A parishioner in front of the  Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice on Thursday after a man killed three people and wounded several others in a knife attack. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP via Getty Images

France has warned all its citizens abroad of the danger of Islamist attacks – “wherever they are, because the threat is everywhere,” said foreign mini(...)

Flood waters surging through Saint-Martin-Vesubie, southeastern France, after heavy rains and floodings hit the Alpes-Maritimes department. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP via Getty

French authorities deployed about 1,000 firefighters, four military helicopters and troops on Sunday to help search for at least eight people still mi(...)

Team Jumbo rider Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic (left) and Team Groupama-FDJ rider France’s Thibaut Pinot arrive to attend the teams’ presentation two days before the start of the 1st stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France in Nice on August 27th. Photographg: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty

The 2020 Tour de France, scheduled to start in Nice on Saturday, is edging closer to collapse after the Alpes-Maritimes region, site of the opening st(...)

Professor Didier Raoult, the maverick virologist who says chloroquine cures coronavirus

We could know within two weeks whether Professor Didier Raoult, the French virologist who heads the Mediterranean infectious and tropical disease inst(...)

 The Promenade Des Anglais’s vista is comprised of three harmonious and roughly equal parts: the turquoise and sapphire Mediterranean, the sky it is reflecting, and the bustling, palm-lined avenue against the backdrop of the city and mountains

A glamorous blonde in sunglasses and stilettos waits for her driver on the Promenade des Anglais, surrounded by bags from Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Am(...)

 Driss Oukabir  posing on a beach. Photograph: Handout/Facebook/AFP/Getty

Officers seeking Spanish police investigating the Barcelona terrorist attack are hunting an 18-year-old man who is suspected of driving the van that p(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with US president Donald Trump, next to Melania Trump, during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images

The Promenade des Anglais fell silent at 10.34 last night, the exact moment when a Tunisian lorry driver started his rampage down the seafront in Nice(...)

France’s president-elect, Emmanuel Macron, poses with a woman for a selfie in Paris on Tuesday. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images

France’s president-elect Emmanuel Macron is applying the oldest principle in politics, divide and rule, as he draws up his government prior to the Jun(...)

 Front National leader Marine Le Pen acknowledges the cheers of supporters at her final campaign rally, in Marseille, ahead of Sunday’s first-round vote in the French presidential election. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Marine Le Pen promised to protect France from Islamic fundamentalism, “waves of immigrants”, terrorism and the ravages of “savage globalisation” at he(...)

A woman in a headscarf was photographed on a beach in Nice removing a long-sleeved top while surrounded by armed police. Photograph: Poppy Gold

The political row in France over mayors banning the burkini has intensified after a woman in a headscarf was photographed on a beach in Nice removing (...)

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