1927-2017. Simone Veil has died

A committed pro-European, on 30 June 2017 Simone Veil has died at the age of 89.... [Read more]
3 July 2017

What is a general policy statement?

On 4 July 2017, the Prime Minister, Édouard Philippe, will deliver his general policy statement before the National Assembly. Here... [Read more]
3 July 2017

Legislating by Ordinance: a standard democratic procedure

Article 38 of the Constitution allows the Government to ask Parliament for authorisation, for a limited period, to take measures b... [Read more]
27 June 2017

The Franco-American Museum at Château de Blérancourt reopens

After being closed for more than 10 years for renovation, following the discovery of archaeological remains, Château de Blérancour... [Read more]
23 June 2017

Adaptation of the Vigipirate plan for the summer period

The security of French citizens and tourists visiting France continues to be the Government’s priority. The new Vigipirate stance ... [Read more]
22 June 2017

France’s method of working on European issues

In a statement to the Council of Ministers, the Prime Minister, the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Minister for E... [Read more]
15 June 2017

A joint French-British action plan to ensure the internet cannot be used as a safe space for terrorists

On 13 June the President of the Republic received the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, along with the Ministre d’État, Ministe... [Read more]
14 June 2017

Paris becomes an Olympic Park on 23 and 24 June 2017

To celebrate Olympic Day, on 23 and 24 June this year Paris will offer the public the biggest sports park ever conceived in the he... [Read more]
12 June 2017

European Defence: France hails the European Commission's plan

The Minister for the Armed Forces, Sylvie Goulard, welcomes the European Commission's presentation of a detailed plan on bolsterin... [Read more]
8 June 2017

London Bridge attack

France will continue doing its utmost to combat terrorism, alongside the United Kingdom and all those countries concerned.... [Read more]
4 June 2017