Russian billionaire senator Suleyman Kerimov was charged Wednesday with tax fraud in Nice and released under strict conditions, a state prosecutor said.
France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.
Emmanuel Macron’s party named a new leader Saturday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power.
French-Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaia, whose timeless gowns won an army of devotees around the world, has died at the age of 77, France’s fashion federation said Saturday.
French archaeologists have discovered a medieval treasure on the site of a famous abbey in central France that had remained buried for over eight centuries.
There can arguably be no greater threat to the French way of life than a lack of butter.
President Emmanuel Macron says the French state fueled homegrown extremism by abandoning its poorest neighborhoods, and is promising tough and “sometimes authoritarian” new measures to combat the problem.
Agnès Varda, the 89-year-old Belgian-born filmmaker, estimates that she receives a lifetime honor every three months.
The United Arab Emirates has closed a deal to buy two French-made Gowind navy corvettes, built for coastal surveillance and anti-submarine warfare, French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday in Dubai.
France’s National Assembly on Wednesday lifted the immunity from prosecution of far-right leader Marine Le Pen for tweeting pictures of Islamic State group atrocities, parliamentary sources said.