Hundreds of French students protested Thursday against sexual harassment at their suburban Paris school, angrily waving banners and using bins to blockade the entrance of the Pissarro high school in Pontoise.
After a career that began following centrist politician Jacques Barrot, Laurent Wauquiez has headed more and more towards the right. Now, elected president of the Republicans, he will have to reach past his base to establish an effective opposition.
A Muslim feminist activist has given a detailed public testimony on Monday of allegations accusing prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of sexually assaulting her in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron faces the first major street protests of his tenure on Tuesday as one of the country’s biggest trade unions prepares to lead demonstrations against his planned labour reforms.