Apple Execs Face Jail In France After Lawsuit Over Slowing Down iPhones

By Rory Mulholland, Thelocal.fr -

A French activist group has launched a criminal lawsuit against Apple over its policy of slowing down older iPhones in a case that could see the tech giant 's executives jailed and cost it five [...]

Two French Dams To Be Demolished By 2018

By Sam Morgan, earthfirstjournal.org -

By Sam Morgan for Earth First Newswire - Two large dams on a river in northern France will be demolished after the French government finally signed off on a long-gestating plan to free up the [...]

Tens Of Thousands March In France Against Anti-Worker Reforms

By Jake Johnson, www.commondreams.org -

By Jake Johnson for Common Dream - Led by the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), France's second largest trade union, demonstrators flooded Paris and other major cities chanting: "Macron [...]

U.S., UK And France Denounce Nuclear Ban Treaty

By David Krieger, www.counterpunch.org -

By David Krieger for Counter Punch - The U.S., UK and France have never shown enthusiasm for banning and eliminating nuclear weapons. It is not surprising, therefore, that they did not [...]

France Will ‘Ban All Petrol And Diesel Vehicles By 2040’

By Chloe Farand, www.independent.co.uk -

By Chloe Farand for Independent - France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country's new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he [...]

‘We’ve Made History’: Ireland Joins France, Germany And Bulgaria In Banning Fracking​

By Lorraine Chow, www.ecowatch.com -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - McLoughlin also issued a statement that mentioned the impact of fracking in the U.S.: This law will mean communities in the West and North West of Ireland will be [...]

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

By Liam S. Whittaker, www.csglobe.com -

By Liam S. Whittaker for CS Globe - A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partially covered in either plants or [...]

Could Proportional Representation Save French And American Democracies?

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata, www.truthdig.com -

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata for Truth Dig - The alternative is called proportional representation (PR). Under a PR system, the electorate casts its votes nationwide for whatever political party they [...]

France Bans Pesticides In Public Green Spaces

By Staff, www.ap.org -

By Staff for Associated Press. Pesticides will be banned in all public green spaces from Sunday while non-professional gardeners will no longer be able to buy pesticides over the counter. The [...]

Trumpism: Anger Going Viral

By Padraig Reidy, billmoyers.com -

By Padraig Reidy for Bill Moyers Journal. It is difficult to argue against people who are sincere but not necessarily serious, and whose aims seem to lie entirely in the gesture — the great big [...]

French News Channel’s Journalists On Strike For Editorial Independence

By Staff, www.rsf.org -

By Staff of RSF - France’s political leaders and the agency that is supposed to guarantee the freedom of its broadcast media seem unable to respond to the deepening conflict between Vincent [...]

Young French Immigrants Begin Solidarity Chain To Feed Refugees

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff for Tele Sur - “We also are children of immigrants, we grew up in poverty, the principle of sharing is part of who we are,” said Souleymane. A video inviting young residents of Paris' [...]

France And The Struggle Over Labour Reforms

By Maxime Benatouil, www.socialistproject.ca -

By Maxime Benatouil for The Bullet - The so-called Labour Law, passed en force by the French government on 20 July, is the most serious attack against the “Code du Travail,” already undermined [...]

French Police Fire Tear Gas At Labor Reform Protesters

By Brian Love, www.reuters.com -

By Brian Love for Reuters - Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters marching on Thursday in France against labor reforms in what unions say will likely be the last [...]

In France, Black Lives Matter Has Become A Rallying Cry

By Nabeela Zahir, wwwaljazeera.com -

By Nabeela Zahir for Aljazeera - Paris, France - Young protesters gathered for a demonstration at Gare Du Nord in the heart of Paris. Amid a heavy police presence, they defiantly chanted "Black [...]