French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told a press conference in Berlin today that France was not the “sick child of Europe”.
Pilots at Air France have voted to continue their strike for a second week with the company cancelling more flights on Sunday than on preceding days.
Britain is to contribute 15 million euros to tighten security at the French Channel port of Calais, following attempts by migrants to break through barriers and cross to the United Kingdom.
The Gauls used boomerangs 2,000 years ago, according to archaeologists who have found a wooden curved stick on a beach in the northern French town of Cotentin.
Air France pilots are threatening to continue their strike next week if the company does not give in to their demands. At least 60 per cent of flights were to be cancelled on Thursday.
Police in the French Channel port of Calais fired tear gas at migrants trying to force their way into the city's port to reach Britain on Wednesday for the second time in two weeks.
French telecom Orange made a 3.4 billion euro bid on Monday to acquire Spanish fixed-line operator Jazztel.
US online streaming Netflix launched its move into the French market on Monday and put local operators under pressure.
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