Published on Aug 22, 2013
After being banned in French schools, religious symbols could now be banned in universities. France’s High Council for Integration is calling for students to remove their headscarves, skullcaps and crucifixes in a bid to reduce tensions that some say are compromising the country’s secular values. The Muslim community has seen the proposals as an attack on their religious freedom.
Published on Sep 13, 2012 by itnnews
Eligible bachelors in quirky costumes are packed into Barbie-style boxes while women peruse in their hunt for love. Report by Matt Blake.
Published on Aug 6, 2012 by VOAvideo
Not so long ago, Americans and Japanese tourists were the big spenders in France. No longer. During these summer months, France’s tourism industry is courting new clients with major purchasing power: Chinese. VOA’s Lisa Bryant reports that now the French are heading back to the classroom… to learn Chinese.
A chapter of colonial history is slowly drawing to a close in Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot, where the last of the French citizens repatriated during the Indochina War still live.The first of the repatriated citizens originally from Vietnam arrived in the town of Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot in southwestern France in April 1956. Some were former parachutists; others were the widows of French officers, and their children. Today they are between 80 and 90 years old. For a long time, they lived in dilapidated barracks without indoor plumbing. Only in recent years has an effort been made to build new housing. But the residents of the makeshift repatriate camp never complained publically about their deplorable living conditions in France.
This battle was essentially a fight between the Axis Powers and the Allied forces. In Part 3 of our series on WWII, http://www.WatchMojo.com finds out who was fighting whom during the Second World War.
French farmers on Thursday staged a protest in Paris, calling on the government to introduce protectionist measures against cheaper imports.
Fruit growers set out their stalls on the capital’s Place de la Bastille to sell their products at cut prices.
They say big supermarkets are destroying their livelihoods by buying non-French produce.
Raymond Girardi, secretary-general of the MODEF trade union, said the government should introduce a social tax on imports “to balance the price of imported products with the price of ours.”
Lonely graffiti penis searches for a partner. All are unwilling until he finds some protection…
Markets Paris to Australians.
“The 1961 Christmas collection”. With soaps, talc, beauty and hand lotion. Australian 1961 60sec TV ad by Avondale Studios (PN532) for George Patterson (TSL-71). “Each new pack glittering in gold, and pink and black”.