As France battles to move into the 21st century, one in four filling stations is now out of fuel
President Hollande forced to deny his country faces a ‘May revolution’, comparable to the students and workers’ revolt of May 1968
French Police have issued an alcohol ban from 6am to 6am during all Euro 2016 games taking place in the small northern city of Lens
Austria narrowly avoided becoming the first country in the EU to vote in a far-right head of state
The revolutionary free institute encourages peer-to-peer learning and has a punishing selection process
French journalist Ariane Chemin reveals the details of the American star's 1963 wedding in her book Mariage en Douce
The stoppage is part of a nationwide strike in protest at new labour laws that reduce workers’ rights
France has long been immune to sex scandal, but now accusations against senior figures are coming to light
However, the country's interior minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, says the EU has made progress in efforts to combat terrorism 'largely thanks to Fench pressure'
Woman in Toulouse reportedly stopped rapist by biting his tongue off
Reforms will make it easier for employers to terminate long-term contracts if their businesses are struggling
The action comes after senior Green Party politician, Denis Baupin, resigns – denying all allegations against him
Recording the sounds of his home on the island of Ushant (Eusa in Breton) off the coast of Brittany to tape – the sea dragging stones along the beach, crows calling to one another, the wind across the flat plains – Yann Tiersen has borrowed part of that wild landscape and brought it to London.
Headteacher says garment is 'ostentatious religious symbol'
The scene is the criminal court in Perpignan in south-west France. The defendant has just been sentenced to 15 days in prison and a €2,800 fine for trafficking in an illegal commodity.