French Olympian on sex abuse: ‘We want athletes and victims to speak out’

France’s sports minister on Friday announced the first of a raft of measures aimed at combating sex abuse in sport. FRANCE 24 asked Olympic sprinter Ayodelé Ikuesan what she thinks needs to be done to address the scourge. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more French Olympian on sex abuse: ‘We want athletes and victims to speak out’

How to do Mardi Gras like a New Orleans local | Where Locals Go

Out-of-towners are missing out if they only stick to well-known Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. The Krewe of Freret shows us how to experience the Carnival season like a local. Read more: https://wapo.st/38Mo5CA. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Modern justice in France: Trials and tribulations of a revamp

This week, we’re focusing on France’s justice system. We tell you more about a profession that’s up in arms. The government’s unpopular pension reform plan has led lawyers to go on a rare, nationwide strike. But the walk-out over pension reform is just the tip of a bigger iceberg. The government has been making its … Read more Modern justice in France: Trials and tribulations of a revamp

Agricool, the French farming start-up in suburban Paris

Agricool is a French farming start-up, located in a Paris suburb. Herbs and strawberries are among the produce grown using renewable energy sources in a tightly controlled environment to optimise cultivation. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Agricool, the French farming start-up in suburban Paris

Merkel, Macron seek Syria talks with Putin and Erdogan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron told Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Thursday they want to meet him and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan to defuse the crisis in Syria. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Merkel, Macron seek Syria talks with Putin and Erdogan

Macron bids for votes with pledge to fight French Islamic separatism

Paris will clamp down on imams from Muslim countries that arrive in France to push worshipers into violating the law, the country’s President Emmanuel Macron said, warning Turkey it can’t “feed separatism” on French soil. MORE: https://on.rt.com/abaj Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on … Read more Macron bids for votes with pledge to fight French Islamic separatism

EU students worried about fate of Erasmus program post -Brexit

As the UK works out its future relationship with the EU, many are worried about Brexit’s impact on European students. The UK is one of 33 countries which participates in the Erasmus exchange program, allowing 300,000 students to study abroad every year. But the future of Erasmus is now uncertain, and French students in particular … Read more EU students worried about fate of Erasmus program post -Brexit

Politics v. privacy: Do the French still care less than others about sex scandals?

France has traditionally taken pride in being somewhat of an exception when it comes to caring about the private lives of its politicians. This lax attitude has been called in question recently by the so-called Griveaux scandal. Benjamin Griveaux, a close ally of President Emmanuel Macron, pulled out of the Paris mayoral race following the release … Read more Politics v. privacy: Do the French still care less than others about sex scandals?

An alarming trend: Teenage prostitution booming in France

Earlier this month the French police dismantled a large prostitution network operating in the Paris region. Among the women being pimped out were many minors. This came as no surprise to authorities: teenage prostitution is booming, with an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 young women selling their bodies across the country. Our France 3 colleagues Laurence Nahon, … Read more An alarming trend: Teenage prostitution booming in France

Lebanon’s cash crisis: Is the country heading for a default?

Is Lebanon heading for a debt default? As a major payment deadline approaches, we look at the causes of the country’s financial crisis. Also, which countries are doing the most to help the globe’s richest citizens hide and launder money? We talk to John Christensen, co-founder of the Tax Justice Network, which has just released its … Read more Lebanon’s cash crisis: Is the country heading for a default?