Angela Merkel and François Hollande will discuss debt-wracked Greece on Thursday after Athens' plea for more time to implement crucial but painful reforms to safeguard its eurozone membership.
A man suspected of shooting his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter in a violent rage over the cleanliness of their flat has been charged with the toddler's murder, police said Thursday.
A 31-year-old woman gave birth to her fifth child in a Paris supermarket on Wednesday after her waters broke while perusing the shelves in the luggage aisle.
French business activity continued to contract in August, but at the slowest pace in six months, according to preliminary data released Thursday by the survey firm Markit.
Prison guards have discovered 15 cannabis plants growing amongst the tomatoes in garden plots used by inmates at Saint-Martin-de-Ré prison in western France.
President François Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron have spoken on the phone about the situation in Syria, in a bid to ensure that the issue remains high on the international agenda.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested after kidnapping a mentally handicapped 63-year-old woman in Bordeaux in south-western France in order to force her to marry him and obtain a residence permit.
The European Commission on Wednesday called for action on French government pledges to ease Roma integration, such as abolishing a tax on employers.