Haute-Savoie

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French prime minister Jean Castex announcing the new Covid-19 restrictions.  “We’ve reached a sort of plateau,” he said. Photograph: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images

France will enforce an 8pm-6am curfew starting next Tuesday, December 15th, including on New Year’s Eve. An exception will be made for Christmas Eve o(...)

Passengers wearing protective face masks arrive at the Shanghai South railway station in Shanghai. Photograph:  Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images

China raised the death toll from the coronavirus epidemic to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the Sars epidemic in 2002 and 2003. (...)

Perriand loved beachcombing on the Normandy coast

She wore ball bearings as a necklace, always started at eye level when composing an interior, advised anyone who couldn’t afford artworks to look at n(...)

Marc Veyrat holding a Michelin guide in 2018, when La Maison des Bois was awarded the maximum three stars. Photograph: Jacques Demarthon/Getty Images

Knives are being sharpened in the elite world of French gastronomy after an acclaimed chef demanded that his restaurant, which recently lost one of it(...)

Resorts such as Aime La Plagne Club Med in France offers kids’ clubs and activities such as sledding to keep little ones amused. Photograph: Getty Images

Best for friends St Anton, Austria St Anton is famed for its snow conditions, off-piste, night skiing and its après scene. Skiing here can be challe(...)

“With a pint of green chartreuse ain’t nothin’ seems right You buy the Sunday paper on a Saturday night” S o growled Tom Waits in Til The Money R(...)

Drivers park to put on snow chains in the middle of a large traffic congestion in the Savoy region, France. A reported 15,000 drivers were stranded and had to be rescued during the night due to the heavy snowfall hitting the French Alps region. Photograph: Muscio Sylvain/EPA

Long queues of vehicles lined routes to French ski slopes for a second day on Sunday after snow, ice and heavy traffic forced some 15,000 people into (...)

New life in deepest France
  • Europe
  • August 12, 2014, 01:00

The Périgord-Dordogne region in southwest France is what the French term la France profonde, literally “deep France” – in other words, bucolic and str(...)

Irish climbers Colm Ennis and Peter Britton

Two Irish climbers have died in a fall on Mont Blanc mountain in France. Colm Ennis (37) from Waterford and Peter Britton (55) from Clonmel suffered (...)