French businesses welcome easing of lockdown
French businesses have welcomed Emmanuel Macron's announcement that non-essential shops will be able to re-open their doors on Saturday November 27, in time for the holiday shopping season.
Film show: Behind the scenes at a Paris film shoot under lockdown
Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the latest film news, including a report on location at a film shoot in Paris that's under strict sanitary restrictions and a review of the British film "Only You" that she says everyone will like.
English independent bookshops reach customers in new ways during lockdown
Considered non-essential businesses, independent bookshops across England plan new ways to reach their customers during lockdown, and utimately fight the online giant Amazon, with the help of the independant online platform Bookshops.org.
Milan prepares for second lockdown
Milan residents show cautious optimism as new restrictive measures to slow the pandemic are to be implemented by the end of the week.
French economy braces for second lockdown
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a second national lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Construction projects and factory activity will be allowed to continue, but restaurants and non-essential shops will close, and businesses are bracing for a difficult month. Also in the show: LCG's Jasper Lawler explains what's behind the stock market sell-off, and Boeing confirms it will cut thousands more jobs.
Coronavirus: France announces second lockdown
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced new lockdown measures for France. There were more than 36,000 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.
'I could go bankrupt': French businesses react to new lockdown
French business organisations have warned that a wave of bankruptcies may result from the second national lockdown, which begins on Friday. With all non-essential shops shut, many retailers will be closed for part of the key pre-Christmas trading period. Also today, French luxury giant LMVH's deal to buy the jeweller Tiffany is back on after the American company's board reduced the sale price for the firm's shares.
'Last party' for Dutch as new virus lockdown starts
Dutch revellers have a last night out before police arrive to enforce new rules to curb a surge in coronavirus infections in the Netherlands, with all restaurants and bars closing their doors for four weeks.