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Fresh protests take place across France against pension age rise

Eight unions are taking part in the strike, which has disrupted schools, public transport and oil refineries.

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Burkina Faso unrest: France agrees to pull its troops out

Burkina Faso wants to defend itself against jihadists, who have forced two million from their homes.

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France strikes: One million protest against Macron’s rise in retirement age

Protesters take to the streets across France over plans to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64.

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France’s health system under pressure of increasing demands

Some rural and suburban areas have no local doctors, while GPs in cities are working 60-hour weeks.

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World Cup final: Argentina beat France on penalties in dramatic Qatar showpiece

Lionel Messi leads Argentina to World Cup glory, beating France on penalties in one of the most thrilling climaxes in final history.

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Salah Hammouri: Israel deports Palestinian lawyer to France

Israel says Salah Hamouri is a member of a terror group and has planned attacks on the state.

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France makes condoms free for 18 to 25 year olds

The new health measure follows an increase in sexually transmitted infections in France.

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Tunisia 1-0 France: Tunisia upset France but fail to qualify

Tunisia record a remarkable victory over defending world champions France, but it is not enough to seal qualification to the World Cup last 16.

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Fact-checking Giorgia Meloni’s claim about France

A video of an Italian politician claiming that France exploits African countries has been widely shared. Is she right?

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Ocean Viking: Italy defiant over migrants row with France

The Italian PM called the French government “aggressive” after it criticised Rome’s refusal to help.

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France suspends migrant deal with Italy over boat row

Paris was going to accept 3,500 migrants until Italy turned away a rescue boat with 230 on board.

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France calls time on anti-jihadist Operation Barkhane in Sahel

President Macron said some troops would remain in the region, but under new arrangements.

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Unusually warm weather for France and Spain

Bathers enjoy water temperatures of up to 21C on the French Riviera as October ends with a mild spell.

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Paris murder: Killing of Lola, 12, sparks immigration row in France

Grief and outrage over the killing of 12-year-old Lola turns to debate over the suspect’s migrant status.

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France sends Germany gas for first time amid Russia energy crisis

The new flow was sent in “European solidarity” after Russia cut energy supplies to Europe.

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Ukraine war: Questions over France’s weapons supply to Kyiv

Paris’s relative absence in its supply of weapons to Ukraine leaves eastern European countries wary.

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France must reconsider ban on IS members’ return

The decision could create a political headache for a number of European governments.

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Europe storms: Deaths are reported in France, Austria and Italy

Deaths are reported in France, Austria and Italy in violent storms after weeks of heat and drought.

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France’s deadly ‘urban rodeo’ bikers prompt crackdown

A summer scourge in the suburbs leaves young people dead and injured and prompts promises of action.

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‘We are waiting for rain, for winter, for God’ – Fighting a megafire in France

On the frontline of the wildfires in France is a tactical team trying to stay ahead of the flames.

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Evacuated twice in a summer as France’s fires burn

“We’ve never known a summer like this,” says the mayor of one town threatened by wildfires.

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France firefighters battle ‘monster’ wildfire near Bordeaux

The blaze in France’s south-west has gutted a number of homes and forced some 10,000 people to flee.

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France whale: Beluga put down during dramatic rescue mission

French officials say the whale’s condition worsened as it was being moved from the Seine to the sea.

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Whale dies during rescue mission in France

A team of 80 helpers worked through the night to try and rescue the animal from the River Seine.

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Loire Valley: Intense European heatwave parches France’s ‘garden’

The Loire Valley is key to French farming, but it is being devastated by a fourth heatwave this year.

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France whale: Hopes fading for lost mammal stuck in River Seine

The visibly malnourished all-white beluga has been stuck 70km north of Paris since at least Tuesday.

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France drought: Parched towns left short of drinking water

Trucks are supplying many parched French towns with drinking water after an exceptionally dry July.

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France energy: Air-conditioned shops will be told to shut doors to cut waste

New rules will force shops to keep doors shut when air conditioning is on and limit use of neon signs.

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Europe heatwave: Thousands escape wildfires in France, Spain and Greece

Residents and visitors flee towns and villages in France, Spain and Greece as high winds fan fires.

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Unique terror trial that changed France

More than 400 survivors and relatives gave evidence in the unprecedented trial that ended this week.