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France to pay 'people's homage' to rocker Johnny Hallyday on Champs-Elysées - World News
France to pay 'people's homage' to rocker Johnny Hallyday on Champs-Elysées 10 days ago
France will pay a "people's homage" to the legendary rock star Johnny Hallyday with a procession down the Champs Elysees in Paris on Saturday.
Ronaldo sets record as four teams complete last 16 line-up for Champions League  -World News
Ronaldo sets record as four teams complete last 16 line-up for Champions League 10 days ago
The line-up for the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League was completed on Wednesday night as Liverpool, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto booked their berths in the knockout stages of European club football's most prestigious competition.
Macron signs deals, slams Trump's Jerusalem declaration in Qatar -World News
Macron signs deals, slams Trump's Jerusalem declaration in Qatar 10 days ago
Qatar signed contracts worth more than 10 billion euros with French companies on Thursday during a visit by Emmanuel Macron. The French president again criticised US leader Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Why did Paris fall out of love with the poodle? -World News
Why did Paris fall out of love with the poodle? 10 days ago
The poodle on the end of a lead held by an elegant Parisiean woman was a stereotypical image of the French capital. But today the breed is rarely seen on the city’s streets. Rory Mulholland finds out why they have disappeared and asks can they make a co
Twelve traditions that make a French Christmas -World News
Twelve traditions that make a French Christmas 10 days ago
Christmas in France isn't quite like anywhere else, and the French have plenty of centuries-old, quirky traditions. Here are twelve to follow.
Paris renames Metro station after French rock legend Johnny Hallyday -World News
Paris renames Metro station after French rock legend Johnny Hallyday 10 days ago
Paris transport bosses have renamed a Metro station after the legendary French rock star Johnny Hallyday, whose death has plunged France into mourning.
Macron secures €12 billion in deals on Qatar visit -World News
Macron secures €12 billion in deals on Qatar visit 10 days ago
French President Emmanuel Macron said France and Qatar signed commercial contracts worth around €12 billion on a visit to Doha Thursday, adding that the deals underscored the close relationship between the two countries.
Macron, world leaders regret Trump Jerusalem declaration -World News
Macron, world leaders regret Trump Jerusalem declaration 10 days ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has called US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "regrettable", amid fears the move could trigger further tensions in the Middle East. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
France's SNCF changes website name as part of rail rebranding -World News
France's SNCF changes website name as part of rail rebranding 10 days ago
The website of France's national rail company SNCF has been renamed and given a new address for the first time in 17 years as part of the organisation's rebranding of its services.
Macron says Trump's Jerusalem move 'regrettable' as France warns citizens -World News
Macron says Trump's Jerusalem move 'regrettable' as France warns citizens 10 days ago
French president Emmanuel Macron has made it clear he is against Donald Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as France warns it's citizens of likely unrest in the region.
French press review 7 December 2017 -World News
French press review 7 December 2017 10 days ago
Analysis of the implications of yesterday's decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And a look at what the average French voter has been making of the first seven months of the Macron presidency.
African press review 7 December 2017 -World News
African press review 7 December 2017 10 days ago
US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is criticised in Egypt. Zimbabwe signs a huge development deal with China. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni says he is in favour of seven-year terms for...
Paris has one of highest rates of psychosis, new study finds -World News
Paris has one of highest rates of psychosis, new study finds 10 days ago
Paris and southeast London have the highest rate of people reporting psychotic episodes, according to a new international study that compared rates of the mental disorder in six countries.
Meet the 100-year-old French barmaid (who starts each morning with a brandy) -World News
Meet the 100-year-old French barmaid (who starts each morning with a brandy) 10 days ago
A bar woman in northern France has outlived almost all of her regulars. But at the grand old age of 100 she has no plans to retire just yet.
US Jerusalem plans highly symbolic, somewhat puzzling -World News
US Jerusalem plans highly symbolic, somewhat puzzling 11 days ago
United States President Donald Trump is expected to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel on Wednesday, in a move highly symbolic for both supporters and opponents and somewhat puzzling when it comes to his administration’s goals in the Middle...
Macron ready to return Algerian anti-colonial fighters' skulls -World News
Macron ready to return Algerian anti-colonial fighters' skulls 11 days ago
President Emmanuel Macron has promised to return the skulls of 37 Algerians killed for resisting French colonialism in the 19th century and sent to Paris, where they were found in the stores of the Musuem of Mankind.
Revealed: The 'best companies' to work for in France -World News
Revealed: The 'best companies' to work for in France 11 days ago
Thousands of employees in France have taken part in a new survey that reveals which companies are the best to work for.
Swiss make deal with Nigeria on final payout for Abacha loot -World News
Swiss make deal with Nigeria on final payout for Abacha loot 11 days ago
Swiss authorities and the Nigerian government came to an agreement this week on the repayment of more than 320 million dollars stolen by the family of former military leader Sani Abacha. The payment represents the latest Abacha loot to be clawed back...
French court frees Russian oligarch on 4 million euros' bail -World News
French court frees Russian oligarch on 4 million euros' bail 11 days ago
A French court ordered Russian oligarch Suleyman Kerimov to post 40 million euros in bail on Wednesday morning, during an investigation into alleged massive tax fraud and money-laundering linked to the purchase of luxury villas on the Côte d'Azu
No entry: Why is the Paris Metro still out of bounds for disabled people? -World News
No entry: Why is the Paris Metro still out of bounds for disabled people? 11 days ago
The Metro might be a convenient way for many to get around Paris but for disabled people including those who need wheelchairs, the French capital's underground system is nothing short of a nightmare. Here's why.
Abused, shunned but unfazed: What it's like being a Brexit-supporting Brit in France -World News
Abused, shunned but unfazed: What it's like being a Brexit-supporting Brit in France 11 days ago
Brits living in France who backed Brexit say they have no regrets about their vote and appear unconcerned about their futures in their adopted country, but they do say they are more worried about being abused and ostracized by fellow British citizens.
Russia defiant in wake of Olympic ban -World News
Russia defiant in wake of Olympic ban 11 days ago
Russia has rejected the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban its athletes from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyongchang, South Korea. The decision is the result of accusations that Russia systematically supplied its athletes with...
Corsican gangster shot dead at airport -World News
Corsican gangster shot dead at airport 11 days ago
A notorious gangster was killed and another seriously wounded in a suspected tit-for-tat shooting at an ariport on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on Tuesday.
Five things you never knew about French rock legend Johnny Hallyday -World News
Five things you never knew about French rock legend Johnny Hallyday 11 days ago
He was an enormous star in France, but Johnny Hallyday, the "French Elvis", whose death was announced by his wife Laeticia Wednesday, was almost unknown in the English-speaking world.
France to question Airbnb over possible tax avoidance scheme -World News
France to question Airbnb over possible tax avoidance scheme 11 days ago
The French government has summoned the managers of Airbnb to demand answers over a payment system suspected of facilitating tax avoidance.