French senators block Armenia genocide law

French senators block Armenia genocide law

A group of French senators said on Tuesday they had asked the constitutional council to examine a new law that punishes denial of the Armenian genocide, effectively suspending the legislation.

Pompidou Centre celebrates 35 years

Pompidou Centre celebrates 35 years

Parisian modern art museum the Pompidou Centre celebrates its 35th birthday on January 31st.

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Train delays cost me my job says lawyer

A 25-year-old law graduate is pursuing train company SNCF for damages after claiming repeated delays on its trains led to her losing her job.

Troubled retail giant Carrefour replaces CEO

Troubled retail giant Carrefour replaces CEO

Troubled French supermarket giant Carrefour, the world's second biggest retailer, said on Monday that Georges Plassat would take over as chief executive from outgoing chairman Lars Olofsson.

France and Italy plan high-speed rail link

France and Italy plan high-speed rail link

France and Italy on Monday signed an agreement to build a high-speed rail link between Lyon and Turin, the largest such project in Europe, despite opposition on the Italian side of the border.

Travel disruption after first snowfall

Travel disruption after first snowfall

The south east of France was still on high alert for snow and ice on Tuesday as the first serious snowfall of the season hit the country.

French banks should come to Britain: Cameron

French banks should come to Britain: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron took a fresh dig at cross-channel rival France on Monday, warning that French banks would flee to Britain if Paris introduces a financial transactions tax.