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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...

France faces worst drought on record as fourth heatwave of the year spreads

France is in the midst of its fourth heatwave of the year as the country faces what the government warned is its worst drought...

Efforts to feed whale in French river fail again

Efforts to feed a dangerously thin whale that has strayed into the Seine River in France have failed so far and experts are trying...

France’s second heatwave of the year leaves Paris sweltering

Regional authorities in the French capital Paris have warned residents to be vigilant, with temperatures soaring to 36C. In a tweet, the Ile-de-France prefecture also...

Emmanuel Macron heads to Africa for three-nation trip

French President Emmanuel Macron has begun a three-nation tour of Africa. The four-day visit to Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau is the French leader’s first diplomatic...

Bordeaux fires rage and firefighting pilot killed in Portugal

Strong winds and hot, dry weather are frustrating French firefighters’ efforts to contain a huge wildfire that raced across pine forests in the Bordeaux...

10,000 evacuated as wildfires ravage pine forests in south-west France

A thousand firefighters with 10 water-dumping planes have struggled to contain two wildfires in south-west France that have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people...

Fruity near-miss for Macron as re-elected French president targeted by tomatoes

Newly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron narrowly avoided being pelted by what looked like a small sackful of cherry tomatoes as he waded through...

French presidential candidates enter final day of campaign

France’s presidential contenders Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen raced on the last day of campaigning on Friday to drive home why their particular...

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