Natacha Butler

Natacha Butler

Europe

Rising petrol costs in France spur protests

A nationwide movement known as the 'yellow vest' protests has sprung up in France against the increasing price of fuel.

Rising petrol costs in France spur protests

Europe

Seventy world leaders gather in Paris for World War I centenary

French president tells leaders on Armistice Day that nationalism betrays patriotism.

Seventy world leaders gather in Paris for World War I centenary

Europe

Remembering sacrifice: France honours African WWI troops

A century on, France finally recognises the sacrifices made by the tens of thousands of African and Asian soldiers in world war one.

Remembering sacrifice: France honours African WWI troops

European Union

Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions

The UK, France and Germany say they deeply regret the move that will target Iran's oil, shipping and banking sectors.

Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions

France

Le Pen's niece opens institute for future far-right leaders

Marion Marechal quit elected politics last year to embark on a new venture - opening a conservative institute called 'ISSEP' in the French city of Lyon.

Le Pen's niece opens institute for future far-right leaders

Europe

Mbappe's emotional visit to Bondy

The French football star went back to his hometown for the first time since helping France win the World Cup in Russia.

Mbappe's emotional visit to Bondy

Europe

Scientists to build a new prototype nuclear fusion reactor

If successful, the project could be the answer to the world’s clean energy needs.

Scientists to build a new prototype nuclear fusion reactor

Europe

Thousands rally in Paris to support migrant rescue ship Aquarius

Thousands turn out in France to express their anger at efforts to stop the last migrant rescue ship operating off Libya's coast.

Thousands rally in Paris to support migrant rescue ship Aquarius

Asia

India PM Modi faces corruption allegations

Narendra Modi accused of awarding part of the contract to a prominent businessman who is considered close to him.

India PM Modi faces corruption allegations

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