Keyword: bans

French troops to reinforce security measures for weekend protests

A major political controversy has erupted over a government decision to use French troops, normally deployed on streets in anti-terrorism patrols, to defend official buildings and free-up police numbers during anti-government 'yellow vest' protests this weekend, amid tensions  heightened by a ban on demonstrations in certain towns and cities.

Burkini sales 'boosted' by French bans

The Australian designer credited with creating the swimwear for Muslim women says online sales have been 'hectic' following controversial French beach bans.