Four children and two adults died after a minibus collided head-on with a lorry near the town of Troyes in north-east France.
A couple are in custody facing an investigation for neglect after three boys aged two, five and six are believed never to have left their flat.
The French parliament will this week vote upon recognition of children kidnapped from La Réunion used to boost France's rural population.
Public health body says pregnant women and people with certain heart problems or neurological disorders are also at risk from energy drinks.
Organisers of such pageants may face a jail term of up to two years and a fine of 30,000 euros after French MPs vote for new law.
Three other children among a group aged three to eight were found unconscious in a pond by a hotel where they lived in temporary accomodation.
Bulk of savings will come from reducing the income tax exemptions that wealthy parents can claim according to number of children they have.
A 48 year-old divorced British man is being questioned by police in Lyon on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children.