Mayor of major French fishing port warns of Brexit deal uncertainties

PARIS (Reuters) – The Brexit trade deal still leaves French fisherman facing a host of unknowns, warned the mayor of the major northern fishing port of Boulogne-sur-Mer on Friday.Slideshow ( 2 images )British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday,

France opens probe into BNP Paribas over its role in Sudan

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris prosecutors have opened an investigation into French bank BNP Paribas over allegations of complicity in crimes against humanity in Sudan, a lawyer and Paris-based International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) said on Thursday.Slideshow ( 2 images

Who took centre stage on Lebanon's centenary? A French man

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon marked its centenary this week and one man dominated broadcasts from planting a cedar tree, the Middle East state’s national emblem, to visiting Beirut’s devastated port. But it wasn’t a powerful Lebanese leader or a local

Coronavirus: France could be next on UK’s quarantine list – but other countries have higher infection rates

France could become the next nation to be added to the UK’s list of countries where travellers have to quarantine on their return. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said his government will be “absolutely ruthless” in deciding whether travellers from