MOSCOW A Moscow court on Monday handed down 15-day jail sentences on four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia when they ran onto the pitch wearing fake police uniforms. | Video
PARIS Retailer Casino , which is battling to ease investor concerns about its high debt levels, posted stronger-than-expected second-quarter revenue, thanks to accelerating sales in France and Brazil, and predicted solid growth ahead.
FRANKFURT Car sales in Western Europe rose 5.1 percent in June and reached their highest ever level in the European Union as strong sales in Germany, France and Spain helped offset a slump in demand in Britain and Italy, industry data showed on Tuesday.
FARNBOROUGH, England Britain unveiled a model of a sleek proposed fighter jet named Tempest on Monday, raising questions about the future of European defence cooperation, given that Germany and France launched their own fighter jet program a year ago.
PARIS France on Monday nominated a former head of the European Food Safety Agency as its candidate for the next director of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the international body coordinating efforts to fight hunger.
PARIS France on Monday expelled an Islamist suspected of being a spiritual tutor to one of the killers in the attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper and to one of the attackers at a Jewish supermarket in 2015.
PARIS France and Germany want the European Union's agriculture budget to be maintained at its current level once Britain leaves the bloc, the French and German farm ministers said on Monday.
PARIS/MOSCOW France has decided to shut its Business France trade agency in Russia after what it said on Monday was a long period of negotiations with local authorities following Moscow's expulsion of its director.
MOSCOW Energetic, disciplined and clinical, France won the World Cup on Sunday with a 4-2 victory over Croatia that, even in such a moment of achievement, still left the feeling there may be much more to come from Didier Deschamps' outstanding young team.