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  • Arsonists Attempt to Torch Rennes Cathedral in France

    06/16/2020 5:35:10 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/15/20 | Thomas D. Williams
    Unidentified arsonists placed a large trash bin against a side door of the Saint-Pierre cathedral in Rennes late last week and set the contents on fire, in an apparent attempt to torch the church. Rennes firefighters arrived in time to put out the fire, which they believe to have been intentionally set since the bin was brought from an adjacent street and deliberately placed outside the door. The incident took place during the night from the 11th to 12th of June. It was the owner of a neighborhood restaurant who sounded the alarm, shortly before 2:00am. “I started to smell...
  • France: Mayors Panic, Call on Macron to Help Them Deal with Tsunami of Migrants

    12/19/2017 8:25:57 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-19-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    Seven mayors from France called on President Emmanuel Macron to step in and help them deal with the flow of (illegal) immigrants from Africa and the Middle East. French daily Le Monde published a letter written by the mayors of Strasbourg, Grenoble, Rennes, Nantes, Toulouse, Lille, and Bordeaux. In the letter, the mayors say that they are forced to take in "several thousand" refugees every month. This tsunami is creating massive social problems, they go on to explain. They feel that they're "backed up against a wall" and "completely saturated." The mayors want Macron to establish a "solidarity network" between...
  • Anti-nuclear rallies fill French cities

    03/17/2007 6:44:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies · 698+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/17/07 | AP
    RENNES, France - Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of five French cities Saturday to protest plans to build the next generation of nuclear reactors. The simultaneous protests organized by Get Out Of Nuclear, a collective made up of hundreds of associations, was intended to raise the prominence of the issue in the run-up to April-May presidential elections. Smaller-party candidates resolutely opposed to the construction of new facilities called European pressurized-water reactors joined the protesters. The nation must "get out of the nuclear business" and "invest in renewable energies like solar energy or wind power," said Olivier Besancenot...