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.
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.
Scientists warned there might be an aftershock.
Roman Polanski may sue the French newspaper that published accusations he raped a former actress in the 1970s, his lawyer said on Sunday.
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.
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'.
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.