Natacha Butler

Natacha Butler

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

Europe

Netanyahu seeks anti-Iran front on Europe tour

Israeli PM arrived at the Elysee Palace for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron just a few hours after Iran had announced it was increasing its uranium enrichment capacity.

Netanyahu seeks anti-Iran front on Europe tour

Europe

'Spider-Man' of Paris rescues dangling child

Mamoudou Gassama, an undocumented immigrant from Mali, scaled a building in and rescued a child dangling from the fourth floor.

'Spider-Man' of Paris rescues dangling child

France

Thousands of public workers protest against Macron's reforms

Emmanuel Macron, who plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs, is on a collision course with France's trade unions.

Thousands of public workers protest against Macron's reforms

Europe

Macron's first year: French divided over 'president of the rich'

Twelve months on, public opinion in France is divided on the country's youngest president.

Macron's first year: French divided over 'president of the rich'

Arts & Culture

France anniversary exhibitions mark 1968 uprising

Although the 1968 uprising failed to bring down the de Gaulle government, it had a lasting effect on French culture and on artistic expression.

France anniversary exhibitions mark 1968 uprising

Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron's first year

One year into his presidency, France's Emmanuel Marcon faces a challenge in strikes and protests countrywide.

Emmanuel Macron's first year