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The approval rate of French President François Hollande has grown in the wake of November's deadly attacks in Paris.
24/11/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande’s post-attack boost not enough to rebuild support, polls show

French President François Hollande has seen a rise in popularity since this month’s deadly attacks in Paris, according to various polling institutes.
A Rafale aircraft takes off from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle during operations in the Mediterranean Sea, 23 November 2015.
24/11/2015 - France- Syria

France launches air strikes in Syria and Iraq from newly-deployed aircraft carrier

France launched its first air strikes against the Islamic State organisation (IS) on Monday night from its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.
A French police officer patrols Paris's Trocadéro area on 22 November, 2015
24/11/2015 - FRANCE-BELGIUM

French, Belgian authorities pursue new leads in Paris attacks

French police are examining a suspected suicide belt, 11 days after the terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in the capital.
A man kneels as he pays tribute to victims at Place de la République near the deadly attack sites in Paris on 16 November, 2015
24/11/2015 - FRANCE

French compensation fund sees more applications filed since Paris attacks

In France, a fund for victims of terrorist attacks has received a record number of applications for compensation in the wake of the deadly attacks that took place in Paris on 13 November.


French press review 24 November 2015

French President Francois Hollande hastens efforts to build a large military coalition against ISIS; the state of the army's readiness for war; and the burden the expedition brings to the country's ...
Belgian twitter users responded with posted pictures of cats.
23/11/2015 - BELGium - FRANCE

Cats invade internet during anti-terrorist raids in Brussels

When Belgian police requested press and social media silence during the anti-terrorist raids in Brussels on Sunday, Belgian people complied with a surreal reply and thousands tweeted cat pictures on ...

French press review 23 November 2015

French press watches Belgium as it struggles with a state of heightened alert that had shut down businesses and trains to facilitate a hunt for masterminds of the Paris bombings.
Troops patrol Brussels on Saturday
22/11/2015 - BELGium - FRANCE

Belgium searching for several terror suspects as Brussels lockdown continues

Belgian security forces were searching for several suspects Sunday, Interior Minister Jan Jambon said, as Brussels remained on the highest terror alert.

Under fire - Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron had been criticised for saying that social conditions in France contributed to Islamist radicalisation
22/11/2015 - FRANCE

France's post-Paris attacks political truce breaks down as new elections approach

French politicians were arguing over the causes of the 13 November Paris attacks this weekend after a week of on-again/off-again political truce between the mainstream left and right.

French weekly magazines review 22 November 2015

All the French weeklies have special editions and they pay tribute to France this week, in the wake of the Friday the 13th Paris attacks, most of them bearing the colours of the French flag, Bleu ...