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Some senior staff working for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Africa have allegedly used "very young" local prostitutes, the BBC reported on Thursday, citing former staff members of the renowned charity.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 3:03 pm
Autolib’, a popular yet unprofitable electric car-sharing system in Paris, on Thursday hit the end of the road after the public body that oversees it decided to cancel the private operator’s contract.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 2:32 pm
A military dress hat thought to have been worn by Napoleon Bonaparte at the fateful Battle of Waterloo went for €350,000 ($406,000) at auction Monday, on the anniversary of the decisive battle that brought an end to his reign.
Posted: June 19, 2018, 4:57 pm
France and Germany have agreed to set up a common budget for the eurozone, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, announcing a key reform proposal to bolster the bloc.
Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:55 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron has carefully cultivated a youthful modern image, a leader who enjoys casual walk-abouts and posing for selfies. Just make sure to call him "Mr President."
Posted: June 19, 2018, 11:56 am
The EU's second highest court on Tuesday upheld a decision by the European Parliament to recover 300,000 euros ($347,550.00) from far-right politician and former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:43 am
Almost half of the 630 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean who arrived at Spain's port of Valencia at the weekend want to seek asylum in France, the Spanish government said Monday.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 4:55 pm
On Monday, as the final-year baccalaureate exam kicks off in France, thousands of students poured into schools throughout the country to sit one of the most demanding – and perhaps dreaded – exams of all: philosophy.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 12:41 pm
French carmaker Renault will maintain its presence in Iran while taking measures to avoid the risk of penalties for breaching renewed US sanctions, CEO Carlos Ghosn said Friday.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 7:48 pm
The city of Paris has put the nix on fan zones for security purposes, but there are still plenty of places to watch the World Cup. Here’s a helpful guide to get you started.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 5:35 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to Paris Friday amid a row over the migrant crisis. In remarks following the talks, Macron called for greater solidarity and "profound reforms" of EU asylum rules.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 3:29 pm
The head of France's main rail union on Friday announced it would extend months of rolling strikes into July even though the reforms it is protesting have been adopted by parliament.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 9:47 am
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Italy's new premier Giuseppe Conte for a working lunch Friday, just days after sparks flew between the two leaders over Rome's rejection of a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 6:52 am
French police have thwarted two terror attacks, including one at a swingers' club, sources close to the investigations said Thursday.
Posted: June 15, 2018, 5:47 am
As the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday, more than 50 percent of French people surveyed have said they plan to watch Les Bleus play, even if the match is scheduled during work hours.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 2:44 pm
French lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a controversial reform of indebted state rail operator SNCF, handing President Emmanuel Macron a key victory in his battle with trade unions.
Posted: June 14, 2018, 10:32 am