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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Rightists call for expulsion of migrants from French port city of Calais

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Calais Protest comes days after refugees tried to storm a ferry in a bid to reach their British 'Eldorado' Far-right calls for expulsion of Calais migrants Far-right groups have rallied against migrants in the northern French port of Calais, days after refugees tried to storm their way onto a ferry to England. Some protesters carried placards ...

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    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 ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    France shelves 'family diversity' law after protests by tens of thousands

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris 'Family diversity' law shelved after protests France's Socialist government has put off plans for a new family law after street demonstrations ... to denounce what they said was an attack on traditional family values. Organisers said half a million protesters turned out in Paris alone, though police put the number at about 100,000. ...

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    French protesters attack Francois Hollande in rallies for family values

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Thousands join rallies and accuse Hollande of weakening society with his gay-friendly policies French protesters back family values Tens of thousands of "pro- family" protesters have marched in Paris and Lyons against new laws easing abortion restrictions and legalising gay marriage, accusing French President Francois Hollande's ...

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    Horses join protest over tax rises in France

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

    ... The Guardian in Paris Horses join protest over tax rises Horses took to the streets of Paris in a protest about tax rises. Thousands of disgruntled horse and pony riders rode through ... aimed at reducing the country's public deficit to meet European Union demands. The country has been beset by protests in recent weeks by workers including teachers, ambulance staff, ...

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    Thousands join Paris protest against EU austerity

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Thousands join protest against EU austerity Tens of thousands of left-wing protesters took to the streets of Paris to denounce EU-driven austerity measures being pushed on member states, a day after similar protests in Spain and Portugal. Chanting "Resistance!", protesters marched through central Paris on Sunday in a rally organisers said ...

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    Minister jostled on visit to northern French city of Amiens after riots

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Amiens, France Vow to maintain order after buildings torched and police bombarded as tensions boil over in Amiens Minister jostled by angry crowd on riot city visit Youths jeered and jostled the French interior minister yesterday in the norther ...

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    French village up in arms over D-Day 'snub' by Prince Charles

    Posted May 21st 2014, 01:21am by AFP

    ... Paz is so outraged by the perceived snub that he plans to travel to London today to deliver a letter of protest to Clarence House, the prince's London residence. "We have been ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Louvre staff return after walkout in protest at pickpocket invasion

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Tourists wait in vain outside famed museum as workers' anger over criminal gangs closes doors Louvre staff walk out over invasion of pickpockets Uniformed police yesterday patrolled the Louvre museum in Paris as it reopened its doors following a walkout by staff in protest at gangs of violent pickpockets targeting visitors. Around 20 police ...

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    Paris anti-abortion rally attracts thousands before parliament debate

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Anti-abortion rally attracts thousands Thousands of people protested against abortion in France in a Paris rally on the eve of a parliamentary debate on a bill that would make termination of pregnancy easier. Organisers including religious groups, anti-gay activists and associations for handicapped children, claimed 40,000 people took part ...




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