French police defy government in growing protest movement over lawlessness

French police defy government in growing protest movement over lawlessness

Hundreds of police officers have been protesting in Paris and other cities to denounce what they say are insufficient resources to fight mounting lawlessness, defying government demands that they stop the unauthorised demonstrations. Six months from an election, the protest, now in its third day, has put President François Hollande’s Socialist government on the defensive […]

Video: Last days of Colombia’s FARC guerilla movement

Video: Last days of Colombia’s FARC guerilla movement

Colombia’s president and the leader of the FARC rebel movement are set to sign a peace deal Monday, ending 52 years of conflict. FRANCE 24 visited one of the group’s rebel camps in the jungle to meet a French fighter preparing to lay down her arms. President Santos and the Marxist rebel leader Timochenko will […]

No access to single market without freedom of movement, EU tells Britain

No access to single market without freedom of movement, EU tells Britain

European Union leaders on Wednesday spelled out stark conditions for a new relationship with a departing Britain, warning that if British business wants to keep access to Europe’s single market, the country must accept European workers as well. The leaders produced no clear rehaul for their shaken union after an unusual and emotionally charged summit, […]