President Francois Hollande has been accused of selling off France's national heritage with an auction of hundreds of bottles of fine wine from the cellars of his Elysee Palace.
French President Francois Hollande signed a gay marriage and adoption bill into law on Saturday after it was cleared by the constitutional council, which turned down a challenge by the right-wing...
Nicolas Gubert French health authorities say they fear the country's first case of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 18 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia, may have infected two other people.
A car bomb attack on France’s embassy in Libya has wounded two French guards and caused extensive damage, prompting the French foreign minister to visit and warn ‘‘terrorists’’ will pay.
France legalised gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation's heartland and triggered huge demonstrations that tapped into intense...
Nick Miller It's the home of the City of Love, the land of l'amour. Now France has become the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage, less than a week after New Zealand.
Henry Samuel, Paris France's former budget minister, Jerome Cahuzac, 60, begged for ''forgiveness'' after he admitted having an undeclared Swiss bank account for the past 20 years.
Henry Samuel French President's partner Valerie Trierweiler has been accused of succumbing to the Marie-Antoinette syndrome of frivolity and luxury while a gloom-racked France toils.
LONDON: British police searching for the source of horse meat in kebabs and burgers have raided two meat plants as the scandal over beef mislabelling grips Europe.
When France entered the world's newest war against terrorism, officials boldly declared that the ragtag Islamists they planned to oust from northern Mali would scatter in the face of a modern...
Lydia Polgreen The city had been under control of rebels for months.
France has named General Francois Lecointre to lead a European mission to the Sahel region, a move that will speed up intervention against forces linked to al-Qaeda which have been occupying northern...
The government has decided not to hide how many cars are being torched to "celebrate" the new year.
Henry Samuel IT WAS a favourite haunt of Hemingway and Picasso, and today is a hive of painters, street artists and cartoonists.
NEW YORK: France's vow to battle Islamist militants in Mali ''as long as necessary'' risks plunging the former colonial power into a prolonged campaign.
New York France's vow to battle Islamist militants in Mali ''as long as necessary'' risks plunging the former colonial power into a prolonged campaign, according to diplomats and experts.
Serge Daniel, Bamako, Mali Key Malian town lost as Somali militants publish what they claim are photos of dead French commando.
Nancy Wake's ashes have been scattered in France, where the WWII heroine was decorated with the country's highest military honour, the Legion d'Honneur.
School summer holidays would be cut from eight to six weeks under new proposals.
Paris THE City of Lights is about to get dimmer.