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French pornstar ‘fed up with educating kids online’ fumes over families lacking sex-ed

Parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s actions online, French porn star Nikita Bellucci has charged, revealing that she regularly receives crude social media requests from kids. The Parisien adult movie star took to Twitter to vent her fury at the lack of boundaries placed by parents on underage people’s use of the internet. Sharing examples of the ...

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Convicted murderer attacks 7 French prison guards amid protests for extra security

A convicted murderer has attacked and injured several guards in a French prison, local trade union says. The incident comes days after a similar assault by a convicted terrorist triggered nationwide protests from prison guards. The inmate, whose name hasn’t been released, attacked seven prison guards in Mont-de-Marsan prison in the southwest department of Landes on Monday afternoon, France Info ...

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Barricades ablaze as French prison guards demand tighter security measures

Hundreds of prison officers have blocked access to dozens of jails across France in a bid to demand tighter security around dangerous inmates after three guards were injured in an attack by a terrorist convict last week. “We are afraid of dying today at prisons,” a trade union chief participating in the protest, Emmanuel Baudin, told BFM. According to France ...

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French women are brave to speak up for sex, but their #MeToo opponents want power, not pleasure

The cri de coeur of Catherine Deneuve and other French intellectuals helps destigmatize human sexuality, but won’t counter #MeToo, whose proponents are using the scandal as a tool in a far grander political battle. READ MORE: #MeToo frenzy deprives men of ‘indispensable freedom’ to hit on women – Catherine Deneuve During a four-month period in which publicly discussed sexual encounters ...

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French group demands Russia repay €53bn imperial debt

A group of French citizens holding eurobonds issued by the Russian Empire in the 19th century is demanding the Kremlin repay the debt, says a report by Radio France Internationale (RFI). Read more In 1867, Russian Railways launched government bonds guaranteed by gold. They were worth a total of 15 billion francs, the equivalent of €53 billion (US$ 65 billion) ...

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Ban for French football referee who kicked out at player before sending him off

French football referee Tony Chapron has received a ban from the French Football Federation (FFF) for apparently kicking out at Nantes player Diego Carlos, before bizarrely showing him a red card. Chapron took a tumble when Carlos clipped the referee’s heels near the halfway line while both were running to keep up with a Nantes attack in the final moments ...

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‘Envy of the world’: Macron urges UNESCO to protect French baguette as cultural heritage

President Emmanuel Macron has backed calls from bakers to put the traditional French bread – the baguette – on the list of intangible cultural treasures protected by UNESCO, calling the oblong loaf an “envy of the world.” “The baguette is envied around the world. We must preserve its excellence and our expertise, and it is for this reason that it ...

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‘Hatred of men won’t help’: French actress Laetitia Casta speaks out against #MeToo

Model and actress Laetitia Casta is the latest French celebrity to join the backlash against the #MeToo movement. She claims it turns women into victims and says she wants nothing to do with it. “I am not a feminist but a woman,” Casta, 39, told Corsican news outlet Corse-Matin during an interview ahead of a local premiere on the Mediterranean ...

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