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Police seal off the area around the Brussels Jewish Museum after the shooting
01/06/2014 - France - Belgium

Suspected Brussels Jewish Museum gunman arrested in Marseille, video found

A Frenchman suspected of being the gunman who killed four people outside the Brussels Jewish Museum last weekend has been arrested in southern France.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve
30/05/2014 - France

French government backs down on promise to give foreigners local election vote

France's government said this week it will not pursue its pledge to extend some voting rights to non-European Union foreign residents, following last weekend's European election triumph of the ...
Demonstrators in Paris on Thursday
30/05/2014 - France

French youth protest against Front National Europoll result

Several thousand students and young people protested in Paris on Thursday against the success of the far-right Front National (FN) in Sunday‘s European elections.
Marine Le Pen with Matteo Salvini (Northern League, Italy), Harald Vilimsky (FPÖ, Austria), Geert Wilders (PVV, Netherlands) Gerolf Annemans (VB, Belgium)
29/05/2014 - Analysis: France - European Union

Ukip’s Farage, Front National’s Le Pen compete for Eurosceptic leadership … and EU cash

Despite big advances in this month’s European elections, right-wing Eurosceptics are having problems forming a group in the European parliament due to arguments over who should be leader and ...
Front National, first party in France, reads the poster
27/05/2014 - Analysis: France - European Union

Why did the Front National win election in France?

How far Sunday’s Front National victory was actually a real vote for their policies and leader is hard to decipher.

Candles lit to pay tribute to the victims of the Brussels Jewish Museum shootings
25/05/2014 - France - Belgium

Two Jews attacked outside synagogue near Paris

France has tightened security around Jewish religious and cultural centres after two worshippers were attacked outside synagogue near Paris on Saturday, the same day as a gunmen killed three people, ...
C18 graffit in Doubs, eastern France
21/05/2014 - France

French police break up neo-Nazi group who posed armed on internet

French police claim to have broken up a neo-Nazi cell with the arrest of four men in the east of the country.
The French foreign ministry on the Quai d'Orsay, Paris
14/05/2014 - France

French ambassador resigns, accusing foreign ministry of racism

France’s ambassador to Andorra has resigned, accusing the foreign affairs ministry of racial discrimination.
Poster of "Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au bon Dieu?"
10/05/2014 - France

Box-office sensation parodying racial stereotypes provides antidote to FN

Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu? or "What have we done to our dear Lord?" is the latest comedy transcending racial stereotypes that's fast becoming a block-buster hit in France.
The CRAN President Louis-Georges Tin
10/05/2014 - France

Black rights groups urge banks to pay for slavery, Hollande stays stum

Some of France's top banking institutions and richest families are being asked to pay back thousands in compensation to victims of slavery.