French transport minister Thierry Mariani will unveil a national cycling strategy on Thursday to encourage the French to spend more time on their bicycles.
French police arrested Jean-Claude Mas, the founder of the breast implant company PIP at the centre of an international health scare, police said Thursday.
Comic enthusiasts are gathering in the western city of Angoulême for the 39th international festival of comics which starts on Thursday.
A bizarre campaign video released by the Socialist party to support its presidential candidate has quickly become the butt of online jokes.
Unemployment rose in December to its highest level since November 1999 with the number of registered jobseekers up by 29,700 to reach 2.87 million.
The eldest son of President Nicolas Sarkozy left Ukraine on Wednesday after spending a day in hospital with apparent food poisoning, officials said.
Tiny cracks discovered in the wings of Airbus superjumbo A380 planes can be easily repaired and pose no danger, the aircraft's manufacturer said on Wednesday.