May 8, 2013 German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed close relations with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy but not with successor Francois Hollande. Differences over austerity are part of the problem.
Apr 29, 2013 Two European countries have come out with very different ways to tackle their economic problems.
Apr 23, 2013 Linked by a common currency, the countries in the euro zone are roped together like climbers scaling a cliff face. If one or more loses their footing, the rest could come crashing down.
Apr 19, 2013 French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici discusses the state of the French economy and where it is headed in the future.
Mar 8, 2013 The Geneva Auto Show opens in Switzerland this week. It’s usually a glitzy affair, but while U.S. carmakers are on the rebound, gloom has descended on the European auto industry.
Mar 1, 2013 From books and plays like "Dangerous Liaisons" and Molière's "Don Juan" to the recent movie "Heartbreaker," seduction has always loomed large in French culture. But is it still true today?
Feb 22, 2013 Today, the European Commission said the euro zone will shrink another 0.3 percent in 2013, which is deeper and longer lasting than originally expected.
Feb 5, 2013 Francois Hollande gives his first speech to the European Parliament as head of state.
Dec 31, 2012 The high court in France has rejected President Francois Hollande's controversial 75 percent tax on millionaires.
Dec 7, 2012 Conventional wisdom says that big-box stores and supermarket chains offer cheaper alcohol than independent shops. But private liquor stores offer something big retailers can't.