Tymoshenko’s daughter to France: help my mum

Tymoshenko’s daughter to France: help my mum

The daughter of Ukraine's jailed and ailing ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko on Friday urged France to keep up pressure on Ukrainian authorities for her release.

More suicides at France Telecom

More suicides at France Telecom

A 30-year-old pregnant woman, and a 54-year-old man, both employees of France Télécom, have killed themselves in the past two weeks.

Sarkozy ‘asked MP for sex acts’

Sarkozy ‘asked MP for sex acts’

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been accused by a former colleague of asking for sexual favours while he was in office.

Socialists set for majority despite tweet row

Socialists set for majority despite tweet row

French President François Hollande's Socialists look set to win a parliamentary majority Sunday after an election campaign most marked by an incendiary tweet fired off by the first lady.

France ‘not trying to shun Merkel’: PM

France ‘not trying to shun Merkel’: PM

French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday that France and Germany should work "hand-in-hand for a solution to pull Europe out of crisis," and called for stronger contacts with Berlin.

Credit Agricole reorganizes amid Greek euro worries

Credit Agricole reorganizes amid Greek euro worries

French bank Credit Agricole has taken control of assets in Albania, Bulgaria and Romania of its Greek subsidiary Emporiki Bank, it said in a statement, amid concern over a possible Greek euro exit.

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Carrefour ditches Greece ‘due to economy’

France's Carrefour, one of the world's top retailers, said Friday it would cede its share of a joint Greek network to deal with "challenges posed by the Greek economic context."