Protests over 1,000-cow factory are intensifying in northern France where opponents from diverse background are now rallying.
A French farmers' union says it will block access to a controversial dairy superfarm thath has opened in the north of the country.
Green campaigners from 20 countries received two-month suspended sentences Thursday after launching a break-in at France's oldest nuclear plant last March.
Greenpeace activists from 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday. They broke into France's oldest nuclear plant at Fessemheim last March.
A French court on Monday blamed the French government for the decomposing toxic green algae covering beaches in Brittany.
Power cuts hit thousands of households as storms hit much of France on Saturday night. Hailstones and floods damaged homes, businesses and vehicles and boy scouts were struck by lighting.