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Strasbourg reopened its Christmas market on Friday, and President Emmanuel Macron visited the city to pay his respects to victims of a jihadist gunman who had opened fire at the market late on Tuesday, killing four people.
Controversial French author Michel Houellebecq has again raised eyebrows with a quasi defense of the US president. Under Donald Trump, "America is no longer the world’s leading power," he said, adding: This is "good news for the rest of the world".
A scientific committee convened by the French government has concluded that it might be “appropriate” to legalise cannabis for therapeutic use in a report made public on Thursday.
French police on Thursday killed the suspected gunman behind a deadly attack on Strasbourg’s Christmas market who had been on the run for two days. Read FRANCE 24's live blog below to review the events as they unfolded.
The French government on Thursday urged "yellow vest" protesters not to hold another round of demonstrations this weekend as police hunted for a second day for the fugitive gunman who attacked a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg.
A Thai tourist was among those killed in the deadly shooting at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg Tuesday, while an Italian radio journalist was reportedly one of several injured in the rampage.
The Strasbourg shooting suspect was convicted multiple times for theft and violence and has been followed by the French intelligence services since 2015 after he showed signs of radicalisation in jail.
French police were Wednesday hunting a lone gunman who killed three people and wounded around a dozen others at the famous Christmas market in Strasbourg.
At least three people were killed and around a dozen were injured in a shooting at a Christmas market in central Strasbourg on Tuesday. The suspected gunman has a long criminal record and remains on the run.
Placating the disruptive protests that have rattled France was always going to be a hard sell for embattled President Emmanuel Macron. His long-awaited concessions on Monday left most protesters dissatisfied and the broader public on the fence.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday a €100 per month increase in the minimum wage from next year in a major concession to Yellow Vest protesters who have roiled the country.
French economic growth is set grind to a near-standstill in the final quarter, the central bank estimated on Monday, citing the impact of the "Yellow Vest" protests that have rocked the country.
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet representatives of trade unions, employers’ organisations and associations of local elected officials on Monday, an Élysée Palace source said on Sunday.
The fourth weekend of riotous protests in France as part of the Yellow Vests movement drew global attention, particularly from other world leaders.
Many thousands of protesters rallied on Saturday in Turin to protest against a high speed train project to the French city of Lyon, fiercely opposed by environmentalists, as a waste of public funds.
The Catholic Church will on Saturday beatify in Algeria seven French monks and 12 other clergy killed during the country's civil war, the first ceremony of its kind in a Muslim nation.
Paris police detained nearly 300 people Saturday ahead of fresh anti-government Yellow Vest protests that authorities fear could turn violent for a third weekend in a row.
A video showing a mass police round-up of protesting high-school students in Mantes-la-Jolie west of Paris has caused outrage in France. Video of the detained students kneeling in mud started circulating on social media Thursday evening.
If you’re a tourist in Paris, Saturday would be a good day to go to Versailles or, say, Giverny. Or anywhere outside of the city, because the threatened Yellow Vest protest promises once again to plunge the capital into chaos.
MSF and SOS Méditerranée announced Thursday they will be ending the operations of the Aquarius migrant rescue ship, which has become a lightning rod for the controversy surrounding Europe's policies on accepting migrants.