President Nicolas Sarkozy has arrived in Washington for a long awaited visit with his US counterpart. And halal foods are becoming a booming market in France.
It’s been a long awaited visit : French Nicolas Sarkozy has arrived in
Actually rather unusual, since the Figaro is a right-leaning newspaper and generally supports the French President.
The paper, for instance, compares the way the two to business. Obama generally stepping back and letting his teams get to work. Until that opportune moment, when he steps in and makes an appearance.
Nicolas Sarkozy is the complete opposite of that. He seems to be everywhere at all times, in charge of every project, etc. So, the Figaro says, that might make this new friendship difficult. Because you can be friends on a personal level and not on a professional.
But, it is still the first time a presidential couple has been invited to a private dinner with the President. So Carla Bruni and Nicolas Sarkozy will be getting some alone time with the
We talked about it a few months ago, when fast food chain QUICK put halal burgers on their menu.
Many said it was to “please” Muslims, but the PARISIEN says, it’s actually a huge market. In
Halal basically means, that an animal was killed by the rules of the Koran. For instance, it should be facing
So now lots of restaurants are jumping on the occasion, putting halal meals on their menus, like replacing pork or bacon by chicken and turkey, which is halal.
On Corsica , there is a prison unlike others in
It’s a highly selective prison, almost like the VIP version. Because to be send there, the prisoner has to show an understanding as to why he or she is serving time, as well as not be a flight risk.
This kind of prison exists in other European countries, but it is the only one in
Authorities say, this type of establishment lets inmates look to and prepare for the future, and are hoping to build additional, similar models in the country. They hope to put 10 percent of inmates in such prisons.
After the regional election here in