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Presidential hopeful Francois Fillon says France needs immigration quotas

January 11, 2017 2:34 pm

Francois Fillon also wants to deny social benefits to immigrants who have legally resided in France for less than two years.

Euro 2016: France coach Didier Deschamps wants a lot more from Pogba

June 11, 2016 4:24 pm

Didier Deschamps wants Paul Pogba to get more involved in the game than he got in the 2-1 win over Romania.

Euro16: Air pilots strike disrupts travel in France

June 11, 2016 4:20 pm

In another headache, Air France pilots will begin a four bay stoppage on Saturday, just as crowds of foreign fans are expected to begin arriving on French soil.

France: Uber convicted for illegal commercial activities; slapped with 800,000 Euros fine

June 10, 2016 8:49 am

The French Parliament voted to outlaw UberPop and other similar services in 2014, and Uber suspended its UberPop service in France in July 2015.

On eve of Euro Cup, French FM tells workers: Stop strikes, growth showing signs of revival

June 09, 2016 2:36 pm

French government was working overtime to thrash out a deal on working conditions with the SNCF state rail company and end a 9-day strike before the Euro Cup begins on Saturday.

France launches app to send alerts in case of terror attack

June 08, 2016 5:44 pm

The Interior Ministry app, called SAIP, flashes a warning on a user's mobile phone screen if there is an attack close to their location or suspicion of an imminent strike.

Euro 2016: UEFA picks referee from Euro 2012 controversy for France opener

June 08, 2016 3:28 pm

Four years ago, Viktor Kassai did not award co-host Ukraine a goal against England.

France: As Seine recedes, flood threat shifts northeast

June 05, 2016 7:23 am

As the Seine's levels gradually lowered, the threat in France appeared to have shifted to the northeast, where feared storms could cause other rivers to burst their banks.

Paris flooding: Seine river's water level decreases after reaching peak

June 04, 2016 2:57 pm

Paris flooding, with the Seine river's water levels decreasing after reaching their peak, has left the city in a disarray.

Europe floods: Louvre, Orsay museums close as Seine overflows in Paris; nine killed in Germany

June 03, 2016 9:35 am

Some towns in central France have been hit by their worst floods in over a century, with more than 5,000 people evacuated since the weekend and around 19,000 homes without power.


Paris is flooded, but so is Germany and Texas

June 03, 2016 12:41 pm

Floods in Germany and France have killed at least 10 people and forced thousands away from their homes, while five soldiers have been killed as storms dumped more rain on flood-hit parts of Texas.

Take an aerial view of Marseille, France's second-biggest city

February 23, 2016 5:57 pm

The second largest city of France, Marseilles has a lot to offer to the curious tourist. Here's a bird's-eye view of Marseilles.

Suspected terror attack in France

June 26, 2015 5:38 pm

The suspected attacker entered the East France factory and set off several small explosive devices according to sources.


My aim is to reinforce Indo-French counter-terror cooperation: Hollande

January 25, 2016 11:54 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande on Monday reiterated that the main objective of his visit to India is to reinforce counter-terrorism cooperation between France and India. Hollande said France would take all measures required to protect democracy. He added that France will not be deterred by any kind of threats of terrorism. He further stated that today, in fact, there are all kinds of terrorist threats that are hovering around countries such as India and France and one of the main aims of my visit here in India is to reinforce and strengthen the cooperation against terrorism between two countries.

French firms to invest $10 billion in India: French minister

January 25, 2016 11:51 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Monday said that in the last five years French companies have invested more than $1 billion per year in India, which is now expected to increase to $10 billion in the next five years. Sapin said that France is the third biggest foreign investor in India and a major player in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' programme. He added that India and France have similar views on investment, which will further help them to fight against financing terrorism.

India, France to discuss counter terrorism mechanism

January 21, 2016 3:25 pm

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): In the wake of horrendous attack in Paris and the recent terrorist attack at the Pathankot air base, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday the cooperation between France and India on matters related to counter terrorism has acquired a very significant dimension, and added that a lot of discussion in this regard is expected during the visit of French President François Hollande. President Hollande will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations this year. This is the fifth time that a serving President of the French Republic will be the chief guest at the Republic Day function. Vikas Swarup also highlighted the business ties between both nations.

French travellers cut road and rail links near Grenoble

October 21, 2015 11:30 am

A group of around 30 travellers raided a scrapyard and blocked a road in the French alps in Moirans near Grenoble on Tuesday, setting the wrecks alight, to demand the authorities release a 17-year-old and his cousin from a nearby prison to attend the funeral of his brother.