The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is preparing to leave for the Gulf region where it is expected to engage in combat against IS,
There are lots of numbers on this morning's French front pages . . .
A French special forces commando has died in Burkina Faso during a training flight, the French defence ministry announced Sunday.
The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to scrap a ban on soldiers joining a trade union, describing it as a breach of the right to freedom of association.