Inside Story

Will Macron's promises end yellow vest protests?

President Emmanuel Macron responds to months of riots by vowing to 'transform France'.

France

'The problem is Macron': president's speech fails to impress all

Macron promises reforms in response to protests, but some of his supporters and the 'yellow vests' are unconvinced.

'The problem is Macron': president's speech fails to impress all

Emmanuel Macron

France's Macron responds to 'yellow vests' protests

French president responds to months of 'yellow vests' protests, unveiling measures to boost pensions, reduce income tax.

France

Notre Dame fire pledges inflame yellow vest protesters

Demonstrators criticise donations by billionaires to restore burned cathedral as they march against economic inequality.

Notre Dame fire pledges inflame yellow vest protesters

Inside Story

How should Notre Dame be rebuilt?

French president promises to reconstruct fire-damaged cathedral within five years.

France

France: Security in Paris tightened amid fears of further rioting

About 6,000 police officers and two aerial drones deployed in the capital to help monitor the demonstrations.

France

'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist

Violence in French capital as angry protests converge on famed Champs-Elysees avenue for 18th week straight.

'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist

Emmanuel Macron

EU leaders lukewarm on Macron's plea for reform

French president launches push for further EU integration, citing Brexit as a 'symbol' of the 'danger' facing Europe.

EU leaders lukewarm on Macron's plea for reform

Europe

France's Great Debate: National discussion goes behind bars

How successful have these debates been so far and what do inmates have to say?

France

Macron condemns anti-Semitism at 'yellow vest' protest

Anti-Semitic remarks 'will not be tolerated', said French president following an attack on a prominent intellectual.

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at 'yellow vest' protest

Europe

France vows firm response to wave of anti-Semitism

Paris prosecutors open four investigations after latest anti-Semitic incidents, including Nazi graffiti and vandalism.

France vows firm response to wave of anti-Semitism

Middle East

Macron to Sisi: Human rights go together with stability

French president says he raised the issue of human rights with his Egyptian counterpart during state visit.

Europe

Yellow vest leader badly injured during protest

Prominent protester Jerome Rodrigues shot in eye with rubber bullet fired by police during protest, lawyer says.

Yellow vest leader badly injured in police action during protest

Inside Story

What's behind the growing dispute between Italy and France?

The relationship between allies France and Italy has gotten worse as EU elections approach.

France

'Yellow vests' protest despite Macron's grand debate

Tens of thousands took to the streets for 10th weekend of protests against French government amid anger over taxes.