A second wave of the coronavirus epidemic is “highly likely” to hit France in the autumn or winter, the government’s top scientific body warned on … Read more
French manufacturing activity picked up a touch in July although new orders remained stagnant, a monthly survey showed on Monday, as the euro zone’s second-biggest … Read more
People will have to wear masks outdoors in many of the major areas of the southern French city of Nice, Mayor Christian Estrosi said on … Read more
France will push for financial sanctions under the EU’s 750 billion euro (675 billion pounds) coronavirus recovery fund against states that undermine fundamental human rights, … Read more
Travellers entering France from 16 countries where the coronavirus is circulating widely are having to undergo virus tests upon arrival at French airports and ports.… Read more
France reported 1,346 new coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the total to 187,919 as the daily tally of new cases remained above 1,300 for the … Read more
France gave local governments the power on Friday to make the wearing of face masks compulsory in public, and a mandate was imposed in the … Read more
France’s economic slump may not be quite as bad as forecast and activity in the euro zone’s second biggest economy could return to pre-crisis levels … Read more
French luxury group Hermes said on Thursday comparable sales in the second quarter fell by 42% due to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and … Read more
France’s health minister urged the country on Wednesday not to drop its guard against COVID-19, saying it faced a long battle and that observing social … Read more
A Rwandan refugee who volunteered as a warden at France’s 15th-century Nantes cathedral has confessed to setting the blaze that gutted its interior a week … Read more
People arriving from 16 countries outside the European Union where the infection rate of COVID-19 is deemed to be high will be subject to compulsory … Read more
French health authorities are making COVID-19 tests available free of charge without prescription as they closely monitor an uptick in infections after the lifting of … Read more
France’s new prime minister announced plans on Saturday to introduce on-the-spot fines for some drug offences amid mounting concern about over-stretched policing after a series … Read more
France has called on Spain to severely limit border crossings following a rise in infection rates in the neighbouring country.
Jean Castex, the French prime … Read more
Paris St Germain’s Neymar struck early to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man St Etienne as they claimed a record-extending 13th Coupe de France on … Read more
Face masks are mandatory in France as of Monday in closed public spaces with offenders subject to a €135 fine.
And while the fact of … Read more
A deputy mayor of Paris resigned following protests over his links with alleged child sex abuser Gabriel Matzneff, an award-winning writer.
Christophe Girard, one of … Read more
France’s public health authority said on Thursday there had been a significant rise in confirmed new cases of people suffering from Covid-19, as the number … Read more
The French economy is on course to rebound by 8% next year and should return to pre-crisis levels by 2022, French Finance Minister Bruno Le … Read more
Restoration of the 15th century cathedral in the French city of Nantes that was hit by fire last week will take at least 3 years, … Read more
France’s president on Thursday said it would be a serious error by the European Union to not respond to provocations in the Eastern Mediterranean and … Read more
France’s foreign minister dismissed accusations by far-left lawmakers that President Emmanuel Macron had struck an EU economic recovery deal that sold Paris short, saying on … Read more
Outbreaks of Covid-19 in France and Spain have caused fears of a second wave, and potential disruption for holidaymakers this summer.
Spain has identified … Read more
French police cleared a 39-year-old Rwandan refugee of all suspicion on Sunday and released him after questioning the man about a fire at the 15th-century … Read more
A major fire broke out in the cathedral in the western French city of Nantes on Saturday, blowing out stained glass windows and destroying the … Read more
The French tourist industry received a further boost Wednesday with the partial reopening of Disneyland Paris and the opening up of the top floor of … Read more
France held a scaled-down annual Bastille Day celebration on Tuesday (July 14), with none of the usual tanks and troops parading down Paris’s Champs Elysees … Read more
France on Monday started restricting Chinese airlines to one passenger flight per week, saying it was acting in response to curbs imposed by Beijing on … Read more
The French government and unions reached an agreement providing a significant increase in pay to health care workers, worth some eight billion euros with the … Read more
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday that French consumption has almost returned to normal levels and that forced household savings during the … Read more
The interior ministers of France and Britain on Sunday signed an agreement creating a new joint police intelligence unit to combat migrant traffickers and reduce … Read more
The sailing yacht ‘Sailing Yacht A’ is seen in the bay of Antibes, near Nice, southeastern France.
The eight-deck ‘Sailing Yacht A’, built for Andrei … Read more
An installation by French street artists JR, composed of portraits of medical personnel, adorns the facade of the Bastille Opera house.
The message says, ‘Thank … Read more
As France passed the grim toll of more than 30,000 deaths due to coronavirus at the start of the weekend, officials began to warn of … Read more
The Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French handbags, cosmetics and soaps in retaliation for a digital services tax … Read more
French industrial output rebounded more in May than expected after slumping the previous month during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, official data showed on Friday.
Production … Read more
The spire of Notre Dame cathedral, which was destroyed in a fire last April, will be restored according to the original Gothic design.
French President … Read more
The numbers of new coronavirus cases and deaths in France reported on Wednesday were higher than the daily average seen over the last week, as … Read more
Europol and Eurojust have supported the French and Dutch law enforcement authorities in a joint effort to dismantle EncroChat, an encrypted phone network widely used … Read more
Marseille became the latest French municipality to elect a Green mayor on Saturday, in a wave that has swept the country since local elections at … Read more
The number of deaths in France from the new coronavirus has risen by 18 over the last day to 29,893, the country’s health department said … Read more
French President Emmanuel Macron has named Jean Castex as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation of Edouard Philippe.
Castex is the mayor of … Read more
The number of deaths in France from Covid-19 has risen by 14 from the previous day to 29,875, the country’s health department said.
The number … Read more
France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of a probe into an … Read more