?

UPDATE: What are the rules of France’s second coronavirus lockdown?

Macron ‘set to announce new Covid-19 lockdown’ as France reports over 500 deaths

Macron ‘set to announce new Covid-19 lockdown’ as France reports over 500 deaths

Macron calls two emergency government meetings as Covid-19 cases rocket in France

Macron calls two emergency government meetings as Covid-19 cases rocket in France

French capital braces itself for tighter coronavirus restrictions

French capital braces itself for tighter coronavirus restrictions

WHO says Europe can fight virus without lockdowns

WHO says Europe can fight virus without lockdowns

France’s economy contracted by record 13.8 percent during lockown

France’s economy contracted by record 13.8 percent during lockown

Why French women are abandoning their bras

Why French women are abandoning their bras

EXPLAINED: What’s France’s plan if there’s a second wave of coronavirus?

EXPLAINED: What’s France’s plan if there’s a second wave of coronavirus?

France allows up to 5,000 fans to watch sport in stadiums

France allows up to 5,000 fans to watch sport in stadiums

Lockdowns and restrictions across Europe ‘averted 3 million deaths’

Lockdowns and restrictions across Europe ‘averted 3 million deaths’

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Mayor closes hiking trails in French Alps over crowding fears

France ‘enters new world’ as country emerges from strict lockdown

France ‘enters new world’ as country emerges from strict lockdown

Join The Local France on Facebook for a Live Q&A on France’s plan to end lockdown

Join The Local France on Facebook for a Live Q&A on France’s plan to end lockdown

Coronavirus: Over 10 million French workers placed on ‘partial unemployment’

Coronavirus: Over 10 million French workers placed on ‘partial unemployment’

French unions call for people to demonstrate on their balconies on May Day

French unions call for people to demonstrate on their balconies on May Day

Baguette-loving Germans go fishing at French border for their pastry fix during pandemic

Baguette-loving Germans go fishing at French border for their pastry fix during pandemic

French can break coronavirus lockdown to adopt pets

French can break coronavirus lockdown to adopt pets

France to release smartphone version of lockdown permission form

France to release smartphone version of lockdown permission form