Keyword: Dax

French farmer wins court case over quacking ducks

Court ruled that noise from around 60 ducks and geese kept by retired farmer Dominique Douthe was within acceptable limits.

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Open village for Alheimer's patients to open in south-east France

Inspired by a similar experiment in the Netherlands, local authorities in the Landes region of south-east France are funding the construction of a village with shops, a restaurant and a farm to accomodate about 120 people suffering from Alzheimer's disease in a far less constrained environment than current nursing homes.

French bishop resigns over 'inappropriate behaviour' towards youths

Bishop of Dax's deputy told a news conference that three young people had come forward with allegations but 'it's not about paedophile acts'.