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Parisian metro users to get free wifi

Free wifi is to be made available to all passengers on the Parisian metro from next week, thanks to a Spanish communications company.

Man with fire extinguisher attacks Hollande HQ

Man with fire extinguisher attacks Hollande HQ

A man has been arrested after throwing a fire extinguisher at new president Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party headquarters in Paris, after a dispute with his local council.

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Euro crisis sours Danone outlook

French food industry group Danone said Tuesday that the eurozone crisis had led to a drop in consumption in southern European countries and warned its operating margin would be squeezed.

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Minister: ‘patriotic’ French bosses will stay

France's Socialist government said Tuesday it was confident that patriotic business leaders would not flee the country over tax hikes, after Britain's prime minister offered to "roll out the red carpet".

Cameron: UK will roll out red carpet for French rich

Cameron: UK will roll out red carpet for French rich

British Prime Minister David Cameron cheekily declared on Monday that Britain would open its door wide to France's rich if they flee abroad from steep tax hikes proposed by the new French government.