With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.
Francois Hollande leaves plenty of work to whoever will succeed him next spring.
The socialist prime minister has announced he will seek the party's nomination for next year's election, after President Hollande said he would not run.
French president François Hollande has spoken in Paris on the theme of democracy in the face of terrorism.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls reacted with anger at US Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s assertion that “France is no longer France”.
The French president and prime minister attended a service in Notre Dame cathedral on Wednesday (July 27) the day after two militants murdered 85-year-old priest Jacques Hamel in a Normandy…
France's lower house of parliament has voted early to extend a state of emergency nationwide for another six months. Critics say that it is too little too late.
Shouts of “where were the police” rang out as crowds jeered France’s Prime Minister during a tribute to victims of last week’s truck attack in Nice.
Jeers and calls for France’s political leaders to resign overshadowed a minute’s silence in the southern coastal city of Nice on Monday as Prime Minister Manuel Valls and others paid tribute to the vi
After a meeting of the Defence Council, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said France would not allow itself to be destabilised by the truck attack in Nice.
France’s Socialist government has survived a confidence vote, paving the way for controversial labour reforms. The centre-right Republican party
The French cabinet has agreed to allow controversial labour reforms to be forced through. They invoked a little-used Article (49.3) in the
Hours before the announcement, security forces simulated an attack in a major Paris train station.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls proposed measures to boost youth employment including subsidies for young job seekers and aid for apprentices and students, as protesters threaten to continue their Nuit De
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls joined his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker as
The French government has backtracked on some key elements of its labour reform bill, unveiling a revised package following protests against the
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
One anti-racist organisation in France is praising Christiane Taubira, who has resigned as Justice Minister, as a “great lady.” The citizenship bill
France’s national assembly has heard a stark warning that the country could be targeted by chemical or biological weapons. It came as the lower house
“War” – the word used by both French President François Hollande and his prime minister following the Paris terror attacks. Speaking on French TV on
The French Economy Minister has said the state is ready to reduce its stake in Renault once taxpayers’ interests are preserved. Emmanuel Macron added
At least 43 people, most of them pensioners on a hiking trip, have been killed after the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck. The
Air France has denied reports that it has plans to cut a further 5,000 jobs on top of the nearly 3,000 posts it has confirmed will go. The satirical
Migrant Crisis Live: Calais news conference by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and senior EU officials.