Yves Saint Laurent to stop using fur, bowing to animal rights pressure

2021-09-2408:56

NEWS WIRES

French high-end fashion brand Saint Laurent will stop using fur in its collections from next year, its parent company Kering said on Friday, joining a growing list of global companies.

Tunisia parliament speaker urges 'peaceful struggle' against president's power grab

2021-09-2408:31

NEWS WIRES

The speaker of Tunisia's parliament Rached Ghannouchi called Thursday for "peaceful struggle" against a return to "absolute one-man rule", a day after President Kais Saied took steps towards rule by decree.

Britain vows to resolve trucker shortage amid closure of petrol stations

2021-09-2408:26

NEWS WIRES

Britain on Friday vowed to do whatever it takes to resolve a trucker shortage that has forced oil giant BP to close some petrol stations and strained supermarket supply chains to breaking point. 

FRANCE 24 Spanish to broadcast 24/7 as it celebrates 4th birthday

2021-09-2408:12

FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24’s Spanish-language channel on Friday begins broadcasting 24 hours a day as it celebrates its fourth birthday.

Le Pen's bid for French presidency off to stormy start as far-right pundit steals her thunder

2021-09-2407:53

Aude MAZOUE

Down in the polls and clambering for momentum as she makes a third bid for France's presidency, far-right leader Marine Le Pen suddenly finds herself on unfamiliar terrain: sharing the right-wing limelight with a pundit out for glory of his own.

Ex-police officer convicted of George Floyd's murder files appeal

2021-09-2405:19

NEWS WIRES

Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin has appealed his conviction for the murder of George Floyd, citing 14 complaints related to his trial earlier this year.

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