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Paul McCarthy's Tree in front of the column celebrating Napoleon's victories on the Place Vendôme
19/10/2014 - France - United States

Paris’s ‘butt plug’ art work not to be reflated after sabotage attack

The American artist who placed an inflatable sculpture resembling a giant anal plug in a posh Paris square is not going to try again after saboteurs attacked it on Thusday night.
15/10/2014

French press review 15 October 2014

The pope is credited with a revolution in the Catholic church. The Germans may ride to the rescue of France's budget deficit.
Non-believers' church launched in Paris
03/10/2014 - On-the-spot France

Non-believers' church launched in Paris

Around 130 people attended their first Sunday Assembly last weekend, a celebration of life with singalongs, philosophy and moments of reflexion.
A Madagascar, deux journalistes du quotidien national Madagascar Matin sont sous mandat de dépôt, accusés de « diffamation » après la publication, il y a une dizaine de jours, d’un courrier des lecteurs dans lequel trois ministres sont accusés nommément de
30/09/2014 - France

French cartoonist acquitted over Pope paedophilia caricature

One of France's best-known cartoonists has been cleared of charges of inciting hatred and violence in a court case over a drawing depicting Pope Benedict XVI sodomising a child.

19/09/2014

African press review 19 September 2014

There are questions over the death toll after a Nigerian church collapsed and why the tragedy happened. Three men claim they were shopping for arms for Nigerian intelligence in SA.
The Femen protest in Notre-Dame Cathedral
10/09/2014 - France

Femen protesters let off by Paris court over Notre Dame topless protest

Nine members of the breast-baring feminist movement Femen have been declared not guilty of causing wilful damage to a bell in Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral

French MEP and former minister Nadine Morano.
19/08/2014 - France

Beach woman in muslim veil stirs debate in France

Politicians have joined a growing debate after a right-wing MEP posted a photo of a veiled woman on a French beach on social networks, accompanied by a commentary about sex equality.

Clean Break in Jamaica: part 2/5
19/08/2014 - International report

Clean Break in Jamaica: part 2/5

For the second part in our series Clean Break in Jamaica, RFI reports on a former criminal who turned evangelic pastor.

 

Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela on the rise
30/07/2014 - International report

Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela on the rise

Hundreds of thousands walk to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain every year. Mostly forgotten since the Middle Ages, the pilgrimage now draws more people than ever before.
The employees' lawyer, Olivier Morice
24/07/2014 - France

Scientologists accused of brainwashing French company’s employees

French prosecutors are investigating the Church of Scientology for alleged harassment of the employees of a company whose boss had joined the organisation.
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