Roadside bomb kills sixth French soldier in Mali
France’s Defence Ministry announced yesterday that a French soldier, Master Corporal Stéphane Duval, aged 32, a member of the 1st Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment, died yesterday afternoon in the north-east Mali between Tin Zaouaten and Boughessa.
Floating wind turbines — the next generation of wind-farms
French companies Nass & Wind and naval defence contractor DCNS recently presented details of their next generation floating wind turbine development programme at the Thetis Marine Renewable Energy show held in Brest on April 10 and 11.
France's Le Pen seeks ban on Muslim, Jewish headwear
In an interview with the newspaper Le Monde, far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has said she believes there should be a ban on people wearing Muslim veils or Jewish skullcaps in public.