A Naples Mafia chief has been arrested while driking coffee in a café in the French Riviera city of Nice.
After a long and lively debate French MPs on Tuesday amended to the civil code to upgrade the status of animals from furniture to creatures with feelings.
French police have arrested two Australian tourists alleged to be on a tagging tour of Europe's rail network.
Opinion polls are the thing this morning.
France's government was on the defensive this week after a police note ordering the systematic removal of Roma people from one of Paris's wealthiest neighbourhoods was leaked to the media.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for international support as her country faces a "difficult period of transition" on a visit to Paris on Tuesday.
Europe’s centre-right party leader Joseph Daul clearly thinks the EU needs sexing up.
Women are to be allowed to serve on nuclear submarines in the French Navy from 2017, the French Minister of Defence announced today.
France's system for handling asylum-seekers is "in crisis", according to a parliamentary report that highlights long-drawn-out and ineffective procedures and spending way over budget.
France’s defence minister is expected to announce new measures to combat sexual harassment in the army after receiving a report on the issue today.
Ukraine makes the front pages of Le Monde and Libération. Le Figaro falls out of love with Manuel Valls. La Croix looks at the church in Rwanda.
A French explorer is planning to search for a lost Incan city reputed to hold vast treasure.
Paris's landmark art déco hotel, Le Lutetia, closed on Monday for renovations that will take three years and cost nearly 100 million euros.
French President François Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron have jointly condemned "violence" in Ukraine after pro-Russian rebels stormed government offices in ...
A French auction house has scrapped a sale of objects that belonged to Nazi leaders Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after Culture Minister Aurélie Flipetti joined Jewish groups in calling ...
French oil giant Total is to invest in Angola's Kaombo project after finding ways to cut costs of extracting ultra-deep offshore oil by a fifth, the firm announced on Monday.
French police took DNA samples from 527 schoolboys and male staff at a Catholic school in the west-coast city of La Rochelle on Monday in the search for a rapist who assaulted a female student ...
Not everyone is keen on Valls's plan to streamline France's adminstration. The US and EU are worried about Ukraine. A survey calls for changes in global drug policy.
France has said it will support new sanctions if a military escalation occurs amid intensifying tensions in Ukraine between pro-Russian militants and Kiev-controlled security forces.
A private Catholic school in the French port city of La Rochelle is DNA testing more than 500 male pupils and staff starting Monday in an effort to trace the rapist of a 16-year-old girl in a ...