Firefighters in France continue tirelessly to fight a tough battle against wildfires on the Mediterranean coast. Strong winds are aiding the progress of the flames, as thousands of peak-season vacationers are evacuated to makeshift shelters.
Paris has been asked to explain why armed French border police entered an Italian clinic for migrants and made demands. The incident has been seized on by populist politicians who made gains in last month's election.
The UN's migration agency says the number of people trying to flee to Europe by sea has fallen significantly compared to 2017. The UN has put this down to two reasons.
Frontex's new Operation Themis sends a political message to Italy's Mediterranean neighbors. More than 10 Frontex ships will be sailing through the sea for a year.
French President Macron has arrived on Corsica for a two-day visit aimed at easing tensions between the Mediterranean island and the mainland. Nationalists bolstered by political gains want more autonomy for the region.
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