COVID-19 has emptied office buildings and business districts and with working from home expected to be the norm after the pandemic, some want to convert them to residential use to help solve inner city housing crises.
Hundreds rallied in several French towns on Saturday in protests against Amazon called by anti-capitalist and environmental groups, including at one site where the US e-commerce giant plans a massive warehouse.
The French are in shock, with the taboo topic of incest — the last blind spot of the #MeToo movement — finally out in the open.
Some 2,500 partygoers attended an illegal New Year rave in northwestern France, violently clashing with police who failed to stop it and sparking concern the underground event could spread the coronavirus, authorities said Friday.
Two French soldiers were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in north-eastern Mali on Saturday, just days after three others died in a similar fashion.
Tens of thousands were left without electricity and planes were delayed or forced to re-route Sunday as storm Bella caused torrential rain and heavy winds in much of France.
Three police are shot dead in central France in a domestic disturbance.
France and Britain will reopen cross-border travel after a snap 48-hour ban.
French PM defends draft legislation aimed at clamping down on radical Islamism.
France on Thursday mourned its former president Valery Giscard d’Estaing after he died from Covid-19 aged 94, with tributes hailing him as an ambitious social reformer and great European statesman.
Four French police officers are charged over the racial abuse of a black music producer.
Increased patrols and technology will be deployed along France’s beaches under a new agreement between Paris and London aimed at stopping illegal migration across the Channel.
Will the EU seek to remain a close US ally or strive for greater independence? France’s president and Germany’s defense minister have offered rival narratives for the bloc’s future.
France is home to six million Muslims, the largest concentration in Europe. It has been aware of growing radicalisation in certain sections of the community.
More than 50,000 people took part Monday in the biggest demonstration yet in Bangladesh over French President Emmanuel Macron’s defence of the right to publish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Four people including two children died on Tuesday in the Channel between France and Britain after their small boat sank, making it the most deadly day for migrants trying to cross the narrow waterway.
The backlash against President Emmanuel Macron’s comments on Islam intensifies.
“They apparently launched a fatwa against the teacher,” minister Gerald Darmanin told Europe 1 radio of the two men, who are among 11 people being held over the attack by a young Chechen man.
A French second division player on Sunday denied he had bitten the cheek of the opposition goalkeeper and says he suffered racist taunts.
Rallies in dozens of cities across France were expected yesterday in a show of solidarity and defiance following the decapitation of a teacher outside his school for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Two people died in Italy and eight were missing in France on Saturday after storms, torrential rain and flash floods battered the border area, washing away roads and houses, cutting off whole villages and triggering landslips, as hundreds of rescuers raced to find stranded survivors.
Three of Cambodia’s best cyclists will soon be flying to France for further training.
France’s Greens celebrated major gains Sunday in local elections marked by record-low turnout and the failure of President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party to make any significant impact.
Macron severely restricts movements in France for the next 15 days “at least”.
France slaps a record 1.1 billion euro fine on Apple for anti-competitive behaviour.
France’s National Assembly voted on Thursday to ban professional football matches on May 5 in homage to the victims of the Corsican stadium disaster.
More than half of the Southeast Asian population is under the age of 30
French Finance Minister urges the US to renounce threatened sanctions on France.
The leader of France’s hardline CGT union urge all workers to join pension strikes.
France to provide +$100 million in loans for a water pumping station.