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France awards damages to parents of girl who went to Syria

The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.

The Council of State ordered the French state to pay 15,000 euros to the parents of a girl who left a Paris airport heading for Syria even though she was on a wanted list.

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Ten arrested in probe of 2015 Paris deli attack

French police are said to be questioning 10 people suspected of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly for his deadly attack on a Jewish deli in Paris in 2015.

French police are said to be questioning 10 people suspected of supplying weapons to Amedy Coulibaly for his deadly attack on a Jewish deli in Paris in 2015.

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France mourns slain police officer

A ceremony has been held in Paris to honour the police officer shot dead on the Champs Elysee last week. Mourners gathered in the courtyard of main police headquarters in the French capital.

A ceremony has been held in Paris to honour the police officer shot dead on the Champs Elysee last week. Mourners gathered in the courtyard of main police headquarters in the French capital.

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Defeated French Socialists and Republicans urge votes for Macron

As the losing mainstream candidates lick their wounds after the first-round of the French presidential race, their shocked parties have had to agree on what to do…

As the losing mainstream candidates lick their wounds after the first-round of the French presidential race, their shocked parties have had to agree on what to do…

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Macron's army of "helpers" reveal hard work behind the scenes

At the election night meeting held by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, many volunteers could be seen handing out information, flags and badges.

At the election night meeting held by Emmanuel Macron in Paris, many volunteers could be seen handing out information, flags and badges.

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French vote: The mainstream losers

The presidential election was a huge defeat for France’s mainstream parties.

The presidential election was a huge defeat for France’s mainstream parties.

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Hollande calls on voters to back Macron in run-off ballot

French President Francois Hollande has called for voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the run-off ballot in the presidential election.

French President Francois Hollande has called for voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the run-off ballot in the presidential election.

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Clashes in Paris in wake of election results

Tensions were running high on Paris’ Bastille Square on Sunday night (April 23), at the end of a protest called by left wing militants.

Tensions were running high on Paris’ Bastille Square on Sunday night (April 23), at the end of a protest called by left wing militants.

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How do the French presidential candidates' programmes measure up?

Former investment banker and political novice-Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head with far-right, _Front National_ leader-Marine Le Pen for the keys to the Élysée Palace. But how do their policy prop

Former investment banker and political novice-Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head with far-right, _Front National_ leader-Marine Le Pen for the keys to the Élysée Palace. But how do their policy prop

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French election: Macron to face off against Le Pen. What we know

Voters rejected France's traditional political parties Sunday, opting for two populist candidates who will contest the election runoff on May 7.

Voters rejected France's traditional political parties Sunday, opting for two populist candidates who will contest the election runoff on May 7.

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French voters boot out mainstream parties

It's a historic defeat for France's ruling establishment, as Socialist Benoit Hamon and conservative Francois Fillon get knocked out of the race.

It's a historic defeat for France's ruling establishment, as Socialist Benoit Hamon and conservative Francois Fillon get knocked out of the race.

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Young 'Macronistas' hope for new era in politics

A victory they’d hoped for so badly: The youthful supporters of Emmanuel Macron were thrilled to see their centrist and pro-European candidate leading the pack for France’s top…

A victory they’d hoped for so badly: The youthful supporters of Emmanuel Macron were thrilled to see their centrist and pro-European candidate leading the pack for France’s top…

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Elated Le Pen supporters brace for runoff

Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen were elated to see her qualify for the May 7 presidential run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron.

Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen were elated to see her qualify for the May 7 presidential run-off against centrist Emmanuel Macron.

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Macron and Le Pen through to French election run-off

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in the second round of the French elections.

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in the second round of the French elections.

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{Watch} Paris clashes after election results announced

Not long after the projections for the first round of the French presidential ballot were made public, clashes broke out in Paris.

Not long after the projections for the first round of the French presidential ballot were made public, clashes broke out in Paris.