The French education minister filed a suit on Monday over a false letter which circulated on Internet advising mayors to offer a weekly Arabic language class.
The mayor of Calais has threatened to shut down the the French Channel port unless Britain helps end the influx of hundreds of immigrants, who hope to sneak into the UK, to the town.
France’s new education minister, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, has become a victim of a right-wing hate campaign.
A Roma teenager emerged from a month-long coma on Sunday after being lynched by residents in a Paris suburb.
France’s far right Front National party has failed in its bid to create a parliamentary group in the European Parliament.
An internal police enquiry is underway following the publication on internet of photos apparently showing police officers mocking black people, at a private party.