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Rabbits in crowded cages shown ahead of French MPs' animal rights vote
Rabbits in crowded cages shown ahead of French MPs' animal rights vote Animal rights activists have released images of rabbits kept in overcrowded cages at a farm in Brittany, in the hope of influencing French MPs who begin debating proposals to improve conditions for farm animals on Thursday.
Covid crisis drove poverty to highest level since WWII: French charity
Covid crisis drove poverty to highest level since WWII: French charity The French charity Secours Populaire has rung alarm bells with their new report which shows a huge increase in the number of people requiring fooda aid during the Covid-19 lockdown in levels not seen since the Second World War.
Social bubbles: Why does France have no Covid rules on private social events? Among the slew of new health measures announced by the French government to try and combat Covid-19 one was conspicuous by its absence - there was no limit on private social gatherings.
French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to UN tribunal
French court approves transfer of Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to UN tribunal France's top appeals court ruled Wednesday that alleged Rwandan genocide financier Félicien Kabuga should be transferred to a UN tribunal in Tanzania to stand trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. 

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Prints of Provence, fabrics on a marketstall

Prints of Provence: “Les Indiennes” colourful fabrics

in History and Traditions by Margo Lestz
How could a fabric that originated in India, was copied by Armenians and outlawed in France, become a symbol of Provence? The kaleidoscope of cotton fabrics that punctuate the Provençal markets today just seem to shout “southern France”. They are decorated with cicadas, olives and flowers in colours that reflect the local…
Mimosa ladies in a group

Mimosa Matters fundraising: past, present and future

in Community by Karen Hockney
Five years ago, Mimosa Matters started life as a conversation over coffee among a group of female expats who had all been touched by cancer and were keen to make a difference to the community they live in. Today, this association has raised almost a quarter of a million euros through a variety of innovative and fun events,…