A French importer has admitted to illegally importing more than 100 tonnes of Baltic salmon from Sweden, a practice banned under European law because the fish contain high levels of dioxin.
Floods hit eastern France on Friday, forcing rescue workers to evacuate homes in Burgundy and save three people trapped in their car as a river burst its banks.
France has voted with 14 other European Union countries in favour of a ban on three pesticides linked to killing bees, which are vital to the continent’s agricultural industry.
A cargo of radioactive fuel was ready to leave France for Japan on Wednesday after arriving in the Channel port of Cherbourg overnight.
Despite fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the population of mountain gorillas continues to grow in the Greater Virunga region.
Three police officers and one protester were injured in clashes at the controversial site of a planned airport near the western French city of Nantes on Monday morning.
A common component of plastic bottles and other products, Bisphenol A (BPA), can endanger unborn children, according to France’s food safety agency.
Paris police have arrested a man for breaking into a museum and cutting off an elephant’s tusk with a chainsaw on Friday night.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris will stop twinkling this evening as part of Earth Hour, a worldwide campaign to raise awareness about global warming.
France is counting the cost of this week’s surprise snowfall, with shopping malls estimating a loss of up to 85 million euros and insurers expecting tens of thousands of claims.
Environmentalists around the world welcomed France's 2001 ban on hydraulic fracturing, the process of extracting gas and oil from shale rock underground more commonly known as fracking.
Eurostar and Thalys train services between Paris and London and Brussels resumed on Wednesday as the heavy snow that fell Tuesday began to melt.
At least one homeless person died and thousands of motorists were stranded as unseasonal snow hit northern France Tuesday. The big chill also hit Britain Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands
Thousands of people formed a human chain in Paris on Saturday - the second anniversary of Japan's Fukushima disaster - to oppose nuclear power, which provides most of France's energy.
France is to declare a state of natural catastrophe in the south-western Pyrénées Orientales area after floods have driven hundreds from their home and left one motorist drowned, ...