France notified the EU Commission that it would maintain border checks for a further six months despite being one of 26 countries in the Schengen passport-free zone, citing a continuing threat of terror attacks.

France introduced border controls after the Islamic State group attacks that killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, 2015 and has renewed them every six months since then amid new attacks.

"Considering the number of recent and thwarted attacks, particularly the one in Trebes, th...


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