France

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

France are champions

France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final of the World Cup in Moscow to win the world title for the second time.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Paris celebrates France's march to the World Cup final

The French national anthem La Marseillaise, chants of "We're in the final" and a cacophony of car horns and fire crackers rings out over Paris as residents of the capital celebrates...

July 10, 2018
July 10, 2018

Uruguayan Cunha to referee France v Belgium semifinal

Uruguayan Andres Cunha will referee the World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday evening, FIFA said on Monday.

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

France in semifinals

Raphael Varane's glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday.

May 6, 2018
May 6, 2018
USA

Anger in France, Britain over Trump's gun law speech

US President Donald Trump sparks anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015, and linking a wave of knife crime in London to...

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

4 French schoolchildren killed as train ploughs into bus

Four adolescents have been killed when a train smashed into a school bus on a level crossing outside the town of Perpignan in southwestern France.

October 22, 2017
October 22, 2017

Catalan leader blasts Spain move to sack separatists

Spain takes drastic measures to stop Catalonia from breaking away, announcing plans to dismiss its separatist government and call fresh elections in a move the region's leader compared to the...

October 4, 2017
October 4, 2017

Mbappe could win Ballon d'Or, says Matuidi

Kylian Mbappe is so good he could one day emulate the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo by winning the Ballon d'Or, his France international team-mate Blaise Matuidi says.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models

A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent has pledged to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about...

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

The Macron Doctrine?

French President Emmanuel Macron invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Paris as his first foreign guest, while US President Donald Trump will attend this year's Bastille Day celebrations.