Monday, August 21, 2017

Thousands of rail passengers stranded

A major fire at Aubagne, in the Bouches-des-Rhône, on Saturday night stranded thousands of SNCF rail passengers in the southeast. Almost a thousand people were...

Crunch time for France’s labour reform, unions prepare to strike

After a total of 48 meetings between the French government and trade unions, the likely form of new labour legislation will be announced on...

Ferrari tourist over the limit twice in two days

The director of Ferrari’s distribution network in Australia has appeared before Monaco’s Criminal Court for drink-driving at the wheel of a rented red Ferrari,...

Ministers deny connection to drugs baron

Gérald Darmanin, France’s Minister of Public Accounts, and Sébastien Lecornu, Secretary of State to the Minister in charge of Energy Transition, have reacted angrily...

Radicalised children pose security threat

As fears increase over the danger posed by recruits returning to Europe as ISIS faces battleground defeat, the French security services have said that...

Ministry hatches list of dangerous egg outlets

The number of cases in France of contamination of eggs with fipronil continues to increase, according to the Ministry of Agriculture in a statement...

Macron files complaint against photographer

French President Emmanuel Macron has filed a complaint against a tabloid journalist for "harassment and attempted invasion of privacy". The French leader is on holiday...

Austrians win closely contested Fireworks Competition

The International Competition of Fireworks reached its climax on Saturday, August 12, with a display from Australia, but it was the Austrians who won...