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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Retired couple walled in to own home in Brugairolles after dispute

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... they started the bricklaying," said John Dyson, who is in fragile health. "Then the whole village united on Monday" to protest against what the Dunlops had done, said Gach, 83, under ...

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    French primary school teacher stabbed to death in front of pupils

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by AFP

    ... Marie-Odile Gay, a member of the regional health and safety committee for the Education Ministry, said the mother thought the teacher had called her daughter a thief, and that misperception might have ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

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

    ... on compassionate grounds due to ill health. The charges against Sarkozy carry a maximum prison term of 10 years, but experts see custodial sentences in this case as unlikely. President Francois Hollande ...

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    French telecoms firm Orange ‘on alert’ over new wave of suicides

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... to the company's mental-health watchdog. Orange was formerly the state-owned France Telecom, which reported a similar wave of deaths between 2008 and 2009. The number of suicides so far this year is almost ... according to the firm's observatory for stress and forced mobility. On Wednesday, French Health Minister Marisol Touraine called the new deaths worrying. "The company has to take ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris limits drivers to alternate days in bid to solve pollution crisis

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by AFP

    ... to health, peak levels can be up to four to five times higher in Asian cities like Beijing," an EEA spokesman said. "Nevertheless, the levels of PM pollution encountered in the currently ... problems. The World Health Organisation has said finer particulates- known as PM2.5- are cancer-causing. Automobile associations criticised the restrictions as "stupid". "I am amazed ...

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    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 ... and it is estimated about one Frenchwoman in three undergoes the procedure in her lifetime. Since a year ago, abortions have been reimbursed under the state health system. ...

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    Reclusive woman in Brittany, France, believed living with corpse of mother

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AFP

    ... she died. The deceased woman was born in 1921. She lived alone with her daughter, aged 66, who appeared to be suffering from mental health problems. "Considering her mental state, [the ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    'Sorcerer's apprentice of breast implants', Jean-Claude Mas, jailed four years

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by The Guardian

    ... apprentice of implants' jailed The man who sparked a global health scare by selling faulty breast implants using cheap industrial silicone has been jailed for four years. Jean-Claude Mas, ... its fractured oversight system. National health agencies have given differing advice. While France and Venezuela offered to reimburse women who have their PIP implants removed, other countries ...

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    France fears more cases of deadly Sars-like virus

    Posted May 10th 2013, 08:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lille, France French health authorities said on Thursday they feared the country’s first case of a new Sars-like virus that has killed 18 people, mostly in Saudi ... in a hospital in the northern city of Douai, the health ministry said on Wednesday. “This is the first and only confirmed case in France to date,” it added. But on Thursday the health authorities ...

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    French care worker charged with fatal poisoning of retirees

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:42am by AFP

    ... Dietlind Baudoin, deputy prosecutor for the town of Chambery. Baudoin said the victims, all in their eighties, had "frailties linked to their age" but were in good health, and not nearing ...




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