G7 Summit

G7 Summit - Anti-globalisation and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is growing. At a "counter-G7" summit 50 NGOs are meeting to protest at economic and climate policies pursued by the world's leading industrial countries and to promote alternatives. This weekend thousands of anti-riot police will block access to Biarritz as authorities fear a repeat of the looting, rioting and car-torching in Paris mid-December last year, when the French capital saw the worst urban violence since the May 1968 student protests.

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Missing person

A missing person alert has been launched by the national police following the disturbing disappearance of 16-year-old Anisse Sefiouna in Nice... Missing person Read More

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EDF nuclear plant

France’s electricity board EDF has today announced that the nuclear plant in Cruas in the Ardèche which had been closed following an earthquake that h... EDF nuclear plant Read More

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Weather warning extended to 11 departments

Eleven departments have been placed on an orange weather alert in the south east of France including the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Var and the Vaucluse du... Weather warning extended to 11 departments Read More

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Mayor praised by local residents

The mayor of the Cannet des Maures in the Var has won praise from local residents after successfully eradicating a dumping ground in the commune. ... Mayor praised by local residents Read More

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Strike action by hospital staff

Hospital staff have called for strike action today in protest at poor working conditions, lack of resources and low wages. Demonstrations are planned ... Strike action by hospital staff Read More

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