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"It was an honour" says former French President Hollande
14 May 2017
France's former President François Hollande on Sunday said that "it was an honour" to lead France, and that he was leaving the country "in a far better state" than how he found it when Nicolas Sarkozy left office in 2012.
Macron takes office as French president
14 May 2017
Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest ever president on Sunday, taking over from socialist Francois Hollande in a solemn ceremony.
France's Hollande votes in cliffhanger presidential election
23 Apr 2017
French President Francois Hollande casts his vote in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe, and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment.
Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat
3 Dec 2016
Gambians celebrate on Twitter after long time President Jammeh is beaten in elections.
French papers dissect Macron's presidential bid
16 Nov 2016
Papers focus on former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, who is officially announcing his presidential bid.
Central African Republic in crisis as French military operation ends
31 Oct 2016
France's military operation in the Central African Republic has come to an end but leaves behind a legacy tainted by rape allegations.
'The President puts on his candidate suit'
9 Sep 2016
France Attack: Priest killed in ISIL-linked attack on church
27 Jul 2016
French president Francois Hollande says the two armed men who took hostages at a church had claimed allegiance to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Hollande vows 'no concessions' to Turkey on rights, visas
12 Mar 2016
French President Francois Hollande says he intends to make "no concessions" to Turkey on human rights or visas in exchange for guarantees to stem the flow of migrants to Europe.