In 2012, about 124.5 million people, or 24.8 per cent of the population, in the European Union were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, compared with 23.7 per cent in 2008.
China has approved a long-awaited joint venture between its carmaker Dongfeng and France's Renault, worth nearly a billion dollars.
French conglomerate Lagardere and German carmakers Daimler are to be tried in France for insider trading, in connection with the 2006 sale of shares in the aerospace group EADS, according to ...
French Prime Minister says a new law on Sunday shopping will be introduced for debate in 2014.
Thousands of trucks have blocked major highways across France as truck drivers step up their campaign against a key environmental tax.
French president François Hollande claims he met one of his key election pledges by reversing the unemployment trend in the country before the end of the year.
French police are hunting thieves who hijacked a lorry transporting Rochas perfumes, in the latest in a spate of robberies targeting upmarket French fragrances.
French president François Hollande hinted on Thursday that he would fail to achieve his goal of reversing the rise in French unemployment by the end of the year, a target he has frequently ...
Standard & Poor's downgrade of French sovereign debt was "unjustified", the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist said Tuesday.
Twenty-nine years ago the late French comedian Coluche created a food bank to fight against poverty in France.
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault is meeting with leading French trade unions today to discuss proposed reforms to the tax system that would be debated in the National Assembly next summer.
Another 5,000 jobs are to go in France with the country's second biggest courier firm, Mory-Ducros, declaring bankruptcy on Friday. Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has promised to find buyers.
The French government has welcomed Germany's commitment to establish a legal minimum wage
Farmers in the Paris region called off a blockade of the French capital on Thursday after the death of a firefighter on his way to work and a second accident that injured six people.
Farmers in the Paris region plan to obstruct traffic into the French capital on Thursday morning in protest at taxation and proposed changes to the European Union's Common Agricultural Policy ...
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has promised to overhaul France's complex tax system after a series of protests have forced the government to scrap some proposed rises and suspend the ...
Traffic slowed to a snail's pace on several French motorways on Saturday as road-freight companies joined protests against the ecotax on lorries transporting goods on the country's roads.
The French economy contracted unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures showed Wednesday. The drop comes after an equally unexpected rise in the second quarter.
Riot police fired tear gas at about 700 anti-ecotax protesters in north-western France on Saturday.