The bizarre phenomenon of violent attacks perpetrated by people dressed as clowns is spreading in France causing panic.
France’s far-right Front National (FN) has suspended a local councillor who has converted to Islam.
A former Ecology Minister has called for work on a controversial dam in Sivens in southwestern France to be halted, after a man died in a protest on Saturday night.
French President François Hollande, made a bold appeal on Sunday for greater unity among the French population, despite unity within his own party being on the rocks.
Mali's first case of Ebola coincides with the World Health Organsation's annoucement of vaccine trials to take place in West Africa in early 2015.
Two French journalists were handed jail terms for illegal reporting in Indonesia's Papua province, but will be freed next week as they have already served time in custody.
An agreement on climate change targets puts Europe in the driver's seat ahead of next year's global climate conference in Paris -
France is calling for volunteers to fight against the Ebola virus, asking health professionals to travel to regions currently experiencing the outbreak.