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How to keep cool during France's heatwave
Photo: AFP

Almost all of France is on a heatwave alert. Here's how to keep cool.

200 street signs in France mysteriously 'blacked out'
Photo: thecrazyfilmgirl/Flickr

Town officials have come to a dead end.

Sudanese migrant killed in Calais clashes
Photo: AFP

A Sudanese man has died in Calais after a fight with other refugees.

Three held in France for plotting terror attacks
Police officers during an anti-terrorism operation last month. Photo: AFP

Authorities have arrested seven people this month with links to terrorist networks, three of whom were planning attacks.

Majority in France against immigration
Migrants at an aid centre outside the Calais 'Jungle' camp. Photo: AFP

A new survey shows the French have some of the most negative views towards immigration worldwide.

Heatwave warnings extended as France keeps sizzling
Photo: AFP

UPDATED: Summer is back, and Paris is among the areas hit the hardest.

Meet the man paying off burqini fines in France
Businessman Rachid Nekkaz walks with a veiled woman. Photo: AFP

Fined for wearing a burqini in France? Don't worry, this man will pay your tab.

French MP calls for schools to have compulsory martial arts
The French judo Olympic team in a training session. Photo: AFP

A French politician hopes learning martial arts could help young people combat the culture of fear.

Severe fire risk in southern France as sun returns
Firefighters in southern France earlier this month. Photo: AFP

The sun is coming to France this week, but brings severe fire risks in the south.

Paris prison 'dismantles suspected radical network'
A police officer stands guard outside the Fleury-Mérogis prison. Photo: Miguel Medina/AFP

Ten prisoners in Paris have reportedly been relocated after officials found that they were trying to form a 'radical network'.

Chinese march in Paris to demand better security
Photos: AFP

Almost 2,000 members of the Chinese community marched in a call for better security following a deadly robbery earlier this month.

Priest killer jihadist buried in France
A picture of the murdered priest, Jacques Hamel. Photo: AFP

One of the jihadists who murdered a French priest in July was buried in a Paris suburb, where his family owns a crypt, a local official said on Saturday.

Nice joins growing list of French towns to ban burqini
Photo: AFP

Nice, France's most popular seaside town, is the latest to ban the burqini.

Tourists shy away from France in shadow of attacks
The entrance to the Louvre in Paris, usually full of tourists. Photo: AFP

New figures show that France is still struggling to attract tourists.

Update
Jewish man stabbed in Strasbourg knife attack
Strasbourg. File photo: Francois Schnell/Flickr

A mentally disturbed man shouting "Allahu Akbar" stabbed a Jewish man in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg on Friday, but police are reportedly ruling out terrorism.

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