placeholder image

Million euro watch thief gang blights Riviera

Police on the French Riviera are on the hunt for a gang who have, in the last two weeks, ripped more than a million euros' worth of luxury watches from the wrists of their wealthy owners.

French military to be spared cuts

French military to be spared cuts

France's defence budget has been spared the severe cuts expected to be enforced in other areas of government spending next year, defence ministry sources said on Thursday.

placeholder image

Woman in baby-killing probe is released

A French mother charged with killing eight of her newborns was released from prison Thursday under court supervision, according to a judicial source.

Hollande: we have to stay vigilant

Hollande: we have to stay vigilant

French President Francois Hollande admitted on Thursday he is braced for further market turbulence this summer following a stocks sell-off on Thursday.