Tag archive for ‘French’
By admin On Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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French fishermen temporarily barred from waters off Normandy coast as Brexit takes hold

French fishermen were among the first to feel the direct effects of Britain’s exit from the European Union, after discovering that they are temporarily barred from waters that were governed by a now-defunct More...

By admin On Saturday, February 1st, 2020
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WATCH: French police remove hundreds of migrants from Paris camp in early morning operation

More than 1,400 people were moved from an outdoor migrant camp in northern Paris and relocated to temporary accommodation amid a government clampdown on illegal migration. The operation in the city’s 19th More...

By admin On Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Macron’s Brexit blues: Britain quitting EU is ‘historical alarm signal’, says French leader on ‘sad day’ of UK withdrawal

In a televised address to mark Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, French President Emmanuel Macron branded Brexit a “historic alarm signal” which should “spur” deep EU reform to build a powerful and efficient More...

By admin On Monday, January 27th, 2020
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‘I’m not worried’: French coronavirus patient speaks out as death toll & global concerns continue to rise

A French national of Chinese origin, who has contracted the deadly virus and is hospitalized in Bordeaux, says he is “not worried” about his affliction. The total number of infections has surpassed 2,000 while More...

By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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What next for the French strikers?

The mass movement in France is impressive and has made enormous gains but the battle against Macron’s Thatcherite reforms needs a second wind, reports John Mullen Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Four employees of French Christian NGO missing in Baghdad

Four employees of French Christian NGO missing in Baghdad SOS Chretiens d’Orient has been criticised for its links to France’s far right, and its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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#MeToo setback: French court finds assault accuser guilty of defamation

French author Ariane Fornia has been found guilty of defamation, after a former government minister challenged her claim of sexual assault. The verdict is another blow for the #MeToo movement in France. A Paris More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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‘Respect the rules’: French President Macron snaps at Israeli police in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

French President Emmanuel Macron gave Israeli police officers a tongue-lashing in Jerusalem, after the cops entered the French Church of St. Anne in the city’s old quarter. Footage shared on social media captured More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Louvre museum CLOSED as French pension-reform protesters block entrances (VIDEOS)

Tourists hoping to see some of the most famous works of art in the world had their plans upset on Friday as the pension-reform protests that have swept across France sprang up outside the Louvre museum in Paris. Dozens More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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French forensic officers throw ‘bloody’ overalls in front of interior ministry, as strike continues

Striking forensic officers in Paris have thrown overalls daubed in fake blood in front of the interior ministry. The grizzly protest comes amid mass opposition to French President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial More...