Russian president Vladimir Putin has said that the use of force against North Korea would have “catastrophic” consequences at an annual end-of-year press conference.
Fresh from yesterday’s One Planet climate change summit yesterday France’s Emmanuel Macron moved right on to another today — a summit in Paris on accelerating efforts to set up a West African force to battle Islamist militants.
French president Emmanuel Macron warned yesterday that “we’re losing” the fight against climate change. Macron was hosting the One Planet summit in Paris, where he was joined by the president of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim and the secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres.
France is going to ban mobile phones in schools from September 2018 — a measure that appeared in president Emmanuel Macron’s campaign in the summer and will be put in place to “protect our students from the distraction of screens and phones” according to minister of national education, Jean-Michel Blanquer.
Violence has broken out on the streets of the UK’s fourth largest city Sheffield — known as the Steel City for the amount of steel it once produced — as protesters fight to save the city’s famous trees.
Laurent Wauquiez has been elected as the new leader of France’s main conservative party, La République, yesterday, receiving 74.6 percent of votes.
This week a French court ruled a halal supermarket in Paris had to close because it did not sell alcohol or pork.
French president Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating is above 50 percent for the first time since he was elected in July, according to a poll released this week by Ifop and Fiducial for Paris Match and Sud Radio.
France is left in a state of mourning after the announcement of the death of national Rock’n’Roll legend, Johnny Hallyday.
In France catcalling could soon be banned, but parts of the new law against sexual harassment are proving difficult to establish.
Almost a quarter — 24 percent — of those employed in France are in a state of so-called hyperstress, defined as stress levels that endanger health, according to a study conducted by occupational health consulting firm Stimulus.
The world’s largest privately-owned woolly mammoth skeleton has gone on display in Lyon, France ahead of being auctioned on 16 December.
Amongst the chaos and noise from Black Friday — the US pre-Christmas shopping day that’s been exported around the world — millions of people opted to instead buy absolutely nothing.
Campaigners and governments all over the world have united today to call for an end to violence against women.
A proposal to ban smoking with French films, made by senator Nadine Grelet-Certenais last week, has been supported by the European Commission.
Black Friday — falling on 24 November this year — is gaining momentum in France.
Nicole Belloubet, France’s justice minister, angered feminist groups this week when he said that a legal age of 13 for sexual consent would be “worth considering”.
Accommodation rental platform Airbnb is introducing a limit on short-term rentals of 120 nights per year within the centre of Paris.
France’s Interior Minister, Gerard Collomb, has raised the alarm after eight members of the police and the gendarmerie, France’s military police service, committed suicide last week.
It’s been a busy and exciting 23rd United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change — better known as COP23.
Dior chief executive and president Sidney Toledano will receive the Pilier D’Or award at the Trophée des Arts Gala in New York tonight.
Today, 10 November, in the UK is Equal Pay Day — the day women in theory stop earning relative to men according to The Fawcett Society.
France has been named Fossil of the Day at the 23rd United Nations climate change talks — known as COP23 — in Bonn, Germany after backtracking on promises to reduce its reliance on nuclear energy.
Ten years after the initial announcement of the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Arab world’s first universal museum is set to open this Saturday.
Ten people in France and Switzerland have been arrested today in a counter-terrorism operation just days after a new French Counter Terrorism law came into effect.
People travelling in and out of Paris are having to deal with around 500 kilometres of traffic jams today, 200 kilometers more than a typical Monday.
Thousands of French families woke up this week and gave a sigh of relief — the so-called winter truce (trêve hivernale) has begun.
Some 25,000 people are set to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — better known as COP23 — on Monday in Bonn, Germany.
The #metoo testimonials that flooded social media in recent weeks have made their leap from the virtual world to reality across Europe.
Any day now, thousands of people in Toulouse, France will wake up to an email that could lead them to €10,000.