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Charity food centre in Nice.
24/11/2014 - FRANCE

One million French people to receive charity meals

The charity food distribution centres "Les Restos du Coeur" have opened their door for their 30th winter season in France.
16/10/2014

French press review 16 October 2014

A survey finds many unemployed have given up looking for work. The right is up in arms over defence cuts. Sarkozy's overspending election campaign continues to excite interest.
African musicians launch project to combat food shortage
07/05/2014 - International report

African musicians launch project to combat food shortage

Millions of Africans face food crises every year.
World must cooperate on food policy
16/10/2013 - African news explained

World must cooperate on food policy

Today is international World Food Day. A report published by Action Against Hunger calls on countries to increase the quality of food production, not only the quantity.
Syrian refugees occupying the walkway at Calais demand to see British PM David Cameron
04/10/2013 - France - Syria - UK

British police arrive in Calais as Syrians demand right to go to UK

A delegation of three British police officers has arrived in the French Channel port of Calais, where dozens of Syrian refugees have blockaded a walkway, demanding to be allowed into the UK.

G8 Summit: protesters point to hunger in Africa
15/06/2013 - African news explained

G8 Summit: protesters point to hunger in Africa

In Northern Ireland heads of state of the world's eight biggest economies are meeting in Enniskillen today to discuss major security and economic issues.
Eating insects to help fight hunger and malnutrition
19/05/2013 - African news explained

Eating insects to help fight hunger and malnutrition

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says eating insects could help fight hunger and malnutrition around the world.
24/04/2013 - Report: Palestinian territories

Palestinian prisoner ends long-term hunger strike

A Palestinian held in Israeli prison who had been on a partial hunger strike has agreed to begin eating again following an agreement to release him in eight months' time.
Guantanamo prisoners' hunger strike hits two months
15/04/2013 - World news explained

Guantanamo prisoners' hunger strike hits two months

One of the longest prisoner hunger strikes continues at the US's prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
15/10/2012

French press review 15 October 2012

A gloomy assessment of the state of France and a look at the relationship between the French president and his prime minister can be found in today's papers.

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