Parents, health professionals and advocacy groups met in Paris for a first time on Thursday as part of a new committee to discuss mysteriously high rates of congenital birth defects in three areas of France.
A group of French lawmakers proposed a bill on Monday that would make anti-Zionism a criminal offence in the same way that anti-Semitism is illegal in France. But many argue that opposition to Israel is not comparable to anti-Semitism.
French police have arrested a man suspected of taunting prominent essayist Alain Finkielkraut during a “Yellow Vest” protest on Saturday, one of several high-profile anti-Semitic incidents to have shocked the nation.
A French Senate commission demanded Wednesday an investigation into three close aides to President Emmanuel Macron after finding "major flaws" in the government's handling of a scandal involving security aide Alexandre Benalla.
The ugly anti-Semitic invective levied Saturday against French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut by yellow vest-clad demonstrators in Paris left a new stain on a movement that has already seen its popular support undercut by outbreaks of violence.
Vandals have daubed swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on around 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in eastern France, local officials said on Tuesday, shortly before planned marches nationwide against a surge in anti-Semitic attacks.
A French court on Monday rejected an attempt to block the release of a film by acclaimed director François Ozon based on real-life victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, two days after it picked up a prize at the Berlin Film Festival.