Tear gas hovers at the Les Invalides complex in central Paris during the protest

Police fire tear gas as thousands join French healthcare protest

French police fired tear gas after being pelted with objects during a Paris demonstration on Tuesday led by thousands of healthcare workers demanding more investment in the health system. Doctors,…

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A portrait of a teacher who was mobilized during the pandemic is displayed on a giant screen in Paris on the eve of France’s easing of lockdown measures [AFP / Thomas SAMSON]

France, Spain ease virus lockdowns but UK wary

Millions of people in France and Spain were set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on Monday, but Britain extended its lockdown as countries plot their way tentatively through…

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FILE PHOTO: A patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is treated at the intensive care unit at the Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (IMM) hospital in Paris, France, April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

France is fourth country to pass 10,000 coronavirus deaths

PARIS (Reuters) – France has officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections, making it the fourth country to cross that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States….

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A demonstrators set up a barricade and light fire during a protest against pension reform plans in Paris, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Thousands of protesters opposed to the French government’s plan to revamp the retirement system marched through Paris on Saturday, the 14th day of crippling strikes. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Thousands march in Paris to protest pension reform plan

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters opposed to the French government’s plan to revamp the retirement system marched through Paris on Saturday, the 24th day of crippling strikes. In an…

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The ortolan bunting, like one seen here in Lithuania, is a prized delicacy in France/AFP

Illegal hunting threatens songbird prized as delicacy: study

Every year, nearly five million breeding pairs of ortolan buntings — a type of tiny songbird classified as endangered in several countries — migrate from Europe to Africa for the…

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Police motorcycles in the streets of Strasbourg, eastern France, after a shooting breakout, on Tuesday.

Witness recounts how he tried to save Thai tourist killed in Strasbourg shooting

Strasbourg, France – A witness in France has told the BBC that one of the people shot and killed in the city of Strasbourg was a Thai tourist who suffered…

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Thai tourist among 4 killed at Christmas market in France

STRASBOURG, FRANCE (AFP) – A gunman killed four people, including a Thai tourist, and injured around a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg…

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France beats Belgium 1-0  to go into final

Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header sent France into the World Cup final for the first time since 2006.  The 1-0 win over Belgium in Saint Petersburg makes it the third time…

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