Marewa Ranftl, a German, had always dreamed of moving to Paris. Eight months ago, she opened a café here. But life as a small business owner in France is harder than she expected.
Thousands have gathered in Paris to say goodbye to Johnny Hallyday, who died of lung cancer. Nicknamed the "French Elvis," Hallyday was nearly unknown in the English-speaking world but was a major star in France.
Thousands of protesters have rallied in Paris, demanding reduced jail sentences for members of the Basque separatist group ETA. They say the government needs to make concessions if it's serious about a peace process.
France has launched its first offshore turbine to curb reliance on nuclear and reach climate goals — France could become Europe's second-largest wind energy producer after Germany. But the transition brings problems.
Nationalists on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica have made gains in a regional vote and strengthened their calls for greater autonomy. The results present a challenge for French President Emmanuel Macron.
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