(MENAFN - AFP) France is bracing for its annual Black Saturday, when millions of people return from their July holidays and millions of others take to the roads, rails and skies for their August break.
The annual event is more charmingly referred to as the big "chasse-croise" of the summer, a phrase derived from a dance pattern.
"It would be nuts to get into a car tomorrow," ...
(MENAFN - AFP) A groundbreaking maternity clinic dedicated to helping rape survivors through pregnancy opened in London on Friday.
The centre at the Royal London Hospital is the world's first maternity clinic specifically for rape survivors, according to the My Body Back project which helps women who have experienced sexual violence.
(MENAFN - AFP) The Canadian economy suffered its worst contraction in more than seven years in May, mainly due to massive wildfires in the oil-sands region of Fort McMurray, the government said Friday.
Canada's gross domestic product, the broad measure of goods and services, fell 0.6 percent in May from April, the largest monthly decline since March 2009, Statistics Canada ...