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Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants
French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.


France?s car-sharing system Autolib' hits the end of the road
Autolib?, a popular yet unprofitable electric car-sharing system in Paris, on Thursday hit the end of the road after the public body that oversees it decided to cancel the private operator?s contract.


MSF workers in Africa used 'very young' prostitutes, ex-staff tell BBC
Some senior staff working for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Africa have allegedly used "very young" local prostitutes, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing former staff members of the renowned charity.


Merkel, Macron agree on eurozone budget
France and Germany have agreed to set up a common budget for the eurozone, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, announcing a key reform proposal to bolster the bloc.


?No, No! Call me Mr President,' Macron snaps at rebellious French teen
French President Emmanuel Macron has carefully cultivated a youthful modern image, a leader who enjoys casual walk-abouts and posing for selfies. Just make sure to call him "Mr President."


EU court confirms Marine Le Pen must repay ?300,000 to European Parliament
The EU's second highest court on Tuesday upheld a decision by the European Parliament to recover 300,000 euros ($347,550.00) from far-right politician and former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.


Napoleon?s hat, dropped at Battle of Waterloo, sells for ?350,000 at auction
A military dress hat thought to have been worn by Napoleon Bonaparte at the fateful Battle of Waterloo went for ?350,000 ($406,000) at auction Monday, on the anniversary of the decisive battle that brought an end to his reign.


Half of Aquarius migrants want to seek asylum in France
Almost half of the 630 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean who arrived at Spain's port of Valencia at the weekend want to seek asylum in France, the Spanish government said Monday.


'Is all truth final?': French baccalaureate kicks off with philosophy exam
On Monday, as the final-year baccalaureate exam kicks off in France, thousands of students poured into schools throughout the country to sit one of the most demanding ? and perhaps dreaded ? exams of all: philosophy.


Renault to remain in Iran despite risk of US sanctions, CEO says
French carmaker Renault will maintain its presence in Iran while taking measures to avoid the risk of penalties for breaching renewed US sanctions, CEO Carlos Ghosn said Friday.


Ten spots to watch the World Cup in and around Paris
The city of Paris has put the nix on fan zones for security purposes, but there are still plenty of places to watch the World Cup. Here?s a helpful guide to get you started.


Macron calls for solidarity, urges 'profound reform' of EU asylum rules
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to Paris Friday amid a row over the migrant crisis. In remarks following the talks, Macron called for greater solidarity and "profound reforms" of EU asylum rules.


French union to extend rail strike into summer
The head of France's main rail union on Friday announced it would extend months of rolling strikes into July even though the reforms it is protesting have been adopted by parliament.


Migrant row on the agenda as Macron hosts Italian leader
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Italy's new premier Giuseppe Conte for a working lunch Friday, just days after sparks flew between the two leaders over Rome's rejection of a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants.


French police thwart terror plots targeting swingers? club, gays
French police have thwarted two terror attacks, including one at a swingers' club, sources close to the investigations said Thursday.



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