The Gauls used boomerangs 2,000 years ago, according to archaeologists who have found a wooden curved stick on a beach in the northern French town of Cotentin.
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.