French Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended his “deeply modern” economic policy on Wednesday, the day after 41 MPs from his Socialist Party refused to back a cuts package that finances ...
French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg has put off a meeting with General Electric (GE) boss Jeffrey Ilmert as he looks into a possible offer by Siemens to buy into French engineering giant ...
France's Socialist government claimed that unemployment is levelling out as monthly figures showed a rise of 1,600 in March, after a sharp rise in February.
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) on Friday maintained its AA rating for France and judged the Socialist government too optimistic over prospects for the budget deficit and employment.
The French government insists it will reach the European Union target of reducing the public deficit to three per cent of GDP and believes its Responsibility Pact will boost production and create ...
After a five year suspension Madagascar will be reintegrated into the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF), according to its Secretary General Abdou Diouf speaking Friday in Paris.
Egyptian left-wingers call on the army to stay out of politics, foreign donors are set to halt aid to Kenya to protest at money-laundering and labour disputes continue in South Africa.
The European Commission on Wednesday placed France under "reinforced surveillance", criticising its "lack of competitiveness" and high public debt.
The French parliament on Monday passed a law imposing tough penalties on companies which shut down without attempting to find a buyer three months before closure.
The French stock exchange fell 1.08 per cent at opening on Thursday, as did most of Europe's bourses. France's private sector activity has declined in February, a study showed.