The city of Nice on the French Riviera might be one of the world's most glamorous holiday spots, but it is also possible to stay there on a budget.
France's Nicolas Sarkozy will meet counterpart Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday amid market dismay over the eurozone debt crisis, but Germany warned not to expect a breakthrough on financial reform.
French mobile network operator Orange has broken the secrecy surrounding Apple's new iPhone 5 through a job advert, despite the US firm's ban on its partners referring to the product before its
expected September release.
Used to the good life, France has lagged behind many other countries in using the marketing muscle of the internet to spur interest in second-hand goods.
An insurgent shot dead a French soldier on Sunday in the northeastern Afghan region of Kapisa, the French presidency said in a statement.