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Syrian President Bashar al Assad hands back his Legion D'Honneur medal as he calls the French 'slaves of the US' after missile attack 

21/04/18 12:26

21/04/18 10:42

Les Ranchisses is in southern France in the heart of a national park. The Daily Mail's Vince Graff and his thrill-seeking family visited the campsite and enjoyed sampling the local cuisine.

21/04/18 04:41

It is top of the Henley & Partners – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index, which ranks nationalities based on economic strength, human development, peace and stability.

19/04/18 11:11

Paris is best explored on foot, at some point however, you will need to use public transport, so we’ve put together a guide. to help you through the minefield of information.

18/04/18 21:58

De La Rue, which currently produces the passports, said it had 'considered all the options' but concluded that the chances of success were 'slim'.

18/04/18 00:39

French President Emmanuel Macron snubbed Theresa May in an interview. He bragged of his 'very personal relationship' with US President Donald Trump.

17/04/18 20:13

France has announced moves that will culminate in Syria's President Bashar al-Assad being stripped of his Legion of Honour award, as President Macron strives to reform the honours system.

17/04/18 17:14

Thanasi Kokkinakis' (pictured) French Open preparations may be in tatters after he tripped over an advertising barrier. 'Gotta move those' he tweeted, after falling over and injuring his knee.

17/04/18 10:43

The case first came to court last summer after the authorities in the south-western city of Toulouse were alerted when the parents tried to name their child 'Jihad'. (file picture)

16/04/18 20:16

The two young leaders, both progressives in their 40s, exchanged a hug on the steps of the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday.

16/04/18 16:12

The UK fired eight Storm Shadow missiles out of 105 used to punish Bashar al-Assad for his chemical attack in Douma last Saturday - fewer than the French and the Americans.

16/04/18 15:50

Captured by photographer Flavien Prioreau and shared to a French fitness site, the portraits from last week's Paris marathon show the runners looking surprisingly unfazed by their charity event.

16/04/18 15:00

Asked about Macron's comments, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders stressed that Trump's plans for the region have not changed.

16/04/18 11:46

'We have not declared war on the regime of Bashar al-Assad,' French President Macron said in a television interview, a day after France joined the United States and Britain in launching strikes.

16/04/18 10:07

The six-inch oval case made for Anne of Brittany, which weighs around 100 grams, was displayed in the Thomas-Dobrée museum in Nantes. Robbers stole it over the weekend.

15/04/18 20:01

The president said Saturday: 'Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!'

14/04/18 22:31

Ambassador Haley told the UN Security Council she had 'spoken to Trump' about the strikes and that his administration were 'locked and loaded' to attack again if Assad used chemical weapons.

14/04/18 22:09

The Russian leader is calling for an emergency meeting of the United Nations' Security Council over the strikes, which he said had a 'destructive influence' on international relations.'

14/04/18 21:12

The Prime Minister said the reprisals appeared to have been 'successful' in degrading the regime's capacity to commit such 'harrowing' acts in the future.

14/04/18 16:51

Ayatollah Ali Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attack on Syria by the United States, France and Britain would not achieve any gains and condemned the action as a 'crime'.

14/04/18 14:51

Donald Trump, Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron have all justified their strikes on three facilities linked to the production of chemical weapons in Syria.

14/04/18 13:17

French President Emmanuel Macron said the Syrian regime 'crossed a red line' with the chemical attack on Douma as he ordered his forces to join the US and UK in airstrikes.

14/04/18 13:15

The French presidency on Saturday issued a video showing what it said were war planes taking off following President Donald Trump's announcement of strikes against Damascus.

13/04/18 20:46

Former Russian Lieutenant-General Evgeny Buzhinskiy said any intervention by the US, Britain and France could be a ‘direct way to military confrontation' with Vladimir Putin

13/04/18 15:36

Russia has announced that Syrian forces have retaken Eastern Ghouta, Syria, where chemical weapons hit civilians on Saturday, AFP reports.

13/04/18 11:58

The photographs of the English actress and French singer-songwriter, 20 years her senior - which chart their love affair from 1964 to 1979 - were taken by Jane's brother, Andrew Birkin.

13/04/18 02:20

The French President suggested chlorine may have been used in the atrocity that left at least 40 dead in Douma, Syria, and prompted Donald Trump to consider launching airstrikes.

12/04/18 15:27

Netflix Inc says it is totally pulling out of the Cannes Film Festival next month after organizers banned the streaming platform's films from competition for its refusal to release them in cinemas.

12/04/18 11:08

This is the shocking moment a team of workers had to run for their lives from a powerful avalanche in Tignes, France.

12/04/18 00:29

A new museum in Paris called Atelier des Lumières is opening this week. The name translates to the Studio of Lights. The museum features blown-up versions of paintings.

11/04/18 22:23

Hammerson, which owns 22 centres including the Bull Ring in Birmingham (pictured), is being stalked by Paris-based Klepierre but boss David Tyler claims the proposal very significantly undervalues it.

11/04/18 17:45

Gemalto, the Government's preferred bidder for the post-Brexit passport, was revealed to have supplied Estonia with as many as 750,000 ID cards with security flaws.

11/04/18 14:24

Standing more than 550 feet above the ground near a secret location near Grenoble, France, Lukas Irmler and Pablo Signoret perform Alpine acrobatics in February 2018.

11/04/18 09:19

The incident, first reported by Le Point magazine, comes as tensions mount between Russia and Western nations following a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria on April 7.

11/04/18 07:29

France warned it would retaliate against the Syrian regime if evidence emerged that the 'red line' of chemical weapons had been crossed in rebel-held Douma.

10/04/18 19:53

Germany's biggest carrier Lufthansa was forced to cancel 800 out of 1,600 scheduled flights, including 58 long-haul flights, as public sector workers including ground crew walked out.

10/04/18 15:22

This is the dramatic moment where a skier gets caught in an avalanche while skiing in Andorra. The pro-athlete was rescued by friends after being buried under 1 metre of snow.

09/04/18 19:56

Some 6,555 British nationals became citizens of other member states in 2016 - a rise of 165 per cent on the previous year, according to data from the EU statistics agency Eurostat.

09/04/18 17:21

One person has been arrested and scattered clashes occurred after 2,500 police moved into the site in Notre-Dame-des-Landes early Monday.

09/04/18 15:44

The French rail strikes continue this week, with third of London to Paris services cancelled today, despite Eurostar stating that they expected to be running at 80 per cent capacity on Monday.

09/04/18 12:42

This is the partyboy Frenchman police allege was secretly a drug kingpin using his proceeds of crime to buy a creperie.

09/04/18 08:53

Rail service in France and the Eurostar international is expected to remain 'very disturbed' today, with 86 percent of trains cancelled nationwide, according to forecasts from state-owned rail network SNCF.

08/04/18 18:20

The actress, 36, stayed true to her role as she turned heads on the pink carpet at the Canneseries festival held at Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, on Saturday.

08/04/18 16:35

The 57-year-old, who has not been named, touched speeds of almost 100mph in Cassignas, a town in Toulouse, in the south west of France.

06/04/18 19:40

Subject to availability, passengers who buy tickets before July 31 will get the discounted price for journeys from London to the Paris attraction between March 21 and November 6.

05/04/18 21:32

The rapper, 35, slipped her famous hourglass curves into saucy lace jeans - which teased at her legs underneath - as she left her hotel in the city and made her way to Charles de Gaulle airport.

04/04/18 19:52

The data has led to questions about whether the system is being misused, with different countries applying different criteria.

04/04/18 17:50

Kendall Jenner has been using the sidewalks of Paris as her own private runway over the past week.

04/04/18 14:36

The 22-year-old supermodel looked utterly delighted to be off-the-clock while she posed infront of the Renaissance palace clad in her padded green jacket in a candid series of Insta Stories.

04/04/18 14:36

She recently revealed that horses help her with her anxiety when her busy schedule gets too much in an interview with Vogue last month. 

04/04/18 08:30

One in four Eurostar services connecting the UK with France and Brussels, as well as Disneyland Paris, will not run during strike days, affecting some 29,000 people.

03/04/18 19:58

The statuesque model was in high spirits as she exited her hotel and greeted onlookers, shortly after making the trans-Atlantic journey to France from her native United States.

03/04/18 19:32

Nicolas Sarkozy was held by the police in March 2018, having been accused of receiving $59m from Muammar Gaddafi. Here is all the information on the former President of France.

02/04/18 17:10

The unnamed father-of-two died when the fairground ride in central France collapsed, sending cars hurtling into the ground. Now the operator has been charged with manslaughter.

02/04/18 16:01

Dr Emmanuel Cauchy, 58, was hit by a massive wall of snow and ice which cascaded into his skiing party near the resort of Chamonix, in eastern France.

02/04/18 15:44

British Eurostar travellers be among those hit by the French industrial action set to last for three months, with dozens high-speed train services to and from Paris, as well as nearby Disneyland cancelled.

01/04/18 13:27

The accident happened on a merry-go-round ride with 14 cars attached to a central rotating carousel, Laurent Buffard, deputy mayor of Neuville-sur-Saone near Lyon, said. The man was on the ride.

30/03/18 17:45

Brigitte Macron, the 64-year-old wife of President Emmanuel Macron, 40, was said to be 'hugely upset' by the scandal, which was aimed at 'severely damaging her reputation'.

29/03/18 22:35

The coffins of Herve Sosna, Christian Medves and Jean Mazieres were put on display in the town square of Trebes, a small town in southern France, before their funerals.

29/03/18 20:39

The woman, named by the French press as vegan cheese maker Myriam-Serge Jouglet, is convicted for condoning on Facebook the murder of a butcher who was killed by a rampaging jihadist.

29/03/18 19:13

Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial for trying to 'influence' a judge who was investigating whether his 2007 election campaign received illicit payments from L'Oreal heiress.

29/03/18 18:45

A local prosecutor in southern France has scotched speculation that a bid to run over soldiers in a stolen car was terror-related - he said no religious language was used during the incident.

29/03/18 17:59

French President Emmanuel Macron joined Mireille Knoll's grieving family for the service in Bagneux, Paris, five days after she was stabbed to death in her flat in an anti-Semitic attack.

29/03/18 12:41

The supermodel sisters displayed their chic senses of style in matching nude tops and flared trousers, as they left the Royal Monceau hotel and embarked on another day in the capital.

29/03/18 09:52

Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was stabbed in the throat and shot repeatedly after taking the place of a female hostage during the siege in Carcassonne, southwest France, last Friday.

28/03/18 19:15

Official statistics obtained from the 28 nations in the bloc show there are 192 births for every 100 mothers in France - at a rate of 1.92. The UK came fourth.

27/03/18 22:28

Two men, one a convicted paedophile and the other a vagrant burglar, have been charged with knifing Mireille Knoll to death at her home in the French capital then burning her body.

27/03/18 19:55

Radouane Lakdim killed four people on Friday in three separate shootings in the southern French towns of Carcassonne and Trebes, where he took hostages at a supermarket before being shot dead.

27/03/18 19:21

There's a reason why they say that Paris is for lovers, here are our top picks of romantic hotels in the City of Love with your other half.

26/03/18 21:11

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said British passports should be made in the UK, citing concerns over security and protection of jobs.

26/03/18 19:34

Guillaume Rey, who worked at a restaurant in Vancouver, British Colombia, filed a complaint against his former employer, claiming 'discrimination against my culture.'

26/03/18 18:59

US pilot Lt. Frank Fazekas was flying a P-47 Thunderbolt when it came down on a French farm 20 miles from the English Channel after being hit by German fire in May 1944.

26/03/18 18:48

Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was one of four people killed by 26-year-old terrorist Redouane Lakdim during the terror attack in Trebes and Carcassonne last week.

26/03/18 15:20

The publication reported that the incident took place at 1:15am on Thursday when the man presented the knife at him and his friends during an argument which resulted in the police being called.

26/03/18 14:12

Two men have been arrested over the death of Mireille Knoll, 85, who is thought to have been murdered in her flat in the French capital, where she lived alone.

24/03/18 10:29

Cheeses from France are being recalled from various supermarkets such as IGA and Supa IGA after concerns of listeria contamination. It comes after six people died from listeria from rockmelons.

24/03/18 06:43

ISIS fanatic Radouane Lakdim was shot dead by police in France after he killed three people in a gun rampage and supermarket siege.

23/03/18 22:18

Home Secretary Amber Rudd gave the green light to Gemalto – a European firm listed on the French and Dutch stock exchanges – to win the £490million contract over UK company De La Rue.

23/03/18 19:47

Redouane Lakdim, 26, hijacked a car in the town of Carcassonne before storming a nearby Super U supermarket where he was shot dead by French police. Here is how the attack unfolded.

23/03/18 01:49

You could hear the slapping of thighs across the Continent yesterday, from the lunch tables of Brussels to every foreign ministry in the eurozone, WRITES ROBERT HARDMAN.

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