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1. 03-18 Brussels raids: Paris attack suspect Abdeslam arrested
2. 04-08 Paris attacks: Key suspect Abrini arrested in Brussels
D. 06-02 Louvre to close as Seine rises further
E. 06-27 Iceland knocked out England Allianz Riviera, Nice, Southern France
F. 07-07 France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Stade Vélodrome, Marseille, Southern France
G. 07-10 Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury
07-14 85 dead as truck hits crowd in Nice Promenade des Anglais, Nice, Southern France
8. 07-26 French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France

Summary.     Click for More > French and German leaders mark Verdun battle centenary France: Rail workers strike as protests continue Louvre to close as Seine rises further Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence French police chief's killer 'claimed allegiance to IS' Iceland knocked out England Ronaldo fires Portugal past Wales and into Euro 2016 final France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final   As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0 Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury   Portugal beats hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike 85 dead as truck hits crowd in Nice Map of Promenade des Anglais Nice France  307 more injured when a 19 tonne cargo truck was deliberately driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored 13 dead, 6 injured as fire hits bar in French city French Alps cable cars rescue due to resume   Jungle camp cleared   Several hundred migrants remain inside the 'Jungle' camp in Calais despite French officials claiming the camp is now empty Fillon wins conservative candidacy Francois Hollande decides not to run again
Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot man dead EU migrant crisis: Calais 'Jungle' clearance work due to resume Brussels raid: High alert after Paris-linked raid Brussels raids: Paris attack suspect Abdeslam arrested Paris attacks: Key suspect Abrini arrested in Brussels French female ministers decry sexual harassment EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'
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  56 passengers, 7 crew members and 3 security personnel on board Flight MS804. The Airbus A320 was flying at 11,300m when it went missing
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  Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot man dead   French police have shot dead a man who was apparently trying to attack a police station on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks France clinical trial: 90 given drug, one man brain-dead France drug trial: Brain-dead man dies in hospital France to keep state of emergency 'until IS defeated' Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast Syria crisis: Strikes on hospitals 'war crimes'   EU migrant crisis: Calais 'Jungle' clearance work due to resume   Demolition teams are due to return to the French port of Calais to dismantle more makeshift shelters in the migrant camp known as the 'Jungl...   Brussels raid: High alert after Paris-linked raid   Brussels remains on high alert as a major police operation continues following a raid linked to November's Islamist attacks in Paris   Brussels raids: Paris attack suspect Abdeslam arrested Map of Number 79 Rue des Quatre Vents Brussels Belgium  Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been wounded and arrested in a dramatic raid in Brussels after four months on the run Paris attacks: Salah Abdeslam 'changed suicide bomb plan' Brussels attacks: Suspect's DNA at Paris attack sites Paris attacks: Hollande drops plans to strip nationality   Paris attacks: Key suspect Abrini arrested in Brussels Map of Place Albert Brussels Belgium  The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested in Belgium, prosecutors confirmed French female ministers decry sexual harassment  Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France say they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'


January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.7  
 French daredevil plummets to death in stunt gone wrong
Jan.10  France remembers victims of Charlie attacks
Jan.13  Avalanche swamps students in French Alps; 3 dead
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Jan.18  Avalanche killed five French Foreign Legionnaires
Jan.19  Paris Ritz: Fire under control at world-famous hotel
Jan.21  Hindu god statue's head returns to Cambodia
Jan.23  Jews leave France in record numbers
Jan.24  Paris attacks: Islamic State group 'releases video of attackers'
Jan.26  Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site
Jan.31  Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
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Feb.14  France urges end to Turkish assault on Kurds
Feb.15
Feb.16  Champions League: Late goals give PSG, Benfica first-leg wins
 Sarkozy investigated over France campaign funds
Feb.27  Lindsey Vonn suffers hairline knee fracture in crash
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March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  French prosecutors to investigate 2016 and 2020 bids
Mar.11  Three Paris attackers 'feature in IS recruitment files'
Mar.13  4-up for Ibrahimovic as 9-goal rout seals Ligue 1 title for PSG
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Mar.16  Brussels raid: Dead gunman was Algerian national
Mar.17  France re-enacts deadly Paris attacks to understand operation
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Mar.21  Paris attacks: Salah Abdeslam 'worth his weight in gold'
Mar.24  France minibus-truck crash in Allier kills 12
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Mar.27  Skier falls from lift in French Pyrenees
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April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1  Salah Abdeslam 'refused to blow himself up'
Apr.4  Air France headscarf row: Airline lets crew skip new Tehran route
Apr.6  France prostitution: MPs outlaw paying for sex
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May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.1  France labour unrest: Clashes erupt at May Day march
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May.18  
  56 passengers, 7 crew members and 3 security personnel on board Flight MS804. The Airbus A320 was flying at 11,300m when it went missing
May.21  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia May.25 Nuclear power plant workers to join strike May.28 11 hit by lightning in a Paris park, many at child's party   French and German leaders mark Verdun battle centenary   President Francois Hollande and Chancellor Angela Merkel are to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun, the longest battle during... May.30   France: Rail workers strike as protests continue   French railway workers are to go on strike as unions continue to protest against planned labour reforms

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Syria conflict: Calls for air drops of humanitarian aid  Open-ended strike brings rail misery  Five dead as waters rise in Germany and France Jun.2   Louvre to close as Seine rises further
Map of Louvre Paris France  The world's most visited museum, the Louvre in Paris, is to close on Friday amid worsening flooding caused by days of torrential rain Paris floodwaters set to peak as more rain forecast Jun.4  Garbine Muguruza upsets Serena Williams to win French Open  Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high Jun.5 Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win first French Open title Jun.6  Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016' - Ukraine's SBU Jun.10  Euro 2016: France kick off tournament amid security, strike  France vs. Romania: Dimitri Payet stunner gives Euro 2016 hosts win Jun.11  Gareth Bale stars as Wales defeats Slovakia to make history Jun.12   Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned  Euro 2016: England stunned by Russia equalizer as violence flares  Germany beating Ukraine 2-0  Euro 2016: France calls for alcohol ban in match zones  Northern Ireland loses out to Poland Jun.13     French police chief's killer 'claimed allegiance to IS'   A man claiming allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS) stabbed a French police commander to death before being killed when police stormed...  Spain's Gerard Pique header sinks Czech Republic Jun.14  Portugal held to shock draw by tiny Iceland French jihadist police killer 'obeyed ISIS order' Jun.16  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin  Germany and Poland in goalless draw at Euro 2016  Hodgson's moves pay off as England comes back to beat Wales Jun.17  Italy's defensive message gives Sweden deep burn  Spain coasts into Euro 2016 knockout stage with rout of Turkey Jun.18  Lukaku, Witsel lead Belgium in Euro 2016 rebound vs. Ireland Jun.19  Cristiano Ronaldo misses crucial penalty kick vs. Austria  Albania beats Romania 1-0 for 1st Euro 2016 win  Euro 2016: Hungary, Belgium and Portugal federations charged  France tops group after Switzerland draw; Albania beats Romania Jun.20  England, Wales advanced Jun.21  Gomez, Germany beat Northern Ireland to win Group C  Croatia stuns reigning champion Spain to top Group D Jun.22 Iceland advanced over Austria  Ronaldo's roller-coaster Euro group stage ends with heroics Jun.25 Portugal advances over Croatia Jun.26 Griezmann leads France back from deficit to beat Ireland Germany routs Slovakia, 3-0 Belgium pulls away from Hungary, reaches Euro 2016 quarterfinals France and Germany 'in agreement' over UK's EU exit Jun.27   Iceland knocked out England Map of Allianz Riviera Nice France  England suffered their worst humiliation since they were knocked out of the 1950 World Cup by USA in Brazil. England manager Roy Hodgson resigns Spain sent crashing out of Euro 2016 by Italy  EgyptAir crash: Flight data recorder repaired Jun.30 Portugal defeats Poland in penalty kicks to reach semifinal

July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3 France ends Iceland's dream with crushing win
Jul.6   Ronaldo fires Portugal past Wales and into Euro 2016 final   Ronaldo's second-half header and a strike by his former Manchester United teammate Nani secured a 2-0 win against Wales in Lyon Jul.7   France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Map of Stade V%E9lodrome Marseille France
  As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0
Jul.10  Tour de France 2016: Flying Froome takes yellow   Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury Map of Stade de France Paris France
  Portugal beats hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike.    Portugal won the Euros because of its defense. Ronaldo was carried off in tears in the 25...
Jul.14 Boris Johnson is a liar, says French FM   85 dead as truck hits crowd in Nice
Map of Promenade des Anglais Nice France
  307 more injured when a 19 tonne cargo truck was deliberately driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais
 The truck driver had been shot dead. Mayor Christian Estrosi said that 'a lorry driver appears to have killed dozens of people', droving two kilometres (1.2 miles) through a large crowd
Jul.21  Nice attack: Prosecutor says suspect had accomplices Jul.23  Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash  Tour de France: Chris Froome set to win third title Jul.26   French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored Map of Church of Saint-%C9tienne-du-Rouvray Normandy France  Adel Kermiche, 19, suspected of killing a priest at a church was being monitored by police and was wearing a surveillance tag at the time of the attack Jul.29  France church attack: Manuel Valls highlights 'justice failure' Jul.30  Church attack: Kermiche friend 'detained before assault'

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5     13 dead, 6 injured as fire hits bar in French city   A fire swept through a Friday night party at a bar in the city of Rouen. More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze at the bar in the city ... Aug.6  Gymnast Samir Ait Said breaks leg during Olympic vault Aug.7 Pogba near to joining United for world-record fee
Aug.10  Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille Aug.18  France rail crash: Dozens hurt as train hits tree in hailstorm

September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.8   French Alps cable cars rescue due to resume   An operation to rescue people trapped overnight in a series of cable cars is due to resume. 45 tourists spent Thursday night suspended Sep.9 Novak Djokovic beats Gael Monfils to make final


October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2 Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris hotel room
Oct.26     Jungle camp cleared Map of Calais France
  Several hundred migrants remain inside the 'Jungle' camp in Calais despite French officials claiming the camp is now empty


November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.6  Andy Murray beats John Isner in Paris Masters final Nov.12  French PM Manuel Valls to extend state of emergency Nov.20  Primary: Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out Nov.26  France presidential race: Fillon and Juppe face off in poll Nov.27   Fillon wins conservative candidacy
  Francois Fillon is to be the conservative candidate in next year's French presidential election after his rival Alain Juppe admitted defeat

December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1     Francois Hollande decides not to run again  In a surprise move Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025



Syria crisis: Strikes on hospitals 'war crimes' French and German leaders mark Verdun battle centenary   President Francois Hollande and Chancellor Angela Merkel are to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun, the longest battle during... France clinical trial: 90 given drug, one man brain-dead France drug trial: Brain-dead man dies in hospital Rescuers tow capsized cargo ship before it hits French coast EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'




France, 2016 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Jan.18  Avalanche killed five French Foreign Legionnaires
Feb.14  France urges end to Turkish assault on Kurds
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France, 2016 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
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Jan.7  French daredevil plummets to death in stunt gone wrong
Jan.13  Avalanche swamps students in French Alps; 3 dead
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Jan.18  Avalanche killed five French Foreign Legionnaires
Jan.19  Paris Ritz: Fire under control at world-famous hotel
Jan.26  Rock slide kills one at nuclear waste site
Jan.31  Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France
Feb.1
Mar.24  France minibus-truck crash in Allier kills 12
Mar.27  Skier falls from lift in French Pyrenees
May.18
  56 passengers, 7 crew members and 3 security personnel on board Flight MS804. The Airbus A320 was flying at 11,300m when it went missing
May.28 11 hit by lightning in a Paris park, many at child's party
Jun.1  Five dead as waters rise in Germany and France Jun.2 Louvre to close as Seine rises further
Map of Louvre Paris France  The world's most visited museum, the Louvre in Paris, is to close on Friday amid worsening flooding caused by days of torrential rain Jun.2 Paris floodwaters set to peak as more rain forecast Jun.4  Seine level starts dropping after 30-year high Jun.27  EgyptAir crash: Flight data recorder repaired Jul.23  Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash Aug.5   13 dead, 6 injured as fire hits bar in French city   A fire swept through a Friday night party at a bar in the city of Rouen. More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze at the bar in the city ... Aug.10  Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille Aug.18  France rail crash: Dozens hurt as train hits tree in hailstorm Sep.8 French Alps cable cars rescue due to resume   An operation to rescue people trapped overnight in a series of cable cars is due to resume. 45 tourists spent Thursday night suspended



France, 2016 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2016 Feb.16  Champions League: Late goals give PSG, Benfica first-leg wins Feb.27  Lindsey Vonn suffers hairline knee fracture in crash Mar.1  French prosecutors to investigate 2016 and 2020 bids Mar.13  4-up for Ibrahimovic as 9-goal rout seals Ligue 1 title for PSG Mar.27  Skier falls from lift in French Pyrenees Jun.4  Garbine Muguruza upsets Serena Williams to win French Open Jun.5 Djokovic beats Andy Murray to win first French Open title
Jun.6  Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016' - Ukraine's SBU Jun.10  Euro 2016: France kick off tournament amid security, strike Jun.10  France vs. Romania: Dimitri Payet stunner gives Euro 2016 hosts win Jun.11  Gareth Bale stars as Wales defeats Slovakia to make history Jun.12 Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned Jun.12  Euro 2016: England stunned by Russia equalizer as violence flares Jun.12  Germany beating Ukraine 2-0 Jun.12  Euro 2016: France calls for alcohol ban in match zones Jun.12  Northern Ireland loses out to Poland Jun.13  Spain's Gerard Pique header sinks Czech Republic Jun.14  Portugal held to shock draw by tiny Iceland Jun.16  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin Jun.16  Germany and Poland in goalless draw at Euro 2016 Jun.16  Hodgson's moves pay off as England comes back to beat Wales Jun.17  Italy's defensive message gives Sweden deep burn Jun.17  Spain coasts into Euro 2016 knockout stage with rout of Turkey Jun.18  Lukaku, Witsel lead Belgium in Euro 2016 rebound vs. Ireland Jun.19  Cristiano Ronaldo misses crucial penalty kick vs. Austria Jun.19  Albania beats Romania 1-0 for 1st Euro 2016 win Jun.19  Euro 2016: Hungary, Belgium and Portugal federations charged Jun.19  France tops group after Switzerland draw; Albania beats Romania Jun.20  England, Wales advanced Jun.21  Gomez, Germany beat Northern Ireland to win Group C Jun.21  Croatia stuns reigning champion Spain to top Group D Jun.22 Iceland advanced over Austria Jun.22  Ronaldo's roller-coaster Euro group stage ends with heroics Jun.25 Portugal advances over Croatia Jun.26 Griezmann leads France back from deficit to beat Ireland Jun.26 Germany routs Slovakia, 3-0 Jun.26 Belgium pulls away from Hungary, reaches Euro 2016 quarterfinals Jun.27 Iceland knocked out England
Map of Allianz Riviera Nice France  England suffered their worst humiliation since they were knocked out of the 1950 World Cup by USA in Brazil. England manager Roy Hodgson resigns Jun.27 Spain sent crashing out of Euro 2016 by Italy Jun.30 Portugal defeats Poland in penalty kicks to reach semifinal Jul.3 France ends Iceland's dream with crushing win Jul.6 Ronaldo fires Portugal past Wales and into Euro 2016 final   Ronaldo's second-half header and a strike by his former Manchester United teammate Nani secured a 2-0 win against Wales in Lyon Jul.7 France stuns Germany to make Euro 2016 final Map of Stade V%E9lodrome Marseille France
  As it did in 1984 and again in 1998, France reached the final of a home football tournament after stunning world champion Germany 2-0
Jul.10  Tour de France 2016: Flying Froome takes yellow Jul.10 Portugal grinds its way to Euro 2016 title, overcoming Ronaldo injury Map of Stade de France Paris France
  Portugal beats hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike.    Portugal won the Euros because of its defense. Ronaldo was carried off in tears in the 25...
Jul.23  Tour de France: Chris Froome set to win third title Aug.6  Gymnast Samir Ait Said breaks leg during Olympic vault Aug.7 Pogba near to joining United for world-record fee Sep.9 Novak Djokovic beats Gael Monfils to make final Nov.6  Andy Murray beats John Isner in Paris Masters final



France, 2016 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.21  Hindu god statue's head returns to Cambodia Apr.4  Air France headscarf row: Airline lets crew skip new Tehran route May.21  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia May.25 Nuclear power plant workers to join strike
May.30 France: Rail workers strike as protests continue   French railway workers are to go on strike as unions continue to protest against planned labour reforms Jun.1  Open-ended strike brings rail misery Jun.2 Louvre to close as Seine rises further
Map of Louvre Paris France  The world's most visited museum, the Louvre in Paris, is to close on Friday amid worsening flooding caused by days of torrential rain Oct.2 Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris hotel room



France, 2016 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.7   Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot man dead   French police have shot dead a man who was apparently trying to attack a police station on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks Jan.10  France remembers victims of Charlie attacks Jan.24  Paris attacks: Islamic State group 'releases video of attackers' Feb.16  Sarkozy investigated over France campaign funds Mar.1  French prosecutors to investigate 2016 and 2020 bids Mar.11  Three Paris attackers 'feature in IS recruitment files' Mar.15   Brussels raid: High alert after Paris-linked raid   Brussels remains on high alert as a major police operation continues following a raid linked to November's Islamist attacks in Paris Mar.16  Brussels raid: Dead gunman was Algerian national Mar.17  France re-enacts deadly Paris attacks to understand operation Mar.18   Brussels raids: Paris attack suspect Abdeslam arrested Map of Number 79 Rue des Quatre Vents Brussels Belgium  Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been wounded and arrested in a dramatic raid in Brussels after four months on the run Mar.19 Paris attacks: Salah Abdeslam 'changed suicide bomb plan' Mar.21  Paris attacks: Salah Abdeslam 'worth his weight in gold' Mar.25 Brussels attacks: Suspect's DNA at Paris attack sites Apr.1  Salah Abdeslam 'refused to blow himself up' Apr.6  France prostitution: MPs outlaw paying for sex Apr.8   Paris attacks: Key suspect Abrini arrested in Brussels Map of Place Albert Brussels Belgium  The key remaining suspect in November's Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested in Belgium, prosecutors confirmed May.15 French female ministers decry sexual harassment  Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France say they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics Jun.6  Frenchman 'planned attacks during Euro 2016' - Ukraine's SBU Jun.12 Euro 2016: Russia, England threatened with disqualification over violence   Russia and England could be kicked out of the championship if their supporters are involved in further acts of violence, UEFA has warned Jun.13   French police chief's killer 'claimed allegiance to IS'   A man claiming allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS) stabbed a French police commander to death before being killed when police stormed... Jun.14 French jihadist police killer 'obeyed ISIS order' Jul.14 85 dead as truck hits crowd in Nice Map of Promenade des Anglais Nice France
  307 more injured when a 19 tonne cargo truck was deliberately driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais
 The truck driver had been shot dead. Mayor Christian Estrosi said that 'a lorry driver appears to have killed dozens of people', droving two kilometres (1.2 miles) through a large crowd
Jul.21  Nice attack: Prosecutor says suspect had accomplices Jul.26 French church attack: 'Priest killer' was being monitored Map of Church of Saint-%C9tienne-du-Rouvray Normandy France  Adel Kermiche, 19, suspected of killing a priest at a church was being monitored by police and was wearing a surveillance tag at the time of the attack Jul.29  France church attack: Manuel Valls highlights 'justice failure' Jul.30  Church attack: Kermiche friend 'detained before assault' Oct.2 Kim Kardashian held at gunpoint in Paris hotel room Nov.12  French PM Manuel Valls to extend state of emergency



France, 2016 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.7   Charlie Hebdo anniversary: Paris police shoot man dead   French police have shot dead a man who was apparently trying to attack a police station on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks Jan.10  France remembers victims of Charlie attacks Jan.21 France to keep state of emergency 'until IS defeated'
Jan.23  Jews leave France in record numbers Feb.16  Sarkozy investigated over France campaign funds Feb.29   EU migrant crisis: Calais 'Jungle' clearance work due to resume   Demolition teams are due to return to the French port of Calais to dismantle more makeshift shelters in the migrant camp known as the 'Jungl... Mar.30 Paris attacks: Hollande drops plans to strip nationality Apr.4  Air France headscarf row: Airline lets crew skip new Tehran route Apr.6  France prostitution: MPs outlaw paying for sex May.1  France labour unrest: Clashes erupt at May Day march May.15 French female ministers decry sexual harassment  Seventeen women who have served as ministers in France say they will no longer be silent about sexual harassment in politics May.21  MH17 crash: Victims' families sue Putin and Russia Jun.1  Syria conflict: Calls for air drops of humanitarian aid Jun.10  Euro 2016: France kick off tournament amid security, strike Jun.12  Euro 2016: France calls for alcohol ban in match zones Jun.16  Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin Jun.26 France and Germany 'in agreement' over UK's EU exit Jul.14 Boris Johnson is a liar, says French FM Jul.29  France church attack: Manuel Valls highlights 'justice failure' Oct.26   Jungle camp cleared Map of Calais France
  Several hundred migrants remain inside the 'Jungle' camp in Calais despite French officials claiming the camp is now empty
Nov.12  French PM Manuel Valls to extend state of emergency Nov.20  Primary: Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out Nov.26  France presidential race: Fillon and Juppe face off in poll Nov.27 Fillon wins conservative candidacy  Francois Fillon is to be the conservative candidate in next year's French presidential election after his rival Alain Juppe admitted defeat Dec.1   Francois Hollande decides not to run again  In a surprise move Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France Dec.1 Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025