The euro has slumped to a 16-month low against the dollar after renewed concern over the size of the banking problem in Spain and a French bond auction which failed to reassure markets.
Not surprisingly, the newspapers take the opportunity to make a few predictions for the year ahead with both good and bad news on the horizon and there is an early reminder that presidential ...
The tenth anniversary of the launch of euro banknotes and coins has not been the object of extravagant celebrations in Europe.
France's president Nicolas Sarkozy declared on Saturday night in his traditional New Year's Eve speech that neither the markets nor the agencies would decide French policies.
Nearly everything which mattered in France this year is somehow linked to Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
This morning's French papers, the last of the year two-thousand-and-eleven, devote many of their pages to looking back over the year gone by and forward to the year to come.
Not much festive cheer in this morning's French papers. The euro is down in the dumps. Taxes are going up. French health care may be poorly.
François Hollande, who is the Socialist Party candidate for next year’s presidential elections in France and currently leading in opinion polls, says if he were elected he would ...
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has made a final plea to fellow European conservatives to swing behind the Franco-German proposals for treaty changes to be discussed at today’s crucial ...
France and Germany are to push for a new European Union treaty to impose tough budgetary discipline on the eurozone ahead of a crunch week for the future of the euro.