France to ban wild animals from travelling circuses, mink farms ‘gradually’

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France said Tuesday it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new dolphins

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Are Americans Getting Into France Through The U.K. Loophole?

Travel between France and the U.S. has been restricted for months, with only those Americans who have student visas, who are permanent residents or those traveling for “imperative family reasons” allowed into France. But The Local reported that some Americans are getting into France via a loophole and traveling

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People across South Africa rejoiced when the Presidency announced that borders would open for international travel after months of a strict lockdown. Since that announcement, many global airlines have started taking to the sky. France remains a popular tourist destination for South Africans thanks to the country’s diverse offering. 




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In September, Donnie Callaway–a collectible car restorer and Ferrari expert from Malibu–breezed into Paris and booked into the Ritz.

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Will new Paris restrictions affect travelling to France?

Reader question: With Paris being placed in the maximum alert zone and new restrictions being rolled out, has anything changed for people planning to visit France? 

Short answer: No. 

Paris and the surrounding departments of Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne are now in the maximum alert zone. This will mean that all bars will be closed, restaurants will have to comply with stricter sanitary measures, gyms and swimming pools will be

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‘Historic victory’: France to stop wild animals in travelling circuses

France will phase out the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and dolphins and orcas in marine park shows as part of a series of new measures to protect wild animals, the government said on Wednesday.

Barbara Pompili, France’s environment minister, said it was “time that our ancestral fascination with these animals no longer translates into situations where we favour their captivity over their well-being”.

She called it a

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France to ban wild animals in travelling circuses

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Elephants performing in a circus in France

France has said it will ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses as well as the keeping of dolphins and orcas in marine parks.

“It is time to open a new era in our relationship with these animals,” said Barbara Pompili, the French member of government who looks after wildlife.

Bears, tigers, lions, elephants and other wild animals would no

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France To Ban Use Of Wild Animals In Travelling Circuses And Marine Parks

France is set to ban the use of wild animals in circuses and animal parks as part of a gradual ban that will take effect over the coming years.

The French environment minister Barbara Pompili announced that it is time for the country to ‘open a new era’, without captive animals being used for entertainment.

On top of that, the French government will also ban the raising of mink on

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France to ban use of wild animals in travelling circuses, mink farming

The French government on September 29 announced that it will gradually end the use of wildlife in travelling circuses across the country. France’s environment minister Barbara Pompili on Tuesday said that the country with the new measures seeks to improve the welfare of captive animals in the country, adding “it is time to open a new era in our relationship with these animals.”

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France to ‘gradually’ ban wild animals from travelling circuses



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France said Tuesday it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new dolphins or

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France to ban mink farms and wild animals in travelling circuses

PARIS: France said on Tuesday (Sep 29) it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new

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Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) took a highly credible third place on stage 2 of the Tour de France behind stage winner and new yellow jersey Julian Alaphilippe and surprise package Marc Hirschi (Team Sunweb). 

The trio broke away from the peloton on the final climb of the Col des Quatre Chemins after Alaphilippe and Hirschi had initially broken away before being joined by Yates. The group worked together on the descent

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France and five other countries added to quarantine and ‘essential travel only’ lists

Published on Thursday, August 13, 2020

France has been added to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)’s list advising against non-essential travel and has been taken off the UK’s ‘travel corridor list’, meaning Brits returning from the country must quarantine for 14 days.

The quarantine comes into effect from 4am on  Saturday (not Sunday, as Transport Secretary Grant Shapps mistakenly told Sky News) and applies to England, Scotland, Wales and

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Free Tour de France live stream of the final weekend: watch the cycling online from anywhere

We’re into the final weekend and indeed the last two stages, so it’s time to find out how to watch a Tour de France live stream online today. Today’s the day you really want to tune in, as the final stage tomorrow is largely seen as a processional affair.

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