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21/09/2015 - France

'Alzheimer's Village' in France given the green light

France’s minister in charge of family affairs and the elderly has announced formal plans for the country’s first village for people with Alzheimer’s disease, to host 120 residents ...
François Hollande walks with King Mohammed VI on his arrival at the airport in Tangier, 19 September 2015.
20/09/2015 - France

French Muslim group welcomes training of imams in Morocco

The Union of Mosques in France (UMF) welcomed Sunday's Franco-Moroccan statement on the training of imams, which “must be at the heart of any prevention programme in the fight against ...
Trade Minister Matthias Fekl will lead the team to Tehran
19/09/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Huge French delegation heads to Iran

A delegation of French politicians and representatives from more than 100 firms will go to Iran on Sunday to rebuild trade ties, following a July accord to curb Tehran’s nuclear ...
François Hollande and King Mohamed VI at the Elysee palace in February 2015
19/09/2015 - France - Morocco

Hollande In Morocco to discuss terrorism, climate change

French President Francois Hollande is leading a large delegation in a two-day visit to Morocco, amid controversy surrounding the head of the Moroccan secret services who was accused in Paris of ...
Jose Mourinho's Chelsea have not won at Stamford Bridge this season.
18/09/2015 - football

Chelsea seek home comforts against Arsenal

Premier League champions Chelsea aim to recover from a catastrophic start as they take on Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.Three points for Jose Mourinho's men will take them away from the ...
With Arnaud Clément as captain, France reached the final of the Davis Cup in 2014 but lost to Switzeland
18/09/2015 - Sports

Arnaud Clément loses job as France Davis Cup captain

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) dismissed the France Davis Cup team captain Arnaud Clément on Friday. The 37-year-old had been in charge for the last three years.

South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and French President Francois Hollande give a press conference following their meeting at the Elysee palace on 18 September 2015 in Paris.
18/09/2015 - France - South Korea

Korean Year in France kicks off in Paris

French President Francois Hollande says he will visit Seoul in early November, when he is scheduled to stop in China for climate talks, as he and South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn kicked off ...
Sperm is injected into an egg in an in vitro fertilisation lab
18/09/2015 - France

French research team patents lab-grown human sperm cells

French researchers say they have patented a method to create in-vitro human sperm using stem cells harvested from infertile men.

The Foreign Legion on parade on Bastille Day
17/09/2015 - DJIBOUTI - FRANCE - Slovakia

Foreign Legion officers on trial accused of causing Slovak recruit's death

Four former soldiers in France's Foreign Legion faced trial on Thursday, accused of causing the death of a 25-year-old Slovak recruit on an exercise in the desert of Djibouti.
One of the Mistrals, the Vladivostok, in the Saint-Nazaire shipyard
17/09/2015 - FRANCE - RUSSIa

French National Assembly backs Russian Mistral sale cancellation

The lower house of the French parliament has approved the scrapping of the sale of two Mistral warships to Russia because of Moscow's involvement in the Ukraine conflict.