France gets tough on Muslim footballers praying on pitch

France gets tough on Muslim footballers praying on pitch

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.

France sets up ‘office of laïcité’ to defend its secular ideals

France sets up ‘office of laïcité’ to defend its secular ideals

French electrician sues Netflix for labelling him a radical Islamist

French electrician sues Netflix for labelling him a radical Islamist

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam

OPINION: Want to start a quarrel in France? Mention Islam

Pope appoints French woman to senior synod post

Pope appoints French woman to senior synod post

Macron hails French Muslim charter against extremism

Macron hails French Muslim charter against extremism

French Muslim groups draw up charter to reject ‘political Islam’

French Muslim groups draw up charter to reject ‘political Islam’

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?

ANALYSIS: What is actually contained in France’s new law against Islamic extremism?

French court orders government to loosen rules on religious ceremonies

French court orders government to loosen rules on religious ceremonies

French court backs closure of Muslim NGO for ‘inciting hatred’

French court backs closure of Muslim NGO for ‘inciting hatred’

No, France is not proposing a ‘register of Muslim children’

No, France is not proposing a ‘register of Muslim children’

EXPLAINED: What does laïcité (secularism) really mean in France?

EXPLAINED: What does laïcité (secularism) really mean in France?

ANALYSIS: Has France really been ‘deserted’ by the American media over terror attacks?

ANALYSIS: Has France really been ‘deserted’ by the American media over terror attacks?

OPINION: The French interior minister is becoming a danger to Macron and France’s reputation

OPINION: The French interior minister is becoming a danger to Macron and France’s reputation

French Catholics hold protests over ban on church services during lockdown

French Catholics hold protests over ban on church services during lockdown

French nun barred from care home after refusing to give up her habit

French nun barred from care home after refusing to give up her habit

INTERVIEW: Meet the French women fighting Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism with trips to Auschwitz

INTERVIEW: Meet the French women fighting Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism with trips to Auschwitz

Lourdes: How pickpocket gangs target tourists at France’s religious shrine

Lourdes: How pickpocket gangs target tourists at France’s religious shrine

‘We are French’: Muslims in France ‘are not persecuted’ but fear being stigmatised once more

‘We are French’: Muslims in France ‘are not persecuted’ but fear being stigmatised once more

Weakened Notre-Dame ‘could collapse in winds of over 90km/h’ claims Paris engineer

Weakened Notre-Dame ‘could collapse in winds of over 90km/h’ claims Paris engineer

In shadow of burned Notre-Dame, Paris Catholics pray for Easter renewal

In shadow of burned Notre-Dame, Paris Catholics pray for Easter renewal

ANALYSIS: Why does France’s interior minister think supermarket ethnic food isles are a threat to the nation?

ANALYSIS: Why does France’s interior minister think supermarket ethnic food isles are a threat to the nation?

Macron lays out measures to crackdown on ‘separatist’ Islam in France

Macron lays out measures to crackdown on ‘separatist’ Islam in France

France boosts security at places of worship after New Zealand mosque attack

France boosts security at places of worship after New Zealand mosque attack

Meeting with Pope puts Macron’s religious views in spotlight

Meeting with Pope puts Macron’s religious views in spotlight

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

More and more French believe Islam is compatible with society

No cash, no problem: Hi-tech Paris priest makes sure his flock have no excuses

No cash, no problem: Hi-tech Paris priest makes sure his flock have no excuses

French churchgoers to recite new version of the Lord’s Prayer

French churchgoers to recite new version of the Lord’s Prayer

How France’s Muslim population will grow in the future

How France’s Muslim population will grow in the future

Poles launch petition against French plan to axe cross in Breton town

Poles launch petition against French plan to axe cross in Breton town

Unholy row breaks out in France after Breton town told to pull down cross

Unholy row breaks out in France after Breton town told to pull down cross

‘Anti-Semitic’ robbers target Jewish family near Paris

‘Anti-Semitic’ robbers target Jewish family near Paris

Catholic pilgrims celebrate Assumption in Lourdes under tight security

Catholic pilgrims celebrate Assumption in Lourdes under tight security

High security in Lourdes ahead of annual pilgrimage

High security in Lourdes ahead of annual pilgrimage

Why France’s Muslim voters are not all panicking about a Le Pen victory

Why France’s Muslim voters are not all panicking about a Le Pen victory

Teacher in France suspended for reading Bible to pupils in class

Teacher in France suspended for reading Bible to pupils in class

French town ordered to remove statue of Virgin Mary

French town ordered to remove statue of Virgin Mary

French churches plan day of prayer for sex abuse victims

French churches plan day of prayer for sex abuse victims

Signs of religion ‘more visible’ in French workplaces

Signs of religion ‘more visible’ in French workplaces

French Muslims pray with Catholics over priest’s murder

French Muslims pray with Catholics over priest’s murder

Saudi-funded mosque opens in Nice after long struggle

Saudi-funded mosque opens in Nice after long struggle

Marseille synagogue becomes mosque as Jews move out

Marseille synagogue becomes mosque as Jews move out

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

Could France fund new mosques by a ‘tax on halal’?

Could France fund new mosques by a ‘tax on halal’?

France fears church attack over Christmas

France fears church attack over Christmas

French priest compares Paris victims to terrorists

French priest compares Paris victims to terrorists

‘Stressed’ French priest smashes Jesus statue

‘Stressed’ French priest smashes Jesus statue

Unholy row over revamp of Chartres Cathedral

Unholy row over revamp of Chartres Cathedral

Religious conflict on rise in French workplaces

Religious conflict on rise in French workplaces

Christians gather in France for annual summit

Christians gather in France for annual summit

French scientologists angered by fraud verdict

French scientologists angered by fraud verdict

Four on trial over week-long exorcism ‘torture’

Four on trial over week-long exorcism ‘torture’

French imams to meet Pope

French imams to meet Pope

Why the ‘freedom to blaspheme’ became central to French identity

Why the ‘freedom to blaspheme’ became central to French identity

Violence flares in Paris after Islamic veil arrest

Violence flares in Paris after Islamic veil arrest

Catholics fined over ‘Jesus excrement’ protest

Catholics fined over ‘Jesus excrement’ protest

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise

Concerns mount as Lourdes flood waters rise

Uproar as head demands all pupils eat meat

Uproar as head demands all pupils eat meat

Grand Rabbi brought down by moment of truth

Grand Rabbi brought down by moment of truth

French back a ban on religious symbols at work

French back a ban on religious symbols at work

Veil verdict: ‘A dark day for secularism in France’

Veil verdict: ‘A dark day for secularism in France’

Fine for ‘vigilante’ who tore veil off Muslim

Fine for ‘vigilante’ who tore veil off Muslim

Boy, 8, left for dead after ‘exorcism’ by family

Boy, 8, left for dead after ‘exorcism’ by family

Fury over Virgin Mary statue on ‘Slut Street’

Fury over Virgin Mary statue on ‘Slut Street’

‘Comic bio’ of Muhammad risks Muslim ire

‘Comic bio’ of Muhammad risks Muslim ire

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Priest beats up fellow cleric in street brawl

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Gay marriage bill launched despite protests

Four-legged Christians bleat over church closure

Four-legged Christians bleat over church closure

Catholics mark festival with anti-gay prayer

Catholics mark festival with anti-gay prayer

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French Catholic prayer slams gay marriage

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Veiled woman ‘incited riot’ after ID check

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Pigs’ heads dumped outside French mosque

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French Muslim summer camp leaders fired for fasting

French hamlet sanctuary for “end of world” in 2012

French hamlet sanctuary for “end of world” in 2012

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Opus Dei members in court for ‘brainwashing’

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French Christian group besieges Jesus excrement play

Minister under fire for ‘civilisations’ remarks

Minister under fire for ‘civilisations’ remarks

Fillon: scrap halal and kosher slaughter

Fillon: scrap halal and kosher slaughter

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Christians throw dog poo at theatre director

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Jewish youths targeted in anti-Semitic attack

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France must return €4.6 million to Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Court orders France to lift ban on religious services

Father wanted for family murder: ‘I’m superior’

Father wanted for family murder: ‘I’m superior’

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Anti-Jewish killer posts videos from jail