Rebecca Rosman

Rebecca Rosman

Julian Assange

Assange's lawyers to seek asylum in France for whistleblower

Ahead of extradition hearing which begins on Monday in London, whistleblower's legal team appeal to French authorities.

Assange's lawyers to seek asylum in France for whistleblower

Religion

'Blasphemy' case divides France

Blasphemy is not a crime, said Macron, defending a teenage girl who offended Muslims in a social media tirade.

'Blasphemy' case divides France

Environment

French judges tilt in favour of Total in landmark ruling

This is the first time a French multinational was taken to court under France's 2017 'Corporate Duty of Vigilance' law.

French judges tilt in favour of Total in landmark ruling

Business & Economy

Thousands rally as French PM presents pension bill to ministers

Interior ministry says 249,000 join protest, with demonstrators calling for end to government's planned reform project.

Thousands rally as French PM presents pension bill to ministers

Emmanuel Macron

Thousands join protests over pension reform across France

More than 400,000 join rallies as transport strike enters 36th day, but broader support for movement dwindles.

Thousands join protests over pension reform across France

France

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

Nine members of the satirical magazine's staff were killed in 2015 attack by two French brothers.

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

France

Details of sweeping pension reforms fuel French anger

Major disruption across France is set to continue, but strikers seem to have support from the wider public.

Details of sweeping pension reforms fuel French anger

France

France's prime minister signals support for immigration quotas

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says country's asylum system 'saturated' with 22 percent application increase last year.

France's prime minister signals support for immigration quotas

France

Have French authorities mishandled probe into Algerian's death?

Zineb Redouane, 80, died after police threw a tear gas canister into her apartment during a 'yellow vest' protest.

Have French authorities mishandled probe into Algerian's death?

France

Burkini debate reignited in France as Grenoble women defy ban

Women in French city wore full-body swimsuits, leading to political debate and planned 'get naked' counter-protest.

Burkini debate reignited in France as Grenoble women defy ban

France

Notre Dame holds first mass since Paris fire

Priests conduct the service in a side chapel of the damaged cathedral, unaffected by fire though structure is 'fragile'.

Notre Dame holds first mass since Paris fire

France

Civil society weighs in as Iraq vows to execute French citizens

Activists, lawyers call out French government for failing to protect suspected ISIL members sentenced to death in Iraq.

Civil society weighs in as Iraq vows to execute French citizens