France

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Two in court in Paris over killing of 85-year-old Jewish woman
Suspects charged with antisemitic murder of Mireille Knoll at her home in 2018

Jon Henley in Paris

26, Oct, 2021 @3:04 PM

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French election polls: who is leading the race to be the next president of France?
Emmanuel Macron and the far-right hopeful Marine Le Pen look set to be joined by numerous other candidates in the French presidential election. We look at the latest polling, and introduce some of the most likely candidates

Seán Clarke and Angelique Chrisafis

25, Oct, 2021 @9:31 AM

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Under the radar: the Australian intelligence chief in the shadows of the Aukus deal
Andrew Shearer’s unreported meeting in April with Joe Biden’s top Indo-Pacific adviser may have been the clincher for the Aukus security agreement

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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France and Israel hold ‘secret’ talks to defuse phone spyware row
Senior advisers discuss alleged targeting of French cabinet ministers’ phones with NSO Group spyware

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

22, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Playlist review – relatable, quirky Parisian quarter-life drama
Graphic novelist Sophie is disillusioned with adulthood in Nine Antico’s black and white, Paris-set drama of twentysomething life

Cath Clarke

22, Oct, 2021 @4:44 PM

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France gives low-paid €100 handout to curb rising discontent
Prime minister unveils one-off ‘inflation payout’ and freezing of petrol prices for 2022

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

22, Oct, 2021 @2:56 PM

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UK’s neighbours criticise Covid policies as cases begin to surge across EU
Several European nations have questioned British response but there are growing signs of fresh wave across continent

Jon Henley and Guardian correspondents

21, Oct, 2021 @3:51 PM

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France hails victory as Facebook agrees to pay newspapers for content
Social media firm announces deal after long-running battle with national and regional newspapers

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

21, Oct, 2021 @2:21 PM

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‘No room for complacency’: France urges Scott Morrison to act on 2030 targets
The strong comments from the French ambassador come as a report ranks Australia last on emissions reduction for developed nations

Daniel Hurst, Adam Morton and Katharine Murphy

20, Oct, 2021 @10:42 PM

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Nicolas Sarkozy ordered to testify in former aides’ trial
Former French president told he must appear in trial over misuse of public funds to finance opinion polls

Kim Willsher in Paris

20, Oct, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Real Madrid star Karim Benzema goes on trial in sex tape case
French player accused of ‘complicity’ in alleged plot to extort money from former teammate Mathieu Valbuena

Kim Willsher

20, Oct, 2021 @10:25 AM

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Bataclan survivors recall being held hostage as gunmen fired on crowd
Group of 11 were forced to watch massacre and then used as human shields, trial over Paris attacks hears

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

19, Oct, 2021 @6:06 PM

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