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France's Macron announces creation of a space force command

2019-07-14 11:50

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force.

France to impose green tax on plane tickets

2019-07-10 08:43

The French government is to impose a tax of up to 18 euros ($20) on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects, a minister said.

Notorious French 'doctor' who killed family released to abbey

2019-06-28 20:49

A Frenchman who killed his parents, wife and children after pretending to be a successful doctor for two decades in a case that inspired a book and films was released after 26 years in jail and immediately moved into a monastery.

Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France

2019-06-27 21:44

A gunman has opened fire outside a mosque in northwestern France, wounding the local imam and another person, before fleeing the scene and later being found dead, officials say.

Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire: prosecutors

2019-06-26 19:42

A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors have said, ruling out any criminal intent.

Trump - Iran threats | Facebook IDs hate speech suspect: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-26 06:33

Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously | Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Hamilton dominates French GP, extends Mercedes' unbeaten run to 10 races

2019-06-23 16:39

Lewis Hamilton dominated the Paul Richard circuit to grab yet another Mercedes one-two victory.

Paris driver in blind man road rage video charged with assault

2019-06-22 10:15

A Paris motorist who was filmed nearly driving over a blind man at a pedestrian crossing and then punching his brother will appear in court next month on charges of assault, prosecutors said Friday.

French mother faces 20 years in jail for murdering 5 of her children

2019-06-21 06:31

French prosecutors demanded a 20-year prison term for a woman charged with killing five of her children right after they were born, a crime that only came to light one and a half decades after the corpses were discovered.

WATCH: Van Gogh's rusty gun used to kill himself has a new buyer

2019-06-20 06:28

A rusty gun believed to have been used by painter Vincent Van Gogh to kill himself fetched $182 000 at a Paris auction - nearly three times the estimate.

 

Frenchman at heart of legal dispute dies after life support ends

2019-07-12 07:53

A Frenchman at the centre of a bitter right-to-die legal feud that has raged for a decade passed away in hospital on Thursday after doctors removed his life support, his family said.

Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-01 06:11

Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

'Mona Lisa' is on the move in great Louvre makeover

2019-06-28 18:30

The world's most famous painting, the "Mona Lisa", is to be moved so her room in the Louvre can be spruced up, the Paris museum says.

US border | Brexit: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-27 06:29

Senate approves its own border aid bill amid photo outrage | Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament to force through Brexit; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

French techno fan missing after police music festival raid

2019-06-26 08:22

Concern was growing Tuesday over the fate of a young techno music fan in France who went missing after attending a festival that ended with police dispersing participants and allegedly forcing some into the river.

French GP: Racing Point happy with competitive race pace

2019-06-24 12:23

The SportPesa Racing Point Formula 1 team failed to score points at the French grand prix Sunday after both drivers finished outside the top 10.

French GP: Racing Point struggle to find sweet spot in qualifying

2019-06-22 23:31

Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll of SportPesa Racing Formula 1 team had a poor outing in qualifying for the French grand prix at the Paul Ricard circuit.

French GP: Racing Point have their work cut out after opening practices

2019-06-22 00:11

Both Sportpesa Racing Point Formula 1 drivers felt positive about their runs in the two free practice sessions for Sunday's French GP but know they have a lot of work to do.

French GP preview: Paramount for Racing Point to score points

2019-06-20 22:30

SportPesa Racing Point Formula 1 team drivers Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez preview this weekend's French grand prix taking place at the Paul Ricard circuit.

France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll

2019-06-19 10:52

France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday.

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