Francois Hollande leaves plenty of work to whoever will succeed him next spring.
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It comes after ten days of spontaneous protests by French police following an attack which left two officers badly wounded.
For many French police officers, the attack on their colleagues in the Parisian suburb of Viry-Chatillon was the straw the broke the camel’s back.
French flags and notes of condolences in many languages are reminders of the grief that still hangs over the popular tourist spot.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled a planned trip to Paris next week, after his French counterpart said he would see him only for talks on Syria.
The French government has moved to preserve Alstom jobs by ordering 21 high speed trains even without high speed lines for them to run on.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met with French President Francois Hollande on Sunday to discuss Paris’ bid for the 2024 Games.
The french president has unveiled a plaque at the printing company north of Paris where the Charlie Hebdo attackers went into hiding before they were killed during a police siege.
France's jobless total surged in August. The labour minister said hiring in the tourism sector had suffered because of militant Islamist attacks.
During a speech at the UN General Assembly French President Francois Hollande has blamed the Syrian government for the collapse of a US-Russia backed ceasefire.
French President François Hollande has announced additional resources to support victims and combat terrorism.
Matteo Renzi says he declined to share a podium with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande as he did not "share their conclusions".