Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:11:51 +0200
Farmers in southeast France have been left counting the costs from lost harvests after fierce storms battered the region with hail the size of ping-pong balls, decimating orchards and vineyards just as the summer season was kicking into high gear.
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:12:57 +0200
The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible falling debris.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:34:18 +0200
As the sun sets over the southern French Alps on a cool evening in early June, a flock of sheep huddle in an enclosure at an altitude of 1,500 metres.
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 06:39:44 +0200
Former US president Barack Obama and his family arrived on Friday evening in southern France for a week's vacation near Avignon, the Provencal city that was home to the pope in the 14th century, local authorities said.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:14:42 +0200
The plans show gleaming images of tree-lined boulevards, modern residences and tranquil squares on the banks of the Seine river.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:05:27 +0200
Some of the French capital's most famous sites are set for a green makeover, with plans to create four 'urban forests' in the pipeline, the Paris mayor has revealed.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:33:30 +0200
Here's our latest Europe & You newsletter covering everything from a French warning for Boris Johnson, an interesting new Brexit poll and a look at Switzerland's problem with the EU.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:26:29 +0200
A very common French word which isn't as vulgar as you might assume.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:58:08 +0200
The French have sent a warning to Boris Johnson, who is the favourite to become the next UK Prime Minister over his vow not to pay Britain's divorce settlement with the EU until a better deal is reached, saying it would be the equivalent to defaulting on debt.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:53:57 +0200
The summer holidays are approaching and no doubt those of you who are planning to spend time in France are looking forward to visiting the country's famous food markets. Here's what you need to know to help you navigate them like a local.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:20:50 +0200
French police have intensified a manhunt for a driver who killed a nine-year-old boy of Turkish origin and then fled the scene, in a hit-and-run accident that has sparked nationwide outrage.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:35:35 +0200
The best way of learning French isn't necessarily through apps or conversation classes... the answer could just be at your local town hall. And if you're keen to try this route you have until June 19th to sign up for the summer term in Paris.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:08:24 +0200
The driver of a lorry involved in a deadly collision with an electric scooter in Paris was under the influence of drugs, prosecutors said on Thursday, as the man was set to appear in court ahead of his possible charging.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:24:17 +0200
When French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe laid out the government's agenda for 'Act II' of the current presidential term, he made it clear tax cuts were a priority. Here's a look at what the reform to income tax means for you.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:04:56 +0200
Another verlan word? That sucks!
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:37:06 +0200
As June continues along its chilly, gloomy path, many in France have been wondering when the summer sunshine will finally arrive. So, here's a look at when you'll be able to liberate your parasol and plimsolls.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:10:57 +0200
French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:09:49 +0200
The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday.
From tax cuts to plastics ban: French PM reveals list of reforms for 'Act II' of Macron's presidency
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:20:17 +0200
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe laid out on Wednesday the government's agenda for Act II of the current presidential term, highlighting the importance of the green agenda and tax cuts. Here's a look at the main reforms he laid out.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:35:36 +0200
There are a good number of Indians in France and one department in particular is home to a sizable Indian community. Here's a look at where they live across France.