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A forensic expert at the scene of Cafe La Belle Equipe, one of the places targetted by terrorists on Friday night.
14/11/2015 - France

First attacker in Paris killings identified

French police identify a 29-year-old Frenchman as one of seven terrorists who killed at least 129 people and wounded more than 350 in Paris on Friday.

Claude Guéant leaving the tribunal in Paris on 13 November 2015
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Former French interior minister sentenced in cash trial

A court in Paris has given Claude Gueant, a close aide of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, a two-year suspended jail sentence and fined 75,000 euros for his role in misusing public funds at ...
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, August 2015
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

France unveils plan against firearms trafficking

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve unveiled on Friday a plan to fight proliferation and arms trafficking in France.
Logo of Paris's coming COP21 climate conference
13/11/2015 - FRANCE-COP21

France reintroduces border checks ahead of UN climate talks

France has reintroduced border checks as part of its security-tightening measures ahead of UN climate talks. The Cop21 Paris climate conference opens on 30 November in the French capital.

Euro cent coins
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

France’s economy improves in third quarter

Economic growth in France expanded by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2015 according to the national statistics agency on Friday.
Xavier Broseta (C), Executive Vice President for Human Resources at Air France is evacuated by security in Roissy on 5 October, 2015.
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Air France sacks four employees over violent protests

Air France has sacked four employees and started dismissal proceedings against a union representative over last month's violent protests on the outskirts of Paris. The five men are also facing criminal charges.

Migrants walk near tents in the "New Jungle" makeshift camp in Calais, northern France
13/11/2015 - FRANCE

Support grows for UK aid worker caught smuggling child from French migrant camp

Public support is growing in France for a British aid worker who is facing jail time in France.
Gabon's President Ali Bongo with France's François Hollande in September 2015
12/11/2015 - FRANCE - GABON

French court allows viewing of Gabon President Ali Bongo's birth certificate

A French court has allowed details of the birth certificate of Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba to be seen by another member of the family of former president Omar Bongo Ondimba.
Spied on by the BND? French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius
12/11/2015 - France - Germany

France demands truth over reports German spies snooped on Foreign Minister Fabius

French President François Hollande says he wants all the information from Berlin after reports that Germany's foreign intelligence network spied on French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent ...
French President Francois Hollande at the Valletta Summit on Migration
12/11/2015 - FRANCE - united states - Cop21

Hollande clashes with Kerry over legally binding climate deal at Cop21

French President François Hollande has contradicted US Secretary of State John Kerry and insisted that the Cop21 Paris climate conference will produce a binding agreement.