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Nine Paris parks to stay open 24 hours a day
Photo: AFP

The new longer opening hours start this weekend.

Soon you can be free of annoying cold calls in France
Photo: CAFNR/Flickr

Sick of getting cold calls? France has some good news for you.

The 29 maps that paint the picture of France
Photo: AFP

What better way to get to know France than through these maps?

Where are the most polluted cities in France?
Photo: Patrick Kovarik/AFP

A new study reveals where the most at-risk areas are in the country.

Fire ravages Muslim prayer hall in Corsica
The building, one of the largest prayer halls in the capital Ajaccio, suffered major damage in the fire. Photo: Yannick Graziani/AFP

A Muslim prayer hall on the French island of Corsica was ravaged by fire on Saturday in what prosecutors said was probably a criminal attack.

Paris makes love-lock bridge even more love-lock proof
Photo: Michel Gauret/No Love Locks

Good luck attaching a love lock now.

France gets tough on Muslim footballers praying on pitch
Archive photo of Muslims praying on a sports pitch in France. Photo: AFP

Authorities in the Riviera city of Nice are cracking down on Muslims praying on their football pitches, arguing it is against France's Republican principles.

What's on in France: Ten great things to do in May
Photo: AFP

Events to keep you entertained as summer approaches.

Protesters clash with police over France's new labour laws
Protesters burn a Porsche in Nantes, western France. Photo: AFP

Over 20 police officers were injured and 124 people were arrested as protesters clashed police across France.

Why do the French take such long lunch breaks?
Photo: kattebelletje/Flickr

A new survey found French people take much more leisurely lunches than others... but why?

French parents held after girl found in 'unspeakable' state
Photo: Loic Venance/AFP

The French teenage girl was found in a coma, covered in excrement with maggot-infested wounds.

Snow falls in Paris... at the end of April?
Photo: Kali Pointbarre/Instagram

Well played, France.

Why there's another rail strike in France and more to come
Striking workers of the French state-run rail operator SNCF. Photos: AFP

Want to know why your train will be cancelled tomorrow? And probably again next month?

Twelve arrested after clashes at Paris youth protest
A police car set on fire at Place de la Republique during the demonstration. Photo: AFP

Twelve people were arrested overnight in Paris during clashes between the police and anti-government demonstrators following the nightly "Nuit Debout" sit-in, police said.

The French village with more cannabis plants than people
Photo: Google Street view

Living the high life: A French village has been found to have been home to 900 cannabis plants compared to 800 people.

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