The French are Europe’s biggest users of cannabis with cocaine use also rising, according to a report published Tuesday.
France’s most-wanted criminal was captured at dawn on Wednesday.
A man has admitted to Saturday’s stabbing of a French soldier in a Paris shopping mall, prosecutors say.
France’s first same-sex wedding takes place in the southern city of Montpellier on Wednesday. But some right-wing mayors say they will refuse to conduct these marriages.
France's has seen its first death from the the Sars-like coronavirus.
French president François Hollande on Tuesday declared the start of a Franco-German "offensive" to try to reduce unemployment among young people in Europe.
In France, a high profile trial of an illegal gambling ring involving gangsters, a Swiss banker and one of the country's top police captains began in Marseille on Monday.
French authorities said anti-terrorist investigators were making progress in a probe into the stabbing of a French soldier, who was released from hospital on Monday.
Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos and Abdellatif Kechiche exceptionally shared the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for the already notorious Blue is the warmest colour.
France is to host a big-power meeting to push for a conference on the Syrian conflict, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced on Sunday.