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French police fire tear gas on protesters

French police fire tear gas on protesters

It was the 14th weekend of street protests despite a poll last week showing dwindling support for the so-called Yellow Vests.

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Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder
France

Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder

The federal government has announced the signing of the Attack class submarine Strategic Partnering Agreement with French shipbuilder Naval Group.

Violence mars yellow vest protest in Paris as unrest spreads to Rome
France

Violence mars yellow vest protest in Paris as unrest spreads to Rome

The yellow vest activists are now trying to achieve electoral success but the movement is politically divided and has no appointed leader.

France recalls ambassador to Italy as rift deepens
Italy

France recalls ambassador to Italy as rift deepens

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
Woman held over deadly fire in Paris apartment block
France

Woman held over deadly fire in Paris apartment block

French police suspect a "revenge arson attack" after the most deadly blaze in the capital since 2005.

Six French women on trial for alleging politician harassed them
France

Six French women on trial for alleging politician harassed them

"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
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Wreckage of plane carrying Emiliano Sala found
UK

Wreckage of plane carrying Emiliano Sala found

Sala was on the way to Britain from France to join Cardiff City when his plane mysteriously crashed on January 21.

France may repatriate IS fighters in wake of US withdrawal from Syria
France

France may repatriate IS fighters in wake of US withdrawal from Syria

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
'Red scarves' march in Paris to protest against 'yellow vest' violence
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'Red scarves' march in Paris to protest against 'yellow vest' violence

Hundreds of people wearing red scarves have marched through Paris to protest against acts of violence during 'yellow vest' anti-government demonstrations.

French 'yellow vests' defy Macron with fresh protests
France

French 'yellow vests' defy Macron with fresh protests

Although there were fewer protesters on the streets than in previous weeks, President Emmanuel Macron still faces bitter opposition.

Thieves steal Banksy art from Paris IS attack venue
France

Thieves steal Banksy art from Paris IS attack venue

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.