Two men and a woman have been arrested in a dawn raid in southern France on suspicion of recruiting fighters for Syria and planning attacks at home, police say.
2014-07-22 21:44 in News
Five Paris hotels have launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful.
2014-07-22 10:04 in News
France's interior minister has slammed "intolerable" acts of anti-Semitism after a rally against Israel's Gaza offensive descended into violence pitting pro-Palestinian crowds against Jewish businesses.
2014-07-21 20:46 in News
A French rally against the deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza once again descended into chaos as protesters looted shops and riot police lobbed tear gas and rubber bullets into the crowds.
2014-07-21 15:45 in News
France's president is paying a visit to the former colony of Niger, a landlocked desert nation in West Africa that has played a key role in French military efforts in the region.
2014-07-18 20:27 in News
The redeployment of 3000 French troops in five of its former colonies across northwest Africa is expected to become official in the coming days.
2014-07-17 15:15 in News
A French soldier was been killed in the first suicide bombing targeting France's forces in northern Mali.
2014-07-16 07:21 in News
A corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has deepened further with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favours.
2014-07-13 09:29 in News
Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators have turned out on the streets of London and Paris to call for an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza.
2014-07-12 10:42 in News
A primary school in southern France was in shock after a female teacher was stabbed to death in front of her pupils by a student's mother, who was quickly detained.
2014-07-04 15:18 in News