France restores one of world’s largest theatre festivals – with masks and health restrictions

France restores one of world’s largest theatre festivals – with masks and health restrictions

One of the world's biggest theatre festivals gets underway on Monday in the southern French city of Avignon after a year-long hiatus caused by Covid-19, with masks compulsory for audiences but organisers relishing a return to relative normality.

British mum dies after fall from riverboat in southern France

British mum dies after fall from riverboat in southern France

Irish woman attacked by three men in southern France

Irish woman attacked by three men in southern France

Korean teenager drowns by Avignon bridge

Korean teenager drowns by Avignon bridge

Avignon festival ‘to be moved’ if far right win

Avignon festival ‘to be moved’ if far right win

Mother cleared over son’s 9/11 ‘bomb’ T-shirt

Mother cleared over son’s 9/11 ‘bomb’ T-shirt

Mother: Son’s ‘I am a bomb’ 9/11 top just a joke

Mother: Son’s ‘I am a bomb’ 9/11 top just a joke

Mother faces court over boy’s ‘I am a bomb’ top

Mother faces court over boy’s ‘I am a bomb’ top

Kitten saved from wall of Avignon court

Kitten saved from wall of Avignon court