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Banksy needles France with migrant mural blitz in Paris

24 June 2018 | 0 comments

The mysterious British street artist Banksy appears to have taken aim at the French government's crackdown on migrants in a series of new murals in Paris.The world's best known graffiti painter apparently...

French delegation detained in Turkey during election

24 June 2018 | 0 comments

A French delegation of Communist party members, including a senator, was detained in Turkey on Sunday while trying to observe parliamentary and presidential polls there, the party announced."Turkish authorities...

Electrical fault shuts Channel tunnel: operator

24 June 2018 | 0 comments

Train services between France and Britain were suspended for several hours on Sunday due to a major electrical problem in the tunnel linking the two countries, the train and tunnel operators said.Traffic...

Kim Jones lightens up Dior with star-studded debut

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

Designer Kim Jones brought a fresh new vision of streetwise couture to Dior Homme in his celebrity-packed debut show for the fabled label at Paris men's fashion week Saturday.With so many A-listers cram-packed...

France calls for sanctions as Italy defiant on stranded migrant ship

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

EU states that refuse to accept migrants should face financial penalties, French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday, prompting a furious response from Rome on the eve of an emergency mini-summit...

Billionaire accuses Macron of not understanding 'little people'

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

One of France's richest men Francois Pinault faced a backlash on Saturday for accusing President Emmanuel Macron of "not understanding little people"."I am afraid that he is leading France towards a system...

French teen who accidentally crossed Canada-US border held for 2 weeks: rep...

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

A young French woman who was visiting her mother in western Canada spent two weeks in a US detention center after inadvertently crossing the border while jogging along the beach, a report said Friday.Cedella...

Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants."We can not have countries that benefit hugely from EU solidarity...

France's Le Pen out of hospital for 90th birthday party

23 June 2018 | 0 comments

France's far-right figurehead Jean-Marie Le Pen has left hospital after 11 days of treatment for a "dangerous pulmonary complication", an aide told AFP on Saturday.The increasingly frail Le Pen, who co-founded...

French priest suspended after slapping baby during baptism

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

A French Catholic priest was suspended Friday after a video of him smacking a crying baby during a baptism ceremony went viral, drawing widespread condemnation on social media.In footage posted on Twitter...

Liberate men with satin and corsets: fashion icon Galliano

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

John Galliano set out Friday to redefine 21st-century masculinity with corsets, sensual satins and vinyl trousers to "liberate" men from their sartorial shackles.The British designer's new collection...

Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

The city of Paris is pulling the plug on an electric car-sharing system once hailed as the future of urban transport, with officials voting to cancel the contract in the face of mounting losses.The more...

France faces suit over no-sex rule for blood donations by gay men

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

A Frenchman has filed a discrimination suit at Europe's top rights court over a rule that requires gay men to refrain from having sex for a year before they donate blood, his lawyer said Friday.Laurent...

French police bust major Marseille drug ring

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

French police said Friday that they had smashed a major drug trafficking ring in the southern city of Marseille, a key hub in the trans-Mediterranean cannabis and cocaine trade where several people are...

France eases rules on wine stocks to mitigate weather risks

22 June 2018 | 0 comments

French vineyards will be allowed under new rules to hold back more of their production each year to protect them in case harvests are damaged by extreme weather including storms and drought.The move comes...



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