Greece's Emporiki Bank on Wednesday said it had received a €2 billion ($2.6-billion) injection from its French parent group Crédit Agricole to "fortify" its position during a state debt writedown.
Supporters of France's President Nicolas Sarkozy demanded that his main opponent in his re-election battle apologise Wednesday after he reportedly insulted him at a lunch for political journalists.
A ranking of the top 30 shopping streets in the world has placed Paris' Avenue des Champs-Elysées in 16th place, blaming unfriendly sales assistants for the disappointing position.
A French employment tribunal has awarded a former employee of fast food chain McDonald's a quarter of a million euros ($326,000) in overtime and holiday payments.
A French watchdog on Tuesday called for the country's nuclear plants to beef up safety following the Fukushima disaster under a programme it estimated would cost tens of billions of euros.
The long-running soap opera over whether footballer David Beckham will play for Paris' PSG team has ended with the former England captain rejecting a move to the French capital.
Greenpeace on Tuesday said it had filed a criminal complaint against French nuclear giant Areva which it suspects of having spied on the environmental group.
Boosted by a string of homegrown hits, the French box office scored its best attendance numbers in 45 years in 2011 with 215.6 million entries, the CNC national cinema body said on Tuesday.