French Air and Space Force receives final batch of P4 VIPAIR vehicles

On October. 15, 2020, French armored vehicle manufacturers Arquus has announced that it delivered the last P4 VIPAIR vehicle to the French Air and Space Force, in accordance with the contractual commitments. Initiated in 2016, the VIPAIR program aimed at transforming a batch of 19 P4 ASPIC vehicles of the French Air and Space Force into P4 VIPAIR (Véhicule d’Intervention et de Projection Air...

French ex-PM Fillon and wife guilty in ‘fake jobs’ scandal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The couple wore anti-virus masks in court on Monday Ex-French Prime Minister François Fillon and his Welsh wife Penelope have been found guilty over a "fake jobs" scandal.He was accused of paying his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she allegedly never did when employed as his assistant.The scandal torpedoed Fillon's 2017 bid to become...

French doctor quarantined with family says his kids will tire him out before the virus does

TORONTO -- On his ninth day of self-quarantine at home with his family, all of whom tested positive for COVID-19, a French doctor says it will be his four young children who tire him out before the virus does. “We have to keep them entertained with games, with the work of school and stuff like that,” Dr. Jonathan Peterschmitt told CTV News Channel on Wednesday. “It’s important to change...

Live Updates: French Protests Show Deep Anger Over Macron’s Pension Plans

Protests expected to paralyze Paris and other cities.Large protests are expected in France on Tuesday, particularly in Paris but also in other cities, as people once again take to the streets to reject President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the country’s pension system.The demonstrations come amid continuing strikes, which for the past six days have paralyzed part of the country’s...