Despite a garbage strike and heightened security, the mood is festive throughout France in the run-up to the European Championship. The French are proud of their soccer tradition, and look forward to hosting the month-long international event.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with a new Franco-German treaty to discuss, both still need each other.
French football authorities have banned referee Tony Chapron "until further notice" after a bizarre incident in a match on Sunday. Chapron aimed a kick at a Nantes player in their match against Paris Saint-Germain.
Police in France have raided five Lactalis sites after contaminated baby milk products caused dozens of children to fall ill. Compensation has been offered to families, who say the company is trying to buy their silence.
French firm Lactalis is recalling 12 million baby food items globally following a major scandal. There are growing fears that more infants could get infected with salmonella, not only in France. Lisa Louis reports.
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