Natacha Butler


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.


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.


France: President-elect Macron announces list of candidates

A new poll puts Macron’s En Marche! party on course to win 29 percent of votes in next month's parliamentary elections. The party candidates for the parliamentary elections are from all walks of life. Many are women, most have no political background.


France: Defeated Marine Le Pen eyes parliamentary vote

After losing the Presidency, Marine Le Pen is now turning her focus to next month's parliamentary elections. Her far-right National Front party has two seats but is aiming to win many more.


French election: Le Pen, Macron gear up for final TV debate

It has been the most closely followed French election in years and millions of people are expected to watch the final TV debate between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen.


French voters to decide country's EU future

The French presidential election could prove to be crucial for Europe. Marine Le Pen, the anti-Europe far-right presidential candidate, says she will consider pulling France out of the EU.


France elections: Le Pen upstages Macron in Amiens

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her rival, Emmanuel Macron, in a surprise visit to a factory threatened with closure. Macron was meeting workers' representatives away from the factory in his hometown of Amiens.


French candidate Marine Le Pen says ‘the country is at war’

Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler reports on how events unfolded on Thursday night in Paris and reactions from the leading French presidential candidates to the killing of a French police officer.


French election: Le Pen rallies support in Marseille

The first round of the French presidential election is set to be held on April 23. One of the candidates expected to do well on Sunday is far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who is polling neck-and-neck with centrist Emmanuel Macron.


France election: Marine Le Pen seeks votes in southwest

With just over a week to go until the French presidential election, candidates are busy campaigning for last-minute votes.


France: Voter apathy high ahead of election

With 10 days to go until France begins voting for a new president, polls suggest voter turnout in the first round will be lower than ever before.


French elections: Hundreds of whirlpool jobs cut

In the run-up to the French presidential election, attention is turning towards a US-owned factory in Northern France. The Whirlpool facility is closing and moving to Poland, causing hundreds of people to lose their jobs.