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Paris trains cancelled after cables burned in ‘scandalous’ act of vandalism

Apparently deliberate fires in clusters of electrical cables have caused a series of cancellations on the Paris train network, all but shutting down services...

Strikes and protests test French plan to raise retirement age

French workers angry over proposed changes to retirement rules are halting high-speed trains, disrupting electricity supplies and taking to the streets in a day...

Paris shooting suspect wanted to kill migrants, prosecutors say

The man suspected of shooting dead three Kurds in Paris ahead of Christmas weekend told investigators that he had set out that morning aiming...

Israel risks diplomatic row by deporting Palestinian lawyer to France

Israel said it has deported a Palestinian lawyer and activist to France, claiming he has ties to a banned militant group, despite objections from...

France’s TotalEnergies to walk away from Russian gas producer

French energy giant TotalEnergies has said it will walk away from its stake in Russian natural gas producer Novatek, meaning it will take a...

Half the children from humanitarian ship Ocean Viking have ‘fled French centres’

More than half the children who disembarked from the Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship last week have fled from migrant reception centres, French authorities...

French workers strike to demand pay rises keep pace with inflation

Workers across France have gone on strike to push for pay rises that keep up with inflation following weeks of walkouts that have hit...

French government orders workers to ensure fuel supplies

The French government has started the process of requisitioning workers at Esso petrol depots in an attempt to ensure that service stations around the...

Macron urges French to save energy and seeks 10% drop in use

French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for a 10% reduction in the country’s energy use in coming weeks and months to avoid the risk...

European firefighters join battle to stop French wildfires

Firefighters from across Europe started arriving in France on Friday to help battle several wildfires, including a giant blaze ravaging pine forests in the...

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