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Violent storms in France killed one person in Haute-Savoie and caused major damage in the Drôme, two of the nine departments that had been placed on orange alert by Météo-France.
Thousands of people march from Victoria Park in Hong Kong at the beginning of another mass rally as public anger seethes following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law.
Large crowds are walking in Hong Kong at the beginning of another mass rally as public anger seeths following unprecedented clashes between protesters and police over an extradition law, despite a climbdown by the city's embattled leader.
On the date of what would have been his 76th birthday, Laeticia Hallyday wife of the late French singer Johnny Hallyday arrives in Toulouse with her two daughters, to mark the inauguration of the Johnny Hallyday esplanade.
Hong Kong's embattled leader says a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China will be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.
The family plane of former US President Barack Obama lands on the tarmac of Avignon airport, as he and his family arrive in France for a holiday in Provence.
The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris.
Five years after it was discovered in an attic, a 'lost' Caravaggio painting entitled "Judith et Holopherne" will go under the hammer on 27 June, with French art expert Eric Turquin saying it should sell for between 100 and 150 million euros (up t...
Vietnam's first homegrown carmaker VinFast will deliver its first cars on June 17, the company say as it officially opened its factory in the country, one of Asia's fastest growing economies that is eagerly seeking to expand its high-tech manufact...
When livestock rustlers came for sheep breeder Daniel Wheeler's prize ewes in the dead of night, they didn't take the animals alive -- they slaughtered them on his New Zealand farm and took the meat to sell on, leaving just blood and guts behind. ...
South Korean soldiers escort hikers as they walk along a trail within the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), dividing the two Koreas. The trail tour began in April this year and participants are selected through a lottery.
In the past decade, the numbers of people infected with polio declined from a high of 80 in 2011 to 13 in 2016. But last year there was a jump in new cases with 21 reported across Afghanistan. Polio immunisation is compulsory in Afghanistan, but d...
Amidst the massive economic and political crisis, the Miss Venezuela pageant provides an escape for many citizens of the country. This year, the contest aims to move away from beauty stereotypes.
Brazilian football star Neymar says he is 'calm' after being questioned by police for five hours over allegations that he raped a woman in a Paris hotel last month.
Raptors fans watch the screening of the live NBA 2019 Finals match of Toronto Raptors versus Golden State Warriors resulting in the Raptors taking home their first ever champions trophy.
Born to a wild father and captive mother, nearly one-year-old twin pandas rolled on the grass in a conservation base in southwest China, marking an important achievement in the preservation of the country's beloved animal.
Their heads soaked in sweat, a class of little boys practises Lionel Messi-esque stepovers at a kindergarten tucked away between residential tower blocks in Shanghai. They do not know it, but they are a tiny part of President Xi Jinping's aggressi...
Dressed in a flowing long robe adorned with beaded floral embroidery from a bygone era, stylist Xiao Hang looks like a time traveller as she strides across the bustling Beijing metro, attracting curious glances and inquisitive questions.
Aerosol chemotherapy is still being tested but so far has produced promising results for patients with certain cancers, causing fewer side effects while also being suitable for the weakest patients. It is being trialled in Dijon at the Georges Fra...
Hundreds of people gather in Lorient for a march in support of two children who were mowed down by a car, with one killed and the other seriously injured. The passenger of the vehicle turned herself in but the driver is still on the run.