French parliament speaker vows to block pension law repeal attemptThe representative of the far-left France Unbowed party Mathilde Panot announced on Wednesday that her group will file a no confidence motion against the government. This, after the speaker of France's parliament said she would block an attempt to repeal a recent law raising the retirement age to 64.
French mayor to raise cost of water due to droughtThe mayor of a French town has announced that he will be increasing the water bills of his constituents, in a bid to encourage everyone to save water during the summer as the country faces more drought warnings.
US buries unknown WWI soldier in France, 100 years after his deathMore than a century after he was killed fighting in World War I, an unidentified American soldier will be reburied on Wednesday at a military cemetery in northern France. Thousands of US servicemen who died in the conflict remain missing, but finding them is no easy task.
ANALYSIS: Who won the great French pension battle?It is all over. After five months the great pensions battle of 2023 is won and lost, writes John Lichfield. So from the unions to the politicians to the French people themselves - who are the winners and losers?
French pension reform protests falter despite angerAround 300,000 people took part in protests in Paris on Tuesday according to the CGT union, the lowest turnout since protests against the government's unpopular pension reform started at the beginning of the year.