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The makeshift migrant camp in Calais now has 120 shipping containers with 1500 beds.
24/01/2016 - Politique; Société/FRANCE

Calais port reopens after migrants escorted off ferry

The northern French port of Calais was shut for several hours on Saturday evening after dozens of migrants briefly boarded a ferry in an attempt to reach Britain.The boarding came after some 2,000 ...
Opponents of the project for the creation of the international airport Notre-Dame-des-Landes near Nantes demonstrate on the peripheral road of Nantes, western France, on January 9, 2015.
09/01/2016 - France

Opponents of controversial Nantes airport protest against expulsion

Opponents of the government's plans to build a new airport in the northwestern city of Nantes, demonstrated in their hundreds on Saturday, against legal proceedings to evict inhabitants from the ...
Media snubs Muslim anti-IS march through London
13/12/2015 - International media

Media snubs Muslim anti-IS march through London

When thousands of Muslims hit the streets of central London last Sunday to protest Islamic extremism, the mainstream media barely took notice.
Environmentalists hold hands as they form a human chain during a demonstration near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues near the French capital in Le Bourget, December 12, 2015.
12/12/2015 - France

Hollande's "historic" climate deal is hogwash, NGOs

Environmentalists are split on whether a new UN draft agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions will save the planet from climate change.
Demonstrators clash with CRS riot policemen near the Place de la Republique
29/11/2015 - FRANCE

Paris police arrest 100 in clashes after Cop21 climate change protest

Paris police fired teargas at demonstrators pelting them with bottles in protest at the ban on demonstrations following the 13 November attacks in the French capital on Sunday.
Shoes sent by people who would have marched in Paris on Sunday were laid out in the Place de la République
29/11/2015 - FRANCE

Human chain in Paris as worldwide rallies demand climate change action at Cop21

More than 2,000 demonstrations took place across the globe this weekend to press world leaders to reach an effective deal to limit global warming at the Cop21 climate change conference

A demonstation in Manila demands action against global warming on Saturday 28 November
28/11/2015 - FRANCE - Cop21

Cop21 pact 'within reach' but climate change marches banned in Paris

A world climate change pact is within reach, according to France's Laurent Fabius, who will chair the Cop21 conference that starts in Paris on Sunday.
Clashes erupted in several cities Thursday, killing one in Cote d'Ivoire
11/09/2015 - AFRICA

Fear of further clashes with upcoming elections in Cote d'Ivoire

At least one person has been killed in the first major outbreak of opposition-led violence which erupted in several towns, after the Constitutional Council released the official list of the 10 ...
A fine of 68 euros for throwing a cigarette butt on the street will soon be in force
08/09/2015 - France

French tobacconists protest at anti-smoking law

Tobacconists took to the streets of French cities on Tuesday to protest against the introduction of plain packaging on cigarettes packets.
Syrian refugee Ammar Kharboutli on Saturday's demonstration in Paris
06/09/2015 - FRANCE - European Union - Syria

Thousands stage pro-migrant rallies as French politicians debate Syria refugees

About 10,000 people staged pro-migrant rallies in towns across France on Saturday.