Local officials in a small town on the West coast of France go on trial on Monday, charged with negligence which led to the loss of 29 lives in severe floods in 2010.
US online streaming Netflix launched its move into the French market on Monday and put local operators under pressure.
Protests over 1,000-cow factory are intensifying in northern France where opponents from diverse background are now rallying.
Air France grounded half its flights on Monday as pilots begin a strike against the company's plan to develop its low-cost operation Transavia.
Six out of 10 Air France flights will be cancelled on Monday due to a pilots’ strike, the company announced on Saturday. Unions predicted more cancellations on Tuesday and Wednesday.
A French farmers' union says it will block access to a controversial dairy superfarm thath has opened in the north of the country.