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France's Macron gets boost, but election is wide open

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

Emmanuel Macron has emerged as the undisputed king of the French centre ground...

Migrants get crash course in French university life

24 February 2017 | 0 comments

A lawyer from Sudan, a footballer from Iran, an aeronautical engineer from Eritrea:

French police quiz Le Pen aides over fake jobs scandal

22 February 2017 | 0 comments

French anti-graft police on Wednesday questioned two aides to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over "fake jobs" allegations.Le Pen's National Front (FN) party said her bodyguard Thierry...

EU profits as Trump turns away from trade: Commissioner

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

The United States' new hostility to free trade deals under President Donald Trump is benefiting the European Union, the bloc's top trade official said Tuesday.After Trump's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific...

French suburbs simmer again over 'aggressive' policing

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

"Everyone against the wall." The French police operation that has sparked nights of clashes and a national controversy started like thousands of others in the country's deprived suburbs.

Scandals test French voters' patience with politicians

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

French politicians accused of playing fast and loose with their finances have long gotten a pass from voters, but a string of recent scandals is putting their patience to the test.

British expats join forces to fight for Brexit rights

16 February 2017 | 0 comments

A coalition of groups representing Britons living in EU nations have joined forces to defend their rights as Britain readies to pull out of the bloc and thousands of expats worry about their future.

Study links working remotely to more stress, insomnia

15 February 2017 | 0 comments

Working outside an office may spare you from commutes and interruptions by colleagues but it also makes you more vulnerable to unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia, the UN said Wednesday. A new report...

Three suspects charged in France over 'terror plot'

14 February 2017 | 0 comments

Two men and a 16-year-old girl were charged in southern France on Tuesday on suspicion of planning a terror attack that the authorities believe was imminent, judicial sources said.The three -- arrested...

Prince William and Kate to visit France next month

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

Prince William and his wife Kate will visit France on March 17-18, it was announced Monday, a trip that will likely coincide with the start of Britain's Brexit process.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge...

Le Pen's anti-euro plan 'to cost France 30 bn a year'

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

Marine Le Pen's pledge to ditch the euro if elected French president would cost the country over 30 billion euros a year in increased borrowing costs, the country's central bank governor warned Monday.With...

Four dead in massive French Alps avalanche

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

A French father and son, as well as his half-brother and their guide died Monday in the French Alps after being swept away by a giant avalanche while snowboarding in the popular resort of Tignes, officials...

Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

13 February 2017 | 0 comments

Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.Judges...

Dozens arrested in French clashes over alleged police rape

12 February 2017 | 0 comments

Thirty-seven people were arrested in the Paris suburbs when clashes erupted after a protest over the assault of a young black man allegedly sodomised with a police truncheon, a police source said Sunday.Around...

Tasty love offering to your Valentine: a heart-shaped oyster

11 February 2017 | 0 comments

France, traditional land of romance, has come up with a new offering to tempt lovers on Valentine's Day: heart-shaped oysters.They are the creation of an oyster farmer on France's Mediterranean coast...



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