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Merkel calls for a 'real, true' European army

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday made a clear call for a future European army, in an apparent rebuke to US President Donald Trump who has called such proposals "very insulting".Addressing European...

Macron the latest US ally insulted by Trump

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's Twitter-lashing of his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron is only the latest insult by the US leader against longstanding allies.Here are some memorable barbs from Trump, who...

Trump lashes Macron as Europe moves on defense without US

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing him over European defense proposals which enjoyed a crucial new...

Merkel calls for a 'real, true' European army

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday made a clear call for a future European army, in an apparent rebuke to US President Donald Trump who has called such proposals "very insulting".Addressing European...

Leader of 'angry police' in France found dead in suspected suicide

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

A French officer who warned that growing anti-police violence was undermining morale in the force has been found dead at her home in a suspected suicide, the authorities said Tuesday.Maggy Biskupski,...

EU 'no-deal' Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

The EU published contingency plans for a "no-deal" Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.The European Commission,...

Macron advisor says Trump tweets 'written for Americans'

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

An advisor to Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday dismissed a flurry of angry tweets from US President Donald Trump about his French counterpart, saying they were "written for Americans".Macron's office declined...

EU says Romania has backtracked on court reforms

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

The European Commission complained Tuesday that Romania has gone back on court reforms, urging Bucharest to revive efforts immediately to fight corruption and ensure judicial independence.The European...

Trump criticizes Macron again over European defense remarks

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Donald Trump on Tuesday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French president's call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed "insulting.""Emmanuel Macron suggests...

France extradites PKK kidnap suspect to Germany

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

France has extradited to Germany a suspected member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) accused in the kidnapping and beating of a PKK defector, German prosecutors said Tuesday.The 31-year-old...

Opposition chief Navalny says barred from leaving Russia

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was prevented from flying out of a Moscow airport to travel to France and attend the European Court of Human Rights."Border guards are saying that...

Mimi Marchand: From nightclub boss to Macron advisor

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Nightclubs, paparazzi photos and several spells behind bars: Michele Marchand, better known as Mimi, has carved an unusual route to a role advising French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.Better...

'Lebanese Connection' drug trial to open in Paris

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

Fifteen alleged members of a vast crime ring accused of laundering Colombian drug money through luxury jewellery and using shadowy middlemen from the Lebanese diaspora go on trial in Paris on Tuesday.The...

Lion cub found inside luxury car in Paris

13 November 2018 | 0 comments

A lion cub was found in a flashy car on the Champs-Elysees in Paris Monday evening, a police source said, the latest incidence of the fluffy-but-fierce animal apparently being kept as a pet.The baby lion...

France's Macron to visit Belgium at royal request

12 November 2018 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit the Brussels district of Molenbeek, home of Islamic State jihadists who carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, during a state visit to Belgium next week.The visit...



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