Lyon’s festival of light is not only an important economic barometer for France’s second city, it is also a useful gauge for the whole country.
Francois Hollande leaves plenty of work to whoever will succeed him next spring.
French economic growth was up by just 0.2 percent from July to September rebounding only slightly after a small contraction in the previous quarter.
Paris, Frankfurt, Luxembourg and Dublin are stepping up a charm offensive to lure London's financial institutions following the Brexit vote.
France's jobless total surged in August. The labour minister said hiring in the tourism sector had suffered because of militant Islamist attacks.
France's economy slowed for the first time in three years between April and June - shrinking 0.1 percent - with a dip in consumer spending being blamed.
Politics, it is often said, is about compromise. But for the French government at the moment compromise on the contentious issue of labour reform is
With less than a year until the next presidential election, Francois Hollande used his last Bastille Day address to defend his legacy.
France's economy grew by 0.2 percent between April and June from the previous three months according to the latest estimate from the country's central bank.
France has stepped up its efforts to grab some of the London banking business that could be displaced by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
The cost of France's worst flooding in decades could reach an estimated two billion euros with French insurance companies having to pay out many hundreds of millions.
Workers of France’s state-owned railway, SNCF, have gone on strike over controversial new labour reforms as well as issues over working hours and…
France's economy performed better than expected in the first three months of this year up by 0.6 percent from the previous quarter.
The International Monetary Fund has warned France's economy is not recovering quickly enough to cut unemployment and debt significantly and more reforms are needed.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit dropped by 60,000 in March, but much of the decline came from people not updating their job-seeking status so they were not counted.
The French finance minister discusses the 'Panama Papers,' how to cut deficit, the eurozone economy and the future of Europe.
France's central bank has said economic growth this year will be below the eurozone average of 1.4 percent which is not enough to cut the country's persistently high unemployment.
A new labour law for France has electrified sections of the French left and angered employees in the private sector. It has been dubbed “the bosses
Gucci's parent company Kering has reported revenue last year up by 15.4 percent. The French group, who's brands include Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta and Puma, saw strong sales growth in Western
The French economy is forecast to grow 0.4 percent in Q1 of 2016 as the latest central bank survey showed morale in the industrial sector rose to the highest level since May 2011.
French car-maker PSA Peugeot Citroen will pay Iran over 400 million euros in compensation for losses after it quit the country due to international trade sanctions.
French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has said the country will meet its 2016 target for cutting its public deficit but the European Commission does not believe it can achieve that.
Consumer spending in France fell by the highest amount in nearly two years in November – partly due to the unusually warm weather according to
The French government is reportedly promising new measures to boost employment in the wake of the regional election results which saw a record score
France’s largest telecoms operator Orange has been in talks to buy certain assets from Bouygues Telecom, according to a report by Bloomberg. It
The Bank of France has cut its forecast for economic growth in the country to 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter – a reduction of 0.1 percent – partly
Unemployment in France has risen to its highest level for 18 years. The figures grind against the gradual improvement elsewhere in the eurozone. Data
This year’s Lights Festival in the French city of Lyon has been cancelled for security reasons following the Paris attacks. Describing the decision
The evidence may only be anecdotal so far, but there are reports that tourism and business in Paris is being hit in the aftermath of last week’s