TV - Online news

Online news
A guide to news programmes you can watch online.

Euronews

Produced by a consortium of European national broadcasters, each story on its website is the original script of the relevant video. You can also switch to the English version, but this is not a word-by-word translation.

France Télévisions

News on France 2 and France 3 from public broadcaster France Télévisions. Top headlines are transcribed for France 2's 13 Heures and France 3's Le Soir - they need a bit of searching for. A seven-day archive is available via a dropdown menu. France 3 also includes regional and local bulletins and a selection of video podcasts. France 24 is a relatively new channel, which, as the name suggests broadcasts news online 24 hours a day. Various podcasts are available.

TF1: L'essentiel de l'info en vidéo

News from the privatised first channel. The headline for each story is transcribed on the right-hand side as it comes up. You can also jump between stories using the headline links below the window frame, and choose a podcast.

TF1: Les vidéos à la Une

Also from the first channel, a vast archive of news arranged by genre. Use the links on the left to delve deeper, or enter a search term in the box Recherche.

TV5 informations

TV5 is a consortium of public TV channels from French-speaking countries. Here you can watch its news bulletins.

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BBC TV and Radio - French

Search BBC iPlayer for programmes about 'French' or 'France'.

These links carry out automated searches and may produce some irrelevant results.

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