France’s Orly airport is evacuated and the flights are suspended, after a man seizing a soldier’s gun is shot dead.
Four friends launch a petition to ask former U.S. President Barack Obama to campaign in France’s 2017 presidential election.
Reports say up to 16 people have been arrested across France in connection with the robbery at gunpoint of reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Paris in October. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
(NVO) – French workers begin demolishing the Calais migrant “Jungle”, with officials hoping that its thousands of residents evacuate peacefully. Gavino Garay reports.
They’re tearing down the Jungle..the migrant camp in Calais that’s become a symbol of the EU’s failure to deal with Europe’s migration crisis.
Heavy machinery and construction workers are seen along a motorway stretch in Calais as work gets underway to build a wall to secure the approach to the city from migrants trying to reach Britain.
France’s highest administrative court is set to make a preliminary decision on whether to temporarily uphold — or suspend — local beach bans on the Burkini, an all-body women’s swimsuit that’s at the center of a wider discussion over immigration, Islamophobia and security. Mana Rabiee reports.
Sunday sees world records tumble in the swimming pool, as Adam Peaty and then Katie Ledecky both set new world record times on the way to Olympic gold in Rio. Michel Phelps also helps Team USA to gold in Men’s 4X100 metres relay.
French President Francois Hollande and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announce the arrest of Salah Abdeslam, the most-wanted fugitive from November’s Paris attacks.
Paris will station a force of armed gendarmes in the capital of Burkina Faso to react swiftly in the event of another attack in the region and to provide training, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says.