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France calls for immediate humanitarian truce in Syria's Aleppo

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

France on Monday called for an immediate humanitarian truce in Aleppo after four hospitals were bombed in the besieged Syrian city and civilians were killed by barrel bomb attacks.French Ambassador Francois...

Napoleon's last horse to strut his stuff after makeover

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Visitors to the Army Museum in Paris are being treated to the rare sight of two taxidermists at work restoring a stuffed horse -- the last one ridden by Napoleon Bonaparte.

Paris: an obstacle course for wheelchair users

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Damien Birambeau has spent most of his life in a wheelchair -- and for most of that time he has had trouble getting around Paris, his home town.

Nice: hidden jihadist hotbed on France's glitzy Riviera

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Despite its reputation as a jet set Riviera resort, Nice has become a hotbed of radical Islam in recent years and home to one of France's main jihadists recruiters, security sources told AFP.

French unity unravels after latest attack

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

After jihadists struck Paris in January 2015 politicians marched shoulder to shoulder in solidarity.

Pokemon Go players risk all for their monsters

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Walk into a minefield, enter a military base or simply cross the road without looking: fans of Pokemon Go are prepared to do whatever it takes to capture the likes of Pikachu and its friends.

Hollande seeks to defuse row over Nice security

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

French President Francois Hollande on Monday sought to defuse a row over allegations his government tried to alter a security report after the Bastille Day massacre in Nice.A probe into the claim should...

Manatees head to Caribbean in first ever repopulation scheme

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

Singapore's zoo said Monday it will send two manatees to Guadeloupe as part of the world's first repopulation programme for the animal, which became extinct on the French Caribbean island in the early...

DK heading back to NY

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

French luxury group LVMH said Monday it had sold ready-to-wear group Donna Karan International to US clothing manufacturer G-III Apparel in a transaction that values the company at $650 million (592 million...

Policewoman claims ministry pressured her on Nice attack

25 July 2016 | 0 comments

A fresh crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior ministry pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when...

Policewoman claims interior ministry pressured her on Nice attack

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

A new crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior ministry pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when...

After NATO, the WTO: Trump ready to rip up post-war order

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

Toughening immigration checks for the French and Germans, questioning NATO obligations and hinting at an exit from the World Trade Organization: Donald Trump cast further doubt Sunday on US alliances...

15-hour mega jam in UK as France ups border checks

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

British holidaymakers spent hours sweating in their cars as 15-hour queues snaked back from the port of Dover on Sunday due to heightened entry checks by French border police.Stationary vehicles tailed...

Policewoman claims minister pressured her on Nice attack

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

A new crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior minister pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when...

Policewoman claims minister pressured her on Nice attack

24 July 2016 | 0 comments

A new crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior minister pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when...

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