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Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 9:55
France approves tough new anti-terror laws
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France's lower house of parliament has approved a new anti-terrorism law intended to bring an end to a nearly two-year-long state of emergency.

The law will incorporate several measures first authorised under the emergency arrangement.

They include easier searches of homes and confining individuals to their home towns, without judicial approval.

Moreover, most people in France approve of the move, but it has been criticised by rights groups.

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