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Protest greets Apple's Champs Elysees launch
The launch of an Apple store on the Champs Elysees in Paris was greeted Sunday by a protest against the US multinational's controversial fiscal practices.Activists from the tax campaign group Attac gathered...
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Macron urges European revival to prevent global 'chaos'
French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday in Berlin that Europe must grow stronger and more sovereign in order to fulfil its duty of preventing "chaos" in global affairs."Europe, and within it the...
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Calixto Bieito brings his 'film noir' to Paris Opera
Spain's Calixto Bieito built his reputation by shattering operatic norms, but his new production of "Simon Boccanegra" in Paris shows the restrained side of a director more known for performances featuring...
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army
The leaders of France and Germany meet in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President...
(Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre
Italy wants to renegotiate a deal to loan all of its Leonardo da Vinci paintings to France's Louvre to mark 500 years since his death, Italian media reported on Saturday.Junior culture minister Lucia...
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

The feisty Breton defender of fed-up French motorists
Jacline Mouraud, an accordionist whose YouTube tirade over rising fuel prices propelled her to the fore of a French motorists' revolt, hopes Saturday's blockade of roads will be the beginning of something...
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

'Yellow vest' protests against Macron snarl traffic across France
Thousands of people blocked roads across France Saturday in a "yellow vest" movement against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into widespread protest against stagnant spending power under President...
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Macron's popularity falls to 25 percent: poll
The popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron has dropped to just 25 percent, according to a major tracker poll published on Sunday.The poll by research group Ifop was published in the Journal du...
(Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Paris, Berlin agree on future eurozone budget: French ministry source
France and Germany have agreed on the broad outlines of a proposed eurozone budget which they will present to EU finance ministers in Brussels on Monday, a French finance ministry source said.The common...
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan released from French jail
Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar held in France since February on charges of raping two women, was released on bail Friday after he persuaded judges he was not a flight threat.The 56-year-old...
(Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000)