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France prepares to extend state of emergency following Manchester attack

France's President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to extend a state of emergency, in place since Islamic State attacks on France in 2015, following the...

France and Germany may propose harmonising corporate taxes across eurozone

Germany and France have pledged to help strengthen the eurozone, with the harmonisation of corporate taxes among the possible measures considered. German finance minister Wolfgang...

Emmanuel Macron pledges to fight terror as he is sworn in as France’s new president

Emmanuel Macron has been sworn in as France's new president and immediately pledged to do everything necessary to fight terrorism. In a ceremony at...

Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron’s movement

Ex-French prime minister Manuel Valls has said France's Socialist party "is dead" and he wants to run under the banner of President-elect Emmanuel Macron's...

New Paris security scare as police evacuate passengers from Railway station

Police poured into Gare du Nord station in Paris, evacuating passengers from platforms and sealing off the area in a new security scare to...

Watch – Activists Rally Against French President Elect Macron in Paris

Tensions rise in Paris as protesters rally against the results of the French election. Mire updates to follow.

Emmanuel Macron prepares groundwork for transition to power

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron is preparing the groundwork for his transition to power, with plans for a visit to Germany, a name change for...

Marine Le Pen predicts French presidential win as campaign closes

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has said she can pull off a surprise victory in France's high-stakes run-off election on Sunday. Centrist front-runner...

Protests and ‘violence’ as bad-tempered French presidential race nears finale

The final day of campaigning in France's presidential election has featured protests and a candidate accusing the other's supporters of "violence" as the bad-tempered...

Protestors dangle off Eiffel Tower as French election campaigning ends

Protests are breaking out in Paris on the last day of campaigning before the French presidential election, with environmental activists dangling off the Eiffel...

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Footage captures moment huge blast rocked Beirut injuring more than 2,500

A massive explosion has rocked central Beirut, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital...

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open over coronavirus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the US Open citing concerns over coronavirus. The four-time winner at Flushing Meadows does not want to...

A billion students worldwide affected by Covid-19 lockdowns, UN says

The United Nations chief has said the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history. School closures in more than 160...

EasyJet increases summer flights to meet demand

EasyJet has said it is operating more flights than previously planned due to demand exceeding expectations. The airline is expanding its schedule to 40 per...

Many injuries and widespread damage reported in huge Beirut explosion

Massive explosions rocked central Beirut, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose...
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