They made the final in 2011 and after four years of mediocrity could the French be about to spring yet another World Cup surprise?
Three officers fired on by men on motorbike in Sousse, two months after 38 tourists were killed
One of France's best known doctors tweeted that the king 'could have paid his bill of €3.7m to the Paris hospitals. A polite gesture!'
Foreign Office issues warning to Brits amid strike action, migrant activity and Operation Stack
This year's Bastille Day celebrations may be more sombre than usual, after a difficult year for France
Men were 'brandishing sawn-off shotguns' in what is believed to have been an attempted robbery
Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz feared he was going blind, but doctors were bound by patient confidentiality laws
Far-right family feud deepens as the National Front's patriarch is suspended from the party he founded
Extramarital dating website Gleeden is facing a court battle in France for 'encouraging people to cheat'
The expensive delicacy, described as the 'Abu Ghraib of poultry dishes', at centre of legal battle in France
Ten people died when two helicopters appeared to collide during filming for a reality TV show in Argentina
French president urges 'faster, more effective sanctions' for racial crimes in the wake of kosher supermarket siege
Company says it was 'hacked' but scandal adds to fear French anti-Semitism is on the rise
L'Affaire du Carlton continues as former IMF chief faces charges of 'pimping in an organised group'
Salafi violence is on the rise across the Arab world - and may be gaining a dangerous foothold in Europe
11 people were injured last night when a driver rammed his van into a Christmas market in Nantes
French jihadist returns home after just two weeks because he couldn't kick the habit
Francois Hollande says France is in mourning after killing of Herve Gourdel in Algeria
Bridges can no longer withstand weight of padlocks, so couples are being urged to show #lovewithoutlocks
More than 50,000 men and women asked which nationality they would pick for a romantic night out