Keyword: cancelled

France cancels speedboats delivery to Libyan coastguard

The French government has finally announced it will not supply the Libyan coastguard with six speedboats destined to be used against clandestine crossings to Europe after several NGOs mounted a legal challenge to the sale, arguing that France was contributing to human rights violations in Libya where captured migrants face notorious internment camps, torture and being used as slave labour.

Outrage forces French killer rocker Cantat to pull out of concerts

Bertrand Cantat, 54, who fronted rock band Noir Désir and who served four years in jail for beating actress Marie Trintignant to death in 2003, has announced he has cancelled his planned appearances at a series of music festivals this year after an online petition against his return to live performances attracted 75,000 signatures.