France hunts gunman as alert level raised

France hunts gunman as alert level raised

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPater Fritz describes hearing gunshots and helping a victim of the Strasbourg shootingFrance has issued a maximum level of alert as police hunt a gunman who opened fire at a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg. Three people were killed and 13 wounded, eight of…

Woman dies in France fuel protests

Woman dies in France fuel protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFrance fuel protests: Who are the people in the yellow vests?An 80-year-old woman has died after being hit by a tear gas canister at her window during Saturday’s fuel protests in the French city of Marseille. The woman, who lived in an apartment near to where the…

France agrees to return 26 Benin artworks

France agrees to return 26 Benin artworks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A report commissioned by the French president recommends that disputed artworks should be returned to their countries of origin French President Emmanuel Macron has said that France will return 26 artworks taken from the west African state of Benin in the colonial era. His announcement follows an experts’ report recommending…

France follows Nissan in ousting Renault CEO Ghosn after arrest in Japan for financial misconduct

France follows Nissan in ousting Renault CEO Ghosn after arrest in Japan for financial misconduct

It’s all getting worse for Carlos Ghosn. Prosecutors in Japan allege the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance chairman and CEO earned a salary of about ¥10 billion ($88.7 million) between 2011 and 2015, but reported only half of that. He was arrested Monday, and could face up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to ¥10…

Netherlands 2-0 France: Dutch beat world champions to relegate Germany

Netherlands 2-0 France: Dutch beat world champions to relegate Germany

Georginio Wijnaldum has now scored 10 international goalsThe Netherlands deservedly beat France in the Uefa Nations League to end the world champions’ 15-game unbeaten run and relegate Germany. Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum struck from close range after Hugo Lloris parried a Ryan Babel shot. Lloris made a host of top saves to stop a thrashing…

France slams lack of ‚common decency’ after Trump mocked Macron on the Paris attacks anniversary

France slams lack of ‚common decency’ after Trump mocked Macron on the Paris attacks anniversary

The French government sharply criticized President Donald Trump for mocking French President Emmanuel Macron earlier this week on the three-year anniversary of the Paris terror attacks. Relations between Washington and Paris deteriorated as Trump on Tuesday mocked France’s World War II record, Macron’s approval rating, France’s unemployment rate, and accused the country’s wine industry of…

France and Germany mark WW1 Armistice

France and Germany mark WW1 Armistice

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAngela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron shared a tender moment in a ceremony at the site where the Armistice was signedFrench President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have left their own mark of reconciliation at the start of events to mark the centenary of the end…