Protesters stand next to burning motorbikes and scooters during an anti-government demonstration called by the yellow vests. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that riote(...)

Emmanuel Macron, centre, near Notre Dame cathedral last Monday. That afternoon, the president had recorded an address to the nation, which was to have been broadcast at 8pm. Photograph: Philippe Wojazer/AFP/Getty Images

The flames that devoured much of Notre Dame Cathedral last Monday night also destroyed president Emmanuel Macron’s meticulously constructed communicat(...)

Children at the al-Hawl  camp, which is saturated by civilians fleeing Baghouz, the last pocket in Syria held by Islamic State. Photograph: Laurence Geai/Le Monde

Unlike many western European countries, the State has taken a relatively benign approach to the question of what to do with jihadists returning from S(...)

A yellow vest protester hits a riot police officer with his leg on the Champs Élysées during the 18th consecutive national Saturday protest in Paris. Photograph:  Yoan Valat/EPA

The authority and competence of President Emmanuel Macron and his interior minister Christophe Castaner have been called into question after hooligans(...)

A yellow vest protester throws a European Union flag onto   a burning  barricade  at a shop on the Champs Elysees  in Paris on Saturday. Photograph: Zakaria Abdelkafi/AFP/Getty Images

Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’s landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France’s yellow vest protests aga(...)

A fighter for the Syrian Democratic Forces  in Raqqa, Syria in 2017. The SDF have been holding the French jihadists but are no longer able to do so. Photograph: Reuters/Erik De Castro

Opposition politicians in France have responded with alarm to government confirmation that 130 French jihadists are to be repatriated from Syria. The(...)

 A yellow vest protester during an anti-government demonstration  in Nantes, on January 12. Photograph:  Loic Venance /AFP/Getty Images

French media and reporters’ organisations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by “yellow vest” anti-government protesters and called for better(...)

Burning motorcycles in Paris: “Once again, extreme violence has come to attack the republic – its security forces, its representatives, its symbols,” President Emmanuel  Macron said on Twitter. Photograph: Abdul Abeissa/AFP/Getty

The latest round of anti-government protests across France at the weekend degenerated in Paris into violent clashes between protesters and the securit(...)

British home secretary Sajid Javid  cut short his Christmas break  to deal with an influx of migrants.  File photograph:   PA Wire

The British home secretary and his French counterpart have pledged to step up joint efforts to tackle cross-Channel people smuggling, as Labour accuse(...)

French policemen patrol during the reopening of the Christmas market in Strasbourg, eastern France, after a deadly gun attack. File photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP/Getty Images

The man suspected of a gun attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg this month that left five dead had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group(...)

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