Aviation

Paris Air Show: Plane safety, new fighter jets and 'flying taxis'

The world's biggest aerospace show will run in France's capital between June 17 and 23.

Paris Air Show: Plane safety, new fighter jets and 'flying taxis'

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'.

Weather

Corsica comes within 0.2C of heat record

Saharan wind makes for a surprisingly hot and dusty day on the small French island of Corsica.

Corsica comes within 0.2C of heat record

AJ Impact

Renault hits the brakes on Nissan alliance

The French carmaker threatened to block Nissan reforms unless it got seats on key committees.

Renault hits the brakes on Nissan alliance

Syria's War

Syria Kurds hand over French, Dutch orphans from ISIL families

Syrian-Kurdish officials say they handed over 12 French, two Dutch orphans from ISIL families to government delegations.

Syria Kurds hand over French, Dutch orphans from ISIL families

AJ Impact

Nissan had tech that drove Fiat Chrysler-Renault plan: Analysts

Analysts say Fiat Chrysler wanted Renault partner Nissan's leading electric car technology.

Nissan had tech that drove Fiat Chrysler-Renault plan: Analysts

France

'Iran failing as a nation' after sanctions, says Trump

US President Donald Trump said he believes Iran wants to engage in negotiations and he is ready for talks.

Trump: 'Iran failing as a nation' after US sanctions

Europe

Women's World Cup 2019: Tournament kicks off in France

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup will see fierce competition, but there is still a gap to bridge to the men's game, whose winners receive ten times more prize money.

Europe

Macron calls for world unity at 75th D-Day anniversary

The presidents of France and the United States paid tribute to American soldiers.

World War

'Thank you': May, Macron pay tribute to D-Day veterans

World leaders, former troops and civilians gather in France to mark 75th anniversary of June 1944 operation.

'Thank you': D-Day veterans commemorated on 75th anniversary

AJ Impact

Fiat blames France for collapse of Renault merger talks

A merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker.

Fiat blames France for collapse of Renault merger talks

Football

FIFA World Cup: Women shoot for even playing field

Controversies around prize gap, gender discrimination and sex abuse claims loom as 2019 World Cup kicks off in France.

World Cup: Women footballers fight for even playing field

AJ Impact

UK defence cuts cast doubt over 'special relationship' with US

As leaders prepare to mark D-Day's 75th anniversary, questions surround UK's traditional role as most important US ally.

UK defence cuts cast doubt over 'special relationship' with US

AJ Impact

Thanks to drones, French wine tastes better

Sophisticated drones allow winemakers to monitor plots for sick plants and predict output.

Thanks to drones, French wine tastes better

France

Iraq death sentences a 'disgrace' for France: Lawyers

Scores of legal professionals raise alarm over cases involving French citizens suspected of being ISIL members.

Iraq death sentences a 'disgrace' for France: Lawyers