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New Italian govt must respect EU financial commitments, says French economy minister
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 08:35

The stability of the eurozone will be at stake if the new government in Italy fails to keep its financial commitments, French Economy Minister Bruno L...

French, US fire backs advance against Isis in east Syria
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 06:44

Arab and Kurdish fighters were advancing on Sunday against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria thanks to close artillery support from allied Amer...

French film director Luc Besson accused of rape
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 04:46

A young actress has lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson, judicial sources said on Saturday. france-RFI

Majority of French consider rail strikes unjustified, says latest poll
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 02:33

A majority of the French consider the ongoing strikes by rail workers in the country as unjustified. This is according to an Ifop poll for Le Journal ...

Marquez takes French MotoGP as Zarco hits deck
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 22:45

MARC Marquez reeled off his third win on the bounce in the French MotoGP on Sunday as home favourite and pole sitter Johann Zarco crashed out. Sport ...

EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran - French minister
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 20:38

Bruno Le Maire referred to EU rules going back to 1996 which he said could allow the EU to intervene. Europe News

French weekly magazines review 20 May 2018
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 18:34

Power play by Donald Trump and Middle East war mongers leaves the volatile region on the brink of another bloody war. france-RFI

French police arrest 'strange' Chechen with electrical equipment
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 16:48

French police arrested a man of Chechen origin on Saturday who they said was exhibiting "strange" behaviour and carrying electrical equipment that cou...

Luc Besson: French film director accused of rape
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 06:29

The director of Leon and The Fifth Element has denied the allegation through his lawyer. BBC News - World

French press review 19 May 2018
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 02:32

Is Donald Trump's "Art of the Deal" commercial brutality towards rivals and friends working for the US economy? And new figures paint stark realities ...

Authorities thwarted French terror attack – minister
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 14:56

France's interior minister says authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers. france-RFI

French press review 18 May 2018
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 08:52

France awaits Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot's "Marshall Plan" to rescue France's endangered biodiversity. france-RFI

French farmers furious over plans to release more bears in the Pyrenees
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 04:48

A furious debate is disturbing the peace in the French Pyrenees mountains: do plans to release two bears into the countryside represent a victory for ...

French minister says he is gay on anti-homophobia day
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 02:40

France's Digital Minister Mounir Mahjoubi has come out as gay, saying it was important to speak up on the International Day Against Homophobia as a pu...

Protesters defy 1,500 French riot police in renewed expulsions from ‘eco-camp’
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 23:22

Police deployed tear gas during clashes with squatters on Friday as they attempted to clear an encampment on what, until recently, was the site of a p...

French government says it foiled suspected terror attack
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 22:32

France said on Friday it had thwarted a possible ricin attack after intercepting messages on the secure social media platform Telegram and a source in...

Bon Voyage: The 10 must-visit French villages you've never heard of
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 20:35

Here's a list of the ten best French villages you've never heard of, which are well worth a visit when you get the chance. The Local

Clashes as French police clear eco camp
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 08:39

Plans for an airport near Nantes have been scrapped but activists still camp there illegally. BBC News - Europe

French rail strikes latest: Train services to be hit on Friday
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 08:39

The French rail strikes may be running out of steam but they will continue on Friday and services will be badly disrupted. The Local

French lawmakers approve tough new bill on sexual harassment
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 04:33

Men who wolf-whistle or sexually harass women on French streets face fines of up to 750 euros ($ 885) after lawmakers in the National Assembly approv...

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