Brexit

France launches $57m plan for no-deal Brexit

France's contingency plan looks after 'interests of our citizens', says PM Philippe.

France launches $57m plan for no-deal Brexit

Inside Story

Can Macron's open letter save his presidency?

After weeks of protests, Emmanuel Macron sent out a letter to yellow vest protesters that he is open to new ideas.

France

Macron's 'grand debate' comes under fire from French opposition

French president's letter to the public criticised for ruling out discussion of reforms such as the wealth tax scrap.

France

French 'yellow vests' rally in fresh round of protests

French Interior Ministry says 84,000 people took to the streets on Saturday across the country.

French 'yellow vests' rally in fresh round of protests

France

Deaths reported after gas explosion at Paris bakery

Authorities say 10 people in critical condition and 37 others less seriously injured in explosion at French capital.

Deaths reported after gas explosion at Paris bakery

France

France braces for fresh yellow vest protests

Protesters plan new protests in Paris and central French city of Bourges as government deploys 80,000 officers.

France braces for fresh yellow vest protests

Witness

Latifa: Fighting Hatred with Love in France

After her son was murdered by Mohamed Merah, Latifa Ibn Ziaten decided to fight for France's marginalised youth.

Weather

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

As blocked weather pattern matures, it will generate heavy snow and strong winds in parts of Europe.

More snow and strong winds for Germany, Austria

Europe

French donate over $130,000 to support boxer who punched police

Former boxing champion Christophe Dettinger has received widespread support from the French, angering officials.

Europe

France cardinal on trial over child sex abuse coverup

Philippe Barbarin, one of the most senior Catholics involved in the scandal, is accused of helping to cover up abuse.

France

'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

Protests involving 50,000 turn violent in French cities as demonstrators smash into ministry with a forklift in Paris.

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

France

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters keep up pressure on Macron

Hundreds take to the streets for the eighth week as grassroots movement against President Emmanuel Macron rumbles on.

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters keep up pressure on Macron

The Far Right

In Paris, a son remembers a father lost to far-right violence

Said Bouraam's father, Brahim Bouarram, drowned in the Seine after being attacked by members of France's National Front.

In Paris, a son remembers a father lost to far-right violence

Europe

France opposition capitalising on protests ahead of EU vote?

President Emmanuel Macron's rivals hope to gain representatives from European parliament with 'yellow vest' effect.

Europe

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests

New Year's Eve speech comes at end of torrid period for Macron after six weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests