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LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests - World News
LISTEN: Austria turns right, Venice bids for freedom, France stamps on sex pests 38 minutes ago
In this week's podcast we look at how Austria's government could soon include an ex-Nazi party. How right wing could it get?
France races to tear down its 570 squalid shanty towns but root problems persist -World News
France races to tear down its 570 squalid shanty towns but root problems persist 38 minutes ago
Despite being one of the world's wealthiest nations, France has a shocking 16,000 people living in more than 570 squalid slums across the country. The race is on to clear them out but critics say no solution is in place.
French president Macron says UK still 'a long way off' on Brexit bill -World News
French president Macron says UK still 'a long way off' on Brexit bill 3 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday warned London that agreement on the crucial issue of Britain's EU exit bill was still "a long way off".
Paris airport operator faces trial over terminal roof collapse at CDG -World News
Paris airport operator faces trial over terminal roof collapse at CDG 4 hours ago
The operator of Charles de Gaulle airport will be tried for manslaughter over the 2004 collapse of a terminal in which four people were killed, legal sources said Friday.
The airports in France where you're most likely to be delayed -World News
The airports in France where you're most likely to be delayed 5 hours ago
A new list shows which airports in France are most likely to keep you waiting for more than an hour. And there are no prizes for guessing that the two main Paris airports don't cover themselves in glory.
Towns and cities across France hit by mass public transport strike -World News
Towns and cities across France hit by mass public transport strike 5 hours ago
Commuters in cities across France faced a day of travel misery on Friday after six major transport unions called a one-day strike.
QUESTION: Is it time France cut the huge number of school holidays? -World News
QUESTION: Is it time France cut the huge number of school holidays? 6 hours ago
Pupils in France, who break up for two weeks vacation on Friday, have more days off than any other developed country in the world, and France's education minister suggests its time to cut the number of holidays. He might have a point.
Over half of French women victims of sexual harassment as public accusations fly -World News
Over half of French women victims of sexual harassment as public accusations fly 8 hours ago
A new survey reveals that more than one in two French women have been victims of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. The study comes as a flurry of women are stepping forward to reveal their high profile aggressors including ex-government ministers.
Oh la vache: France suffers from shortage of butter -World News
Oh la vache: France suffers from shortage of butter 8 hours ago
Have you noticed the gaps in the supermarket fridges in France or a hike in the price of your croissant?
The fine line of teaching religion in France's secular schools -World News
The fine line of teaching religion in France's secular schools 9 hours ago
In a secular state bruised by a string of jihadist attacks, religious education is a sensitive subject. But in recent years, France has cautiously begun developing religious education in schools.
Latest French labour protests fail to draw large crowds -World News
Latest French labour protests fail to draw large crowds 20 hours ago
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of France on Thursday to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's planned labour reforms, but low turnouts suggested the resistance is running out of steam.
French TV pulls hit talent show after abuse claims against Canadian judge -World News
French TV pulls hit talent show after abuse claims against Canadian judge 1 day ago
A French television channel pulled a hit talent show Thursday on which Canadian producer Gilbert Rozon is a judge after he was accused of sexual assault and harassment.
Brexit: Theresa May's 'people first' letter met with ridicule among Brits in France -World News
Brexit: Theresa May's 'people first' letter met with ridicule among Brits in France 1 day ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to ease worries of EU nationals in the UK and Brits living in France on Thursday by insisting she was ready to put "people first". But her open letter was not greeted warmly by many this side of the Channel.
French film legend and Nazi 'collaborator' Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100 -World News
French film legend and Nazi 'collaborator' Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100 1 day ago
Danielle Darrieux, one of France's most enduring and glamorous film stars despite her wartime collaboration with the Germans, has died aged 100 at her home near Paris, her partner said Thursday.
Violent storms and heavy rain set to hit southern France  -World News
Violent storms and heavy rain set to hit southern France 1 day ago
Parts of southern France have been placed on alert for with violent storms set to hit the region on Thursday afternoon.
10-year-old French boy dies from rabies after being bit by puppy -World News
10-year-old French boy dies from rabies after being bit by puppy 1 day ago
A French boy has died in France after being bit by a puppy whilst on holiday abroad.
Macron urges French police to make full use of draconian anti-terror powers -World News
Macron urges French police to make full use of draconian anti-terror powers 1 day ago
French president Emmanuel ignored controversy and criticism surrounding France's new draconian anti-terror bill and urged police forces around the country to "fully utilise" their new powers.
France: Hennessy expands to satisfy Americans' insatiable thirst for Cognac -World News
France: Hennessy expands to satisfy Americans' insatiable thirst for Cognac 1 day ago
The world's biggest brandy producer Hennessy on Wednesday opened a new plant in southwest France to try to satisfy the seemingly insatiable thirst for its liquor in the US and Asia.
Sexual harassment in France: 'When someone wolf-whistles you... you can give him a slap' -World News
Sexual harassment in France: 'When someone wolf-whistles you... you can give him a slap' 1 day ago
It's not the cat-callers who are the problem, it's the abuse by powerful men, says ex-French Minister.
Macron sets out counter-terror programme for next five years -World News
Macron sets out counter-terror programme for next five years 2 days ago
French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a plan to bolster France's domestic security on Wednesday during a speech to police forces at the presidential Elysée Palace.
French magazine Les Inrocks slammed for rock star convict cover -World News
French magazine Les Inrocks slammed for rock star convict cover 2 days ago
French music magazine Les Inrockuptibles has issued “regrets” a week after featuring a French rock star who beat his girlfriend to death on its cover.
Wanted dead, not alive: France's approach to French jihadists -World News
Wanted dead, not alive: France's approach to French jihadists 2 days ago
French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined IS, with around 1,000 nationals estimated by counter-terror officials to have travelled to Iraq and Syria. France doesn't want them back.
Confused whale blocks Marseille marina -World News
Confused whale blocks Marseille marina 2 days ago
Rescue services in the southern French city of Marseille battled for nearly an hour on Wednesday to free what is thought to have been a large whale that got stuck in the city's marina.
France told to pay back €10 billion to companies in blow to deficit target -World News
France told to pay back €10 billion to companies in blow to deficit target 2 days ago
France said Wednesday it has been ordered to pay back 10 billion euros ($12 billion) to big companies after overtaxing them on dividend payouts, a cost that threatens to blow French deficit targets off course.
French parliament adopts controversial anti-terror bill -World News
French parliament adopts controversial anti-terror bill 2 days ago
The French parliament on Wednesday adopted a controversial anti-terror bill that gives the authorities permanent new powers to search homes, shut places of worship and restrict freedom of movement.