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WikiLeaks founder pens open letter to Francois Hollande

WikiLeaks founder pens open letter to Francois Hollande
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks website where leaked secret documents were published, asked France for asylum in an open letter to president of France, Francois Hollande. He received an answer from Hollande’s office promptly saying that it would not be able to comply with his request. The 44-year old Julian Assange was granted political asylum by Ecuador in 2012 for revealing secret information, most notably a series of US military and diplomatic files provided by former US soldier ... ...

The things to do in June in France

The things to do in June in France
Summer is the time for a wide array of opportunities and festivities in France. In June 6th The Festival of Hot Air Ballooning Festival (L'Art de ... ...

The Riviera seagull

The Riviera seagull
Tourists visiting France are told to look-out for pickpockets but warnings may soon have to be issued to alert them to the "beak-pockets" on the ... ...

Pushing out migrants from tent camp

Pushing out migrants from tent camp
In Paris police started evacuating hundreds of migrants from a tent camp near a major train station and tourist area – a patch of increasingly crowded pavement that has become a symbol of Europe’s struggle in facing a surge of migrants. The migrants, mostly from East Africa, took agonizing journeys to arrive in the French capital but now find themselves in legal limbo, with no job and apartment opportunities.  They have been living near the Eurostar train tracks to Britain, below an elevated ... ...

No more skinny models in France

No more skinny models in France
Paris is one of the most elegant cities on earth. France’s Parliament has moved to make it a crime to use anorexic models or encourage anorexia, as ... ...

Fake “magic cheese”

Fake “magic cheese”
A Frenchwoman went on trial for allegedly conning thousands of Chileans into buying a kit to make "magic cheese" they could sell back to French ... ...
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