Natacha Butler

Natacha Butler

Europe

Historical French Gypsy neighbourhood faces demolition

Saint Jaques is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in France and local officials say it is in need of renewal.

Historical French Gypsy neighbourhood faces demolition

Arts & Culture

France exhibition shines spotlight on civilians in war zones

Haunting images and a rare glimpse of the people trying to live their day-to-day lives in the midst of death and destruction.

France exhibition shines spotlight on civilians in war zones

Europe

The hurdles facing migrants trying to reach France from Spain

Refugees and migrants trying to cross into France from Spain are facing obstacles as Europe closes its doors.

The hurdles facing migrants trying to reach France from Spain

Europe

Genoa bridge collapse: Hundreds ordered to evacuate

While rescuers continued to dig for survivors in the wreckage of Genoa's Morandi bridge, hundreds of people displaced by the disaster are wondering if and when they will be able to return to their homes.

Genoa bridge collapse: Hundreds ordered to evacuate

Europe

Radio for refugees: Show provides information on asylum

In Paris, a community radio station called Stalingrad Connection aims to help refugees living in France, offering them a mix of news and information for asylum-seekers in several languages including Arabic and English.

Radio for refugees: Show provides information on asylum

World Cup 2018

World Cup winners: Heroes' welcome for France players

Crowds go wild as heroes return.

World Cup winners: Heroes' welcome for France players

World Cup 2018

2018 World Cup final: France eyeing second star

This year's World Cup final coincides with Bastille Day and the French are gearing up to watch star striker Kylian Mbappe lead their team against Croatia for FIFA's biggest prize.

2018 World Cup final: France eyeing second star

Europe

Hundreds march from Italy border to UK in migrant solidarity

Charity workers and volunteers arrive in London after retracing the steps of refugees and migrants heading through France to reach Great Britain.

Hundreds march from Italy border to UK in migrant solidarity

Europe

France: New road speed limits draw criticism

Critics are divided, some say the bid is a rights violation and others say it not not sufficient to solve the problem.

France: New road speed limits draw criticism

France

France players inspiring youth in Paris' poorer suburbs

The government has failed to tackle poverty and unemployment but residents hope for a better future.

France players inspiring youth in Paris' poorer suburbs

Europe

French police accused of abusing rights of migrants and refugees

Pressure on police to turn back migrants is leading to rights abuses, according to European Parliament Member (MEP) Michele Rivasi.

French police accused of abusing rights of migrants and refugees

Europe

Migrant Ship row: Italians and French leaders to meet

A rescue ship drifting afloat the Mediterranean, with more than 600 onboard, was denied the right to dock in Italy and Malta - the two closest countries.

Migrant Ship row: Italians and French leaders to meet