Jungle migrants urged to 'give up British dream'

2016-10-24 09:47

On the eve of the demolition of the Calais "Jungle" camp, French officials handed out flyers informing migrants of the camp's imminent closure and urging them to abandon their dreams of reaching Britain.

French have nuclear edge

2016-10-23 06:08

Eskom’s long-standing relationship with French energy company may rain on the Russians’ parade.

'Monsieur Idiot' named France's chef of the year

2016-10-19 22:30

Chef Alexandre Couillon has a name that he himself admits 'is not easy to carry'.

Lessons learnt from doing business in France

2016-10-19 16:34

SA company Hans Merensky Holdings has been doing business in France for the past ten years and its CEO shares some of the lessons learnt in the process.

Last bid to save Calais 'Jungle' fails

2016-10-18 18:47

A group of French charities have failed in a last-ditch legal bid to block the razing of the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern town of Calais.

France pays tribute to victims of Nice attacks

2016-10-16 15:09

French President Francois Hollande has presided at a ceremony in Nice paying homage to the 86 people killed when an extremist rammed his truck into a crowd.

Nearly 1 300 minors at Calais 'Jungle' - charity

2016-10-13 07:53

Nearly 1 300 minors are among thousands of migrants living in squalid conditions at the "Jungle" migrant camp soon to be demolished in northern France, a charity says.

Top French court OKs closure of Calais Jungle cafés

2016-10-12 20:46

France's top administrative court has approved the authorities' plans to shut down unlicensed cafés and stalls in the Calais "Jungle" migrant camp, which is set to be razed within weeks.

France to open first 'shooting gallery' for drug addicts

2016-10-12 10:17

France's health minister has visited the country's first "shooting gallery" for hard drug addicts as opposition politicians denounced the experiment at a hospital in northern Paris.

Will Hulkenberg switch to Renault?

2016-10-11 13:20

Renault F1 boss let it slip that Nico Hulkenberg could be one of three possibilities to join the team in 2017.


Calais 'jungle' camp refugees clash with police

2016-10-23 16:06

Residents of the so-called "jungle" refugee camp in Calais have clashed with police as the government prepared to close the sprawling settlement in northern France.

Unresponsive Schiaparelli could spell another failed Mars landing

2016-10-20 15:24

Mission controllers have been in the dark about the fate of a tiny European craft despatched to Mars as a trial run for a rover to follow in a quest for life on the Red Planet.

Only 4 days to set up a company in France

2016-10-19 18:56

The business environment in France is one where companies can flourish, SA companies heard at a seminar.

France: Equatorial Guinea's world court case is abuse of law

2016-10-18 19:46

France has told judges at the UN's highest court that they do not have jurisdiction in a case brought by Equatorial Guinea aimed at halting a Paris money-laundering case against the son of the African nation's president.

Tens of thousands march in Paris against same-sex marriage

2016-10-16 20:16

Tens of thousands of people have marched in Paris to call for the repeal of a law allowing gay marriage, six months before France's next presidential election.

French PM says France supports Clinton over Trump

2016-10-14 06:53

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that his country supports the election of Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential election.

French mayor sparks row with anti-migrant posters

2016-10-12 21:38

A French mayor has sparked outrage among rights groups after putting up anti-migrant posters and calling for a local referendum ahead of the arrival of asylum-seekers in his town.

Creepy clown 'madness' is classic social panic - experts

2016-10-12 18:24

With a wave of hysteria about sightings of "creepy" or "killer" clowns sweeping the US and parts of Europe, experts say the scare is a classic social panic involving an exaggerated fear about some evil threatening the public.

Ring nicked off billionaire's finger in her Paris home

2016-10-11 21:23

A 75-year-old Taiwanese billionaire has been robbed at her Paris home of jewels, including one that she had been wearing, police say.

Prost: Rosberg won't be a 'lucky' F1 champion

2016-10-11 11:52

Formula 1 legend Alain Prost believes that Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg will win the drivers' championship ahead of team mate Lewis Hamilton.

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