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Canadian tipped as new CEO for Air France-KLM

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Air France-KLM may name its new chief executive during a board meeting on Thursday, French newspaper Liberation reported, tipping Air Canada's chief operating officer Benjamin Smith as the winning candidate.The...

Four injured, one seriously, in French knife rampage

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

An Afghan asylum-seeker was arrested after launching a drunken and frenzied knife attack in the sleepy southwestern French town of Perigueux, injuring four people including one seriously, police said...

French unemployment dropping too slowly for Macron government

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

French unemployment dipped by 0.1 percent in the second quarter, provisional figures showed Tuesday -- frustratingly slow progress for President Emmanuel Macron who has promised his economic reforms will...

EU faces fresh standoff over Aquarius migrant boat

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

European countries faced pressure on Tuesday to resolve a fresh standoff with the operators of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius which is stranded for the second time in the Mediterranean carrying 141...

In Paris, eco-friendly cubist urinals spark sniggers and seething

13 August 2018 | 0 comments

Paris's penchant for urban urinals has taken a new ecological turn with trialling of a new dry and allegedly odourless version known as the "uritrottoir". But the red-topped receptacle appears to have...

Man drowns after digging beach hole in France

13 August 2018 | 0 comments

A 21-year-old man drowned in western France at the weekend after being swamped by the tide in a hole he had dug on the beach, local officials said."The young man decided to dig quite a deep hole to stand...

French tourist killed, chopped up in India by lover

13 August 2018 | 0 comments

A French tourist was bludgeoned to death in southern India and his body chopped into pieces, police said Monday, with a male student confessing to the grisly crime.The 68-year-old's body was found packed...

Two killed in French Alps glider crash: official

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two people died Sunday when their glider crashed to the ground in the Champsaur valley in the southern French Alps.The accident happened at a place called Roche Rousse, 2,515 metres (8,280 feet) above...

Vietnam communist war hero turned dissident Bui Tin dies aged 90

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

A Vietnamese former colonel and revolutionary war hero who became disillusioned with the communist regime and defected, becoming one of its most vocal and influential critics, died in France at age 90....

France to set penalities on non-recycled plastic next year

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic nationwide...

1,800 evacuated as France defuses British WWII bomb

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

Some 1,800 people were ordered to evacuate their homes in northwest France on Sunday as a bomb squad defused a British bomb from World War II, officials said.The 220-kilogramme (485-pound) bomb was found...

Fleeing the police, man takes refuge at French spy HQ

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

Fleeing the police after a car crash in Paris, a man who had been driving without a licence took the ultimate wrong turn -- and ended up taking refuge inside the headquarters of France's spy agency.According...

Two Germans indicted in France over flooded youth campground

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two Germans have been charged for causing unintentional injury and endangering the lives of others after they brought a group of teenagers to an unauthorised campsite in southern France, where a man was...

Paris Gay Games a respite for oppressed athletes

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

The Gay Games which are under way in Paris are not just a chance to celebrate sport and diversity: they offer crucial respite to gay athletes forced to hide their sexuality in their home countries.- Silenced...

Aquarius 'resumes migrant rescues off Libya'

11 August 2018 | 0 comments

Two French groups operating the rescue ship Aquarius said Saturday it was back in Libyan coastal waters for the first time since triggering a diplomatic row over migration in June.The Aquarius picked...



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