In Paris, where police used tear gas after some protesters left an authorised route, a car and rubbish bins were also set on fire.
The national health agency revealed on Thursday afternoon that 9,843 new COVID-19 infections had been confirmed over the previous 24 hours — the highest one-day tally the country has recorded since the beginning of the outbreak.
Social media users called the president out for coughing while he wasn't wearing a face and nose covering, saying this did not respect guidance on measures to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Castex spent Saturday with Christian Prudhomme, the director of the Tour de France who has since tested positive for COVID-19. He will self-isolate for 7 days.
Police don't know whether the attacks are linked to cult practices or part of a macabre social media challenge.
Serena Williams and Maria Sakkari are unhappy that fans can attend but that players are being kept 'in a bubble'.
Two journalists at Charlie Hebdo reported their Instagram accounts had been disabled after they shared the magazine’s front page which carries depictions of the prophet Muhammad.
A French journalist who joined the police for two years says he found a culture of racism and "banal" violence as well a force that closes ranks to protest a minority of rogue officers.
Friday saw an all-time high in the number of daily reported cases in France, with a total of 8,975.
Facebook has blocked the live broadcast of a chronically ill man, who intended to livestream his death on the platform.
Dozens of people protested outside a migrant detention centre in the French city of Marseille on Saturday, insisting those inside were at risk of catching COVID-19
Police suspect the attacks could be part of 'ritual' because the animals are slashed and often their ear and genitals are removed
Authorities in three French departments were ordered by judges to revise local orders that made face masks compulsory.
After leading Lyon to their fifth consecutive Champions League title, captain Wendie Renard spoke to Euronews' Tokunbo Salako.
The French economy shrank by a massive 13.8 per cent in the three months to June as lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 hit hard.