Shops in key tourist areas in France will be allowed to open every Sunday if French MPs on Tuesday pass a package of reforms aimed at boosting the economy.
France remains the world’s top tourist destination but key players in the French tourist industry lament the relatively slow growth in the sector compared to other countries.
The French government has announced a series of measures to clamp down on radical Islam being spread in mosques, and wants to cut financial support from countries like Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
New party Union of French Muslim Democrats (UDMF) is to present candidates in eight cities in the local elections to be held in France next month.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is considering whether Paris should be a candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games, she announced on Thursday.
Two more French restaurants were accorded the coveted top award of three stars in the latest edition of the bible of gastronomy, the Michelin Guide.
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.