France marked the anniversary of Islamic extremists’ coordinated attacks on Paris with a sombre silence that was broken only by voices reciting the names of the 130 slain, and the son of the first person to die stressing the importance of integration.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Described by his neighbours as a handsome but frightening man, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who killed at least 84 people in the French city of Nice by driving his truck into a crowd late on Thursday, was convicted only once before: for road rage.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Thu, 30 Jun, 2016
It’s easy to get cynical about those Parisian all-nighters with their high ideals and revolutionary slogans but maybe, just maybe, it’s time to think about setting up a nocturnal movement here, writes
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Mon, 11 Jan, 2016
France is still “the place of freedom” despite the terror attacks on Paris this time last year and the subsequent massacre in the city last November, the French Ambassador to Ireland has said.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2016
The Vatican newspaper has criticised French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo for depicting God as a Kalashnikov-carrying killer, saying it was “woeful” and disrespectful to true believers of all faiths.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Paris was under siege and France was shutting its borders last night after a series of explosions and deadly shootings claimed the lives of up to 60 people, causing mayhem and panic throughout the French capital.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
France’s far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen is expected to dominate in the first round of local elections in the northern region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in December, mustering around 40% support, according to a poll published yesterday.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015