Seven candidates are in the running, including former prime minister Manuel Valls
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.
France’s new prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve has officially taken office during a handover ceremony in Paris.
Manuel Valls's bid for the French presidency is fraught with challenges from both the Left and Right
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 has thrown his support behind controversial burkini beach bans.
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 continues to be hit by a wave of industrial action just days before Euro 2016 kicks off.
France’s CGT trade union is determined to make ongoing nationwide strikes felt, its representatives have said.
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