It's not quite a u-turn but French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's decision to suspend an "ecotax" on road freight is bound to reinforce the impression that his government' is stumbling from crisis to crisis.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has suspended a controversial green tax on heavy goods vehicles after stormy protests in the western region of Brittany.
A French court on Monday started hearing the appeal of former Vivendi boss Jean-Marie Messier against a conviction for mismanagement and misappropriation of corporate assets.
Unemployment in France hit a new record high in September, although President François Hollande was anxious to point out that the rate of increase has slowed down.
There are signs the Spanish economy has emerged from its two-year recession. The Bank of Spain estimates that GDP grew by 0.1 per cent in the last quarter.
France's weeklies look at tragedyin the Mediterranean and the rise of the far right in French politics.
Farmer suicides in France have reached the level of one every two days, according to a study comminissioned by the agriculture ministry.
France’s Minister for Industrial Renewal on Tuesday criticised Alcatel-Lucent’s plan to cut more than 900 jobs in France.
Tense situations in Guinea Conakry and Syria are the towering issues in this week’s French magazines.
The US government shutdown is a threat to the economies of France and other US trade partners, Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici told the weekly French cabinet on Wednesday.