Electronic payments are a thing of the past

Electronic payments are a thing of the past

Today, businesses can no longer charge for electronic payments, whether by credit card, wire transfer or direct payment. The ban is also valid for small amounts and purchases on the internet. Until now, businesses could impute fees when a client paid with a bank card. The law stipulated, however, that these fees were not to exceed those that fell to the company due to the use of a payment instrument. In any event, this system belongs to the past. As a matter of fact, from now on, no fee for…

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A man is missing and 750 evacuated from campsites as the floods hit southern France

A man is missing and 750 evacuated from campsites as the floods hit southern France

Rescuers evacuated 750 people, including many children and tourists, from campsites in southern France after heavy rains swelled the rivers in the Garda region. One person is missing. A senior Gard official, Thierry Dousset, told the rolling news channel BFMTV that hundreds of people had been evacuated from five campsites. The TV channel reported that the missing person was a 70-year-old German man, a monitor at one campsite who was said to have been swept away inside his van. The Gard government said four German children were taken to hospital…

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