Voting underway in French presidential runoff

7 May 2017 9:45 AM GMT
Polling stations opened in metropolitan France at 8 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m.

French trade unions clash ahead of presidential polls

2 May 2017 4:55 AM GMT
The police arrested five persons following the incident.

Macron heckled by pro-Le Pen factory workers

26 April 2017 2:55 PM GMT
Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival earlier by turning up to speak to the workers as he met their union representatives a few miles away, BBC reported.

France goes to presidential poll amid high security

23 April 2017 8:45 AM GMT
Voting began on Sunday across France in the first round of the presidential poll, amid high security following a deadly attack in Paris three days...

Facebook suspends 30,000 fake accounts in France

14 April 2017 5:32 AM GMT
To reduce the spread of misinformation and spam shared by creators of fake accounts, Facebook has disabled over 30,000 such profiles in...

France warns of 'extremely high' terror risk

23 March 2017 2:39 PM GMT
French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Thursday warned that the terror risk remained "extremely high" and pledged full government mobilisation to...

Fashion show on Eiffel Tower!

20 Aug 2016 4:14 PM GMT
The "French European Indian Fashion Week" will be held at the first level of the iconic tower on October 21, 22 and 23 as an initiative of World News...

Hollande’s partner regrets ‘ex’ tweet

16 July 2012 1:56 AM GMT
French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler has said she will now think twice before tweeting, a month after she used the micro-blogging site to undermine...

French link in Qaeda network

4 July 2012 2:21 AM GMT
French authorities have arrested the administrator of an extremist French website who is suspected of playing a key role in financing and recruiting...

Cops raid Sarkozy office, residence

4 July 2012 2:16 AM GMT
French police searched Nicolas Sarkozy's offices and home on Tuesday as part of their probe into claims the former president was involved in illegal...

Socialists resign to come back in France

19 Jun 2012 3:07 AM GMT
France's Socialist government has officially resigned, in keeping with tradition after legislative elections. President Francois Hollande's office...

Leftists win round one of French polls

12 Jun 2012 2:00 AM GMT
President Francois Hollande's Socialists and their allies were on track on Monday to win a strong parliamentary majority after a first-round election...
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