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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Foie gras producers in France pledge to rear birds in a more humane way

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... by animal-rights activists, French foie gras producers are admitting they may have gone too far. They have vowed changes to how ducks and geese are reared, and their livers fattened. They are also ... to improve production to be more competitive and maybe went too far," she said. Animal-rights activists have carried out a sustained campaign against foie gras- literally "fatty liver" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385212/foie-gras-producers-france-pledge-rear-birds-more-humane-way
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French court backs ending life support for man, 38, in vegetative state

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by AFP, Reuters

    ... that they had asked the European Court of Human Rights to issue an emergency ruling on the case should the French judges go against their will to keep their son as he is. The international rights court, ... explicitly permit euthanasia or assisted suicide- sometimes known as mercy killings. But France, where President Francois Hollande promised prior to his 2012 election to introduce new right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539980/french-court-backs-ending-life-support-man38-vegetative-state
  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN, AFP

    ... government. "In our country, the country of human rights and the right of law, there are things that are being organised... everything is being done to give an image of me that is not the truth. ... Sarkozy out to claim the ultimate victory To the French right, it was political persecution and a plot to undermine Nicolas Sarkozy's eventual return to power. To the left, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547461/defiant-nicolas-sarkozy-out-claim-ultimate-victory-despite-corruption
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French president calls on people to love their country amid economic gloom

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... in a televised interview, Hollande tried to persuade the country that his reforms were the right way forward despite opposition within his own ranks. "There is a sort of illness which is not serious ... hesitant, too vulnerable," Hollande pointed to a major reform plan being implemented as a step in the right direction. The so-called "responsibility pact" offers businesses €40 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554388/french-president-calls-people-love-their-country-amid-economic-gloom
  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:21pm by GDN

    ... environment. But the legislation, allowing no housing closer than 100 metres to the sea and ensuring the public right of way, is often breached. In Corsica, nationalists have taken matters ... offenders who have tried to build on the seafront. "The way we see it, personal rights are not above collective rights. The law should be respected. Illegal constructions which become permanent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550432/crackdown-private-resorts-french-riviera-angers-owners
  6. News - World - FRANCE

    The Little Prince theme park opens

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... The Saint-Exupery family granted the rights for the park, the latest in a string of Little Prince-themed projects with an opera and feature length film also in the works. The park in the town of Ungersheim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545752/little-prince-theme-park-opens
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    New Paris zoo aims to revolutionise the way humans look at wild animals

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris 'Bio-zones' makeover leave sit up to the animals if they want to be seen Paris zoo revamps way we look at animals Paris Zoo reopens its gates tomorrow after a six-year revamp to shed its image as a traditional city zoo and change how humans see wild animals. And it is the animals that will decide if they want to be seen. Swept away ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474159/new-paris-zoo-aims-revolutionise-way-humans-look-wild-animals
  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:24am by AFP

    ... of a web of inter-connected corruption scandals. The latest of these has seen him hit with charges including corruption and influence peddling. The decision to charge the right-wing leader came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1544742/french-court-places-ex-president-nicolas-sarkozy-under-formal-corruption
  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy says French justice twisted by politics in corruption probe

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:31pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... question of whether I give up or not is irrelevant... because one has a duty and not rights towards their country. I am concerned by the situation in France, the state of France and I know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545445/ex-president-sarkozy-says-french-justice-twisted-politics-corruption
  10. News - World - FRANCE

    French President Hollande calls brutal attack on Roma teen 'unjustifiable'

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... to the fore on Monday, sparking widespread condemnation among the public, rights groups and the country's leaders. In a statement issued by the presidency, Hollande asked "that everything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534924/french-president-hollande-calls-brutal-attack-roma-teen-unjustifiable

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