Natacha Butler

Natacha Butler

European Union

UK election dominates EU summit

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have been keeping a very close eye on the UK election.

UK election dominates EU summit

European Union

Climate change tops EU summit agenda

The bloc is laying out its environmental goals for the next 30 years.

Climate change tops EU summit agenda

NATO

Is Macron's NATO 'brain dead' comment a wake-up call?

French president's meeting with NATO's secretary-general was a chance for the two men to clear the air, but there are still big questions being asked about future of NATO.

Is Macron's NATO 'brain dead' comment a wake-up call?

Europe

Protesting French farmers roll out up to 1,000 tractors in Paris

Resentment has been growing among farmers over allegedly being unfairly blamed for environmental and animal welfare issues.

Protesting French farmers roll out up to 1,000 tractors in Paris

Europe

Thousands march in Paris seeking action against domestic violence

A report says police and the justice system often fail to protect women and activists say attitudes need to change to tackle the issue.

Thousands march in Paris seeking action against domestic violence

Europe

France tightens immigration controls

Move unveiled by prime minister seen as attempt to win voters from far-right.

France tightens immigration controls

Europe

French police attack: Parliament begins investigation

Police union leaders in France say morale is low as officers are increasingly the target of public anger and assault.

French police attack: Parliament begins investigation

Europe

French protests slam change of law over IVF access

Final parliamentary approval is needed to end the restriction on in-vitro fertilisation treatment (IVF), only for women in a heterosexual relationship.

French protests slam change of law over IVF access

Europe

France IVF access: Protests feared over law change

The new law also covers other controversial issues such as stem cell research and some conservative groups worry it could be expanded in the future.

France IVF access: Protests feared over law change

Europe

Boris Johnson skips news conference with Luxembourg PM

Luxembourg's PM had met Johnson to discuss Brexit but said the British leader had offered nothing to convince him and other EU leaders.

Boris Johnson skips news conference with Luxembourg PM

Europe

New Francis Bacon exhibition opens in Paris

Sixty paintings are on display, including 12 of Bacon's triptychs.

New Francis Bacon exhibition opens in Paris

Europe

Nazi design exhibition in Netherlands faces protests

Arthur Graaff's father was a Dutch resistance fighter. He says the exhibition glorifies the Nazi era and should be banned.

Nazi design exhibition in Netherlands faces protests