A new study recommends that French universities ask non-EU students to pay the full cost of their courses, which are currently provided free for a small registration fee.
The American actor Sean Penn is to receive an honorary French film award Cesar next February in Paris in recognition of being a cinema "living legend".
French MPs on Tuesday began debating the proposed Macron Law, a controversial package of reforms designed to remove obstacles to French economic progress.
French radical film-maker René Vautier died on Sunday aged 86. He claimed to be the "most censored director in France."
The Socialist government on Saturday moved to scrap an unpopular 75% tax on the country's wealthiest, after a wad of criticism for being anti-business.
Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi yesterday bowed out of a longstanding race to take over struggling holiday giant Club Med, after his bid was trumped by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang.
France’s economy may be in the doldrums, but its cinema industry is bucking the trend. 208 million tickets were sold in 2014, an increase of nearly 8% on the previous year.
British budget airline easyJet cancelled 30 percent of its flights in France on Wednesday because of a new two-day strike by cabin crew.
Accident & Emergeny staff in France are set to walk out on Monday over pay, whilst frantic negotiations continue between health officials and organizers to ward off crippling strike action.
Angry over salaries and work schedules, flight attendants of the French branch of low-cost airline EasyJet announced Friday they would take strike action on 25 and 26 December.