Violent storm wreaks havoc in France
Images of damage and flooding as a violent storm hits the south of Paris, with heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 137 km/h.
Euro 2020: 'France were better' concede German fans
German fans watching the their side's first Euro 2020 match from a Munich beer garden concede "the French were a bit better," after they watch a Mats Hummels own goal hand France a 1-0 victory, as fans attending the game at the Allianz Arena say they were still grateful to be watching football in a stadium again.
Pogba removes Heineken bottle at Euro news conference
France midfielder Paul Pogba removed a bottle of Heineken beer that had been placed in front of him at a Euro 2020 news conference on Tuesday, a day after Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo moved aside Coca-Cola bottles in a similar set-up.
Own goal gives France 1-0 win over Germany
Mats Hummels scored an own-goal and France beat Germany 1-0 Tuesday at the European Championship. The experienced defender was attempting to stop Lucas Hernández’s cross from reaching France forward Kylian Mbappé when he diverted the ball into his own net in the 20th minute.
Lavender, the blue gold of France's Provence region
Nicknamed ‘the blue gold,’ the lavender fields of Provence in Southern France are one of the region’s highlights. The lavender blooming period is, for us, the best time to visit Provence, but this is a trip that cannot be improvised because the flowering season only lasts a few weeks, and it is different depending on the location.
Italy's 'Years of Lead': No more shelter for far-left fugitives in France?
The Paris Court of Appeal is considering whether to extradite eight Italians convicted of murder in their native country more than 30 years ago. These former members of far-left groups are wanted by Rome for taking part in violent attacks and murders between the 1960s and 1980s. They were arrested in France in April and later released on bail. For decades, France gave refuge to these individuals under the "Mitterrand doctrine", which granted asylum to people convicted or wanted for "acts of a violent nature, but of political motivation". The case is being closely watched in Italy, as our correspondents report.
Moment French president Emmanuel Macron got slapped
This was the moment, French President, Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a man while on an official trip to the south-eastern department of Drôme. The French president was walking towards people cheering behind a barrier when the incident happened.
France hunts for ex-soldier after shots fired
Elite tactical teams and paramilitary police in France are searching for an ex-soldier who is on the run after firing at officers deployed to a domestic violence dispute.
Emmanuel Macron in Rwanda : French President acknowledges France's responsibility in Genocide
In a significant step forward for relations between France and Rwanda, Emmanuel Macron recognises a damning responsibility on the part of France in the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Also, in Mali, the interim president and the PM have been released three days after they were detained and stripped of their powers in what appears to be the country's second coup d'état in nine months. And in DR Congo, the city of Goma is being evacuated over fears of volcanic activity at nearby Mount Nyiragongo.