News stops: French want referendum on gay marriage
A LOOK over the news headlines from France.
Basque nationalists Batasuna disband French party
Basque nationalist group Batasuna has announced it is closing down its party in France.
Majority of French want referendum on gay marriage
A new survey has found more than three quarters of French people would like a referendum on same-sex marriage and adoption rights.
Doubling of French applying to become Belgian citizens
The number of French people who applied for Belgian nationality has doubled over the past year as debate raged over President François Hollande’s plans to heavily tax millionaires.
Four injured in Disneyland Paris steam train accident
Four people have been treated for minor injuries after a wagon broke off from a steam engine ride at Disneyland Paris, the theme park and police said on Thursday.
Cyclone lashes Reunion
Nearly 70,000 homes were left without electricity Thursday as a cyclone lashed the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.