Pfizer boss to face UK lawmakers over Astrazeneca bidThe Chief Executive of US pharmaceutical firm Pfizer, Ian Read, faces a grilling by British politicians this Tuesday over his company’s bid for rival Astrazeneca. Pfizer has made t...
How technology helps the fight against wildlife crimeFighting wildlife crime, the high-tech way. This week, #TECH24 explains what the Wildlife Crime Technology Project is all about. Plus: a selection of apps to help you take care of...
Royal decree on low-cut topsFrance's new Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal is said to have introduced a ban on low-cut tops in her ministry, much to the amusement of social media users. Royal denies the cl...
The Great War's unsung four-legged heroesThe Great War has always been traced from the point of view of humans. With his book "Animals of the Trenches", Eric Baratay gives us the experiences of "soldiers on...
France In Focus
France in Focus
Politics: New PM Manuel Valls outlines prioritiesThis week, France's new prime minister makes a passionate maiden speech, promising to turn the struggling economy around. Also, an Amnesty International report singles out Fra...
In pictures: Public flocks back to Paris Zoo after six-year breakThe Paris Zoological Park, the French capital's largest zoo, has re-opened its doors to the public following a six year closure and major renovations.
UKRAINE - RUSSIA
Will ‘seized’ Ukrainian combat dolphins switch allegiance to Russia?The Russian military seizure of Ukrainian military assets in Crimea took an unusual turn this week with reports of Moscow’s takeover of a secret combat dolphins programme.
Denmark: Religious practices under fire?In the debate pitting animal rights against religious freedom, Denmark has made up its mind. Animals must now be stunned before they are killed, as this is considered more humane....
Delving into the whacky world of Wes AndersonWes Anderson has finally done it. He’s created his own country for his latest film "The Grand Budapest Hotel". On today’s cinema special we take you on a journey into the...
Animals remain 'objects' for France’s HollandeFrench President François Hollande has ruled out changing the legal status of farm animals, following calls by a group of prominent French intellectuals who want them recognised by...
Nigerian Central Bank chief suspendedAn outspoken critic of Nigeria's institutional corruption, Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi has been suspended. He speaks to Georja Calvin-Smith about his concerns about th...
Video: Taliban parade dog ‘snatched from US forces'The Taliban have displayed what they say is a US army dog on its Al-Emara network (see video below).