The man, identified as Yonathan Souid, faces charges of reckless endangerment and criminal trespassing for climbing up a beam of the famous bridge in New York.
French energy and transport giant Alstom has won the contract to modernise Mexico City’s subway trains. The deal is worth 5.8 billion Mexican pesos (343 million euros).
French yachtsman Loïck Peyron won the transatlantic Route du Rhum on Monday and set a new record time for the 6560-kilometre journey.
An all-woman jury awarded France's prestigious Femina Prize to Haiti's Yanick Lahens on Monday for Bain de lune, a family epic interwoven with the challenges facing her home country.
The Route du Rhum yacht race lost one of the favourites on Monday. Thomas Coville was hit by a cargo ship just hours after setting off and was forced to retire.
The French Academy of Science has awarded its top prize to Joel Lebowitz, a professor of physics and mathematics at Rutgers University