France's foreign minister said on Monday he was hopeful a deal could be reached with Iran over its nuclear programme, although Tehran still had to make an effort on a few points.
"We are not far from an agreement with the Iranians, but we are not there yet," Laurent Fabius told Europe 1 radio.
Some diplomats accused France of grandstanding during talks in Geneva at the weekend, something Fabius denied, saying Paris was not isolated, but had an independent foreign policy.
Read more: Hague confident of Iran deal
More top news
Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States but major questions still remain over his team.
Ana-Alecia Ayala became an internet sensation for her video showing her dancing and laughing through intensive chemo treatment.
In a week that has lurched from the bizarre to the surreal, we are now just a day away from one of the great rituals of American democracy.