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Child marriages in Zambia
01/02/2016 - International report

Child marriages in Zambia

Zambia has one of the highest incidences of child marriages in the world with some senior government officials declaring it a national crisis and calling for its criminalisation.
An artificial grotto on the Isle de Reuilly in the Bois de Vincennes
23/01/2016 - FRANCE

Paris court sentences Chinese childminder for killing baby's parents, cutting up bodies

A French court has sentenced a Chinese immigrant childminder to 20 years in prison for killing the parents of a bay who died in her charge, then cutting up their bodies and hiding the pieces in ...
A tribute to the avalanche victims at  Lycee Saint-Exupery school in Lyon, France,
15/01/2016 - France

Teacher faces manslaughter charges over French Alps avalanche deaths

A teacher who led a group of students onto a closed slope in the French Alps where an avalanche killed two of them is being investigated for manslaughter.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for  - GUIGNOL !
02/01/2016 - The Sound Kitchen

I scream, you scream, we all scream for - GUIGNOL !

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear about the traditional French puppet “Guignol”.
Pro-Hadi fighters in Taiz, November 2015
11/12/2015 - YEMEN

After civil war in Syria, Yemen is next: NGOs

The rights group Amnesty International says it has uncovered evidence that a Saudi-led coalition targeted schools during its bombing raids in Yemen in violation of international law.
Children light candles near the site of the attack at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris.
18/11/2015 - FRANCE

How to explain Paris attacks to children

Even though life appears to have gone back to normalcy, many people are still struggling to make sense of what happened.
Welcome new RFI Clubs!
07/11/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Welcome new RFI Clubs!

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the marine reserve in New Zealand.
Rescue workers at the scene of the crash and fire near Puissguin
23/10/2015 - FRANCE

Body of three-year-old found in French accident lorry's cab, death toll 43

The body of a three-year-old boy has been found in the burnt-out cab of the lorry involved in Friday's road crash in south-west France, bringing the death toll to 43.
Indonesia series, part 1
29/09/2015 - International report

Indonesia series, part 1

Indonesia has the third highest number of tobacco smokers in the world after India and China. Two men out of three in the country are smokers according to the Health ministry.
The Ventriloquists Convention.
22/09/2015 - Report: France

F-words and dirty talk as puppet theatre goes behind ventriloquists' scene

Leading stage director Gisèle Vienne’s latest show is on tour.