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German court jails man who tried to smuggle guns to Paris
The weapons found inside the man's car. Photo: Upper Bavarian Police.

A Montenegrin man was handed a four-year jail sentence in Germany on Thursday for heading to Paris with assault rifles and explosives hidden in his car shortly before the November attacks.

Pope calls for 'dialogue' as meets Nice bereaved
Pope Francis greets relatives of the victims of the jihadist attack in Nice. Photo: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Pope Francis on Saturday called for a "sincere dialogue" between Christians and Muslims as he met those affected by France's Nice terror attack.

Cameron school pal appointed UK ambassador to France
Ed Llewellyn has spent time in the European Commission. Photo: Gov.uk

Ed Llewellyn attended the Eton College at the same time as former PM David Cameron, and then served as his chief of staff throughout his eleven years as Conservative leader.

French business leaders urge rescue of EU-US trade talks
Photo: AFP

The French government says it's dead in the water, but French company bosses want the EU-US trade talks to be rescued in order to secure an historic deal.

Belgian police return migrants to France... and are arrested
Photo: AFP

French police arrest Belgian police. Cue diplomatic incident.

French Islamist branded 'global terrorist' by US
Jihadis in Syria. Photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP

Omar Diaby's propaganda videos are seen as the chief reason so many French nationals have joined military groups in Syria and Iraq.

Man freed after French police stop him 10cm inside Spain
Photo: AFP

What’s in a few cm? Well the difference between being free and being locked up in a detention centre for one lucky Moroccan man.

France's EDF gets green light for UK nuclear power plant
An EDF image of what Hinkley Point C would look like. Photo: AFP

UK informs France that controversial Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will go ahead after all, albeit with increased security measures.

Focus
Everything you need to know about the Calais wall
Migrants walk along the fence next to the Jungle camp. Photo: Phillippe Huguen/AFP

Will the new wall succeed in keeping migrants out of the port of Calais?

Brexit: You've got till 2019 Hollande warns UK
Photo: AFP

For the sake of everyone the divorce needs to happen as soon as possible, says Hollande.

Two French volunteers 'murdered off Madagascar'
Sainte-Marie island, where the bodies were found. Photo: AFP

Two young French volunteers were found dead on Sunday, with authorities saying they were likely murdered.

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.

Body of missing French tourist found in Nepal
Kathmandu. Photo: Macro Eye/Flickr

UPDATED: The 35-year-old French woman went missing in Nepal last week.

How the world is reacting to France's burqini bans
Who knew a hooded wetsuit could provoke such strong feelings? Photo: AFP

It's been a mixed reaction...

France's Hollande to meet pope after priest killing
Priest Jacques Hamel, 85, was killed by two teens claiming allegiance to Isis.Photo: Charly Triballeau/Pool/AFP

The attack was the first committed in the name of Isis against a church in the West.

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