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Natacha Butler

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Macron seeks to charm Trump at Bastille parade in Paris

US President Donald Trump was the guest of honour as he joined his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day celebrations in Paris.

Europe

France goes green: Plan to ban petrol and diesel cars

France wants to phase out the sale of vehicles running on petrol and diesel by 2040. It's part of a radical clean energy plan revealed by its Environment Minister. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports from Paris.

Europe

Macron to deliver contested 'State of the Union' speech

French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to deliver a US-style address in Versailles has proven controversial.

Europe

Hundreds of refugees in Calais still trying to reach UK

Refugees are still pouring into the French port of Calais, even though the camp known as the 'Jungle' has been cleared out. The government is promising it will have a plan to deal with the situation. People are running out of patience.

Europe

New French parliament sees many novice MPs

Many members of France’s new parliament are political novices as part of President Emmanuel Macron’s attempts to transform the political landscape and usher in fresh faces.

Europe

Macron: Door open for UK to stay in EU

France President Emmanuel Macron says the door remains open for Britain to stay in the European Union as long as Brexit negotiations continue.

Europe

French legislative elections: Macron seeks majority in parliament

Voters cast their ballots on Sunday for who they would like to represent them in France's National Assembly. It is the first round of voting in parliamentary elections, with President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party favoured to win a majority.

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France's Macron seeks parliamentary majority to implement reforms

French voters return to the polls on Sunday for the parliamentary elections. Thousands of candidates from across the political spectrum are running for the 577 seats.

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Paris bids strong for 2024 Olympics

Paris and Los Angeles are bidding to host the 2024 Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee will soon meet to discuss whether they will award the 2024 and 2028 events at the same time. Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports from Paris.

Europe

Macron and Putin seek to reset relations in France talks

French President Emmanuel Macron has hosted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in France for talks aimed at resetting relations.

Europe

Taste of Paris: Three-star cuisine at fast food prices

Do you have sophisticated taste for food but a fast-food budget? Well, a festival in Paris is offering foodies the chance to eat dishes prepared by some of France's top chefs for just a few dollars.

Europe

France’s Macron holds first cabinet meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron's newly-appointed government has held its first cabinet meeting. The cabinet is made up of conservatives, socialists and people from outside of politics.