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French President Emmanuel Macron's party picked its first elected leader on Saturday. Christophe Castaner, one of the first of several Socialists to leave their party to join Macron's election campaign, has been government spokesman since the Republic on the Move (LREM) won June's general election.
Toto Riina, the Sicilian mafia boss, died yesterday morning in a prison hospital in Parma at the age of 87. Le Figaro looks back on the career of a man described as "the stunning incarnation of evil". Le Monde reports that the authorities in Mauritania have decided that blasphemy is a crime that merits the death sentence. Show More Summary
There will be no Christmas market on Paris's Champs Elysées avenue this year for the first time since 2008. A court on Thursday threw out an attempt by the organiser to stop the city council scrapping the festive event.
There are evergrowing suspicions that Russia is and has been manipulating the outcome of Western elections and referendums. UK Prime Minister Theresa May warns Rusian President Vladimir Putin to be a good chap. Or else. Why is Saad Hariri,...Show More Summary
French unions protested against President Emmanuel Macron's labour law reform for the fourth time this autumn on Thursday. Although the turnout was reported to be lower than on previous days of action, they vowed to keep fighting policies they claim favour the rich at the expense of ordinary people.
French President Emmanuel Macron wants Europe to make up for Washington's refusal to finance climate change research. One third of French mammal species are at risk of disappearing. And today is the fourth day of action called by some trade unions in protest against changes to French labour law.
French commentators reflect on an emotional day of remembrance for the 130 people killed in the 13 November attacks in Paris.
As France's ruling Republic on the Move party prepares for its first national congress, in Lyon next weekend, right-wing Le Figaro wonders about the foundations of the political house being constructed by Emmanuel Macron. There are more allegations of sexual harrassment. And another scientific warning that the planet is on the road to climatic ruin.
French-Swiss cement maker Lafarge confirmed Tuesday its Paris headquarters were being searched for information on financial links to jihadist groups in Syria, including the Islamic State armed group (IS).
Official complaints have jumped some 30 percent in France compared to the same period last year, as women feel more emboldened to speak up following the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Tuesday in Tourcoing, one of France’s poorest cities, where he is set to outline his plans to fight urban poverty.
Two members of the US rock band Eagles of Death Metal played a surprise concert in Paris on Monday to mark the second anniversary of the venue attack that left 90 dead.
France on Monday marked the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in and around Paris on 13 November 2015. The commemorations suggest the attacks will continue to have an effect on France for years ahead...
Audrey Azoulay, the newly-elected French head of UNESCO, has brushed aside the United States' decision to pull out of the UN cultural body.
French President Emmanuel Macron presided Monday over commemoration ceremonies throughout the French capital to mark the two-year anniversary of the Paris attacks.
The French press marks a day of remembrance for the 130 victims of the 13 November terror attacks in Paris.
The price of butter in France has nearly tripled in the last year and a half, and bakers are considering raising the prices of their pastries to compensate.
French weeklies name and shame "perverse" tax-fleeing tycoons whose offshore investments are exposed in the Paradise Papers. And can Saudi Arabia's young Crown Prince reform his fundamentalist nation with his ongoing corruption purg...
Emmanuel Macron presided over his first 11 November ceremonies, 99 years after the Armistice, which ended the First World War. The commemorations included a visit to the Georges-Clemenceau Museum in Paris.
Armistice Day reaffirms Franco-German friendship and the duty of Europeans to remember the senseless war.