Weather

Roofs ripped off houses as tornado tears through French town

Several people injured as the tornado leaves southern French town of Arles in destruction.

Roofs ripped off houses as tornado tears through French town

Europe

Five arrested over deadly knife attack on Paris police HQ

Among the arrested is an imam close to 45-year-old Michael Harpon, who stabbed four to death in October 3 attack.

Five arrested over deadly knife attack on Paris police HQ

AJ Impact

Renault board votes to replace CEO Thierry Bollore

Renault has chosen insider Clotilde Delbos to minimise further disruption at the scandal-hit carmaker.

Renault board votes to replace CEO Thierry Bollore

Opinion

French whiteness is in crisis

Why did Lilian Thuram's matter-of-fact analysis about white supremacy cause a storm of controversy in France?

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo

Turkey-Syria border

Dismay in Europe at Trump's Syria policy

EU leaders to face questions on what's next for foreign fighters detained in Syria and their loyalty to Kurdish forces.

Trump's Syria policy dismays Europe as Turkey launches campaign

Europe

French police attack: Parliament begins investigation

Police union leaders in France say morale is low as officers are increasingly the target of public anger and assault.

Arts & Culture

Hidden Russian roots of France's Resistance anthem revealed

The song, which many believe emanated from fiery belly of French Resistance, was written over pot of tea in London.

Hidden Russian roots of France's Resistance anthem revealed

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

China

China slams 'criminal' EU response to Hong Kong clampdown

China's embassy in Paris criticises French and European reaction to protests in Hong Kong calling it 'hypocritical'.

China slams 'criminal' EU response to Hong Kong clampdown

AJ Impact

Why has Nissan lost two leaders in quick succession?

A peek under the bonnet of Japanese companies reveals some of the reasons why carmakers like Nissan are suffering.

Why has Nissan lost two leaders in quick succession?

Europe

French protests slam change of law over IVF access

Final parliamentary approval is needed to end the restriction on in-vitro fertilisation treatment (IVF), only for women in a heterosexual relationship.

Europe

France IVF access: Protests feared over law change

The new law also covers other controversial issues such as stem cell research and some conservative groups worry it could be expanded in the future.

Europe

Mind-controlled exoskeleton allows paralysed man to walk

The exoskeleton suit is still a prototype, but it offers a glimpse into a future where people's brains can help regain power of movement.

AJ Impact

Trump hails 'nice victory' as EU cheese and whisky makers whine

European countries in Airbus consortium - UK, France, Spain and Germany - face punitive measures from US in trade war.

Trump hails 'nice victory' as EU cheese and whisky makers whine

France

Four killed in Paris police HQ knife attack

The attacker, an administrative assistant who worked in the police headquarters, was shot dead by police at the scene.

Four killed in Paris police HQ knife attack