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Policemen stand guard as migrants wait for food distribution in Calais
13/10/2014 - France - Britain

Protestors block roads near Calais demanding more police for migrants

Local people blocked roads and police joined a protest in Calais, to demand more police officers.
10/10/2014 - Report: Culture

French Channel town showcases British film for 25th year

The French may be proud - and protective - of their own world-renowned cinema but one town on the Channel coast showcases moves from over the water for five days every year.
British designer John Galliano, October 2010.
06/10/2014 - France - Britain

Galliano is back in fashion

British couturier John Galliano is back in fashion three years after he was sacked by Christian Dior. He took over on Monday as creative director of couturiers Martin Margiela.

David Cameron and Manuel Valls in London on 6 October, 2014
06/10/2014 - France - UK

'France is pro-business' PM Valls tells London audience

“My government is pro-business”, French prime minister Manuel Valls declared in English to an audience in the financial district of London on Monday.

A non dated photo of Alan Henning.
04/10/2014 - Britan - Syria

British aid work, Alan Henning, purportedly killed by Islamic State group

A video purporting to show the beheading of British aid volunteer Alan Henning was released by the Islamic State armed group on Friday.

Rebel fighters near Nairab military airport in Aleppo, 29 September 2014.
02/10/2014 - Report: Britain - Syria

Britain frees ex-Guantanamo detainee

Moazzam Begg, a former detainee at the US's Guantanamo Bay prison camp who was rearrested by British authorities earlier this year, was freed on Wednesday.
Tricky 'Adrian Thaws'
28/09/2014 - World music matters

Tricky 'Adrian Thaws'

British musician Tricky is an emblematic figure on the Bristol trip hop scene.
Migrants from Africa demonstrate in front of the Calais town hall earlier this month
18/09/2014 - France - United Kingdom

Police clash with migrants in Calais for second time in fortnight

Police in the French Channel port of Calais fired tear gas at migrants trying to force their way into the city's port to reach Britain on Wednesday for the second time in two weeks.

A reenactment of First Battle of the Marne at Chauconin-Neufmontiers on 6  September
12/09/2014 - France - Europe

French PM Valls commemorates Battle of the Marne in ongoing world war ceremonies

French Prime minister Manuel Valls called for national unity at a ceremony to commemorate the Battle of the Marne, which saw French and British troops face German soldiers at the start of World War I ...
Men from Eritrea and Sudan eat distributed food near Calais town hall
05/09/2014 - France - UK

Calais mayor repeats blockade threat after migrants try to storm ferries

The mayor of Calais has repeated threats to blockade the French Channel port after about 100 migrants tried to storm a ferry heading for Britain.