Only 13 per cent of French people consider themselves "proficient" in English, according to a study by European number-crunchers Eurostat. Only Italians are as bad, the survey shows.
French rescue services say that a British teenager who went missing while swimming in the sea on Wednesday is unlikely to be still alive.
France's lower house on Thursday approved a plan to allow more courses to be taught in English at French universities, despite concerns that such a move might undermine efforts to promote the ...
The threat of English continues to terrify certain French editors this morning. And a report says that billions are salted away in overseas tax-dodging accounts.
France’s parliament today begins debating a Socialist government proposal to allow university classes to be taught in foreign languages, namely English.
The front page of Libération this morning is in English, entirely, and it's good English, which is surprising.
The search for missing British boy Pierre Barnes, missing since Saturday on the French island of Porquerolles, has been called off.
The French media, almost universally hostile to Nicolas Sarkozy while he was in power, are missing him badly.
Only 42 per cent of teenagers in the European Union speak a foreign language well enough to hold a conversation, a study showed on Thursday.
The 2013 edition of Le Petit Robert, France’s famous reference dictionary, launched on Thursday in French bookshops, as always, gives a fascinating glimpse into the state of the ...