Of around 17,400 people flagged by the intelligence services as radicals, one third were believed to be mentally ill.
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Paris might be a city rich in history but any visitor these days would be wise to make use of modern technology to get the most out of their trip to the City of Light. So The Local has gathered together ten free smartphone apps that could come in handy.
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No French president has seen such a steep drop in popularity so early in his rule since Jacques Chirac in 1995.
Will the passion endure after Brexit?
France is world famous for its nudist beaches and its topless sunbathers but there are some rules or customs you need to abide by when it comes to taking your clothes off this summer. Here's what you need to know about dropping your top (or bottoms) on French beaches.
Find out what it really means to 'return to the sheep', 'place a rabbit' and 'have a cockroach'.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
Here's a look at France from a different angle - through the lens of a French astronaut in space.
Is Paris selling its soul to attract London's Brexiting bankers?
If there's one thing foreigners should know about the French, it's that you don't mess with their food and get away with it.
Fireworks, military parades, firemen's balls - here are some of the best ways to celebrate July 14th in France this year.
From how to make local friends to working out the grading system, British student Jessie Williams, who has just spent a year at university in France spells out what international students should expect: both the good and the bad.
The River Seine is going to get a makeover in Paris as well as in Rouen and Le Havre.
France's pilots' union has said that budget airline easyJet's cost-cutting measures are threatening passenger safety.
France's unemployment rate fell by 0.1 points between April and June 2017, reaching 9.2 percent in France.
Knocked off course by a cold spring snap, French wine production this year slid to a record low, falling 17 percent on 2016, initial ministry of agriculture projections show.
Brigitte gets her say on the controversial 'first lady' role in her first interview.
French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac has received a rare tribute from hundreds of Mexican schoolchildren, who voted to name a newborn Bengal tiger at their local zoo after the Mexico-based star.