The rain and the floods might have stopped, but the river banks of the Seine in Paris are still covered in mud, preventing pedestrians and cars from returning to their normal routes. FRANCE 24 spoke to the agents tasked to clean up after the floods.
A rare 18th century cello, which was stolen at knifepoint on February 15 from an award winning-musician outside her Paris home, was returned on Saturday after her social media appeal went viral.
Already the world’s top-ranked biathalete, Martin Fourcade became France’s most successful Winter Olympian of all time on Sunday by taking a gold medal in the Men’s 15km Mass Start.
A French court on Thursday ordered a medical evaluation to determine if Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan can stay in prison after he was handed preliminary rape charges in cases alleged by women who sought his counsel.
The man accused of renting an apartment to the November 13 Paris attackers, dubbed the “Daesh landlord”, was acquitted of all charges by the Paris Criminal Court on Wednesday.
The president of FRANCE 24’s parent company, France Médias Monde (FMM), said Tuesday her mandate had been automatically cancelled after she missed a deadline to disclose her personal assets.
Despite promises to reassess child sex laws, the rules governing consent in France are still murky. A court case involving an 11-year-old girl is being closely watched by children’s rights advocates.
The stormy personal life of French rock icon Johnny Hallyday made him favoured fodder for gossip magazines. Now, two months after his death, the children from his early marriages are contesting his will, feeding the gossip machine anew.
A French appeals court has upheld the far-right National Front’s (FN) decision to expel party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen over anti-Semitic remarks on Friday, but the party’s bid to cut all links with the notorious politician suffered a setback.
French industrial output rose by 0.5 percent in December from the previous month, beating forecasts, according to data from the INSEE national statistics agency.