1. France's Simone Veil honoured with Pantheon burial

    …French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil…

    …French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil will be buried in Paris's Pantheon mausoleum. She will become the fifth woman…

    …French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil will be buried in Paris's Pantheon mausoleum. She will become the fifth woman laid to rest in the crypt, alongside 76 men. President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute…

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  2. France veil row sparks Trappes unrest

    …Crowds of youths have thrown stones at French police and set fire to cars in a…

    …Crowds of youths have thrown stones at French police and set fire to cars in a second night of disturbances in the Paris suburb of Trappes. The trouble was…

    …Crowds of youths have thrown stones at French police and set fire to cars in a second night of disturbances in the Paris suburb of Trappes. The trouble was sparked by the arrest of a man whose wife was told by police on Thursday to remove…

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  3. Woman detained for France veil ban protest

    …A woman has been detained in France at a protest against a ban on Muslim woman…

    …A woman has been detained in France at a protest against a ban on Muslim woman concealing their faces behind a veil when in public. Police said she was…

    …A woman has been detained in France at a protest against a ban on Muslim woman concealing their faces behind a veil when in public. Police said she was held not because of her veil but for taking part in an unauthorised protest against…

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  4. France veil ban meets with defiance from some Muslim women

    …France has become the first country in Europe to ban the Islamic veil. Anyone…

    …France has become the first country in Europe to ban the Islamic veil. Anyone caught wearing the Muslim niqab or burka in public is liable to a fine of 150…

    …France has become the first country in Europe to ban the Islamic veil. Anyone caught wearing the Muslim niqab or burka in public is liable to a fine of 150 euros and lessons in French citizenship. However the ban has been met with defiance…

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  5. Behind France's Islamic veil

    …France is one of several European countries considering a ban on the Islamic…

    …France is one of several European countries considering a ban on the Islamic veil, and some restrictions on the niqab could become law within weeks. Claire…

    …France is one of several European countries considering a ban on the Islamic veil, and some restrictions on the niqab could become law within weeks. Claire Bolderson reports on how the debate plays into a broader struggle over French…

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  6. Simone Veil: French politician and Holocaust survivor dies

    … Française in 2010 - a great honour in France. Ms Veil was France's minister of health…

    … Française in 2010 - a great honour in France. Ms Veil was France's minister of health…

    … Française in 2010 - a great honour in France. Ms Veil was France's minister of health…

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  7. France advised against veil ban

    … than once that the face-covering veil is not welcome in France, and that he wants…

    … than once that the face-covering veil is not welcome in France, and that he wants… only 1,900 women wear full veils in France, home to Europe's biggest Muslim…

    … than once that the face-covering veil is not welcome in France, and that he wants… only 1,900 women wear full veils in France, home to Europe's biggest Muslim…

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  8. France report backs veil ban

    …. READ MORE: France report backs face veil ban…

    …. READ MORE: France report backs face veil ban…

    …. READ MORE: France report backs face veil ban…

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  9. Full veil ban in France upheld by European Court

    … country in modern times to ban public wearing of the full-face veil. France has…

    … country in modern times to ban public wearing of the full-face veil. France has…

    … country in modern times to ban public wearing of the full-face veil. France has…

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  10. The women defying France's full-face veil ban

    …Hind Ahmas is a French citizen, a 32-year-old divorced mother and a defiant…

    …Hind Ahmas is a French citizen, a 32-year-old divorced mother and a defiant wearer of the full-face veil - the niqab. Today, alongside her friend and fellow…

    …Hind Ahmas is a French citizen, a 32-year-old divorced mother and a defiant wearer of the full-face veil - the niqab. Today, alongside her friend and fellow campaigner Najate Nait Ali, she became the first woman in France to receive a fine…

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