The prefect of the Var in south-eastern France has authorized the hunting of a wolf following a spate of attacks on sheep herds in the region.
Madonna removed the use of a swastika in her show in Nice in southern France on Tuesday following a row with far-right leader Marine Le Pen, and instead used the gig to call for the release of jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
French anti-terrorist authorities have been alerted after the Chief Rabbi of Lyon was sent a threatening letter accompanied by images of Jewish children being marched to World War II concentration camps.
Some of France's leading intellectuals have poured scorn on the government's goal of eradicating prostitution.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault promised on Wednesday a modest and temporary cut to the taxes on petrol and diesel in order to reduce pump prices for drivers.
Regional French airline Britair, under pressure to reduce its workforce, is asking pilots if they want to work temporarily in Indonesia, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault promised on Wednesday a 'modest' and 'temporary' cut to the taxes on petrol and diesel in order to reduce pump prices for drivers.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris is the most valuable monument in Europe, worth some €434 billion, according to a new study.
The shooting of a four-year-old child in Toulouse in southern France on Monday was not an accident, according to the prosecutor.