The leader of France's opposition Socialists, Martine Aubry, on Tuesday formally announced her bid to challenge President Nicolas Sarkozy in next year's presidential election.
Three children discovered a .22-calibre long rifle while playing in a park on Saturday morning.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday that France and a number of private lenders were working together with the EU to come up with a new rescue plan for debt-laden Greece.
France experienced its hottest day of the year yesterday with temperatures above 30˚C in most parts of the country.
A 52-year old man is talking to police about the leaking of a question in the recent Baccalauréat final exams for French secondary students.
The leader of France's main employers' organisation, Laurence Parisot, has launched an attack on the enduring sexism in French society in the wake of the scandal involving IMF head Dominique Strauss Kahn.