French court rejected arguments by Hopi tribe that items should not be sold because they are “sacred figures” of their ancestors, not art.
Scores of angry Britons on skiing holiday in the Alps stage demonstration outside a French police station to protest against instructor's arrest.
Ten of thousands opposed to plans allowing same-sex marriage have protested in Paris even though measure is virtually certain to become law.
The 70 year-old climbed a 30-metre crane in southern France to demand a court enforces visiting rights allegedly refused by the girl's mother
Justice minister says the referendum on same-sex marriage demanded by many opponents would be unconstitutional and says bill will go ahead.
Several hundred thousand people marched in Paris to protest against French president's plan to legalize gay marriage and adoption by June.
Protestors briefly occupy the Vatican embassy in Paris in support of a group of homeless, hunger-striking illegal immigrants demanding legal status.
France ups security for its citizens in the Central African Republic after its embassy was stoned by crowd demanding it help quash a rebellion.
Officials given green light to tear down illegal squats on land due to become new airport but activists say court order means nothing.
A long-simmering protest movement against a project to build a new airport close to the town of Nantes, in western France, has over recent weeks grown into a major political battle that now threatens a rupture in the already strained relations between the ruling Socialist Party and its Green party allies, the EELV. Thousands of demonstrators – 13,000 according to the police, 40,000 according to the protestors – turned out at the weekend (pictured), supported by the EELV, to re-occupy the zone designated for the construction of Notre-Dame-des-Landes airport in a rural area close to Nantes, and which the largely socialist-led local authorities argue is a key element in the future development of the economy in north-west France. Jade Lindgaard reports.
Protests over “major and dangerous upheaval” government bill that would extend marriage and adoption rights to same-sex couples.
Owners of startups form a group dubbed “Les Pigeons” - French slang for "suckers" - claiming they are the fall guys for France’s economic woes.
Protesters marched in rally organisers say was aimed at fighting EU-imposed austerity, not criticising the government of President Francois Hollande.
Cambridge university students fought with police in a protest against an address by Dominique Strauss-Kahn to the Cambridge Union Society on Friday.