Celebrations for France's national day, Bastille Day, have kicked off in spectacular fashion under clear blue skies in Paris.
Preparations are well underway for traditional Bastille Day celebrations on Sunday, although the festivities are likely to be muted following the fatal train derailment south of Paris on ...
Troops from Mali and 12 other African countries will lead France’s annual Bastille Day parade in Paris, as François Hollande highlights his biggest policy success.
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France’s President François Hollande addressed the nation in his first Bastille Day television interview following the traditional military parade and air show.
Today, 14 July, is Bastille Day in France, but surprisingly the national dailies are not looking forward to the hectic day marked by the traditional military parade at the Champs Elysées, ...
François Hollande celebrated France’s national holiday on Saturday – his first since becoming President.
Saturday’s French press is dominated by the so-called Eva Joly affair.
In a mark of solidarity, France on Thursday moved its overseas Bastille Day celebrations in Japan from Tokyo to Fukushima prefecture, which was hit hard by the 11 March quake, tsunami and nuclear ...
A French soldier was killed Thursday in a battle in Afghanistan, just a day after five others were killed in a suicide attack in the war-torn country, the French presidency said.