The Algerian journalist Kamel Daoud was named in Paris on Monday as the winner of a major world prize for French literature, for his novel “Mersault the counter-enquiry”.
The Rector of Paris Central Mosque has called on “the Muslims of France and their friends” to attend a rally on Friday in condemnation of terrorism.
Cinema icon Brigitte Bardot celebrated her 80th birthday in private on Sunday at her French Riviera house.
Lesbian couples in France may now adopt babies born due to assisted reproductive technology (ART), the highest French appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
A French judge has ordered the suspension of one of the seven legal investigations into former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who announced his return to active politics this weekend.
The chairman of BNP Paribas has stepped down as the France’s largest bank tries to recover from a record $8.9 billion fine nearly three months ago for violating US sanctions.
The French Senate has swung back to the right with, for the first time ever, two National Front Senators after elections on Sunday.
Unemployment in France fell by 0.3 per cent in August, the first drop in nine months.
The three Frenchman who were the subject of a botched arrest effort earlier this week were charged Saturday with planning terrorist acts, according to their lawyer.
Air France’s main pilots’ union ended its marathon two-week strike on Sunday, allowing a bitter feud over its low-cost subsidiary to continue in a calmer climate.