Strauss-Kahn affair rocks French politics and IMF

The French were stunned last weekend when news spread of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest in New York on charges of sexual assault and attempted rape.
Roland Garros

Roland Garros 2015

Reports, analysis and comments on the 2015 French Open.

21/02/2015 - France

Massacre at Charlie Hebdo

The murder of 17 people in a killing spree that started at the Paris offices of satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has sparked worldwide indignation.
08/02/2015 - Sport

Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Des agents de santé se préparent à intervenir auprès de malades atteints d'Ebola, à Freetown, Sierra Leone, le 14 octobre 2014.

Ebola outbreak 2014

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has claimed thousands of lives in three west African countries. Isolated cases have caused alarm in Europe and the United States.

Turkey presidential election 2014

For the first time ever Turkey’s president will be directly elected this year with the first round of voting on 10 August.
03/07/2014 - Sport

Brazil World Cup 2014

Brazil hosts the football World Cup 2014 for the first time in more than 60 years. Thirty-two teams will battle over a month for the ultimate prize in world football.

Roland Garros 2014

The 2014 French Open sees Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal fighting to keep their places at the top of world tennis. Reports, analysis, comments as the clay-court drama unfolds.

25/05/2014 - France

Cannes Film Festival 2014

Veteran Franco-Swiss filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard and Britain's Ken Loach and Mike Leigh are in the running for the Palme d’Or.

War in Mali

France has sent thousands of troops to Mali in an effort to help the government win back control of the north, which was lost to an alliance of Al Qaeda-linked jihadia and Tuareg separatists in 2012.