Wild olive trees cover vast swathes of the Mediterranean island and the authorities warn the risk of disease spreading is immeasurable
French President Emmanuel Macron said he was open to adding a specific mention of Corsica in the French Constitution, but rejected other demands by the island's nationalist leaders
The French President's visit comes as the independence movement gains momentum on the Mediterranean island.
Emergency services struggle to bring several fires under control on the French Mediterranean island.
Around 1800 hectares of land has been destroyed by fires that have spread across the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Forest fires continue to spread across southern France and Corsica due to strong winds, with around 1,400 hectares of forest and woodlands destroyed.
A tourist was hospitalised after trying to take a photo with a cow on a Corsican beach, officials have revealed.
Belgian Thierry Neuville won the Rally of Corsica for Hyundai on Sunday to become the fourth different driver to triumph in four rounds so far this season.
Defending champion Sebastien Ogier kept his composure to consolidate his lead of the World Rally Championship’s Tour of Corsica on Saturday.
It comes after violent clashes on Saturday night between what are described as local youths and people of north-african origin.
Five people were injured.
The so-called Islamic State is being warned there will be reprisals, if it targets the Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Separatist fighters in Corsica have said they will end military operations in their quest for independence from France. The National Liberation Front
A rare Mediterranean cyclone has wreaked havoc in Sardinia, as more than two months of rain hit the island in just 24 hours. There are no reports of
Some 68 sources of contamination by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa have been identified on Corsica, according to a report by local officials. Known
French customs officials have seized a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros from a boat moored in the Corsican port of Calvi. There were concerns
Former French interior minister, Charles Pasqua has died at the age of 88. A hardline politician, Pasqua was a close ally of former president Jacques