Category: France

France risks US wrath with ‘digital tax’ on tech groups’ 2020 earnings

Issued on: 25/11/2020 – 15:16 France will require online technology giants to pay a new “digital tax” on their 2020…

The charm of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, a French archipelago off the coast of Canada

Issued on: 25/11/2020 – 13:07 YOU ARE HERE © FRANCE 24 It’s a scattering of French soil off the coast…

Macron addresses the nation on path out of lockdown

Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 19:30 French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the nation on Tuesday evening where he is expected to…

French rugby ‘legend’ Christophe Dominici found dead in park near Paris

Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 19:04 Former French rugby international Christophe Dominici has been found dead at the age of 48…

French parliament gives initial approval to controversial security bill

Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 18:56Modified: 24/11/2020 – 19:32 A draft law that would make it a crime to circulate an…

Macron set to address the nation as France’s Covid-19 infections drop

Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 08:23 French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to announce a reworking of the country’s Covid-19 lockdown…

France to probe Paris migrant camp after ‘shocking’ images of clashes

Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 03:41 French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin on Tuesday said he was launching a probe into clashes…

France, security and the media: Does the new law go too far?

Issued on: 23/11/2020 – 20:17 France is caught in a row over the right to film police officers in the…

Paris’ Champs-Elysées switches on its Christmas lights

Issued on: 23/11/2020 – 04:13 Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysées avenue switched on its Christmas lights on Sunday, welcoming the festive period in the French…

Trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy over corruption opens in Paris

Issued on: 23/11/2020 – 03:44 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial Monday for attempted bribery of a judge…