Posted In: Europe, France, Francois Hollande
Voters in France this weekend gave President Francois Hollande's Socialists a solid majority in the lower house of parliament, complementing their majority in the upper house and thus, complete legislative power in the government.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Timothy Geithner
Leaders in the U.S. are increasingly worried about the debt crisis in Europe. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is on a grand tour this week to check in on progress there.
Weeks ago, Moody's put France under observation regarding its credit rating. Now, a false announcement of a downgrade is giving the French government reason to investigate such agencies.
A massive wind farm off the coast of France is facing opposition by groups trying to preserve the historical D-Day invasion site
The world's most powerful Internet titans, including heads from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, are meeting in Paris for a two-day summit hosted by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
A court in France has found Continental Airlines and one of its mechanics guilty of criminal wrongdoing and manslaughter. That stems from the crash of a Concorde supersonic jet in France ten years ago that killed 113 people.
The French parliament voted to raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62, despite civilian protests across the countries.
A new public drinking fountain dispensing still and fizzy water has opened in Paris. It's part of an effort to persuade the French to drink less store-bought bottled water and reduce waste. The water on tap is drawn from the public supply, then chilled and injected with bubbles.