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Le Pen rails against political violence

Marine Le Pen has condemned the attack on Donald Trump, warning France is not safe from such violence either. The French right-wing politician and longtime...

Wealthy French could emigrate en masse – Bloomberg

The left-wing alliance that took the most seats in the recent parliamentary elections has promised to raise taxes on the rich. Many of France’s most...

Famed Gothic cathedral catches fire in France

The spire of a famous church in Rouen has erupted in flames, according to the city’s mayor. France’s famous Rouen cathedral has caught fire, the...

Who are the real winners of the French parliamentary elections?

In his attempt to prevent a Le Pen victory at all costs, Emmanuel Macron has empowered the other anti-establishment force. Mad political scientist Emmanuel Macron’s...

French election results trigger riots

Turmoil erupted after the left-wing New Popular Front coalition emerged victorious. Riots, clashes, and looting broke out across France as left-wing supporters flooded the streets...

Le Pen pledges to block troop deployment to Ukraine

The right-wing party National Rally will also prohibit Kiev from using French weaponry on Russian soil. France’s right-wing National Rally (RN) party will block potential...

Victory for Le Pen’s party will change nothing in France

The highest turnout in forty years demonstrates the electorate’s desire and hope for change. But voters are very unlikely to get what they want. The first...

Le Pen accuses Macron of preparing ‘coup d’etat’

The French president has been using his powers to make last-minute appointments, according to the former leader of the National Rally party. French President Emmanuel...

French authorities accused of ‘social cleansing’ before Olympics

A group of NGOs has said the government is forcibly removing the homeless from Paris ahead of the 2024 Summer Games. The number of forcible...

Macron’s bloc comes third in French election

The right-wing National Rally secured the lead in the first round of a snap vote on Sunday. The French right-wing National Rally (RN) party and...

Marine Le Pen’s National Rally leads in first round of French parliamentary elections

Marine Le Pen's National Rally emerged as the frontrunner in the first round of France's snap parliamentary elections, securing 34.2% of the votes based...

Toulouse crowned champions of France

Stade Toulousain displayed clinical precision in their resounding 59-3 triumph over Union Bordeaux Bègles in the Top 14 final. The match was a showcase of...

Le Pen’s party sets new popularity record

With two days until France’s snap election, the National Rally enjoys the support of 37% of voters, according to a poll. The French right-wing National...

France faces threat of ‘civil war’ – Macron

The French president has warned that an election victory for the far left or the far right could lead to armed conflict. Upcoming legislative elections...

Watch: Spacecraft debris falls in populated area

The incident apparently happened during the launch of a Chinese-French satellite. A video apparently showing debris from a spacecraft hitting the ground in a populated...

Two women face trial for defamation over claims about Brigitte Macron’s gender

Two women are on trial in France for defamation after alleging that Brigitte Macron, wife of President Emmanuel Macron, was once a man named...

Macron just threw a live grenade at his own feet

The French president could be on the verge of regime-changing himself, with his establishment party’s support below that of the opposition. The latest French national...

Euro 2024: Austria 0 – 1 France

France have beaten Austria 0-1 in their Euro 2024 Group D match today at the Merkur Spiel Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. https://youtu.be/OiIwInq74RU?si=63vGNOeFZGdk2fni

Macron’s approval rating plummets – poll

The French president’s popularity has reportedly taken a beating following his snap decision to dissolve parliament. President Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating has fallen to its...

Dior contractors suspected of exploiting Chinese workers – media

An Italian operating company of the French fashion brand reportedly spent just US $57 to produce a US $2,800 bag. A Milan court has placed...

French unions call for mass protests against so-called ‘far right’

A wave of demonstrations follows a defeat for Emmanuel Macron’s party in the EU Parliament election. Thousands of people have protested across France against the...

Le Pen ‘ready to exercise power’ after Macron party trounced

The former National Rally leader has promised to defend the interests of the French people. Right-wing French politician Marine Le Pen has said she is...

Macron dissolves French parliament after huge election defeat

The move comes after the president’s party was trounced in voting for the EU Parliament. French President Emmanuel Macron has dissolved the country’s National Assembly...

Iga Świątek dominates to win third consecutive French Open title

World No. 1 Iga Świątek has won her third straight French Open title with a commanding 6-2, 6-1 victory over Italy’s Jasmine Paolini, solidifying...

French land military-grade vehicles with machine guns in New Caledonia

New Caledonia's police force has received state-of-the-art armoured trucks equipped with machine guns from France, aiming to quell further violent protests and restore order. Despite...

50,000 cubic metres of wastewater pours into main Paris river

The city’s pumping system suffered a malfunction two months before the start of the Summer Olympics. Around 50,000 cubic meters of sewage water has been...

Man detained for allegedly planning to attack Olympic torch relay

French authorities have detained a man, identified as Alex G, suspected of planning an attack on the Olympic torch relay in Bordeaux, announced Interior...

Macron addresses unrest in New Caledonia, pledges to restore order

French President Emmanuel Macron has labelled the recent violent protests in New Caledonia as an unexpected "unprecedented insurrection movement." While visiting police headquarters in Nouméa,...

France claims successful crackdown in New Caledonia

The riots in New Caledonia have reportedly stopped after the arrival of heavily armed troops. Additional security forces sent from France have stopped the week-long...

France blames Azerbaijan for fueling New Caledonia unrest, bans Tiktok

New Caledonia is experiencing widespread civil unrest following protests against proposed constitutional amendments. Five people are now believed to have died, including two French gendarmes. In...

Death toll rises in New Caledonia as civil unrest intensifies

The death toll in New Caledonia has risen to three as violence continues to escalate. Charles Wea, a spokesperson for international relations in the president's...

Ambush in Normandy leaves two prison officers dead, massive manhunt underway

Two French prison officers were killed and two critically injured while transporting prisoner Mohamed Amra, known as "The Fly", near Rouen in Normandy. The attack...

This is the question that could ultimately destroy EU-US unity

Western Europeans broadly see China as an opportunity, but Washington sees it as a threat. This has major geopolitical consequences. Chinese President Xi Jinping is...

Watch: Police break up pro-Palestine protest at French university

Activists occupied Sorbonne lecture halls and blocked the entrance to the prestigious institution. Riot police used tear gas to forcibly break up a pro-Palestine student...

Gerard Depardieu detained on sexual assault claims

Two more women have alleged that the French movie star groped them on film sets. Iconic French actor Gerard Depardieu has been arrested in Paris...

‘Our Europe’ could die – Macron

The EU must prove that it is not a vassal of the United States, the French president has said in a keynote speech. French President...

Macron wants von der Leyen replaced – Bloomberg

French president is reportedly considering former European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi as an alternative head of the Commission. French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking...

Macron wants Olympic truce in Ukraine and Gaza

Russia has maintained it is ready for talks about a ceasefire but will be guided by its “national interests and the situation on the...

French mayor arrested after 70kg of cannabis found at her home – media

The politician was detained in Avallon following an anti-narcotics raid on Sunday. French police have arrested the mayor of the town of Avallon after 70kg...

Macron increasingly worried about security amid assassination fears – media

The French leader is said to be “totally freaked out by the Russians” amid his own efforts to antagonize Moscow. French President Emmanuel Macron is...

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