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The incident is alleged to have taken place at the Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine

French police officers charged with gang-rape

Officers at the centre of a rape scandal in France are set to undergo DNA testing, it has been revealed. Two policemen are already facing charges after a Canadian tourist reported being attacked at the police headquarters on Quai des Orfèvres. About 100 officers and staff at Paris’s police headquarters on the Seine are to be DNA tested this week[Read More...]

Refugee’s crisis in Calais deepens

Refugee’s crisis in Calais deepens

The crisis in Calais appears to be getting worse. When questioned about the situation, a spokeswoman of Algerian origin said that it’s not the town councils responsibility. The people who have been given asylum are mainly from Sudan and a large number are still living in the makeshift shanty town known as the jungle. The spokeswomen for the mayor of[Read More...]

Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister

France finally turns Calais ‘jungle’ into a humanitarian refugee camp

Following Manuel Valls, the French Prime Minister’s visit to Calais, he announced that the EU pledges extra money to turn what is known as the jungle into a humanitarian camp for 1500 refugees in 2016. The change of heart has come after the EU granted France an extra €5 million to turn the manmade Shanty Town into a refugee camp.[Read More...]

France deploys 10,000 troops

France deploys 10,000 troops

Over 10,000 troops have been mobilised in France, following the reported shootings in the country. The French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that army troops will be deployed into the streets to secure “sensitive points”. The soldiers will be deployed to  protect Jewish sites, while the search for co-conspirators is still ongoing. Defence minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, said: “We[Read More...]

Will 2015 be a year of discontent for the French?

Will 2015 be a year of discontent for the French?

Currently in France there has been a huge increase in the number of people losing their jobs. The economy is not very stable at the moment. People are relying more and more on food banks. Accident and Emergency departments are currently on strike, while doctors have also joined the fight for their rights and refuse to work, including pharmacists. However[Read More...]