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France opts out of European human rights'

France is to opt out of some aspects of the European Human Rights Convention while the state of emergency declared after this month's Paris attacks is in force. As well as raids on mosques and Islamic charities, police have swooped on radical environmentalists…

rfi English, Nov 27


COP21: Parisians urged to avoid…

In a bizarre U-turn, police have warned Parisians to avoid public transport this…

The Local, Nov 27


France pays tribute to Paris attacks…

President François Hollande was at Paris's Invalides monument on Friday morning…

rfi English, Nov 27


French newspaper round-up 27 November…

Today France paid its respects to the 130 people who died in the Friday the…

rfi English, Nov 27


Hollande calls for French flags…

President François Hollande has called on the public to display the…

France 24, Nov 26



Mastodons, a Family History

From the first trunk animals in Africa more than 50 million years ago, to today's elephants, through different mastodons and the iconic Woolly Mammoth, the exhibition traces the history of this unknown and yet familiar family. A fun and modern exhibition,…

Mar 2 - Nov 30
Musée de Préhistoire de Tautavel, TAUTAVEL



MusicSt Gervais sur Mare

Christmas concert




Features, Interviews & Letters


Parliament extends state of emergency

The French parliament has voted to extend the state of emergency imposed after Friday's…

rfi English, Nov 20


Check your airline for cracker…

Amongst the horror of war, time for something slightly less serious... Heading across…

The Connexion, Nov 18


What does a ‘state of emergency’…

President François Hollande was quick to declare a state of emergency in…

France 24, Nov 15


Gunmen slaughter 120+ in Paris

At least 120 people are reported killed in several shootings in and around…

Scoop, Nov 14