Australia on Wednesday said there could be confirmation this week that the washed-up plane part being examined in Toulouse has come from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
A French tourist in Jerusalem was assaulted by four Palestinians on Tuesday after waving an Israeli flag at one of Islam's holiest sites, and the holiest for Jews.
A 12-year-old girl and two boys aged 14 and 15 have been arrested for defacing 40 Christian graves in a cemetery in Labry in eastern France.
A Picasso worth more than 25 million euros and deemed a Spanish national treasure has been seized by French authorities from a boat docked on the Mediterranean island of Corisca.
A candidate of the French right-wing party Les Républicains in upcoming regional elections has accused the UK of rejecting its responsibilities in the Calais crisis.