Keyword: residents

Revolt over 'horrible' open-air urinals for men on Paris streets

Residents and shopkeepers on the plush Île Saint-Louis islet in central Paris have voiced outrage at the installation on its streets of so-called 'eco-friendly' street urinals, which are fully exposed, thigh-high red receptacles which transform urine-soaked straw within into compost, have demanded that the City Hall remove them, citing public decency and the dangers of exhibitionism.

Residents stand up to dealers at French housing estate

Locals in Paris suburb camp out in front of a building used by drug dealers in an initiative that has been likened to 'Nuit Debout' sit-in protest.