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Migrants with their suitcases in the Calais Jungle camp. Photograph: Philippe Hugen/AFP/Getty

France began clearing the sprawling migrant camp known as the Calais “Jungle”on Monday, with hundreds carrying suitcases queuing outside a hangar to (...)

Three women were arrested after car laden with gas cylinders was found abandoned near Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on September 4th. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

A French judge handed preliminary charges on Saturday to a 29-year-old woman whom authorities suspect is part of a female “terrorist commando” group i(...)

 Road traffic signs are submerged along the Seine river in Paris on Friday, as authorities shut the Louvre museum, the national library, the Orsay museum and the Grand Palais. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

The swollen Seine River continues to rise, spilling into Paris streets and forcing one landmark after another to shut down as it surged to its highest(...)

Vincent Aubin (left) and Bruno Boileau  hold hands at their wedding ceremony at the city hall in Montpellier, today. The two men are the first same-sex couple to marry in France under a reform which has stoked some of the ugliest protests in the country in decades. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Two men married each other in the southern French city of Montpellier this afternoon, in the first same-sex wedding in a country rocked by protests fo(...)