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French rail workers strike again; fewer disruptions reported

French rail workers strike again; fewer disruptions reported

Renewed labour strikes disrupted some rail service in France on Sunday, though authorities said the disruptions were not as severe as those experienced earlier in the week.

France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

France urges halt to air strikes, aid corridors in Syria

French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called for an end to air strikes in Syria and the opening of humanitarian corridors, saying it was unacceptable that civilians were being targeted.

‘Dream come true’: Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

‘Dream come true’: Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

French First Lady Brigitte Macron revealed on Monday that the first panda born in France, to whom she is ‘Godmother’, will go by the name of Yuan Meng.

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths ...

Russian, French astronauts return from space station stint

Russian, French astronauts return from space station stint

A Russian cosmonaut and a French astronaut returned to Earth on Friday aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule after six months at the International Space Station ...

French pedestrians see green light, when it's red: study

French pedestrians see green light, when it's red: study

French pedestrians have the reputation of being a law unto themselves -- but an unusual study has provided some scientific backing for the stereotype.

French actress Cottilard denies Brad Pitt affair rumours

French actress Cottilard denies Brad Pitt affair rumours

Marion Cottilard has taken to Instagram to announce her second pregnancy and quash rumours of any alleged involvement with Brad Pitt, her co-star in the upcoming movie Allied.

French truck killer had 'support and accomplices': prosecutor

French truck killer had 'support and accomplices': prosecutor

French truck killer Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was helped to prepare his Bastille Day attack by five suspects who are now in custody, prosecutor Francois Molins said on Thursday.

French inquiry urges intelligence overhaul

French inquiry urges intelligence overhaul

A French inquiry into the terror attacks that rocked Paris in 2015 has recommended a fusion of the country’s intelligence ...

Former French PM Rocard dies aged 85

Former French PM Rocard dies aged 85

Former French Socialist prime minister Michel Rocard, hailed a “visionary statesman”, died on Saturday aged 85, his son Francis told AFP.

French again march to protest labour reform

French again march to protest labour reform

Thousands of people took to the streets of Paris yesterday in the latest protest march in a marathon campaign against the French Socialist government’s job market reforms.

French minister pelted with eggs as strikes wane

French minister pelted with eggs as strikes wane

France’s economy minister was pelted with eggs yesterday as a strike against planned labour