Four days after the Lubrizol factory fire in Rouen, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe sought to calm residents and farmers, assuring them that air quality was not at risk.
Ailing French airline XL Airways said Monday that it had halted all flights after failing to attract any takeover offers over the weekend, heightening the likelihood of bankruptcy just days after another French airline collapsed.
Jacques Chirac was a familiar face at the annual agriculture fair in Ussel, central France. FRANCE 24 reports from this year’s fair, where the former president’s presence was missed.
Dozens of world leaders joined mourners in Paris Monday to pay their final respects to France’s former president Jacques Chirac as the country holds a national day of mourning for its charismatic former head of state.
Authorities in the northern French city of Rouen, where a massive fire this week ravaged a chemicals factory, banned the harvesting of crops and sale of produce of animal origin from the region, as a precautionary measure.
France unveiled new environmental criteria for evaluating its national budget this week. Climate groups have welcomed the initiative but say the government’s immediate budget plans are deeply out of step.
The French authorities have expanded an investigation against Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar already charged in France with raping two women, to include evidence from two more alleged victims, judicial sources said Sunday.
France held a public tribute at the Invalides monument in Paris on Sunday for former president Jacques Chirac, who died Thursday at the age of 86. View our live blog to see how the day’s events unfolded.
Kylian Mbappe and Neymar played together for the first time this season and combined for the goal that gave Paris Saint-Germain a 1-0 victory in Bordeaux as well as top spot in Ligue 1.
French police repeatedly used tear gas and water cannons to break up a protest Saturday by nearly a 1,000 yellow vest demonstrators in the southern city of Toulouse.