A doctor treating two Paris hospital patients for coronavirus has said the illness appears less serious than comparable outbreaks of the past and that the chances of a European epidemic are weak.
French authorities have rescued a boat containing eight migrants in the English Channel.
France has announced three cases of coronavirus, the deadly new virus from China.
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.
Let’s celebrate the time when the two Jims, Aitken and Telfer, helped Scotland win the Grand Slam in 1984
There was a sense of disbelief about the fashion in which Scotland surged to the Grand Slam in the Five Nations Championship in 1984.
A former journalist has appeared before the High Court in Dublin in relation to a warrant seeking his arrest and extradition to France over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
The Louvre museum in Paris has been forced to close after dozens of people blocked the entrance in a protest against the French government’s plans to overhaul the pension system.
Pyrenean livestock farmers are rejoicing after winning an assurance from French President Emmanuel Macron that he will not authorise the release into the wild of any more of the bears blamed for a surge in deadly attacks on sheep.
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.
The French prime minister has told the unions behind a crippling railway strike that he is open to backing down on controversial proposals to raise the full pension age to 64.
Rail workers, teachers, doctors, lawyers and others have joined a nationwide day of protests and strikes in France to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system.
Toulon flanker Charles Ollivon will captain France in this season’s Guinness Six Nations Championship.
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.
She never had any aspirations to be an actress when she was growing up in France in the 1940s.
Thousands of workers have rallied across France against the government’s plan to raise the retirement age to 64.
Teachers, doctors, lawyers and workers at the Eiffel Tower are among people from across France who have walked out in protest at plans for a higher retirement age.
The government of French President Emmanuel Macron suffered a major blow Monday, when the key architect of the pension overhaul resigned over alleged conflict of interests.
French transport strikes against a planned overhaul of the pension system entered their twelfth day Monday, as French president Emmanuel Macron’s government appeared determined to push ahead with its plans.
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.
French environmental activists brandished stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest on Sunday near the Eiffel Tower to try to push the government to do more to fight climate change.
Travellers have suffered disruption across France for a second day as unions dig in for what they hope is a protracted strike against government plans to redesign the national retirement system.
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.
British tourists heading to Disneyland Paris say they are “heartbroken” about disruption due to strike action in France.
Travel to and from France will be severely disrupted from Thursday morning owing to large-scale strikes across the country in protest at plans to overhaul its retirement system.
The Eiffel Tower shut down Thursday, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and teachers walked out as unions launched nationwide strikes and protests over the government’s plan to overhaul the retirement system.
France has honoured 13 soldiers killed when their helicopters collided over Mali while on a mission fighting extremists affiliated with the so-called Islamic State group.
Disgruntled French farmers drove their tractors to Paris on Wednesday in protest at stagnant revenues and what they say is unfair global competition.
French president Emmanuel Macron has said a mid-air collision between two helicopters has killed 13 French soldiers fighting against Islamic extremists in Mali.
At least nine people have died after heavy rain slammed the Riviera coasts of France and Italy and caused flooding in parts of Greece.
At least three people were killed in France and a landslide collapsed a stretch of elevated road in Italy, leaving cars perched perilously on a precipice as heavy rains pounded the region over the weekend.