Paris, July 4 (IANS) A French court has launched an inquiry into the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, focusing mainly on three senior figures, including former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, following complaints from unions and doctors.
Paris, July 3 (IANS) French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe presented the demission of the government to President Emmanuel Macron, the French presidential palace announced on Friday morning.
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Paulo Sousa has chosen to end the spell as coach of French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux.
Paris, July 3 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has expressed his country's concern over the current tense situation in Libya, stressing importance of Libya's security and stability.
Paris, July 3 (IANS) World Athletics has announced that it will stand down both the Doping Review Board (DRB) and the Russian Taskforce as it has not received the payments due from the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF), nor any information on when the money may be paid, despite reminders and correspondence with the federation, the deadline of which was July 1.
Paris, July 2 (IANS) The French government has confirmed that flag carrier, Air France would cut nearly 7,600 posts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, calling on the airline to make as few compulsory redundancies as possible.
Toulouse (France), July 1 (IANS) Aeronautics, space and related services major Airbus plans to adapt its global workforce as it resizes its commercial aircraft activity in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
Paris, June 30 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has announced an investment package worth 15 billion euros ($16 billion) over the next two years to accelerate a switch to a more environment-friendly economic model.
Paris, June 30 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have announced that Thiago Silva, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Sergio Rico have extended their contracts with the club until the end of the season.
Paris, June 29 (IANS) France's Green party and its left-wing allies have made significant gains in the second and final round of municipal elections, while President Emmanuel Macron's centrist The Republic on the Move (LERM) failed to gain a strong foothold.
Paris, June 29 (IANS) France has recently announced that it does not have information to corroborate a possible link between the origin of the novel coronavirus and the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
Paris, June 28 (IANS) Polling stations across more than 4,600 French towns opened on Sunday for the second round of the local elections, which were delayed three months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Paris, June 27 (IANS) The Diamond League has announced further alterations to its provisional 2020 calendar, with the cancellation of two meetings and a further event pushed back until the autumn.
Paris, June 27 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had an "in-depth substantial exchange" during a video call, the Elysee Palace here said.
Paris, June 27 (IANS) The Paris Orly Airport has reopened with limited service after nearly three months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.