France strike twice late on to rescue draw against Iceland

October 11, 2018

World champions France rescued themselves from an embarrassing defeat by Iceland with two goals in the last five minutes, including a last-gasp penalty from substitute Kylian Mbappe, to secure a 2-2 friendly draw at the Stade du Roudourou in Guingamp.


Blow to Macron as French interior minister quits

October 3, 2018

French prime minister Edouard Philippe has assumed responsibility for France’s domestic security after the interior minister resigned in an apparent act of defiance towards President Emmanuel Macron.


French police seize weapons in anti-terror raids

October 2, 2018

French police have detained three people and seized weapons during raids of a dozen homes and the headquarters of a Muslim association based outside the port city of Dunkirk during an anti-terrorism operation.