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Piglets in Poland - 90 per cent of young pigs die once they've caught PED
04/05/2014 - France - America - Japan

France bans American, Japanese pig imports over deadly diarrhoea

France has banned imports of live pigs and pig semen from the US, Canada, Mexico and Japan to prevent the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PED) which has killed millions of pigs and pushed ...
The police judiciaire headquarters at 36 Quai des Orfèvres, Paris
27/04/2014 - France

Two Paris police charged with rape of Canadian tourist

Two members of an elite French police unit have been charged with the rape of a Canadian tourist.
The headquarters of the Police judiciaire on the Ile de la Cité
26/04/2014 - France

Three Paris police accused of raping Canadian tourist

Three French police officers were remanded in custody on Saturday after allegedly sexually assaulting a Canadian tourist at a Paris police station.

Floods, gales, big freeze - blame the jet stream
17/02/2014 - World news explained

Floods, gales, big freeze - blame the jet stream

Volatile weather conditions in northern Europe, the United States and Canada have been worsened by what meteorologists call the jet stream, fuelled partly by the temperature differential between the ...
Allegations against the Nigerian police in relation with the anti-gay law
20/01/2014 - African news explained

Allegations against the Nigerian police in relation with the anti-gay law

Canada has cancelled a state visit by the Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan citing its disapproval of Nigeria's decision to enact a Same Sex Marriage Prohibition law last week.
10/01/2014

African press review 10 January 2014

The UK and Nigeria agree an exchange of prisoners. A Congolese designer has something interesting in her dictionaries. There's a new twist in the Ruto-ICC saga. The ANC rallies round Zuma.
19/12/2013 - RFI

Take a cook's tour of the world with RFI

RFI has published a cookbook that is a culinary trip around the world.
Richard Ford with his book Canada
06/11/2013 - France - US

US author Richard Ford wins France's Femina prize

US author Richard Ford has won France's prestigious Femina award for best foreign novel with his book Canada. Cameroonian author Leonora Miano won the best French novel section.

Canadian dream series part 5 - Ahmed Hussein
01/11/2013 - International report

Canadian dream series part 5 - Ahmed Hussein

Time now for the final part of our series looking at immigration in Canada, the Canadian Dream. Canada has one of the highest immigration rates per capita in the world.
Canadian dream series part 4 - Eliana Cuevas
31/10/2013 - International report

Canadian dream series part 4 - Eliana Cuevas

Some say Toronto is the most multicultural city in the world. The Canadian city is home to Eliana Cuevas from Venezuela.
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