Macron replaces French PM after election rout
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday named a senior but low-profile bureaucrat as prime minister to replace Edouard Philippe, the first move in a widely expected cabinet reshuffle after dismal local election showings for the ruling party.
French ex-PM Fillon gets two-year term in fake job scandal
A Paris court on Monday sentenced French former prime minister Francois Fillon to five years in prison, three suspended...
Low turnout as France votes in local polls
French voters abstained in their millions Sunday from a final round of municipal elections predicted to deal a blow to the party of President Emmanuel Macron.
Eiffel Tower Reopens After 3 Months Shutdown
Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus -- but only if they take the stairs. Visitors to the city's most famous monument won't be able to take the lifts until July 1, to…
Search in France for girl, 9, missing since 2003
French forensics experts began a grim search Monday for the remains of a nine-year-old girl who disappeared 17 years ago after a serial killer
Actors Start Kissing Again In French Films
Actors have started kissing again on French film shoots, the country's culture minister said Friday. Franck Riester said "kissing has started again on sets" where the "actors have been tested" for the coronavirus. And he insisted that l'amour is not completely dead despite the pandemic. The ministers told French radio that while shooting in Europe's…
PM says France 'not racist' as Floyd tribute held in Paris
Thousands paid tribute to George Floyd in Paris on Tuesday as the prime minister insisted that France and its security forces were "not racist", following a string of allegations of heavy-handedness and police brutality.
Trump puts G7 summit proposal to Putin
US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed his plan to include Russia in an expanded G7 summit in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin
UK, France, Germany 'regret' latest US move on Iran
Britain, France and Germany on Saturday strongly condemned a US decision to end sanctions waivers for companies from nations that remain in a nuclear accord with Iran. The waivers were part of the landmark agreement signed with Tehran in 2015 which sought to limit Iran's nuclear ambitions in return for lifting crippling economic sanctions. They…