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Beloved French illustrator Jean-Jacques Sempé, famous for the ‘Little Nicholas’ series and his New Yorker magazine covers, has passed away.
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The fire has forced the closure of a major motorway near the city as temperatures hit 40 degrees again in the latest heatwave.
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A beluga whale stranded in France's River Seine has died after a failed rescue mission.
Europe's drought could be the worst in 500 years, warns researcher
"Just to give you an idea the 2018 drought was so extreme that, looking back at least the last 500 years, there were no other events similar to the drought of 2018, but this year I think it is really worse than 2018."
Thousands evacuated in southern France due to new wildfires
One blaze was reportedly started by a metal piece of tractor machinery.
France drought: Loire river so low it can be crossed on foot
With an early heatwave in June and an unusually hot and dry month of May, the bed of the Loire has reached a lower level than usual, so much so that the river can be crossed on foot in certain places.
Burnout: Firefighters look back on July's 'gamechanging' heatwave
Firefighters in the UK are training with their counterparts in southern Europe to learn how to tackle fires in a heating climate.
A sculpture of Putin perched on a tank appears in Central Park
French artist James Colomina is known for installing his politically charged works in unusual places. His latest does not disappoint.
French vineyards suffering from severe drought in some regions
The driest July since 1959 is forcing vine growers in some regions of France to ask for special permission to irrigate their vineyards
'Verging on impossible': Sailor survives 16 hours in a capsized boat
A 62-year-old French man has survived for 16 hours in his capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean, a feat the Spanish coastguard said was "verging on impossible".
Tourism staff shortages affect 1.2 million jobs in the EU, says study
New report by the World Travel and Tourism Council shows over one million tourism sector jobs remain unfilled in the EU
France and parts of England experience driest July on record
The low rainfall in both countries has been coupled with a summer of unprecedentedly high temperatures, which topped 40 degrees Celsius in England in July for the first time ever.
Mont Blanc warning as heatwave causes more frequent rockfalls
Amateur climbers have been urged to steer clear of France's Mont Blanc as extreme heat is causing more frequent rockfalls.
What are the stories behind Europe's iconic summer drinks?
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France braces for another heatwave - its third this year
Barely out of the last one, France will experience another heatwave from Monday, with temperatures of 39°C predicted in the southeast.
French wildfires: aerial images of burnt areas in Gironde
Helicopter images show the forest and campsites of the Gironde coastline, in southwestern France, which was ravaged by flames as well as the creation of a deforestation zone by firefighters to prevent the fire from spreading to the Landes.
Macron calls Russia a 'colonial power' in ex-French colony
France's president accused Russia of being "one of the last colonial imperial powers" during a visit to Benin, a former French colony.
Mediterranean marine life threatened by soaring sea temperatures
Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean Sea are attracting new species of fish, threatening local marine life.
France passes new bill allowing recycled cooking to be used as fuel
France’s new bill will allow citizens to power their diesel vehicles with recycled cooking oil.
Macron heads to Cameroon for 3-nation Africa tour amid mixed reception
French President Emmanuel Macron, in Cameroon to start his 3-nation Africa tour, is expected to discuss the food crisis in Africa provoked by Russia’s war in Ukraine, the need for Cameroon to increase its agricultural production and the country's upsurge in insecurity.
Border dispute erupts between UK and France over Dover travel chaos
Queues of cars and lorries at the port of Dover in the UK over the weekend have led to a dispute between British and French officials over who is to blame.
Road and rail passengers endure ‘hell’ between UK and France
Travellers to and from France faced a nightmarish weekend after Eurostar cancelled services and Eurotunnel drivers endured six hour delays.
France orders air-conditioned shops to close their doors
The new law is set to come in in the next few days.
'800km of traffic': European holiday season kicks off with gridlock
Hundreds of kilometres of European roads have been paralysed with gridlock this weekend as holidaymakers set off on their summer getaways.
Post-Brexit Brits now need to do a 4-day course to live in France
These training days, delivered in French, now await any Brit like myself who has migrated to France since the UK fully left the EU.
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