EMMANUEL Macron says France would “probably” have followed Britain out of the EU if they held their own referendum.
The French President said he doesn’t “want to take any bets” when asked if his country was given the chance to vote on membership.
Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show
EMPEROR Napoleon may have been defeated at Waterloo, but his great nephew went on to fight for Britain.
Our history is like that.
It sometimes hides truths in the tales of our past, never more so than when dealing with France.
Emperor Napoleon’s current successor, President Emmanuel Macron, proved it again
When Emmanuel Macron’s parents found out that he had fallen in love with his drama teacher in 1994, they were desperate to avoid scandal and packed him off to finish his last year of high school in Paris, two hours south of their home in Amiens.
But the separation
Clad in a too-big track suit, her short hair graying and with deep, dark circles etched under her eyes, Patricia Dagorn looked nothing like the Riviera’s most famous femme fatale as she stood in the defendant’s dock of a Nice courtroom last week.
But to the legions of elderly
PARIS — Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for nearly half a century and put it on tables around the world, a man who raised the profile of top chefs from invisible kitchen artists to international celebrities, has died at 91, French officials announced.
BORIS JOHNSON made waves last night by suggesting a new bridge across the English Channel - sparking a frenzied reaction.
Some praised the idea as a great way to bring Britain and France closer together, while others warned the idea could prove impractical.
But this is hardly the first outlandish
A French woman nicknamed “The Black Widow of the Riviera” will spend decades behind bars for killing two older rich men and poisoning two others, a court ruled this week.
Patricia Dagorn, 57, didn’t flinch when she was sentenced Thursday to 22 years in prison for killing two older
BORIS JOHNSON has raised the ground-breaking idea of building a cross-Channel BRIDGE - sources revealed yesterday.
The Foreign Secretary - famed for his dream of a 'Boris Island' airport - has told aides that it's "ridiculous" that two of the world's biggest economies were linked by a single rail
WITH Brexit in full throttle it may seem that Brits are drifting apart from their old ally, rival and neighbour.
But 60 years ago things couldn’t have been more different - because the UK very nearly formed a union with France.
As bonkers as it seems now, the British and
THERESA MAY will risk the fury of Tory MPs this week by agreeing to pay more money to France - and take-in more child migrants - to keep UK border posts in Calais.
Sources last night said officials were “haggling” over the final details of a revised Le Touquet
MPs erupted in fury last night after the French boasted they had forced Britain into coughing up more money and agreeing to take in more refugees in order to renew the Calais border agreement.
Senior Tory MP Tim Loughton warned the UK had already spent a whopping £100m over
PARIS — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?
France is about to find out after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns.
Criticism is pouring in from media advocates, tech experts — and Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT. They say the law smacks of
SPAIN has become the latest to join a growing list of EU countries who want to give Britain a good exit deal.
The Madrid government’s support for a minimum tariffs agreement emerged after its talks with another pro-UK country, the Netherlands.
It leaves Germany and France more isolated, as the
A chilling video has emerged from France which shows a criminal suspect being set on fire by Paris police after he was hit with a club, sprayed with tear gas and tasered.
It is the latest in a series of films providing evidence of brutality being used by the cops around
Fears are growing for a British skier who went for “one last run alone” in severe weather in the French Alps.
John Promell, 39, was last seen on the Paquis chairlift in the resort of Tignes at 4:30 pm on Sunday.
The weather at the time was “severe and getting
SIR Elton John has led tributes to French singer France Gall, who died yesterday following a two-year cancer battle.
Hailing the Eurovision winner a "great woman", the Rocket Man singer said he was "so sad" she'd passed away.
The pair famously collaborated on a duet called "Donner pour Donner" in 1980.
JUVENTUS star Blaise Matuidi has opened up about racist abuse suffered during the Serie A win over Cagliari in Sardinia on Saturday.
The French midfielder, 30, pleaded with the referee to intervene during the game to no avail, before telling his side of the story in a Facebook post.
A SERIOUSLY will baby has been snatched from a hospital in France by his father sparking a kidnap alert.
The two-month-old child, named Tizio, was taken from the Purpan Hospital in the city of Toulouse, at around 7pm on Friday night.
A spokesman for local prosecutors said the baby “requires
FRANCE has vowed to crackdown on "violent ghettos" after shocking video footage emerged of a policewoman being beaten on New Year's Eve.
She was one of two officers attacked by a crowd of youths after police were called to a party in the Paris suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne.
A third officer
A pregnant woman was electrocuted in her bathtub while charging her phone just days before she was due to give birth.
The 21-year-old mom-to-be died on New Year’s Eve when her husband popped out from their home in France for a few minutes.
He was forced to break down the
A female police officer and her boss were attacked in a suburb of Paris by a group of young people who then posted videos of the attack online, reports said.
The officer — who has not been named — was recorded being kicked around violently as the attackers around
SINGER Pixie Lott was among thousands of skiers left stranded at a French airport by heavy snow in the French Alps.
Furious holidaymakers have blasted travel companies after the delays saw them spend the night in emergency shelters provided by the Red Cross.
Some 500 holiday-makers who landed at the
A French children’s magazine has been pulled from the newsstands after admitting a “mistake” in suggesting that Israel is not a real country, according to reports.
The most recent edition of the monthly Youpi magazine, which is aimed at kids aged 5-8, includes a map of all the countries
High-flying rescuers used helicopters to pluck passengers from a stalled ski lift in the French Alps Sunday.
More than 70 gondolas froze mid-air at the alpine Chamrousse resort at about 3 p.m. local time, according to the UK’s Daily Express, which cited French media.
Passengers spent more than two hours
BREST, France — French sailor Francois Gabart broken the record Sunday for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours.
That is more than six days faster than the last record, set by fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville last year.
The organizers, tracking his
A 32-year-old Saudi crown prince — who boldly put his royal cousins and members of his country’s business elite under house arrest as part of an “anti-corruption” coup — has been outed as the secret buyer of the world’s most expensive home.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to
These old bones carried a mammoth price.
The skeleton of a woolly mammoth that roamed the Earth at least 10,000 years ago sold at auction for $645,000 Saturday in France.
The 10-foot-plus tall skeleton — which retained 80 percent of its original bones — was bought by the chief executive
PARIS — French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros ($354,000).
Two police officers, who are not allowed to speak publicly on the case, said Thursday that
PARIS — A regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring seven other people on the bus, the French interior ministry said. It was one of the worst rail accidents in France in years.
Photos from the
THOUSANDS have dug deep to buy and save a 13th century fairytale French castle from demolition – and there’s still time to grab a slice of history.
The impressive Mothe-Chandeniers chateau in Les Trois-Moutiers, western France has been through some tough times over the last 800 years.
Taken by the