France

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Strasbourg

Police begin manhunt after three killed and 12 injured in shooting in France

Police begin manhunt after three killed and 12 injured in shooting in France

Around 350 police are searching for an alleged gunman after three people were killed and 12 injured near a Christmas market in Strasbourg.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

Boat containing suspected migrants intercepted off Kent coast

A boat with nine suspect migrants on board has been picked up by the Coastguard in the third similar incident at Dover in two days.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

French President Emmanuel Macron praises General who collaborated with the Nazis

France's President Emmanuel Macron caused controversy after praising a First World War General who subsequently collaborated with the Nazis in the Second World War.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France’s government has unveiled a bill to get the country ready in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France could turn back Eurostar trains following no-deal Brexit

France has issued a warning that trains and planes from the UK could be turned back following a no-deal Brexit unless there are proper preparations in place.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

The ‘scallop wars’ are over as UK and France reach an agreement

An agreement has been reached on the principles of a deal to end the ‘scallop wars’ in the English Channel, the UK and French governments have said.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

 ‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

The UK fishing industry has been vocal about the opportunities leaving the EU could provide, and after UK fishing boats clashed with French boats in a so-called scallop war last week it is clear that tension between UK fishermen and their EU counterparts are high.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

The European nations urged US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the accord.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

They've been cuddling, touching hands and even shared the odd kiss - but can they do a deal?

Amid love-in, Trump and Macron search for Iran deal

Amid love-in, Trump and Macron search for Iran deal

They've been cuddling, touching hands and even shared the odd kiss - but can they do a deal?

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The US president has been in talks with Britain and France

'Missiles are coming' - Trump warns of imminent military action in Syria

'Missiles are coming' - Trump warns of imminent military action in Syria

US relationship with Russia 'worse than ever', says president

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

Mother of police officer killed in France terror attack speaks out

The mother said she does not feel hatred towards the killer

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Gunman holding hostages at supermarket in France

Three dead after gunman holds hostages at supermarket in France

Three dead after gunman holds hostages at supermarket in France

The gunman has been shot dead by police

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Rex Tillerson agrees poisoning of Sergei Skripal 'will trigger a response'

Rex Tillerson agrees poisoning of Sergei Skripal 'will trigger a response'

Rex Tillerson agrees poisoning of Sergei Skripal 'will trigger a response'

The US Secretary of State claims the nerve agent attack 'clearly came from Russia'

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel has denied that the trees were a century old

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Homeless man arrested for 'stealing half a million euros from airport'

Homeless man arrested for 'stealing half a million euros from airport'

Homeless man arrested for 'stealing half a million euros from airport'

It is claimed the man took the money from a Loomis office, but he says he no longer has the stash

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter to his 'only friend'

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter to his 'only friend'

Police track down family of First World War soldier after finding letter

Police were able to find the family by posting about the letter on Twitter

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Petition against 'French Eminem' Orelsan over sexist lyrics gains thousands of signatures

Petition against 'French Eminem' Orelsan over sexist lyrics gains thousands of signatures

Petition against 'French Eminem' over sexism gains thousands of signatures

Many are calling for Orelsan to be stripped of his Victories of Music awards

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Six stabbed as 'drunken man' goes on rampage through Paris

Police have now detained the suspect who is to be questioned

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

Woman arrested for 'posing as Paris terror attack victim for compensation'

The woman is said to have been paid £22,250 after she claimed she was at the Bataclan concert venue

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Prosecutors argue man 'who had sex with 11-year-old' should face rape charges

Man goes on trial for sex with 11-year-old girl - and prosecutors say it was consensual

Prosecutors say 28-year-old man's sex with 11-year-old girl was consensual

A 28-year-old man allegedly had sex with an 11-year-old girl in his apartment

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Father hands over 'millions of euros' from company van in exchange for kidnapped daughter

Father hands over 'millions of euros' from company van in exchange for kidnapped daughter

Father hands over 'millions of euros' from company van in ransom money

The man works for a Swiss money transfer company

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Gunman detained in France after firing shots in street

Gunman detained in France after firing shots in street

Gunman detained in France after firing shots in street

It is not yet clear what the man's motivation was

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Drivers in France banned from using phone even when pulled over

Drivers in France banned from using phone even when pulled over

Drivers in France banned from using phone even when pulled over

French drivers can only use their phone if they are in a parking space or broken down

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Migrants clash in Calais leaving four teenagers in critical condition

Two police officers were injured and 18 migrants also had to be taken to hospital

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Paris terror attack suspect to appear in Brussels over police shooting

Paris terror attack suspect to appear in Brussels over police shooting

Paris terror attack suspect to appear in Brussels over police shooting

Salah Abdeslam will stand trial for allegedly being involved in a shooting with police in March 2016

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife' after appearing distraught at press conferences

Jonathann Daval had claimed his wife never returned from a jog

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

'Boris Johnson's bridge is daft and would cost hundreds of billions', says architect

'Boris Johnson's bridge is daft and would cost hundreds of billions', says architect

'Boris Johnson's bridge is daft and would cost hundreds of billions'

Architect Steve Lawrence says a bridge between the two countries has already been looked at and that's why we made a tunnel

MeToo: Woman who started French 'squeal on your pig' movement sued for slander

MeToo: Woman who started French 'squeal on your pig' movement sued for slander

Feminist who started French version of #MeToo sued for slander

Journalist Sandra Muller claims a senior TV executive told her 'you have big breasts, you are my type of woman, I will make you orgasm all night'

Boris Johnson suggests creation of 'bridge between UK and France'

Boris Johnson suggests creation of 'bridge between UK and France'

Boris Johnson suggests creation of 'bridge between UK and France'

The Foreign Secretary has wondered whether the Channel Tunnel was actually just 'a first step'

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

The money will pay for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other ports

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry could be loaned to the UK within five years, if it can travel safely

Bayeux Tapestry could leave France for first time in 950 years to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry could leave France for first time in 950 years to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in UK

It is thought Emmanuel Macron will discuss the matter with Theresa May this week

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

WATCH: Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

A YouTuber was out filming on his motorbike when he saw an elderly pedestrian get knocked over by a car

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Man shot dead 'accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Man 'shot dead accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Man 'shot dead accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Paramedics attempted to save a man who had been shot but he died at the scene

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

The debate about wild animals being used in circuses was raised after a tiger escaped and was shot

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona facing racism lawsuit from Didier Deschamps

Manchester United icon Eric Cantona facing racism lawsuit from Didier Deschamps

Cantona suggested in a 2016 interview that Deschamps' team selection was motivated by racism

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for WW1 battlefield are scrapped

Roughly 10,000 Australians were either wounded or killed on the Bullecourt killing fields in 1917

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

David Poisson had been training for the World Cup

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

A huge search was sparked for the woman after she texted her boyfriend to say she'd been thrown into a car boot

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Reports claim the van was not intentionally parked on the steps and police say the incident was 'not malevolent'

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

Local media suggests the planned attack was going to be in Nice

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Traffic jams stretched for around six miles around the outskirts of Paris due to the protest

Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris raises safety fears

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

The four attackers stole eight bags of shopping as well as a bag which held luxury items

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

The crossing in Bonneville-sur-Touques had no barriers or alarms

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket on her own

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

The girl ran away from her parents near Geneva’s central railway station

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

English translation of Paris Metro map which includes stations called 'Auschwitz' and 'Richard the N****r' slammed for racism

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

Station translations included Richard Lenoir to Richard the N****r and Villejuif which literally means Jewish Town simply being named Auschwitz

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits from France used to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits and using money to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still claiming benefits and using money to fund Isis'

It is claimed relatives of the jihadists are going to employment centres in France to pick up the benefits each month

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

A large number of people had been staying in the old station, Saint-Sauveur Lille, and were expelled early on Tuesday morning

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects 'Czech Trump' as many countries see rise in far-right support

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Several countries have seen a rise in support for far-right parties and some have even managed to get into government

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

The French Civil Code says children can be given any name unless it is against the interests of the child

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

The boy was bitten by a dog in Sri Lanka but became ill when he returned home to France

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally over thinking it's a traitorous event', says Peter Hain

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally rather than view it as traitorous', says Peter Hain

We need to look at OECD survey rationally, says Peter Hain

The former MP for Neath and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which predicted Brexit to have a negative economic impact

OECD survey 'an attempt to interfere in UK democratic rights' says Leave.EU co-founder

OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning, says Leave.EU co-founder

'OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning'

Richard Tice, the co-founder of Leave.EU and Leave Means Leave co-chair, spoke to Julia about the OECD's predictions about Brexit and the call for a second referendum

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

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