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 ...
French composer Henri Dutilleux has died at the age of 97. He was one of the few contemporary composers to be widely played both in France and elsewhere.
The trial started Tuesday of bosses of a French company that marketed a drug believed to have cost up to 1,800 lives.
Algerian newspapers on Tuesday denounced a news blackout by the government over the state of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has been in a French hospital for three weeks.
France is often protective of its language, especially when it comes to the spread of English. Other languages have their passionate followers, though.
Algeria censored reports by two daily newspapers that claimed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a Parisian hospital since last month, would be flown home in a coma after his health deteriorated ...
The former French budget minister, who was made to step down over a tax fraud scandal, will not seek to be re-elected to his former parliamentary seat, according to a French newspaper.
A man has shot himself dead in front of children at a nursery school near the Eiffel Tower in central Paris.
Paris police said on Wednesday that they would deploy more officers at the city’s main tourist attractions in an effort to cut back on pickpockets and other petty crimes against visitors.
Paris is not the kind of capital city where historical buildings are torn down to make way for shiny new developments. But in the 1970s, the city council authorized the destruction of the ...