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Sepp Blatter is under investigation by the Swiss authorities.
25/09/2015 - Football

Swiss authorities target Blatter in corruption crackdown

Sepp Blatter, the boss of world football's governnign body, is facing allegations of corruption after the Swiss attorney general launched a case against him.
The rise in August has brought the total number of unemployed in France to 3.57 million.
25/09/2015 - France

Number of unemployed in France rises again

Unemployment figures in France soared again in August following signs of encouragement in July when there was a slight reduction.
A plane of French regional airline unit Hop! takes off behind the retired Concorde number 5 at the Charles de Gaulle International Airport near Paris
24/09/2015 - FRANCE

Air France rules out massive layoffs even if talks with unions fail

Air France management has ruled out massive layoffs even if negotiations with trade unions fail to reach agreement on its plan to reform the troubled company.

Migrants in the makeshift camp called "The New Jungle" in Calais in August
24/09/2015 - FRANCE - United kingdom - Eritrea - SUDAN

Young African migrant killed in Channel tunnel

A young African was killed by a freight train near the entrance of the Channel tunnel in the port of Calais overnight, French officials announced Thusday.
The Routard line of travel guides, taking the French term for "backpacker", was launched in 1973.
23/09/2015 - FRANCE

French publisher launches travel guide for refugees

Leading French travel guide publisher Routard announced this week it would provide a free guidebook for newly arrived refugees to Europe.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi greets Russian President Vladimir Putin on a visit to Cairo, 10 February 2015
23/09/2015 - France - Egypt

Egypt agrees to buy Mistral warships France built for Russia

Egypt is to buy the two Mistral warships that France built for Russia before scrapping the sale over the conflict in Ukraine.
Christine Lagarde on French TV, 13 September 2015
23/09/2015 - FRANCE- IMF

France to drop charges against IMF boss Lagarde

French prosecutors are to drop charges against IMF chief Christine Lagarde, accused of negligence when she was France's economy minister over a 403-million-euro payout to ex-Olympique Marseille boss ...
Marine Le Pen at the National Front (FN) summer school, Septembre 6 2015.
23/09/2015 - FRANCE

Marine Le Pen to face trial for comparing public Muslim prayers to Nazi occupation

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right Front National, has been ordered to stand trial in October on charges of inciting racial hatred after comparing Muslim street prayers to the Nazi ...
Eric Zemmour
22/09/2015 - FRANCE

French court dismisses race hate case against right-wing broadcaster

A case of incitement to racial hatred against a controversial French TV and radio commentator was dismissed on Tuesday.
French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the Elysee Palace on Tuesday

Hollande calls for calm at Al Aqsa mosque after meeting Abbas in Paris

French President François Hollande called for calm at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque after meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris Tuesday.