Altogether about 2,000 protesters had gathered on the Allee Jean Jaures, a wide avenue in Toulouse's city centre and on nearby side streets. Marches in Paris and elsewhere were largely peaceful by early afternoon.
While the French football team symbolises the acceptance of migrants, the country is divided over the issue of refugees. Will a victory in the World Cup change that?
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that he persuaded Trump to leave US troops in Syria, but the White House says otherwise.
France's far-right National Front is holding a party congress in Lille over the weekend, with leader Marine Le Pen expected to reveal the party's new name.
The government appointments, made as a part of Macron's promise to bridge the right-left divide, included politicians and some who are not.
Emmanuel Macron may have won a landslide victory over Marine Le Pen, but more than a third of voters abstained, and they want their voices heard.
He has a made a daring bid to become president but Macron's biggest challenge if elected will be to form a coalition that will deliver on his bold plans to reform France.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine le Pen, both political outsiders, offer contrasting visions for French voters to choose from. But many voters have yet to decide, and some are not convinced by either.
Front-runner Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen have scheduled several press interviews for Friday, the last day of official campaigning before Sunday's run-off vote.
French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen traded insults in a heated TV debate ahead of this weekend's runoff elections for the presidency.
The similarities between the speeches drew online accusations of plagiarism, but aides of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen brushed off the criticism.
Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen wasted no time in resuming her campaign to upset election favourite Emmanuel Macron in the presidential run-off on May 7.
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