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04/04/2014 - France

French far-right local councils to ban no-pork menus in schools

The 11 town councils won by France's Front National (FN) in last week's local elections are to refuse to serve no-pork menus in school canteens, party leader Marine Le Pen said on Friday.
09/01/2013 - France

Socialists make gay marriage compromise ahead of opponents' demonstration

French Socialist MPs have dropped an amendment legalising medically assisted procreation for same-sex couples in an attempt to undermine opposition to the gay marriage bill that is due to be ...
20/12/2012 - Mayan calendar prophesy

The world is going to end ... but not today

One good thing about denying that the end of the world is nigh is that, if you’re proved wrong, no-one’s going to tell you – unless you believe we have souls that sit around scoring ...
François Hollande met Jewish community leaders on Sunday, a day after a drive-by shooting at a synagogue and mass police raids on a group alleged to be behind an attack on a Kosher store
07/10/2012 - France

French synagogue targeted by drive-by shooting as President seeks to soothe interfaith tensions

A synagogue north of Paris has been targeted by a drive-by shooting on the same day as police carried out raids on an alleged radical Islamic terrorist cell said to be behind an attack on a Kosher ...
24/04/2011 - Israel - Palestinian Territories

Israeli minister's nephew killed by Palestinian police officer

An Israeli minister's nephew was killed and four other Israelis wounded on Sunday when a Palestinian police officer shot at them in the West Bank town of Nablus, the Israeli army said.