France named hosts of the 2023 Rugby World Cup as the global game voted against the recommendation from World Rugby chairman.Read the full story ›
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny plans to retire from international duty with France after the 2018 World Cup.
The 32-year-old centre-back has featured in the last three major tournaments for Les Bleus.
He told a media conference, in comments reported by L'Equipe: "There is an end to everything.
"After the World Cup, I will be almost 33 years old, it will be time to leave the place.
"I have six months left in the French team to blossom and take as many memories, as my wife would say."
Koscielny has 49 caps, the first coming against the United States in November 2011.
The French President's pet dog has caused a stir in the Presidential Palace - after interrupting a ministerial meeting by urinating on the fireplace.
Emmanuel Macron adopted Nemo from a local shelter in August, and he seems to have made himself very much at home at the Elysée Palace in Paris.
The junior ministers and Macron laughed off the incident, which was comically captured on tape a camera operator who was covering the meeting.
An English woman has died and four other people have been injured in a boat accident on the River Rhone in southern France.Read the full story ›
The attacker was shot by soldiers after two people were killed, police say.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged on suspicion of kidnapping nine-year-old Maëlys de Araujo from a wedding celebration in the French Alps.Read the full story ›
Olivier Giroud admits there was 'a lot of frustration and disappointment' among the France squad following their shock draw with LuxembourgRead the full story ›
Holidaymakers risk fines of up to £125 if they fail to meet the new clean air rules, but only a third are aware of the regulation.Read the full story ›
A woman has been killed and another person injured after a van crashed into two bus stops in different areas of Marseille.Read the full story ›
Hosts Ireland missed out on a place in the World Cup semi-finals as they were beaten 21-5 in their crunch Pool C clash with France.Read the full story ›