The federal government has announced the signing of the Attack class submarine Strategic Partnering Agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group.
The yellow vest activists are now trying to achieve electoral success but the movement is politically divided and has no appointed leader.
Meeting between Italy's Deputy Prime Minister and a leader of the ''yellow vest'' protesters seen as last straw.
- by Richard Pérez-Peña, Adam Nossiter and Jason Horowitz
French police suspect a "revenge arson attack" after the most deadly blaze in the capital since 2005.
"It's a trial that exposes how men... can use their position of power," said the editor of the website that published allegations against Denis Baupin.
- by Sylvie Corbet
France is in discussions about repatriating Islamic State fighters and their families, a policy shift prompted by the withdrawal of US troops from Syria.
- by James McAuley and Michael Birnbaum
Hundreds of people wearing red scarves have marched through Paris to protest against acts of violence during 'yellow vest' anti-government demonstrations.
Although there were fewer protesters on the streets than in previous weeks, President Emmanuel Macron still faces bitter opposition.
The image of a sad-looking female figure in white was painted on an emergency door at the Bataclan theatre, which the thieves took away in a lorry.