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Macron’s parliamentary majority in jeopardy

Election projections suggest that the French president’s coalition may fail to retain absolute majority control of the National Assembly. President Emmanuel Macron’s parliamentary alliance was...

Mona Lisa painting attacked

Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece was targeted by a man disguised as an elderly woman in a wheelchair. A man disguised as an elderly woman attacked...

Western-backed coup foiled, government claims

Attempted coup in Mali comes amid tensions with France. A group of Malian officers attempted a coup last week with the help of a...

Watch: Battery fires lead to suspension of electric bus services in Paris

Two electric buses recently caught fire in Paris, leading to a suspension of services while the causes of the spontaneous combustions are investigated. One such...

Violent May Day clashes in Paris

Black-clad anarchists clashed with police and smashed storefronts as France’s annual day of left-wing protest turned violent. Thousands of protesters packed the streets of Paris...

Macron’s re-election masks deep French malaise

The re-elected president’s second term risks being as plagued by protest as his first one. French President Emmanuel Macron sailed to a re-election victory on...

2 people shot dead by police in Paris amid protests – media

The law enforcement opened fire on a vehicle after the passengers "refused to comply". Two people were killed in Paris amid election protests on Sunday...

Macron pledges to address voters’ ‘rage’ as police clash with protesters

“I am not anymore a candidate of one camp,” the re-elected French president claimed as protesters take to the streets in Paris. French President Emmanuel...

Le Pen Concedes Defeat in Presidential Election as Macron Projected to Win 57% of Vote

The La Republique En Marche party founder and former Rothschild investment banker has replicated his 2017 win against National Rally candidate Marine Le Pen,...

Furious Macron Reportedly ‘Ranted to Advisers’ as BoJo’s Kiev Trip Ruined His Plans for Secret Visit

Boris Johnson made an unexpected visit to Kiev on 9 April, with the Ukrainian Embassy in London sharing a photo on Twitter of the...

‘Dismayed’ French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen Accused of Embezzling £500,000

On Sunday, Marine Le Pen’s bid for the French presidency took a hit when European Union investigators accused her and her father of embezzling...

Watch: France Hit by Mass Protests Amid Presidential Election

The first round of presidential elections in France was held on Sunday, and the second is set for 24 April because no candidate gained...

Macron to face Le Pen in French election run off

The incumbent president and his populist rival will meet in the second round after leading the field in Sunday’s voting. Incumbent Emmanuel Macron and conservative...

French voters could strike a major blow to globalism

After Emmanuel Macron picked globalism over his country’s interests for five years, his main rival Marine Le Pen is drawing closer. The French are headed...

‘Freedom Convoys’ gaining steam across Europe – reports

Inspired by the Canadian movement, truckers in Europe are planning to import the protest by driving to national capitals before “converging” on Brussels. Truckers in...

Watch: Big anti-vax pass protest in Paris

More than 50,000 people marched in Paris on Saturday (local time) against Macron's vaccine passport policies.

Watch: French Politician Stephane Claireaux attacked by pro-freedom protesters

A French politician has been attacked with dirt bombs outside his home during an anti-vax pass protest. In the video, Stephane Claireaux can be seen...

Watch: Macron’s vow to ‘piss off’ the unvaxxed backfires as huge protests gather across France

Macron’s words may have backfired after huge crowds took to the streets of France promising to piss him off instead. The huge crowds on Saturday...

Presidential hopeful says France should leave NATO and partner with Russia

Jean-Luc Melenchon says leaving NATO bloc would help Paris avoid getting dragged into new Cold War. The leader of a French leftist party and presidential...

Watch: French football hit by fresh shame

Crowd trouble in French football continued on Friday as a cup match had to be abandoned due to fans clashing. Ligue 2 team Paris FC...

Watch: Anti-NATO French presidential candidate attacked at first rally

A man lunged at French far-right presidential hopeful Eric Zemmour, grabbing him by the neck as the former was about to kick off his...

‘What was missing, my death?’ Fury in France as judo coach cleared of assaulting female Olympic champ

A French judo coach accused of domestic violence against his Olympic champion partner has been acquitted in a case which has caused shock and...

Watch: Riots erupt in French territory of Guadeloupe in response to COVID lockdown

France is to send 200 extra police to deal with days of rising violence and tensions in its overseas territory of Guadeloupe. The disorder comes...

Watch: Paris protest against vax passports

A large protest in Paris took place overnight (NZT) in Paris against vax passports.

Watch: Macron says Scotty Mo lied to him about stab-in-the-back submarine deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of lying to him about the aborted French/Australian submarine deal. Macron is in Rome...

Scotty Morrison from marketing contradicts Sleepy Joe Biden on French sub deal

In a stunning statement, adding to an already farcical situation, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison contradicts Joe Biden on the French nuclear sub debacle. Morrison,...

Watch: Anti-vax passport protesters storm shops in Aix-en-Provence, France

Protesters storm shops in Aix-en-Provence, France. Video footage has emerged on Telegram of a group of protesters storming a store in the city of Aix-en-Provence,...

New ambassador to France appointed

Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Caroline Bilkey as New Zealand’s next Ambassador to France and the OECD. “Aotearoa New Zealand...

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