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French farmers' protests caused 650,000 euros' damage
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:32

Protests by farmers on the Toulouse ringroad this month caused damage that will cost 650,000 euros to clear up, the authorities have announced. More d...

New French migrant law faces stormy debate in parliament
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:32

The new migrant law will be presented to French President Emmanuel Macron's cabinet on Wednesday ahead of parliamentary debates that promise to be sto...

French politician and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil set for Panthéon burial
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:34

Simone Veil, who died last year aged 89, will receive the rare honour of a burial on 1 July at the Panthéon in Paris. france-RFI

French Press Review 20 February 2018
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:40

The death of a musician and a sporting victory interest the papers today. There's advice for German Social Democrats and you can find out where to pla...

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir deliver stunning performance to snatch Olympic gold from French ice dancers
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:37

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir mesmerized the crowd in Pyeongchang with their gold-medal-winning free dance. The Georgia Straight

Macron Law Jolts French Labor Market
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:34

Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea cha...

Iraq to deport French female jihadist after sentence served
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:38

An Iraqi court on Monday ordered the release of a French female jihadist sentenced to seven months in prison for entering the country illegally, sayin...

Avalanche in French Alps kills father and daughter
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:44

The man, 43, and his 11-year-old daughter were skiing in an area at risk at the Val d'Isère resort. BBC News - Europe

French Press Review 19 February 2018
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:43

The government's plans for immigration come under fire, even from its own ranks. Italian MPs are caught out fiddling their accounts. france-RFI

French Alps avalanche kills father, 11-year-old daughter
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:42

A father, 43, and his 11-year-old daughter died on Sunday when an avalanche swept them away while they were skiing in the French Alps. france-RFI

French retailer Casino's arm in talks to buy online shoe firm Sarenza
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:42

… (Reuters) - French supermarket retailer Casino’s Monoprix arm has started … follows Casino’s e-commerce partnership with Ocado , s...

Stolen million-euro cello returned to French musician after Facebook appeal
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:47

A rare 18th century cello, which was stolen at knifepoint on February 15 from an award winning-musician outside her Paris home, was returned on Saturd...

Ukip's Farage in video address to new French Europhobe party
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:45

British Eurosceptic Nigel Farage was to address the first national congress of the Patriots, a new French party that has split from the far-right Nati...

French weekly magazines review 18 February 2018
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:39

Cars in space, the French president's poll slump and the plight of the Rohingya all interest the French magazines this week. france-RFI

French Press Review 17 February 2018
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:01

Both Liberation and Le Monde lead their weekend editions with the results of a study that should concern a majority of us. And there's also a look at ...

French court says man who had sex with girl, 11, must face rape charges
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:56

A French court said Tuesday that a 29-year-old man on trial for having sex with an 11-year-old girl must face rape charges, declaring itself incompete...

Rape inquiry against French minister dropped
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:41

French prosecutors have dropped a rape investigation against Budget Minister Gérald Darmanin. But he is still under investigation over charges by ano...

French right-wing leader accuses Sarkozy of tapping ministers' phones
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:42

The leader of France's right-wing opposition on Saturday threatened legal action over recordings of him claiming that former president Nicolas Sarkozy...

French police arrest three in cash heist as suspicions turn to inside job
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:34

French police have arrested a cash van driver and his daughter, who claimed she was held to ransom while a gang robbed millions from her father's vehi...

Remains found of girl who disappeared at French wedding
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:34

A former military dog trainer confessed Wednesday to "unintentionally" killing a 9-year-old girl whose disappearance from a wedding party in the Alps ...

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