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Wednesday 13th November

'Almost half of French students have to get jobs while they study'

'Almost half of French students have to get jobs while they study'

Increased grants, requisitioning homes and an end to students having to get part time jobs while they study - these are some of the demands of the students who have taken to the streets of France to protest at their living conditions.

Tuesday 12th November

French police close beaches in south west France after 1,000kg of cocaine washes ashore

French police close beaches in south west France after 1,000kg of cocaine washes ashore

Authorities have closed beaches in south west France as packages of cocaine continue to mysteriously wash up along the country's Atlantic coast, with more than 1,000 kilograms discovered since mid-October.

Monday 11th November

Earthquake shakes homes in south-eastern France

Earthquake shakes homes in south-eastern France

Scientists warned there might be an aftershock.

Sunday 10th November

French director may sue over new rape claim

French director may sue over new rape claim

Roman Polanski may sue the French newspaper that published accusations he raped a former actress in the 1970s, his lawyer said on Sunday.

Saturday 09th November

French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims

French bishops vote to give payouts to sex abuse victims

French bishops on Saturday approved a programme of payouts to victims of sex abuse by priests -- but survivors have already objected that the Church has not gone far enough in admitting responsibility.

Friday 08th November

Airline ground crew to join mass strike action in France in December

Airline ground crew to join mass strike action in France in December

Air France ground crew will be joining other transport unions in nationwide strike action in France in December, as unions called for 'the blocking of all transport'.

Thursday 07th November

How certain bad habits threaten the health of the French nation

How certain bad habits threaten the health of the French nation

A global healthcare study has given France's health system a good report, but warned that too many French people are still smoking and drinking too much.