Jun 17, 2013
French win concession in Transatlantic trade negotiations.
May 28, 2013
Germany and France are launching a 'New Deal' to combat the problem of youth employment in Europe. 24 percent are out of work in the euro zone -- that figure rises to more than 50 percent in Greece and Spain.
May 27, 2013
Chinese conglomerate Fosun International and Paris private equity firm AXA are offering to buy Club Med for $700 million.
May 22, 2013
France's government wants to allow English to be used more in French universities. This would attract more foreign students and give French students more opportunities overseas. Purists, however, see the move as another assault on the French language.
May 15, 2013
France today entered a double-dip recession. It depends on exports to Italy and Spain and they, like many eurozone nations, are still feeling the pinch. Europe's slump is dragging down the global economy.
May 15, 2013
France is in recession, while Germany's economy has expanded.
May 14, 2013
France's newest contribution to culture? A proposed tax on mobile phones.
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.