A new website will be launched on Tuesday that gives French people of all ages and all language levels the chance to improve their English.
France's trade deficit with the rest of the world hit a record €69.6 billion ($91.3 billion) last year according to figures given by a minister in a newspaper interview.
A landlord took extreme measures when he changed the locks on his property and put all his tenant's belongings in the street, while the tenant was away travelling.
France inaugurated its first municipal Muslim cemetery in the city of Strasbourg on Monday, a move hailed by Islamic leaders as a step in recognising one of the country's largest minority groups.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel threw her weight behind French President Nicolas Sarkozy in his tough re-election battle on Monday, saying the two right-wingers were from the same "political family".