Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher -- all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year -- and the number just keeps on climbing.
Benin readies itself for the return of treasures taken by France, after French President Emmanuel Macron took the landmark decision to return the artworks taken by French troops over a century ago and housed at the Quai Branly museum in Paris.
French police officers are calling for an urgent meeting with Interior minister Christophe Castaner after two of their colleagues killed themselves this week, taking the number of suicides in police ranks to 28 since the start of the year.
Yellow vest activists protested across France on Saturday to support an activist injured last week in a confrontation with police and to show that they remain mobilized against the government's economic policies.
Thousands of French yellow vest demonstrators were marching through Paris on Saturday as authorities enforced bans on protests in certain areas and displayed enhanced security measures to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in the capital.