Two months after France's Yellow Vests protests began and despite some signs that the unprecedented grassroots movement is abating, the 'Gilets Jaunes' have called for a tenth day of nationwide protest this Saturday.   Calls to mobilise for 'Act 10'...
The Christmas spirit and festive relief will be much appreciated by those weighed under by the Brexit saga. But will Brexit in fact turn out to be the future grinch of British Christmases? Santa could face logistics and supply chain...
Artist Deborah de Rebortis and the four others stayed in place for about half an hour. Photo: Valery Hache/AFP Police at Saturday’s “yellow-vest” protest in Paris were left dumbfounded as they were slowly approached by five bare-breasted protesters dressed...
Nineteen-year-old Estelle stunned social media users in France after she posted on Facebook a sequence of alarming photos in which her face looks increasingly swollen and intoxicated.  The English undergrad student almost died as a result of the allergic...
Why do I need to know comme d’hab? The handy little phrase will let you emphasize the routine or repeated nature of any occurrence or situation. And is a handy response to the most common French question: "ca va?" What...
Remember the "bonnets rouges" (red hats) whose protests forced the French government to drop its controversial eco-tax plan in 2014? Well, the latest protest movement among motorists in France has been dubbed the 'yellow vests' (gilets jaunes) and they...
First it was a video of a former professional boxer raining punches on riot police in Paris that shocked France, now it's a clip of a high-ranking French police officer punching several people during a yellow vest protest...
Migrants and refugees are removed from a camp on the banks of a canal in Paris. Photo: AFP The French government revealed this week that the number of deportations of undocumented migrants has shot up by 20 percent in...
Yellow vest protesters block the ring road in Toulouse. Photo: Eric Cabanis/AFP A driver died in Belgium near the border with France on Friday evening after hitting a truck which had slowed down due to a blockade by "yellow...
Macron made his appeal in a "letter to the French" released on Sunday, following the ninth consecutive Saturday of nationwide "yellow vest" rallies which saw an uptick in turnout. The protests have become the biggest crisis of Macron's presidency and he hopes that returning...

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