Eric Ciotti

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In this image taken from video, a man identified as Alexandre Benalla, right, a security chief to French president Emmanuel Macron, confronts a student during a May Day demonstration in Paris. Photograph:  Nicolas Lescaut via AP

French president Emmanuel Macron fired the head of his personal security detail on Friday but faced criticism for failing to act sooner, after video (...)

  Cédric Herrou  after his trial for illegally assisting migrants, in Nice, France: “The five-year-old kid who is repeatedly sent back across the border and who’s afraid of the police; what will happen to him 20 years from now? Poverty creates terrorism.” Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA

Over the past year Cédric Herrou, a 37-year-old former concert organiser turned organic olive oil and egg farmer, has transported hundreds of migrants(...)

A woman places a bouquet of flowers with others to pay tribute to victims near the scene where a truck ran into a crowd killing more than 80 people who were celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

At least 84 people were killed and more than 200 injured after an armed man drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd in the southern French sea (...)

France PM Manuel Valls said a strike by train drivers had become “incomprehesible” while CGT chief Philippe Martinez addresses a rally in Fougeres, western France. Photographs: Getty Images

The threat of transport strikes appears to be receding, two days before the start of the Euro 2016 football championship. However, some disturbances (...)