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France is having a ‘baby bust’ nine months after the first lockdown

Contrary to expectations, the country is experiencing a decline in birth rates, writes Rick Noack  France confirmed more than 64...

Security bill controversy leads to massive protest in France

Footage of white police beating up an unarmed black music producer in his Paris studio on November 21 has amplified anger over the legislation, condemned by many as signalling a rightward lurch by President Emmanuel Macron.

France sees record number of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations spike

At 25,784, a total that has more than doubled in 12 days, the current number of hospitalisations, at a four-months high, is rapidly closing in on that record.

End ties with France in 24 hours, Bangladesh Islamist group tells government

"We will not take any side," said a senior foreign ministry official, who declined to be named citing office rules, adding that security had been tightened at the French embassy.

France’s Le Drian blames Britain’s ‘attitude’ for Brexit talks impasse

Negotiations between Britain and the European Union on future relations after its Jan. 31 exit from the bloc have made scant progress, with both sides accusing the other of posing unachievable demands.

France calls on Belarus to reverse measures against journalists

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian condemned on Sunday what he called "arbitrary measures" taken by the Belarusian authorities against journalists,...

France to make face masks mandatory everywhere in Paris

France is to order the mandatory wearing of face masks across Paris to curb surging coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Jean Castex...

France may implement partial lockdown as struggle to curb the spread of the coronavirus continues.

France is struggling to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, its top health official Jerome Salomon said on...

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