Women workers have danced in protest and striking Eiffel Tower employees closed France’s most famed monument but the government has pushed ahead anyway with a troubled bill redesigning the national retirement system.
The Eiffel Tower has shut down as French unions held last-ditch strikes and protests around the country on the day the government unveils a divisive bill redesigning the national retirement system.
French President Emmanuel Macron has lost his temper with Israeli security agents during a visit to a French church in Jerusalem and angrily ordered one of them to leave the premises.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks with French President Emmanuel Macron on the margins of a summit in Berlin addressing the situation in Libya.
French president Emmanuel Macron has tried to calm nationwide tensions and salvage support for his overhaul of the country’s retirement system, as France faced day 41 of crippling strikes.
French rail strikes against government plans to reform France’s retirement system have marked a new milestone of 29 straight days of walkouts, surpassing even the lengths of strikes in the 1980s.
Thousands of workers have rallied across France against the government’s plan to raise the retirement age to 64.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the European Union to move forward quickly on Brexit talks after the UK’s General Election on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy have met for the first time in a bid to end five years of war between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are meeting in Paris to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine.
The Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and several thousand people protested in Paris as unions launched nationwide strikes over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.
Boris Johnson has urged all Nato allies to spend at least 2% of their GDP on defence at the close of a summit beset by tensions over the future direction of the Western alliance.
Never a man to stick to the script, Donald Trump’s visit to the UK has already been peppered with revelations, petty feuds and the usual dose of chest-beating.
Boris Johnson has urged Nato to remain united as leaders gathered for talks amid tensions over the future direction of the Western alliance.
Boris Johnson, in an attempt to bring harmony to the top of Nato, will remind allies that it is “one for all, and all for one” in the quest to keep their people safe.
French president Emmanuel Macron has said a mid-air collision between two helicopters has killed 13 French soldiers fighting against Islamic extremists in Mali.
Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Paris to demand more government investment to prevent deadly domestic violence against women.
Emmanuel Macron has dashed Boris Johnson's hopes of negotiating a new Brexit deal before the October deadline.
The UK is heading for a Halloween Brexit after the remaining 27 EU nations offered Theresa May a further six months to ratify or rethink her withdrawal deal.
The UK is heading for a Halloween Brexit after Theresa May accepted an offer from leaders of the remaining 27 EU countries to delay the deadline for withdrawal to October 31.
Theresa May has been called back to the European Council summit amid expectations she will be offered a Halloween Brexit.
Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has indicated a deal to prop up the Conservatives' minority government is close to being finalised.
Alex Salmond: Theresa May turning the Tories into UKIP while Macron proves leaders can take on the far-right and win
Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog (from the back of an Aberdeen taxi) Gordon MP Alex Salmond discusses how Theresa May and new French president-elect Emmanuel Macron have chosen different paths to counter the far-right.
Alex Salmond: Macron won over France by taking on the far-right… In the UK, Theresa May has joined them
Alex Salmond has accused Theresa May of turning the Conservative Party into UKIP rather than taking on the far-right in Britain.
Theresa May has appealed to voters to arm her with a decisive victory in next month's general election so she can take on the incoming French president in Brexit talks.
An Aberdeen punter has placed a £20,000 bet on Emmanuel Macron to win the French presidency this weekend.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France as defeated opponents gave their allegiance to him in his battle for the French presidency with far-right leader Marine Le Pen.