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What you need to know about the new 2019-07-22 03:32:42Extreme temperatures are set to make a return to France this week. Find out where the heatwave will be worst.

Paris authorities insist that it is OK to 2019-07-22 03:16:35Paris city authorities have reassured residents and visitors that the city's tap water is perfectly safe to drink.

MAP: How to find cool places in Paris 2019-07-22 02:19:46Temperatures are predicted to soar across France this week, while Paris could break its all-time temperature record - so here's how to find a respite

French wine production harmed by record heatwave 2019-07-21 03:26:49Wine production in France this year will be down by between six and 13 percent over 2018, notably because of the ongoing heatwave, the agriculture min

EXPLAINED: Why do so many French people go 2019-07-20 05:02:23In France, or at least in its cities, many people don't seem to be able to live without their 'psy', the nickname they use for a shrink. Is it only

The jobs you can do if you live 2019-07-20 04:59:57Moving to France involves all sorts of difficult challenges but for many by far the most pressing is finding paid work...and that can be tricky, espec

QUIZ: How well do you know the north 2019-07-19 09:55:10As summer is here tourists will once again be flocking to this stunning area of France - with its lush green fields, beautiful beaches and fabulous cu

Hottest ever temperature recorded in France revised up 2019-07-19 09:21:20A village in southern France has been named as the record holder of the country's all-time hottest temperature reached in June's heatwave.

Daily dilemmas: Which drink is the best for 2019-07-19 08:53:36The aperitif, or apéro, occupies something of a sacred space in the French day and there are strict rules on appropriate bevvies - but which do

Students: How to find out how much you 2019-07-19 08:36:44If you're set to start university in France in September and are still looking for accommodation then you should find out if you are eligible for ben

Thousands of extra French police drafted in for 2019-07-19 05:29:12Thousands of police officers have been put on standby in cities across France for Friday evening's African Cup of Nations final between Algeria and S

French Expression of the Day: se mettre au 2019-07-19 05:20:22We're well into holiday season and people in cities all over France are looking to escape to the French countryside - and this is the perfect express


'You can't ignore science', teen climate activist Thunberg New! 2019-07-23 12:52:53Swedish eco-warrior Greta Thunberg has told French MPs that they can ignore her and other child activists, but implored them to listen to sc

French parliament approves EU-Canada trade deal despite opposition New! 2019-07-23 12:46:54French MPs have voted to ratify the Canada-EU free trade agreement (CETA) by 270 votes to 213, overcoming opposition that said it ran contrary to Pari

Inquiries into ex-minister de Rugy's expenses say no New! 2019-07-23 11:24:40Two official investigations into alleged abuse of public funds by former ecology minister François de Rugy have cleared him of misconduct over

Climate activist Greta Thunberg replies to French critics New! 2019-07-23 06:19:07After several right wing French MPs accused Sweden's Greta Thunberg of being manipulated by green business ahead of her address to parliamentari

Eight EU countries agree to 'solidarity mechanism' to New! 2019-07-23 05:33:37French President Emmanuel Macron has hailed progress on the migrant issue after an eighth EU country joined a deal to resettle refugees resc

French MPs urge boycott of climate activist Thunberg's 2019-07-22 12:33:29Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is due to address MPs at the French parliament on Tuesday. But some parlementarians don't approve and are cal

Discrepancies in French Army account on 2013 murder 2019-07-22 12:20:09An exclusive investigation into the assassination of RFI’s Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon shows discrepancies between the official version g

Don't jump to conclusions, say family of murdered 2019-07-22 10:47:45The family of a Guinean man who died after being severely beaten in Rouen, Normandy, on Friday have called for calm after his death ignited fierce rea

French submarine found after 50 years off coast 2019-07-22 07:41:55A French submarine that disappeared without a trace over 50 years ago with 52 men on board has been found in deep French waters, French Defence Minist

Yates takes final Pyrenees stage, Alaphilippe loses time 2019-07-21 11:33:57Simon Yates has won stage 15 of the Tour de France in the final Pyrenees climb, as as a frantic struggle between the main contenders saw France'

Did disgraced ex-minister de Rugy actually do anything 2019-07-21 10:19:34Five days after the former ecology minister François de Rugy was forced to resign due to allegations that he had misused public money, two offi

Heatwave depresses French wine production 2019-07-21 03:40:37Wine production in France this year will be down by between 6 and 13 percent compared to 2018, notably because of the ongoing heatwave, the agricultur

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South Korean fighters fire hundreds of warning shots New! 2019-07-23 04:52:25South Korean fighter jets fired nearly 400 warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, with Seo

Hong Kong police criticised for failing to protect 2019-07-23 02:08:23Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition

UK faces further Brexit turmoil with Boris Johnson 2019-07-23 01:36:02Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked wi

Footballer Ronaldo will not face rape charges in 2019-07-22 22:01:07Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago after US prosecutors said Monday they did not

Hundreds of thousands protest in Puerto Rico, calling 2019-07-22 21:33:41Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital on Monday in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resig

Haiti’s president names a new prime minister, his 2019-07-22 21:01:10Haiti's President Jovenel Moise on Monday named Fritz-William Michel prime minister, following the resignation of his predecessor who failed to win p

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan 2019-07-22 20:46:24President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 1

Massive power cut in Venezuela plunges Caracas into 2019-07-22 20:16:04Venezuela's socialist government is blaming a nationwide blackout on an "electromagnetic attack" against the nation's hydroelectric system.

EU countries agree on new scheme to allocate 2019-07-22 16:13:22Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants acro

Britain blasts Iran seizure of tanker as act 2019-07-22 13:23:13Britain will seek to put together a European-led maritime protection mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a

Congo health minister resigns in protest over govt's 2019-07-22 11:34:41Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of cont

Hunt vs Johnson: The battle for UK PM 2019-07-22 10:12:24After weeks of campaigning, members of the UK Conservative party will hold the final vote to choose their next leader and the country’s next pri

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