France

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France has ‘huge hopes’ of rebuilding relationship with Australia after Coalition’s ‘deceitful’ behaviour
Exclusive: Ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault says Australian government’s stronger climate stance a ‘gamechanger’ opening doors to more cooperation internationally

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ends tennis career with emotional French Open farewell
While Tsonga lost to Casper Ruud in his final singles match, the 37-year-old will play doubles with Richard Gasquet one last time before retiring for good

Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros

24, May, 2022 @10:54 PM

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Macron accused of betraying pledge to stamp out violence against women
Campaigners protest against ‘government of shame’ after minister accused of rape by two women is kept in place

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

24, May, 2022 @5:09 PM

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French minister refuses to stand down over rape allegations
Damien Abad, appointed to the new government on Friday, denies ‘deeply wounding’ accusations

Kim Willsher in Paris

23, May, 2022 @7:56 PM

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Group invades Cannes red carpet to highlight violence towards women
Protest came before premiere of Holy Spider, based on story of man who killed at least 16 women in Iran

Harry Taylor

22, May, 2022 @7:07 PM

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France’s outgoing foreign minister welcomes defeat of Scott Morrison
Undiplomatic remarks from Jean-Yves Le Drian follow war of words between nations over abandoned submarine deal

Nadeem Badshah

21, May, 2022 @6:15 PM

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France and Spain swelter as Cyclone Yakecan wreaks havoc in South America
Analysis: Another week of extremes with peaks pushing 40C in Spain and a rare subtropical cyclone in Uruguay and Brazil

Matt Andrews for MetDesk

21, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Brother and Sister review – sibling battle with Marion Cotillard that leaves us all losers
The latest in Arnaud Desplechin’s overwrought oeuvre features plenty of film-making elan but not one line of plausible dialogue

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @9:48 PM

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France: Black historian Pap Ndiaye appointed as education minister
Expert on colonialism and history of race relations faces persistent social inequalities in the school system

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

20, May, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Stanley Johnson ‘delighted’ after gaining French citizenship
Magnifique’, responds prime minister to news his father’s application has been successful

Jamie Grierson and Nadeem Badshah

20, May, 2022 @10:34 AM

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One Fine Morning review – Léa Seydoux sparkles in poignant drama
Mia Hansen-Løve returns to Paris with this powerful drama about a single mother torn between emotionally unavailable men

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @8:22 AM

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‘We can forgive even bad fathers’: Mia Hansen-Løve on making a movie haunted by Ingmar Bergman
When the French director stayed at Bergman’s retreat on Fårö island to write a screenplay about a marriage breakdown, she was consumed by her thoughts about the narcissistic genius of the great Swedish director

Stuart Jeffries

20, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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