Thunderstorms are forecast across France over the weekend with the meteorological office issuing orange alerts in 43 departments.
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has been given a three match ban from the French national team as a result of his conduct during Euro 2012, with three other players also punished.
US singer-superstar suffered a stinging backlash on Friday after her Paris concert on Thursday left fans feeling short changed after a 45 minute show and no encore.
A 23-year-old man killed his father and 8-year-old brother, and left his 17-year-old brother in a coma after a shooting spree in the village of Bozel in Savoie in eastern France.
French Interior Minister Manuel Valls threatened to dismantle illegal Roma camps on Thursday, raising the spectre of controversial expulsions and prompting expressions of concern from rights groups.
France's economic woes deepened on Thursday after the announcement of thousands of new job losses in the car, telecom and airline industries.