The chairman of BNP Paribas has stepped down as the France’s largest bank tries to recover from a record $8.9 billion fine nearly three months ago for violating US sanctions.
France will not stop its air strikes on the Islamic State armed group or negotiate with the Algerian Islamists who threatened to kill French hostage Hervé Pierre Gourdel
The French papers have eyes only for Scotland this morning . . . as the Scots vote in a referendum on ending 307 years of union with their English and Welsh neighbours.
US online streaming Netflix launched its move into the French market on Monday and put local operators under pressure.