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France braces for busiest day of traffic all summer
Photo: AFP

Thinking of driving this weekend? The French are being advised to think twice.

Johnson hails France in Paris (while speaking French)
French Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault (R) shakes hands with Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L). Photo: AFP

VIDEO: A British Foreign Minister who speaks French. Fancy that.

May to thrash out Brexit roadmap in Berlin, Paris talks
Theresa May. Photo: DPA

British Prime Minister Theresa May is heading to Berlin on Wednesday and Paris on Thursday to start thrashing out the roadmap for Britain's departure from the EU.

'Trumpified' Sarkozy lays siege to Hollande after Nice
Prime Minister Manuel Valls was booed on Monday in Nice. Photo: AFP

Ex-President Nicholas Sarkozy has been accused of aping Donald Trump after calls to deport all foreign-born terror suspects.

Theresa May heads to France for Brexit talks
Theresa May will meet François Hollande on Thursday. Photo: Philippe Huguen/Justin Tallis / AFP

Britain's new leader puts Germany and France at the top of her to-do list.

Boris Johnson cheered and booed at French Bastille party
Johnson sings the French national anthem at the event. Photo: AFP

Hollande to Macron: Respect the rules or leave
Photo: Charles Platiau/Pool/AFP

"Not respecting the rules of government means leaving."

Brexit vote
Hollande tells May: get moving on Brexit
François Hollande arrives for the Bastille Day parade. Photo: Stéphane de Sakutin/Pool/AFP

The sooner Britain triggers Brexit, the better, France's President tells Theresa May.

French politicians and public bemused by 'liar' Boris Johnson
Will Johnson get a thumbs-up from France? We'll see... Photo: Scott Heppell/AFP

His French counterpart's called him a liar, while the French public seem to think he's a joke.

Italy, France and Germany to hold Brexit summit in August
French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian premier Matteo Renzi will hold a Brexit summit in August. Photo: John MacDougall/AFP

The summit announcement came as Theresa May took over as British Prime Minister.

Don't panic: UK launches new advice site for Brits in France
Photo: Christopher Elison/Flickr

If you're a Brit in France who's worried about the Brexit, then this new site is for you.

French intelligence chief fears car bombs and explosives
Police on patrol in Paris. Photo: Philippe Lopez/AFP

Security officials believe Isis may be plotting ways to launch even deadlier attacks on France.

Cameron names UK envoy in Paris as EU Commissioner
Julian King, right, the UK's ambassador to France. Photo: AFP

British PM David Cameron has proposed Britain's ambassador to France as its new European Commissioner.

Le Thought du Jour
Hollande only Frenchman who won't get a lift from Les Bleus
Hollande posing for selfies with fans. Photo: AFP

Les Bleus have improved the morale of everyone in France, but the French president won't get the boost that the rest of the country has been given.

Gay Pride march sparks French far-right row
Photo: AFP

Older far-rightists squabbling with younger far-rightists.

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