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'We know what needs to done': Macron promises radical Islam crackdown
French people must be protected against "this evil that is radical Islam," Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday.
French minister keen to disband Islamic NGOs after teacher's beheading
"We must stop being naive and face the truth: there is no accommodation possible with radical Islamism," said interior minister Gerald Darmanin, referring to the two NGOs.
France: Sarkozy charged with conspiracy over alleged Libyan funding
In a Facebook post published on Friday, Sarkozy said he "learnt of the latest indictment with great stupefaction" and that his "innocence is again violated".
Police search homes of top French officials in COVID-19 probe
Among those to be targeted were ex-prime minister Edouard Philippe and health minister Olivier Veran.
Marseille and Paris hit out over tightening of COVID-19 restrictions
Bars and restaurants in Marseille and Guadeloupe, where there are currently more than 250 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population, will have to shut from Saturday.
Facing a surge in cases, French Guiana asks Paris 'where's your help?'
The overseas territory is technically equal to any other French department, such as Provence, Calais or Isère. But residents say the health system is not on par with that in the mainland.
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Europe’s cities should take lead on environmental change, says Lyon’s first Green mayor
Grégory Doucet was at the head of a green wave in France’s recent local elections, becoming mayor of the country’s third largest city. Now he says like-minded mayors in other countries should join with him to help influence policy in Brussels.
Macron's new government: Five things to look out for in France in 2020
What can be expected from Emmanuel Macron's newly reshuffled government amid the COVID-19 crisis and ahead of the 2022 presidential race?
Why is Macron's new PM from the right when he was tipped to veer left?
Macron has named Jean Castex as France's new prime minister, replacing Edouard Philippe, whose government resigned on Friday.
'Time has come to act': Macron outlines environment agenda
Macron spoke just a day after the Green party surged across the country in Sunday's municipal election.
Three months later than planned, France set to finish local elections
The first round of the French local election was maintained despite the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The next day, the country went on lockdown. Now the second round is being held on 28 June.
French president Emmanuel Macron loses absolute majority in parliament
Seven MPs from his LREM party defected to create a new parliamentary group they said would be "independent" and sit "neither in the majority nor in the opposition".
What does France's COVID-19 health emergency extension mean?
France's decision to extend the Health Emergency doesn't imply changes to the May 11 lockdown easing, so how is it significant?
French police face racism allegations over Paris arrest
A probe is set to be launched into allegations police officers racially abused a man during an arrest in a deprived Parisian suburb on Sunday morning
The rise of the far-right in France
Unreported Europe hears that unemployment, corruption and frustration are fueling the rise of the right in the French city of Hénin-Beaumont.
French government passes retirement reform without vote
French prime minister Édouard Philippe used special powers in the National Assembly to end debate on the controversial retirement reform program.
Sex tape scandal debate: Is French politics becoming more like the US?
France and the US are not on the same page here.
France's transport strike to continue over holiday period
Labour union CGT said on Thursday there would be no break in transport strikes over the Christmas period unless the government backed down on pension reform.
Pesticides: a threat to public health? France's toxic debate
France plans to introduce buffer zones between crops fields and residential areas, to comply with EU rules. The debate has become toxic in many parts of the country, where tensions run high between residents worried about their health, and farmers concerned about their future.
Hundreds queue to say farewell to Jacques Chirac
Hundreds braved the rain on Sunday to pay their respects to late French president Jacques Chirac lying in state at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris.