FRANCE - UK
Calais struggles with flood of UK-bound migrantsFor years, the northern French city of Calais has been a transit point for some of the world's most desperate people: migrants from countries like Syria, Eritrea, Afghanistan...
In The Papers
IN THE FRENCH PAPERS
'Shipwreck'Le Figaro says French President François Hollande is sinking the French boat. The latest economic news is that deficit targets will not be met as agreed with eurozone partners. Lib...
HONDURAS - USA
Mothers and children leaving Honduras at all costsMore than 52,000 migrant children from Central America and Mexico are still stranded in the United States, waiting for their legal situation to be resolved before being repatriated...
Republicans block Obama's bid to hike minimum wageRaising the minimum wage remains a key point of contention in the US. President Obama wants to bring it up to $10.10. This might seem like a win-win situation: earn more, spend mor...
Paris ‘homeless tours’ take tourists off the beaten pathFollowing in the steps of London, Berlin and Barcelona, Paris has become the latest major European city to offer guided tours by homeless people.
TURKEY / SYRIA
Many Turks angry over Syrian refugee situationAccording to the UNHCR 2.5 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries since the conflict there began. Over 800 000 of them are now in Turkey. Ankara has maintained an ope...
France unveils plan to exempt poorest from income taxFrench Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday announced an ambitious plan to exempt almost 2 million of the country’s poorest households from paying income tax while lowering taxes...
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
France: Tackling the jihadist threatThis week, France's Interior Minister unveils plans to stop French citizens from getting involved in violent extremism overseas. Next, as the far-right National Front launches...
Not Impossible Labs: Technology for the sake of humanityNothing seems impossible to Mick Ebeling, the man behind the 'Eyewriter' and many other incredible projects at "Not Impossible Labs". On this week's #TECH2...
'Hundreds' of homeless dying in the streets of FranceAt least 453 homeless people died on the streets of France in 2013, according to a group that campaigns for the homeless in France.
Four million Pakistanis working in slave-like conditionsPakistan is home to some four million de-facto slaves, one of the highest figures in the world. Most of them are poor farmers working in servitude for wealthy land owners, or bonde...
ON THE GROUND
Immigration into Europe: Trapped in TurkeyTo escape war or poverty, thousands of migrants try to enter Europe illegally via Turkey. Our reporter discovers the hazardous journey of these would-be exiles, whose dreams often...