The walkout is a serious test for French President Emmanuel Macron's reform agenda. To protest these plans the country's four main rail unions are planning to strike two days a week through June.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
France has sent humanitarian aid to a government-controlled area near Damascus after Russia agreed to facilitate its delivery. It's the first joint humanitarian aid effort in Syria between Russia and a western country.
The French president has addressed a joint session of parliament in Versailles. Some right- and left-wing lawmakers boycotted the event, criticising his "monarchical" style.
The French players have been greeted with euphoria across the country as they arrived home from Russia. The group is also set to receive France's highest distinction, the Legion of Honor.
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