French flag in classrooms

French flag in classrooms - French MP’s have voted for an amendment which was presented by Eric Ciotti which would make it mandatory to have the French flag in all classrooms. The presence of the French and European flag and the words of the national anthem would concern all classes of all French schools, from nursery to high school. The debate surrounding this amendment has given rise to protests from left-wing politicians.

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Evening Update 19 June

A new allegation of abuse has been brought against a former parish priest in Nice. The accuser, who was an 11-year-old boy at the time, said the pries... Evening Update 19 June Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 19th June 2019

The French Prime minister Edouard Philippe has announced reforms to unemployment rights in France in a plan to save 3.4 billion euros.... French and Riviera News Wednesday 19th June 2019 Read More

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Evening Update 18 June

The government has announced major reforms to chômage unemployment payments. From November it will be necessary to have worked six ... ... Evening Update 18 June Read More

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Nice La Victorine

The Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has presented the new project planned for the cinema studio La Victorine in Nice.... Nice La Victorine  Read More

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French and Riviera News Tuesday 18th June 2019

A body has been found near the entrance to the A8 motorway at Villeneuve Loubet. Police made the discovery on Monday morning. ... French and Riviera News Tuesday 18th June 2019 Read More

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