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Cop-out or ecological victory? France scraps plans for controversial airport

Latest update : 2018-01-18

By Dheepthika LAURENT

IN THE FRENCH PAPERS - Thursday, January 18: The French government scraps plans for a controversial airport that's been the source of conflict between previous governments and environmentalists for 50 years. Also, a public debate begins on a future bill on bioethics, looking at medically assisted procreation, euthanasia and genetic modification. Finally, a Twitter user launches a campaign for positive body image called the #Chubbycheeksgang!