Tagged: france

Artist Sets Fire to Bank in Paris

A Russian performance artist has been detained in Paris after setting fire to the front of a branch of France’s central bank.Earlier this year, Pyotr Pavlensky, said he received political asylum in France after...


France Leads EU Pressure on Catalonia

Capitals across the European Union are looking on with concern at events in Catalonia. In Paris the French government has said it wont recognise an independent Catalonia. France’s European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau has...


Protesters Oppose Austrian Burqa Ban

Three hundred people gathered in Vienna City Centre to protest against a ban on full facial coverings in Austria. The law that came into effect on Sunday bans burqas and niqabs from being worn...