The United States urged Europe on Thursday to use "overwhelming force" to fix the sovereign debt crisis threatening to tip the world economy into recession.
When Parisian artist Vahram Muratyan moved to New York in September 2010 he had little idea that his illustrations would lead to a hit blog, an exhibition in one of Paris' most fashionable stores and a publishing deal.
The church of Scientology opened its appeal against a 2009 conviction for fraud in a Paris court room on Thursday.
US President Barack Obama congratulated France's Nicolas Sarkozy on the birth of his daughter on Thursday amid signs of a thaw between two leaders with a history of tense relations.
The European Central Bank on Thursday unexpectedly cut its prime interest rate by a quarter of a point to 1.25 percent, in an apparent attempt to bolster Europe’s economy amid the Greek debt crisis.
The gap between German and French sovereign borrowing rates widened to a record on Thursday and the 10-year cost of borrowing for Italy reached a record briefly above 6.402 percent.
A book published on Wednesday has delved into the family trees of some of France's leading politicians to reveal some surprising facts about their ancestors and family ties.
The first metro line to be built in Paris, and still its busiest, takes delivery of eight new driverless trains on Thursday.
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Wednesday her trip to the United States remained a success despite scoring meetings with only a small handful of political figures.
Cartoonists from a French satirical weekly which was firebombed as it published an edition featuring the Prophet Muhammad as "guest editor" on the cover hit back in another newspaper on Thursday.