Cross-channel high-speed train operator Eurostar is to launch a direct London-Marseille service from 1 May next year. The journey should take about six hours 15 minutes.
Two mountaineers died on Mount Blanc on Sunday, the highest mountain in France, bringing the death toll over the past three days to four.
Thousands of motorists are caught in 600km of traffic jams on France’s roads on Saturday as holiday-makers head for south and others headed home.
Pablo Picasso’s oldest daughter is to donate a drawing and a sketchbook to Paris’s Picasso museum when it opens after five years of closure that were dogged by controversy.
Paris’s Louvre and d’Orsay museums and the Versailles Palace could soon open every day of the week as visitor numbers grow and state subsidies fall, sources at the French culture ...
A French court on Monday blamed the French government for the decomposing toxic green algae covering beaches in Brittany.
French internationals rugby players Aurélien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were attacked on Sunday by a dozen armed men with machetes and sabres.
Power cuts hit thousands of households as storms hit much of France on Saturday night. Hailstones and floods damaged homes, businesses and vehicles and boy scouts were struck by lighting.
Ground staff at working for Air France at French airports are due to strike on Saturday 2 August at the height of the holiday season.
Traffic jams were expected to clog France’s motorways on Saturday as city-dwellers leave home for their summer holidays.
As France sweltered under a sudden heatwave, weather forecasters predicted heavy storms with rain and hail in on Friday night.
South African choreographer Robyn Orlin directs the Senegalese JANT-BI troupe in the heftily-titled At the Same Time We Were Pointing a Finger at You, We Realised We Were ...
Beauty .... on stage and off, in Satoshi Miyagi’s telling of one of the stories told in the ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata. RFI’s Rosslyn Hyams reports.
A key priority of the new management at the Avignon Festival under stage director Olivier Py, is encouraging and showcasing young people’s talents.
Thousands gathered in Paris for France’s traditional Bastille Day military parade, on Monday while some among the crowd booed when French President François Hollande arrived to ...
The staff of the SNCM, the French company which operates ferries and cargo ships between Corsica, mainland France, and North Africa, voted on Thursday to end their 17 day strike.
The French parliament has passed a law relaxing the rules about farmers killing wolves in France.
Eurotunnel says it has fixed the problem which caused delays on Monday and Tuesday, and that traffic should return to normal by the end of Tuesday.
A plan to increase tourist tax in France, the most visited country in the world, has been scrapped following an outcry from the tourism industry.
Avignon's famed arts festival is now in full swing after the two opening shows were cancelled on Friday due to strike action.