PARIS France's main far left party, the hardline CGT trade union and some 80 other organisations on Saturday led several thousand people in street protests across the country against President Emmanuel Macron's reforms of the public sector.
ZURICH LafargeHolcim , the world's largest cement maker, will close its head offices in Paris and Zurich, eliminating 200 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive.
PARIS Two French former spies could face trial for treason over allegations that they passed state secrets to a foreign power, France's defence ministry said.
MILAN/LONDON Drinks companies are converging on an unusual cocktail recipe: less alcohol.
PARIS Paris is set to become a European financial markets hub as international banks look to the French capital to base some activities after Britain's departure from the European union, the head of France's central bank said on Friday.
PARIS France's Thales has its eye on bolt-on acquisitions after securing chipmaker Gemalto but feels no immediate pressure to match the scale of 'nose-to-tail' aircraft parts suppliers like United Technologies, its chief executive said.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia France and Russia want to create a coordination mechanism between world powers to push ahead with finding a political solution in Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday.
BEIRUT The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday they had arrested a French citizen who headed an Islamic State group in Syria and had been involved in the Paris and Nice attacks in 2015 and 2016.
PARIS France plans to hold an international meeting in Paris with Libyan political leaders to push for an agreement on holding U.N.-backed elections this year, according to three diplomats aware of the initiative.
PARIS Uber plans to offer all its European drivers an upgraded version of the health insurance it already provides in France in a drive to attract independent workers and fend off criticism over their treatment.