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No more 'Jungles' in Calais - Macron
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:33

President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious "Jungle" as he defended a tougher line o...

Parisian caught snorting coke on bonnet of cop car (outside a police station)
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:34

A 38-year-old man stunned police in Paris after snorting cocaine right in front of their noses. The Local

Why are the French making fewer and fewer babies?
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 04:32

France's birth rate has dropped for the third year in a row, new statistics revealed on Tuesday, leaving a question hanging over how long the French c...

France will never allow another 'Jungle' here, says Macron in Calais
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:34

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would not allow another migrant camp like the infamous “Jungle” to spring up in the port of Ca...

What you need to know about the French population in 2018
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:33

How many people are in France, how many babies are they making and how long can they expect to live for? Here's what you need to know about the French...

EU says 'hearts are still open' to a Brexit reversal
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:31

European Union President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that the bloc's "hearts are still open" to Britain if it changes its mind about leaving. The Loc...

A French resolution: How to keep fit like a Parisian
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:38

The season of resolutions is now well under way. Instead of signing up to a gym or taking a drastic and unrealistic vow of abstinence, like cutting ou...

Deneuve clarifies position on sexual misconduct
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:31

French film star Catherine Deneuve, who set off a worldwide feminist backlash for bashing the #MeToo movement, has apologised to victims of sexual ass...

French cop cleared over death of anti-dam protester
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:39

Judges investigating the death of activist Rémi Fraisse, who was killed while protesting the building of a reservoir in south-western France in Octob...

Gangs of Paris: The problem of youth violence in the French capital
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 04:32

Paris might not be a city known for its gang culture but rivalries between groups of teenagers left a 15-year-old dead near Bastille at the weekend as...

Deneuve apologises to sex attack victims after controversial letter
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:31

French film star Catherine Deneuve who set off a worldwide feminist backlash over an open letter she had signed bashing the #MeToo movement apologised...

French Press Review 15 January 2018
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:31

A war among French feminists. The "war against women." And, "French love" - the right to be seduced. france-RFI

Cote d'Azur's 'Black Widow' on trial for poisoning wealthy old men
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:31

A French woman dubbed the "Black Widow of the Riviera" for allegedly seducing and poisoning wealthy elderly men, leading to the deaths of two of them,...

Unions block prisons in France after attack on guards
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:33

Three French unions demanding more secure working conditions have called for a “total blockage” of the country’s prisons on Monday after three g...

French prison guards block jails after attack
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:31

French unions have called for a "total blockage" at prisons across France on Monday after three guards were hurt last week by a German inmate being he...

Britain should bear more migrant costs at Calais: minister
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:31

French interior minister Gerard Collomb said Sunday that he wanted London to shoulder more of the costs of dealing with migrants hoping to cross to Br...

UK should bear more of Calais migrant costs, says French minister
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:31

French interior minister Gerard Collomb said Sunday that he wanted London to shoulder more of the costs of dealing with migrants hoping to cross to Br...

French weekly magazines review 14 January 2018
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:32

The French economy seems to be doing better, even if the unemployment rate remains dangerously high. How effective will the proposed law on immigratio...

Backlash after French female celebrities criticise #MeToo
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 20:31

IN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, January 10: The international backlash continues after French female celebrities condemn the #MeToo movement as purit...

Migrants top agenda at EU’s ‘Southern Seven’ meeting in Rome
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 18:34

The heads of seven southern European states gather in Rome for a mini-summit Wednesday to tackle a number of issues confronting the “Southern Seven...

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