article 03 July 2015 UK, France
France rejects asylum plea from Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has had his request for asylum in France rejected according to President Francois Hollande's office.

article 30 June 2015 World, France
Calais ferry workers' strike could close port for days

Travel chaos continues on both sides of the Channel tunnel today as strikes at the port of Calais disrupt ferry services.

article 29 June 2015 World, France
Uber executives questioned by French police

Two executives from the taxi company Uber have been brought in for questioning by French police over an app which allows drivers to pick up passengers in their personal cars.

article 26 June 2015 World, France
ISIS calls for jihad answered across three continents

The devastating attacks on civilian targets in France, Tunisia and Kuwait come just days after an ISIS spokesman urged his followers to carry out attacks during the holy month of Ramadan.

article 26 June 2015 World, France
France's problem with Islamist extremism

The attack on a factory near Lyon is not the first time France has experienced Islamist violence. It is just six months since the Charlie Hebdo and kosher supermarket killings in Paris.

article 26 June 2015 World, France
Elite BRI police officers surround a block where suspect Yassine Salhi is believed to live (Getty)
France terror attack: who is the prime suspect?

France's interior minister names the man police believe carried out the brutal beheading of a man at a gas facility near Lyon this morning. What do we know about him?

article 26 June 2015 World, France
Security officials stand near an area where a decapitated body was found (Getty)
Grenoble: man decapitated in terror attack on gas company

Terrorists try to blow up a US-owned gas facility in France. A severed head covered in Arabic writing is found at the scene.

article 25 June 2015 World, France
Police officers in Paris face anti-Uber protesters (Getty)
Paris riot: anti-Uber protest turns violent

French riot police fire tear gas as taxi drivers in Paris protest against online rivals Uber. US singer Courtney Love takes to Twitter to express her outrage after her cab is "ambushed".

article 25 June 2015 World, Greece
Syrian refugees arrive in Greece (Reuters)
Migrant crisis sets nation against nation within EU

With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.

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