Friends and detractors of Francois Fillon seek to bridge divisions and put the candidate’s presidential campaign back on track despite a damaging financial scandal.
French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon is defending his past conduct in a scandal involving payments to his wife for work which a press report says she did not do, and says he will push on in his bid for the presidency. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading
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.
In serene garden, Karl Lagerfeld fetes nature for Chanel haute couture show at Paris fashion week.
The first Dior show since Raf Simons’ departure mirrors the house’s evolution towards a more modern woman, still looking for luxury, but moving faster and dressing more freely.
France holds an official commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks at the vast military courtyard of Les Invalides. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Armed police on duty at Wembley Stadium for England-France friendly match while security check points are established around the stadium and sniffer dogs check the area.
Eagles of Death Metal band members playing Bataclan concert hall in Paris where scores were shot to death reportedly survived the attack. Gavino Garay reports.
Police evacuate the North Terminal of London’s Gatwick airport after arresting a man from France on suspicion of firearms offences.
French President Francois Hollande says Friday’s gun and bomb attacks in Paris were organized by Islamic State, or ‘Daesh’, and constitute an “act of war”.