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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Crackdown on private resorts on French Riviera angers owners

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

    ... there is no such thing as a private beach, and the public must have unfettered access to the sea. However, the state has allowed exceptions for temporary beach installations. The confrontation is the latest ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Prime Minister Manuel Valls: the Socialist former 'top cop' admired by France's right

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Manuel Valls has consistently topped polls as nation's favourite politician New French PM popular for hard line on crime France's new Prime Minister Manuel Valls is the most popular Socialist politician in the country, or at least he is with almost everyone except a sizeable chunk of his own party. As approval ratings plummeted for the rest ...

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    Far-right National Front makes gains in French municipal elections

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... vote share in the first round of 2008 polls. Applauding what she said was "an exceptional vintage for the FN", Marine Le Pen, head of the anti-immigration and anti-EU party, said ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris anti-abortion rally attracts thousands before parliament debate

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... to draft a bill that would ban abortions except in cases of rape or threat to the mother's health. France's left-wing-dominated parliament was yesterday due to start debating a bill ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Horses join protest over tax rises in France

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... that has the backing of the European court of justice. Serge Lecomte, president of the Federation Francaise d'Equitation, told journalists: "The situation is exceptional. The whole sector ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Hollande most unpopular French president on record

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:06am by Reuters in Paris

    ... traditionally represents his party in the next election and in past decades most, with the exception of Sarkozy, won a second mandate. ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Record cocaine haul seized on Air France plane

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... had been seized in France since the start of the year. "Such a seizure, in such circumstances, is exceptional," French police commander Mohamed Douhane said. "Now an inquiry... ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Marseilles gang murders spark crisis talks after death of soccer boss' son

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... This year's death toll has not yet matched that of 2012, an exceptionally high total of 24 gang killings in the Bouches-du-Rhone area including Marseilles, but the methods have alarmed authorities. ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Man held for sawing off tusk of elephant skeleton at Paris museum

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the 19th century. The international trade in elephant ivory, with rare exceptions, has been outlawed since 1989 after elephant populations in Africa dropped from millions in the mid-20th century ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Plan for French universities to teach in English sparks a war of words

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Until now, teaching and lecturing in a foreign language at French universities has been banned by law, except in the case of language courses or visiting professors. The 1994 law was intended ...




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