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Films in the running for Palme d'Or at Cannes

28 May 2017 | 0 comments

From the tale of a mysterious beast to a migrant who finds he can levitate after being shot on a border fence, these are the movies in the running for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival, which...

The Cannes effect: from unknown to star in one day

27 May 2017 | 0 comments

The Cannes film festival -- the world's greatest movie showcase -- celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.AFP asked actors and directors who made their names at the festival to recount their highs...

Prosecutor rules out probe into top Macron ally

26 May 2017 | 0 comments

One of French President Emmanuel Macron's closest allies will not face prosecution for alleged wrongdoing over a property deal, a prosecutor said Friday.Embarrassing revelations that Richard Ferrand,...

Cyber kid stuns experts showing toys can be 'weapons'

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

An 11-year-old 'cyber ninja' stunned security experts by hacking into their bluetooth devices to manipulate a teddy bear and show how interconnected smart toys 'can be weaponised'.

Art community remains divided over Caravaggio found in French attic

23 May 2017 | 0 comments

An original Caravaggio or a master fake?

Macron to receive Italian PM ahead of G7 talks

20 May 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Paris ahead of next week's G7 summit in Sicily, the French leader's office said Saturday.The newly-elected Macron and...

Man charged over links to Champs-Elysees gunman

20 May 2017 | 0 comments

A man has been charged over his alleged involvement in the killing of a policeman on Paris's Champs-Elysees after his DNA was found on the gunman's weapon, a judicial source said Saturday.Traces of the...

Macron faces early tensions with French media

19 May 2017 | 0 comments

The French presidency attempted to defuse early tensions with the media on Friday after handpicking journalists to accompany newly elected Emmanuel Macron on a trip to west Africa.Representatives from...

Le Pen seeks to rally split French far-right

19 May 2017 | 0 comments

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen sought to rally her divided National Front on Friday ahead of parliamentary elections next month as debate raged internally about the party's direction.Le Pen confirmed...

From swashbuckling TV star to French environment minister

18 May 2017 | 0 comments

From scuba diving with sharks to almost crashing in a hot-air balloon over Mexico, France's new environment minister Nicolas Hulot has shown he can face hostile situations and emerge unscathed.Hulot presented...

Putin, Macron discuss boosting ties in first call: Kremlin

18 May 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin and new French leader Emmanuel Macron discussed boosting poor ties between Paris and Moscow in their first phone conversation, the Kremlin said Thursday.The two leaders...

Leading faces in France's new government

17 May 2017 | 0 comments

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron named his cabinet on Wednesday, appointing veteran Socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to foreign affairs and a rightwinger as economy minister in a team that cuts...

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

17 May 2017 | 0 comments

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his first government on Wednesday, naming veteran Socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to foreign affairs and European lawmaker Sylvie Goulard as defence...

World close to 'serious digital sabotage', says spy chief

16 May 2017 | 0 comments

The world may be close to a "serious act of digital sabotage" which could trigger unrest, "chaos and disorder," Dutch spy chief Rob Bertholee warned.

Parents of EU children have right to residency: top court

16 May 2017 | 0 comments

A non-EU parent has a right to stay in the bloc if their child is an EU citizen, its top court said, a ruling which could complicate Brexit talks.

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