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French press review 20 November 2014

Funding the army, poverty, and behind the scenes with the French president - all in today's papers ...

Childless Nigerians resort to 'baby factories'
15/10/2014 - International report

Childless Nigerians resort to 'baby factories'

Nigeria has an unusually high number of infertile couples, experts have found.
French President François Hollande
10/10/2014 - France

Budget cuts will not affect French autism programmes, Hollande

French president François Hollande has promised that cuts in government spending will not affect the budget allotted to autism.

French press review 09 October 2014

Family allowances, Islamic State and Ebola are all topics in today's French papers.

23/09/2014 - France

EU's Erasmus student exchange spawns one million babies

The EU student exchange programme Erasmus has led to the birth of one million babies, according to a study published Monday.
The teenager confessed he "decided" to kill young brother and sister
05/09/2014 - France

French teenager charged with murdering sister, trying to kill brother

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with killing his 11-year-old sister and trying to kill his eight-year-old brother in eastern France.
France considers teaching kids to code
01/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

France considers teaching kids to code

School starts this week in France, and some students may be offered a new kind of course: computer programming.
Clean Break in Jamaica: part 5/5
22/08/2014 - International report

Clean Break in Jamaica: part 5/5

For the fifth part in our series Clean Break in Jamaica, RFI meets Jamaican actress Claudette Pious with a calling to help underprivileged children.

Lawyer Richard Malka (L) with Baby Loup creche boss Natalia Baleato in 2010
26/06/2014 - France

French court backs firing of childcare worker for wearing Islamic headscarf

France's top court has upheld the decision of a childcare centre to fire an employee for wearing the Islamic headscarf, the hijab.
20/05/2014 - France

French anti-smacking law postponed amid opposition to family bill

A debate in the French parliament on outlawing smacking by parents was postponed on Monday, amid an already fractious climate surrounding family affairs.