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Homeless man walks out of Paris airport with £263,000 in cash after wandering into private office

Man spotted on CCTV at Charles de Gaulle leaning on door, stumbling in and lifting money from room belonging to secure transit firm Loomis

Far-right mayor of French town denies using woman's murder to promote high-speed trains

Politicians condemn Robert Menard for publishing adverts using image of woman tied to tracks

Netanyahu tells Emmanuel Macron: 'Paris is the capital of France, Jerusalem is the capital of Israel'

French President has voiced disapproval of US decision to recognise city as Israeli, claiming it 'does not comply with international law'

Thousands club together to buy a share in derelict fairytale castle

Thousands of people have contributed 50 Euros or more to buy a share of a crumbling 13th-century chateau 190 miles south-west of Paris.

France named Europe's top country for food sustainability thanks to war on waste

French supermarkets banned from throwing out unsold fruits and vegetables while all restaurants required to provide doggy bags for leftovers under national commitment to recycling

No matter what Macron says, French is not going to become the next global language

It's true an African born in the coming decades might grow up speaking French, but there will remain extremely powerful incentives for that same young African to also learn English

Emmanuel Macron vows to make French the world's first language

'The radiance, the attractiveness of French does not just belong to France'

Iran warns it will upgrade missiles so they can hit cities in Europe if threatened

France calls for 'uncompromising' dialogue about Tehran's ballistic missile programme

Thames sailing barge that starred in Dunkirk film reduced to £395k

The owner of the luxury floating home sailed it across the Channel for the Dunkirk film, starring in the movie alongside stars including Harry Styles and Sir Mark Rylance.

Marine Le Pen claims she is victim of 'banking fatwa', after account closures

HSBC and Societe General have both closed accounts connected to France's Front National and its leader in recent weeks

French politicians propose to ban smoking in films

Senator Nadine Grelet-Certenais accuses film-makers of advertising for the tobacco industry

France to change law after man cleared of raping 11-year-old in because 'relationship was consensual'

Equalities minister Marlene Schiappa says France needs a minimum age under which a child cannot consent to sexual activity like other European countries

Emmanuel Macron takes swipe at Donald Trump: 'Tweeting is not compatible with being President'

French leader discusses disagreements with US counterpart on Paris climate change accord and Iran nuclear treaty in new Time interview

Hunter gored to death by cornered deer in rare attack

'Normally the animal would flee, but this time he decided to charge. It came after him'

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