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Hollande to Trump: Europe doesn't need "outside advice"

French President Francois Hollande rejected remarks by US president-elect Donald Trump on the future of the European Union, saying the bloc does not need lessons from abroad.

France braces for cold; nearly all homes reconnected after windstorm

France was bracing for a cold snap on Sunday and preparing for a surge in power demand just days after a windstorm knocked out electricity for some 330,000 homes.

Diplomats call for direct talks on two-state solution in Middle East

Diplomats from nearly 70 countries called for a two-state solution in the Middle East in a joint statement Sunday, encouraging the Israelis and Palestinians to achieve peace by pursuing direct...

More than 32,000 without power in France following violent wind storm

Approximately 32,500 homes in France were without electricity on Saturday morning following a strong wind storm, a spokesman for electricity provider Enedis said.

Six charged in Kardashian West jewellery heist case in Paris

Six people were handed preliminary charges Friday in the armed robbery of reality television and social media celebrity Kim Kardashian West, the Paris prosecutor's office said.

Wind storm knocks out power for hundreds of thousands in France

A fierce wind storm that struck France late Thursday and early Friday knocked out power for more than 330,000 people, electricity provider Enedis said.

France's Le Pen visits Trump Tower - but doesn't meet with Trump

French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen did not meet Thursday with president-elect Donald Trump during a stop in Trump Tower in New York.

Billionaire art dealer acquitted in French tax fraud case

A French court on Thursday acquitted Guy Wildenstein, the billionaire art dealer and businessman, in a tax fraud case over trusts holding millions of euros worth of assets.

Euro 2016 tournament in France generated $1.29 bn, study says

The Euro 2016 football tournament hosted by France over the summer had an economic impact of 1.22 billion euros (1.29 billion dollars), a study released Tuesday said.

Seventeen arrested with links to Kardashian West heist in Paris

French police arrested 17 suspects in connection with the October robbery of US reality television and social media star Kim Kardashian West, the Paris prosecutor's office told dpa Monday.

Four Portuguese passengers killed as bus skids off road in France

Four Portuguese passengers were killed on Sunday when a bus carrying 30 people crashed in eastern France, the country's Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said.

Ukraine threatens to ban France's Le Pen over remarks on Crimea

Ukraine on Wednesday threatened to ban Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front party, from entering the country following her claim that Russia's annexation of Crimea was not...

Election campaign of France's Le Pen lacking millions in funds

Marine Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front party, is lacking six million euros (6.2 million dollars) for her presidential election campaign, the lawmaker told French news channel...

French premier brushes off criticism over Berlin attacker's escape

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve brushed off criticism on Saturday after the man who deliberately drove a lorry into a crowd of people at a Berlin Christmas market last week was able to...

Surveillance cameras filmed Berlin attack suspect in Lyon station

CCTV cameras in France captured the Berlin truck attack suspect in the city of Lyon before he travelled to Milan, Italy, where he was shot dead by a police officer, French investigators told dpa...