Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin is planning a political comeback after being cleared of plotting to discredit President Nicolas
There are few better ways for former friends to kiss-and-make-up after a falling out, than with a dinner at an exclusive hotel at the glitzy Place
Should there be positive discrimination to correct the under representation of women in politics? Yesterday, the Council of Europe Parliamentary
Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has emerged the winner in a legal showdown with his arch-rival, President Nicolas
Stem cells are one of the most exciting areas of modern research. Their unique characteristics mean that scientists can use them to create any type
Former French prime minister Dominique de Villepin has been cleared of trying to smear the name of his political rival president Nicolas
France’s headline unemployment total fell by 18 700 in December but ministers warned that the jobs market remains fragile.
The drop was the first
Consumer confidence rose marginally in France in January, confounding market expectations of a downward trend.
Government stimulus measures have
Paris Fashion week is a hot date in every fashionista’s diary, and the Armani collection didn’t disappoint. It was styled around a lunar theme, even
French consumer spending posted its biggest quarterly increase in over a decade, indicating a growth in the fourth quarter.
Car sales were well up
It has been a contentious issue across France for several years as it has been in many European countries – women wearing religious veils. Today the
Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps is known for its 21 hairpin bends, high-altitude skiing and, for the past 12 years, its international comedy film
British designer John Galliano drew on the 19th century horsewoman for inspiration for Dior’s Haute Couture show in Paris, with riding crops, jackets
The sight of women wearing religious veils in France has divided the country’s political parties. Now a parliamentary committee has issued a 200 page
Top movie director Tim Burton will head this years Cannes film festival jury. Its a break with tradition for what is arguably the worlds premier film
The full face veil is not totally banned in France, but plans are underway for a further clampdown on the Islamic religious symbol. A Parliamentary
French electricity supplier EDF is planning to raise its prices by up to 24 percent according to a daily newspaper. EDF denies reports in Les Echos
John Galliano’s 2010-2011 autumn winter collection drew on Sherlock Holmes for inspiration. The British designer used models clad in deerstalker
Much of France’s television audience was glued to the box on Sunday night for a special “Solidarity Concert with Haiti”.
Many leading journalists
Business confidence in France this month has risen to its highest level since September 2008.
Morale in the French manufacturing sector jumped
Some 124 migrants, some of Kurdish or Iraqi origin, have been found on a beach in southern Corsica.
It is the first time migrants crossing the
A one-day strike has caused disruption to schools and public services across France on Thursday. But by midday it looked like the protest had
Social tensions have erupted in France, amid anger at the death of a teenager killed as he tried to flee police on a stolen scooter.