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Bangladeshi textile workers demand compensation for victims of the Rana Plaza disaster on a May Day march in Dhaka
16/10/2014 - France - Asia

French campaigners tackle clothing brands on foreign suppliers’ wages

A French labour-rights alliance has launched a campaign to force top clothing brands to ensure their suppliers are paying their workers a fair wage.
Loving civil disobedience
11/10/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

Loving civil disobedience

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the founder of Occupy Central with Peace and Love.
An engraved Gillardeau oyster
10/10/2014 - France

Gillardeau oyster farm to laser-engrave shells to fight counterfeiters

A French oyster farm is to engrave its logo on its oysters’ shells in an attempt to smash a market in counterfeits.
02/10/2014

French press review 02 ctober 2014

France's Catholic daily looks back on a long career. The 2015 budget gets a mixed reception. Hong Kong's protests are analysed.
30/09/2014

French press review 30 September 2014

This morning's front pages are a strange mix. There’s concern on how social security cuts will affect families. Parents are anxious about their kids’ homework.
25/09/2014

African press review 25 September 2014

There's confusion in Nigeria over the alleged death of Boko Haram's leader, although its now clear that the missing schoolgirls have not been freed.
24/09/2014

African press review 24 September 2014

Zimbabwe's finance minister wants to cut the public-sector wage bill. SA papers have their eyes on China and the Middle East. Egypt's president is to meet Barack Obama for the first time.
Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
10/07/2014 - France - Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan delegation visits France to discuss gas pipeline

An official delegation from Turkmenistan was to visit France on Friday to discuss economic ties, notably the construction of a pipeline to transport gas from the central Asian country to ...
A French winery
25/06/2014 - France - China

Chinese government funds misused to buy French vineyards

Corrupt Chinese businessmen have diverted government grants to buy French vineyards, a report by China’s national auditors revealed on Wednesday.
24/06/2014

French press review 24 June 2014

The upcoming budget vote and the government's handling of industrial disputes are among the key subjects this morning - but first to Ireland ..

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