Natacha Butler

Natacha Butler

Latin America

St Martin Island on long road to recovery after Hurricane Irma

Islanders in Saint Martin are picking up the pieces after taking the full force of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday.

St Martin Island on long road to recovery after Hurricane Irma

Latin America

Hurricane Jose spares Saint Martin Island

The Caribbean island of Saint Martin was hit by the full force of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday. Three days later, locals prepared to be struck by Hurricane Jose, but further disaster was avoided when the storm changed course.

Hurricane Jose spares Saint Martin Island

Latin America

Saint Martin island expected to be hit by another hurricane

Hurricane Irma, the largest storm on record in the Atlantic Ocean, has again been upgraded to a category five system. The storm has left a trail of devastation as it makes its way through the Caribbean and towards the US state of Florida.

Saint Martin island expected to be hit by another hurricane

Latin America

‘Chaos’ in French island territories after Hurricane Irma

The French territories of St Barts and St Martin were among the places worst hit by Hurricane Irma, and they remain in a desperate situation with reports of looting.

‘Chaos’ in French island territories after Hurricane Irma

Europe

Top fashion brands attempt to tackle body image issues

Yves Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton, two of France's biggest fashion houses, are joining forces to stop using models who are too thin or too young. The decision comes after criticism that the practice encourages eating disorders.

Top fashion brands attempt to tackle body image issues

Europe

Archaeologists race to save Roman ruins in France

Archaeologists in southern France are in a race against time to save ancient treasures from one of the most important Roman discoveries in decades.

Archaeologists race to save Roman ruins in France

Europe

France's Macron slams EU's 'posted workers' laws

In a speech in Austria, Macron called the laws surrounding employees who move between countries "a betrayal to the European spirit".

France's Macron slams EU's 'posted workers' laws

Europe

Spanish police hunt for last remaining suspect linked to attacks

Spanish police have set up roadblocks and reinforced border checks as they hunt for the last remaining suspect over the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that killed 14 people and injured others.

Spanish police hunt for last remaining suspect linked to attacks

Europe

Spanish police search home of imam linked to Barcelona attack

Spanish police have searched the home of a missing imam whom they say radicalised the suspects behind the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.

Spanish police search home of imam linked to Barcelona attack

Europe

Spain united in mourning after Barcelona attack

On Barcelona's most famous Las Ramblas avenue, people stood side by side for a moment of silence to honor those lost in an attack.

Spain united in mourning after Barcelona attack

Europe

France: One of Europe's biggest burger consumers

According to a study last year, about three-quarters of French restaurants now sell hamburgers and 80 percent of these say it has become their top-selling meal.

France: One of Europe's biggest burger consumers

Europe

France's bakeries under threat from competition

Faced with increasing competition and changing consumer tastes, many traditional bakeries are now struggling.

France's bakeries under threat from competition