Paris authorities to shut down bird market over cruelty concerns

Paris authorities to shut down bird market over cruelty concerns

The Paris city council on Wednesday agreed to shut down a live bird market operating in the historic centre close to Notre Dame cathedral, responding to rights activists who called it a cruel and archaic operation.

VIDEO: The shocking images of the French cows with surgical stomach ‘portholes’

VIDEO: The shocking images of the French cows with surgical stomach ‘portholes’

French police warn of jail terms for people who abandon their pets

French police warn of jail terms for people who abandon their pets

White tiger seized at house in southeast France

White tiger seized at house in southeast France

VIDEO: See how you can help the four rescued French lion cubs

VIDEO: See how you can help the four rescued French lion cubs

French woman in hot water for turning rescue pig into paté

French woman in hot water for turning rescue pig into paté

French pensioner found dead, leg eaten by dog

French pensioner found dead, leg eaten by dog

Frenchwoman finds boa constrictor in living room

Frenchwoman finds boa constrictor in living room

France to return 150 tortoises to Madagascar

France to return 150 tortoises to Madagascar

France scales down hunt for mystery cat

France scales down hunt for mystery cat

Big cat on the loose is ‘not a tiger’: authorities

Big cat on the loose is ‘not a tiger’: authorities

Search resumes for escaped ‘tiger’ near Paris

Search resumes for escaped ‘tiger’ near Paris

French chef held for ‘killing and eating’ dogs

French chef held for ‘killing and eating’ dogs

Mystery boa constrictors terrorize French town

Mystery boa constrictors terrorize French town

Dozens of dogs die in animal rescue truck

Dozens of dogs die in animal rescue truck

French MP proposes puppy custody law

French MP proposes puppy custody law

Pets to no longer be seen as just ‘chairs’ in France

Pets to no longer be seen as just ‘chairs’ in France

Town Hall peacock drives couple into therapy

Town Hall peacock drives couple into therapy

‘Carnage’ in French barn leaves 24 sheep dead

‘Carnage’ in French barn leaves 24 sheep dead

Rudolph arrives early in one sleepy French town

Rudolph arrives early in one sleepy French town

Museum thief hacks off Louis XIV elephant tusk

Museum thief hacks off Louis XIV elephant tusk

‘Black panther’ sighting sparks alert in France

‘Black panther’ sighting sparks alert in France

Serial cow killers baffle French farmers

Serial cow killers baffle French farmers

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Rescued train swan gets new life at Versailles

Four-legged Christians bleat over church closure

Four-legged Christians bleat over church closure

Kitten saved from wall of Avignon court

Kitten saved from wall of Avignon court

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Lion cub escapes from tamer’s home

Skippy the French kangaroo woos village

Skippy the French kangaroo woos village

Fish allowed to ‘come and go as they please’

Fish allowed to ‘come and go as they please’

Black panther mystery in Provence

Black panther mystery in Provence

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Rampaging camel causes Christmas market chaos

Crazy crow harasses French cleaning lady

Crazy crow harasses French cleaning lady

Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow

Brigitte Bardot supports renegade cow

Rhinoceros head stolen from French museum

Rhinoceros head stolen from French museum

Asian hornet kills second French victim

Asian hornet kills second French victim

Mini-zoo uncovered after wolfdog bites

Mini-zoo uncovered after wolfdog bites

France panda loan foiled by Greek crisis

France panda loan foiled by Greek crisis

Rhino horn thieves gas Paris museum guards

Rhino horn thieves gas Paris museum guards

Fox steals 38 boules balls

Fox steals 38 boules balls

France to ban Swiss pesticide as bee threat

France to ban Swiss pesticide as bee threat

Escaped camels cause motorway chaos

Escaped camels cause motorway chaos

Drunken deer forces driver off the road

Drunken deer forces driver off the road