France: Emmanuel Macron’s marvellous manoeuvres this week

The French president had enough reasons to keep smiling this week, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield.

United Kingdom

Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between UK and France

"Good connections and infrastructure" are vital for the UK-France relationship, Boris Johnson says.

United Kingdom

Year in Provence author Peter Mayle dies, aged 78

The author, best known for the 1989 bestseller, died in a hospital in France. his publisher said.


France scraps controversial Nantes airport proposal

The plan is opposed by environmental groups who are occupying the site near Nantes.

United Kingdom

Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time

President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for first time in 950 years.


France will not allow another 'Jungle' camp in Calais, says Macron

France's president vows to prevent another migrant camp as hundreds continue to gather in Calais.


Portsmouth restaurant delivers takeaway curry to France

Portsmouth's Akash Indian restaurant chartered a private plane to transport its curry to Bordeaux.


France's celebrity pushback against 'MeToo'

Why speaking out against the drive to expose sex pests is more acceptable in France than elsewhere.


Thousands stranded in Swiss ski resort

More than 13,000 tourists are stranded in the alpine resort of Zermatt, after heavy snow cut off towns and villages across Switzerland, France and Italy.


Alps snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

Heavy snow across the Alps cut off towns and villages in France, Italy and Switzerland.

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