In its European election manifesto unveiled on Monday, Marine Le Pen’s National Rally (formerly the National Front) adopted an environmentalist approach in an attempt to woo French voters beyond its base.
France’s lucrative arms exports to the Gulf came under renewed scrutiny this week following the release of a classified report showing that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has made much wider use of French arms than officials in Paris acknowledge.
FRANCE 24 reported from outside Notre-Dame in the wake of the blaze that threatened to destroy one of the world's most beloved landmarks. Also, the 72nd annual Cannes film festival announced its "romantic, political" selections.
A Paris court of appeals on Thursday sentenced Abdelkader Merah to 30 years in jail for complicity in the murders committed by his brother, Mohamed Merah, who shot dead seven people in a terror attack in 2012.
Monday’s calamitous fire at Notre-Dame elicited an unprecedented outpouring of generosity from donors near and far, great and small. But as the embers cooled, so have cracks appeared in the initial élan of unity and controversy flared over funds.
France paid tribute Thursday to the firefighters who helped save Notre-Dame from collapse and rescued its treasures from the encroaching flames with ceremonies at the Élysée Palace and Paris City Hall.