Witness

Exit: Leaving Extremism Behind

A Norwegian filmmaker, struggling to reconcile with her past, sets out to find others who have escaped extremist groups.

This is Europe

The suburbs: A brief history of French housing estates

From the functional to the dysfunctional: How France fell out of love with its high-rise housing estates.

The suburbs: A brief history of French housing estates

France

Migrants reach UK in stolen French fishing boat

Officials identified the 12-metre boat and contacted its owner, who said the vessel had been stolen in France.

Migrants reach UK in stolen French fishing boat

War & Conflict

UN chief sees 'parallels' with 1930s amid nationalism warnings

As global figures remember 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, political leaders warn of rising nationalism.

Europe

Seventy world leaders gather in Paris for World War I centenary

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

France

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

French president tells leaders on Armistice Day to 'build our hopes rather than playing our fears against each other'.

Macron urges world leaders to 'fight for peace' on WWI centenary

Europe

World War I centenary: Lessons from the Battle of Verdun

After 300 days, 300,000 soldiers - both French and German - had sacrificed their lives in the trenches around Verdun.

Europe

'Good friends' Macron and Trump defuse EU army dispute

French and US leaders hold 'very constructive' meeting, official says, after a spat over remarks on EU security.

Europe

President Trump expected to snub Paris Peace Forum

At a gathering to mark the centenary of WWI's end, the French president has organised a venue to bolster international cooperation, an event the US president is expected to skip.

US & Canada

Marking the WWI Centenary

100 years after the end of the first world war, many leaders will gather in Paris to remember the lives that were lost over the course of the four-year war.

France

France's PSG admits to racially profiling young players

The French club admits its scouts racially profiled promising talents but said it was not the club's policy.

Football club PSG admits to racially profiling young recruits

France

French bishops set up 'independent' panel into child sex abuse

The panel would seek 'to understand the reasons which led to the way these affairs were handled'.

French bishops set up 'independent' panel into child sex abuse

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.

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.

New Caledonia

Macron hails New Caledonia vote to 'remain French'

Initial results suggest French archipelago has opted against independence, with nearly 60 percent of votes counted.

Macron hails New Caledonia vote to 'remain French'