French voters go to the polls for the municipal elections.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy's Union for a Popular Movement party loses the 2008 municipal elections.
2008-03-17 (Context: 2008 municipal elections, France)
French voters go to the polls in the second round of the 2008 municipal elections, with President Nicolas Sarkozy's party Union for a Popular Movement likely to lose.
2008-03-16 (Context: 2008 municipal elections, France)
Spain, Portugal, France, Germany and Luxembourg agree to take in 141 migrants, 67 of them unaccompanied children, who were rescued on Friday by the MV "Aquarius"; Malta allows the ship to dock.
2018-08-14 (Context: France)
Femen co-founder and activist Oksana Shachko is found dead in her Paris apartment in an apparent suicide. France granted her political refugee status in 2013.
2018-07-23 (Context: France)
A French judge hands preliminary charges to one of French President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides after video surfaced showing him attacking a protester at a May Day demonstration.
2018-07-22 (Context: France)