French President Nicolas Sarkozy took a break from his re-election campaign Thursday to take a friendly videophone call from US President Barack Obama – in the presence of reporters.
Eiffel Tower visitors face longer queues than usual to ride to the top, as two of its three public elevators are out of order during the busy spring season, the tower's operating company said.
French Socialist presidential candidate Francois Hollande vowed on Thursday to "dominate finance", following warnings from the right that a left-wing victory would trigger attacks on the euro.
Toulouse football club almost lost close to a million euros after it paid the wrong club for a new player.
The mother and father of two children aged 6 and 9 faced judges in Strasbourg this week after leaving their children at an airport for almost a week.
A teacher who grew cannabis and then offered a joint to a pupil has been jailed for six months.
One of the ringleaders of the May 68 student revolt in Paris, politician Daniel Cohn-Bendit, has returned to the university where it all began, this time as a member of its governing body.
Amateurs Quevilly shocked Ligue 1 outfit Rennes 2-1 on Wednesday to reach the French Cup final for the second time in their history but first since 1927