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Talks on Palestinian issue witnessed a lot of progress in recent months, says EU envoy
With existing debts of more than 37 billion euros, the board of France’s EDF energy company has voted to go ahead with building a 21-billion-euro nuclear power plant in the UK. The project faces technical challenges.
The international community should unify its efforts to combat terrorism, says statement
Several people were taken hostage by two men with knives in a church in the Normandy region of France, with at least one person killed. The assailants had since been “neutralized”
Young people in Nice go from shock to questioning their future. They fear increasing hatred within the community and division in the city that for so long was a symbol of carefree summer in France.
French prime minister Manuel Valls has used a constitutional article to force through a divisive labor reform bill in its final reading, bypassing a vote in the parliamentary lower house amid opposition from lawmakers.
The European Union today announced which European countries will have to do what, to meet the bloc’s emissions reduction commitment. But the whole proposal will have to be torn up if the UK leaves the bloc.
Countries worldwide are urging their citizens travelling to Europe to be vigilant in the wake of recent terror attacks. While many travelers are reconsidering their destinations, on the whole tourism is still growing.
The carnage on Nice’s famed seaside boulevard as the summer season got into full swing has sent shockwaves through France’s tourism industry, a vital sector for the economy of the world’s most-visited country.
The Bastille Day attack in France has left people in shock, but more than that, in a state of despair. As more details about the attacker emerge, many are asking: “Why does it keep happening to us?” Dana Regev reports.
In the final stage to favor the sprinters before the Tour concludes in Paris, Mark Cavendish was the quickest across the finish line. The Briton beat out Norway’s Alexander Kristoff and Peter Sagan of Slovakia.
Police have arrested several suspects with alleged ties to the man who drove a truck into a crowd in Nice. President Hollande met with his security cabinet as investigators continue to search for a motive for the attack
To date, France has suffered seven terrorist attacks in which 140 people have been killed. Political scientist and France expert Ronja Kempin explains why France is so often targeted.
The south of France has inspired artists for centuries. After the tragic events of July 14 in Nice, here are some images seen through the eyes of artists who have captured the region’s beauty and joie de vivre.
In the wake of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France, German tour operators have offered no-fee cancellations to clients who booked holidays in the town. They’re also offering help to clients already there.
On Bastille Day, France was once more the target of a horrible attack that claimed the lives of more than 80 people. DW’s terrorism expert Alexandra von Nahmen talks to DW about the attack.
At least 73 people have been killed after a truck plowed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the city of Nice, in southern France, according to police. Officials said the truck was filled with grenades and firearms
In multiethnic societies such as France, it is important to uphold the principle of law, the sociologist Marieme Helie Lucas says. Anything else would undermine the rights of socially excluded groups.
Portuguese tourism officials have launched an appeal to find the France supporter who was consoled by a Portugal fan after his country’s defeat in the Euro 2016 final. The pair were praised for their “sportsmanship.”
The DFB has confirmed the World Cup-winning manager will try to defend the title in Russia after losing in the Euro 2016 semifinal against hosts France. Löw: “I see great potential in this team.”
France forward Antoine Griezmann has been named player of the tournament after scoring six goals and making two assists. But it is scant reward for a distraught host Nation, beaten 1-0 in the final by Portugal.
France missed out on the chance to do more than just win a football game. After weeks of bringing the country together, Les Bleus couldn’t finish the fairytale.
Eder’s winning goal after 108 minutes secured Portugal’s first-ever European Championship crown. They succeeded without Cristiano Ronaldo who limped off after 25 minutes of the final.
It all started against Iceland, before erupting against Germany. Faith in the French team has reached an all-time high and now Paris expects them to deliver ultimate glory on Sunday.
France and the in-form Antoine Griezmann go in to Sunday’s Euro 2016 final searching for the country’s third successive tournament win on home soil. But Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese teammates stand in their way.
Just as everybody thought they would head into the break with a scoreless tie, the game changed. A hand ball and a lack of German striking options helped France end their 58 years of hurt, writes DW’s Chuck Penfold.
In one of the best matches of the tournament, France defeated Germany 2-0. The Germans had more of the ball but were hit by yet another injury. Plus, France had Antoine Griezmann, the event’s leading scorer.
Germany has finally reformed its outdated law on rape and other forms of sexual assault. “No” finally means “no.” What is legislation like in other countries?
Euro 2016 has been an opportunity for many fans to bring their own party to France, and much like the Irish and Icelanders, the Welsh brought a blaze of color and a tune or two to the likes of Bordeaux, Lille and Lyon.
Paris is looking to welcome bankers and investors as London’s role as a global finance hub comes under question after the Brexit vote. PM Manuel Valls has outlined the offer.