French authorities were planning high security measures Tuesday for May Day demonstrations in Paris and across the country, as anti-government yellow vest protesters are expected to join trade union activists.
Commemorations for Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th anniversary begin this week in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, with France and Italy setting aside recent tensions to honour the memory of the Renaissance genius in the town where he spent his final years.
More than a thousand architects, conservationists and academics from around the world urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday to exercise caution as he moves forward with plans to rapidly rebuild Paris’s Notre-Dame cathedral.
CATFISH ace Dean Aldridge kick started his season with a bang with two huge catfish – but forgot his large scales.
Bromley, South East London-based Dean said: “It was my first session back after a winter away from the cats. “Two …Continue reading »
LICENCE sales dropped a further 11 per cent, latest figures from the annual Environment Agency Fisheries report show.
Fishing rod licence sales fell by 130,721 licences for the 2017 season part due to a new licences structure including …Continue reading »
The French government on Monday opened a suicide prevention unit for police officers after a sharp rise in the number taking their own lives since the start of this year.
Launched on April 24, the #BalanceTonMetro hashtag – in the tradition of #MeToo – aims to give voice to women who are sexually persecuted on public transport and to provide a practical service by alerting RATP to the abuse women are suffering.
Former captain Fabien Galthie will succeed Jacques Brunel as France head coach after this year’s World Cup, French rugby federation chief Bernard Laporte confirmed on Sunday.
Kylian Mbappe was sent off for a shocking tackle as Paris Saint-Germain were stunned by Rennes in Saturday’s French Cup final, losing 6-5 on penalties after a dramatic game finished 2-2 at the end of extra time.
Yellow Vest protesters have taken to the streets for a 24th consecutive Saturday, with many saying French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals announced this week don’t go far enough to address the plight of struggling workers.