French law upholds cows' right to moo in countryside

By Michael Evers
Updated December 6 2023 - 9:25am, first published 9:22am
French city dwellers moving to the country will no longer be able sue neighbours over farm noises. (EPA PHOTO)
French city dwellers moving to the country will no longer be able sue neighbours over farm noises. (EPA PHOTO)

Urbanites seeking peace and quiet in the bucolic French countryside will in future have greater difficulty in taking farmers to court over crowing roosters, mooing cows and stinking pigs after parliament passed a new law.

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