Fire destroys organ, shatters stained glass at Nantes cathedral in France

Fire destroys organ, shatters stained glass at Nantes cathedral in France

A major fire broke out in the cathedral in the western French city of Nantes on Saturday, blowing out stained glass windows and destroying the grand organ in the 15th-century building, officials said.

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Police face protesters in Nantes as ‘yellow vest’ marches resume

Hundreds of demonstrators faced police in a tense stand-off in the French city of Nantes on Saturday as revived ‘yellow vest’ protests against the government of President Emmanuel Macron took place across the country.

Fresh damage after third night of riots in France

Fresh damage after third night of riots in France

Dozens of cars and several buildings were torched in Nantes overnight as the western French city was rocked by a third night of rioting after police shot dead a young black man.

French referee provisionally suspended for kicking out at player

French referee provisionally suspended for kicking out at player

Referee Tony Chapron has been provisionally suspended after he appeared to kick out at Nantes player Diego Carlos in Sunday's French Ligue 1 game against Paris St Germain.

French police search monastery for 'family killer'

French police search monastery for 'family killer'

The Ouest-France newspaper reported that witnesses had spotted a man resembling Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes, leading police to raid the religious site in Roquebrune-sur-Argens in the Var region.

Fresh rally against French airport plans

Fresh rally against French airport plans

Thousands of demonstrators, some arriving by bicycle, some driving tractors, rallied Saturday to protest at a controversial airport development near the western French city of Nantes.

Record unbeaten run beckons leaders PSG

Record unbeaten run beckons leaders PSG

Paris Saint Germain take on Lorient at the Parc des Princes tomorrow, needing only to avoid defeat to break Nantes’ 20-year-old record unbeaten run in Ligue 1.