Emmanuelle Cosse

Police accused of 'inhumane' treatment to Paris migrants


As winter bites in the French capital, three humanitarian associations allege the police have been harassing migrants on the streets of Paris and in some cases tear-gassing them as they queue at the refugee centre. And following the destruction of the so-called Jungle migrant camp in Calais, a local association says remaining migrants there are also suffering harassment. Carine Fouteau interviewed Corinne Torre of Médecins Sans Frontières to find out more.

France calls on public to take in refugees

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French ministry’s initiative aims to bring in extra 1,000 and will pay 1,500 euros per refugee to local charities to get them housed with families.

French Greens turn on leader who accepted ministerial post

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Emmanuelle Cosse, named this week as housing minister in the socialist-led government, has lost leadership of the EELV party which opposed the move. 

French government reshuffle sees former PM return as foreign minister

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Jean-Marc Ayrault, President Hollande's first PM, is among nine new government members, including Green party leader Emmanuelle Cosse.

French government backs down indefinitely on 'ecotax'

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Environment minister favours levy on profits from toll motorways to replace 500m euros lost from planned tax on heavy lorry traffic.