Protests over 1,000-cow factory are intensifying in northern France where opponents from diverse background are now rallying.
The French parliament on Thursday backed a new agriculture bill which restricts the use of pesticides near schools but stops short of banning them in such areas completely.
Greenpeace activists from 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday. They broke into France's oldest nuclear plant at Fessemheim last March.
The French parliament has passed a new law banning the use of pesticides near schools and parks, retirement homes and hospitals.
The French parliament has passed a law relaxing the rules about farmers killing wolves in France.