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French President François Hollande delivers a statement after holding a council meeting on Greece at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.
29/06/2015 - France - Greece

French President Hollande says exit from euro would be 'Greece's choice'

French President Francois Hollande says that it is Greece’s choice to stay in the Eurozone and that France's economy is safe from market instability after bailout negotiations failed over the ...
Young people are worst-hit by unemployment in France
25/06/2015 - FRANCE

French unemployment rises again, figures distorted claims minister

French unemployment rose to a new record again in May but, with figures distorted by an exceptional measure by labour exchanges, the government insists that statistics at the end of the year will ...
French mobile operators' logos
24/06/2015 - FRANCE

Bouygues defiant as markets punish Altice offer rejection

The boss of France's Bouygues conglomerate was defiant Wednesay as his company's shares slid following the rejection of a 10-billion-euro bid for its mobile telephone and cable arm from competitor ...
HSBC helped the wealthy dodge billions of euros in taxes
23/06/2015 - FRANCE

France nets record 20 billion euros from tax dodgers

France collected a record 19.3 billion euros from tax avoiders in 2014, officials announced on Tuesday. A further 852.6 million euros was collected from chasing up benefit fraud.
An anti-austerity protest in front of the Greek parliament in Athens
22/06/2015 - GREeCE - FRANCE

France optimistic about Greece crisis agreement

French leaders were upbeat about the prospects for agreement on Greece's debt crisis ahead of an emergency European summit Monday. President François Hollande said agreement was within reach

Russian President Vladimir Putin (front) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrive for a meeting at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2015 (SPIEF 2015) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 19, 2015
20/06/2015 - Greece-Russia

Greece looks to Putin as debt negotiation deadline looms

As Eurozone leaders prepare for a special summit this Monday to try and clinch a deal on Greece's debt crisis, Athens is set to hold talks with Moscow, 12 days before it must either pay back its creditors or go bust.

Job seeker at Pôle Emploi. File.
04/06/2015 - FRANCE

Jobless rate in France stays at 10% as Bank of France predicts growth

France’s central bank on Thursday predicted that French growth will accelerate over the next two years, although the country’s statistics office, Insee, recorded a still-high jobless rate ...
03/06/2015

French press review 3 June 2015

Joe Blatter and the question of how corrupt is world football's governing body get a lot of coverage in this morning's French papers.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin  on 19 May
26/05/2015 - France - Germany - United Kingdom

Merkel, Hollande defy Cameron with EU convergence plan

French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are on collision course with David Cameron, according to French newspaper Le Monde.
Ruins of houses in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
22/05/2015 - Palestine

The World Bank says Gaza’s economy is on the ‘verge of collapse’

Gaza’s economy is teetering on the verge of collapse, says a report released Friday by the World Bank.
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