article 18 January 2016 World, France
Paris terror attacks: man arrested in Morocco

A Belgian national said to be linked to the terrorists who killed 130 people in Paris is arrested in Morocco.

article 14 January 2016 France
Renault shares hit by report of emission-testing probe

Shares in French automaker Renault fall substantially, after reports that French investigators had seized computers from the firm, apparently in a probe related to emissions testing.

article 28 December 2015 World, France
Protesters fly Corsican flag
Protests in Corsica after Qur'an attack

Hundreds of people flying the Moor's Head flag of Corsica defy a ban on public gatherings following an attack on a Muslim prayer room that saw copies of the Qur'an burned.

article 14 December 2015 World, France
Paris teacher invented story about classroom stabbing

A French nursery teacher who claimed to have been stabbed by a man who said he was acting for Islamic State made up the story, according to the Paris prosecutor.

post 07 December 2015
How the outcasts of French politics have joined the mainstream

Did the apparent political unity that ensued after the terror attacks represent only affluent Paris rather than the concerns and fears of France as a whole?

video 27 November 2015 France

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Paris ceremony remembers 130 victims two weeks after attacks

The names and ages of the 130 victims of the Paris attacks were read out a ceremony at the Invalides national monument in the French capital, two weeks after the terrorist attacks.

post 26 November 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Tear gas, squalor and scabies - another day of misery in the Jungle

An outbreak of scabies sweeping the Calais camp known as the Jungle is fuelling the determination of migrants to escape the squalor for a new life in Britain, by any means possible.

post 24 November 2015
Read more from Kylie Morris on her blog Obama and Hollande find unity on Syria

There was a time when the French were not so enamoured of the Obama administration's policy on Syria. Now, President Hollande says "there is a new mindset".

post 22 November 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Security clampdown in Brussels extended

The country where many of the Paris attack suspects came from faces real disruption for days and months to come.

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