Francois Hollande

Britain, France mark 100 years of Somme offensive

With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.

July 15, 2016
July 15, 2016

Nice attack: Witnesses describe Bastille Day terror

A lorry racing into a crowd after Bastille Day celebrations in the French city of Nice kills at least 84 people, injuring at least 18 more.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

Britain, France mark 100 years of Somme offensive

With a cannon blast and a piercing whistle, Britain and France on Friday marked 100 years since soldiers emerged from their trenches to begin one of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the River Somme.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

India, France sign Rafale jet agreement

India signs a deal with France to purchase 36 Rafale fighter jets, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Migrant crisis: Thousands arrive in Athens

Thousands of migrants are arriving in mainland Greece as the government prepares for talks on tackling the huge number of people reaching its shores.

June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015

France's Hollande says US spying unacceptable

French President Francois Hollande brands as "unacceptable" reported spying by the United States on French senior officials and warned Paris would not tolerate actions that threaten its security.