Financial transactions tax ineffective: analysts

Financial transactions tax ineffective: analysts

A proposed financial transactions tax that France hopes other European countries will also adopt is likely to be ineffective and difficult to implement, analysts say.

When Whitney met Gainsbourg

When Whitney met Gainsbourg

French fans of Whitney Houston joined others around the world to mourn the loss of the 48-year-old singer at the weekend, while also remembering a remarkable encounter live on French TV.

Plan for Carla statue stirs local resistance

Plan for Carla statue stirs local resistance

A mayor's plan to erect a bronze statue of France's first lady has not been universally welcomed by local residents.