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The planned job cuts amount to 16% of Air France's staff and 40% of those at Hop! – part of measures 'on an unprecedented scale'
Philippe leaves the prime minister post after 3 years
The court hands down a 64-page judgment confirming the decision to throw out a probe against members of Rwandan President Paul Kagame's entourage
(UPDATED) The new premier, Jean Castex, is totally unknown to many in France until now and is officially a member of the right-wing opposition to Emmanuel Macron's centrists
New car sales in France rise 1.2% in June 2020, a major rebound after the plunge during the coronavirus lockdown
The latest loan agreements will help small entrepreneurs, farmers, and fisherfolk, as well as the Duterte administration's Build, Build, Build program
Berlin's chairing of the bloc will be its last with Merkel in charge, and could be the one that defines the legacy of the leader dubbed the 'eternal chancellor'
Analysts expect the election will confirm that French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party has failed to gain a strong foothold at the local level
At least 15 climate activists, who slammed the French government's bailing out of the aviation industry, are arrested for 'forbidden entry' and 'damage'
The famous landmark in Paris opens to tourists after its longest closure since World War II
The second vote on independence follows a referendum in November 2018 when 57% of voters chose to remain part of France
Luxury grocer Fauchon says sales are 'badly impacted' and operating costs at its shops in Paris have become 'unsustainable'
French President Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move party is fighting a losing battle for town halls in the vote while the president's personal popularity has slipped again
'Kissing has started again' on French film sets where the actors have been tested for the coronavirus, says the country's culture minister
The Council of State, a French government body that is also the court of last resort for matters of administrative justice, confirms a 2019 ruling by the CNIL, the French data watchdog
The 6,000 positions make up a considerable chunk of BMW's more than 120,000 worldwide
Protesters clad in black set fire to a vehicle and pelt the police with projectiles, chanting, 'Everybody hates the police'
'French machinations are forcing yet another African country into dependency on fossil fuels...in the name of the economic interests of French energy industrials and bankers,' says NGO Friends of the Earth
Macron says all of mainland France, including Paris, would go into a 'green zone' of a lower state of alert starting Monday
Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse will be installing in his Paris restaurant a sophisticated 'anti-Covid' ventilation system similar to those in hospitals and intensive care units
French police have often faced accusations of excessive violence, with some incidents caught on video sparking widespread outrage
As the pandemic slows in Europe, French businesses have millions of unsold masks on their hands, prompting a government effort to promote 'Made in France' masks
This figure amounts to 2.8% of total employment in France
The famous Paris tourist site is reopening after 3 months of closure with new ground markings, only allowing visits by the stairs
Some placards at the rally draw parallels between George Floyd and those who have recently died at the hands of the French police
The investigation is not aimed at determining 'political or administrative responsibility' but whether national decision-makers had committed 'possible criminal offenses'
(UPDATED) The French government says it is taking action to save around 100,000 jobs in the country's aviation industry
The Bank of France's forecasts assume that the coronavirus will continue to spread but remain under control, and that the economy will adapt to the health measures required
Media outlets publish the contents of a private Facebook group on which French police members repeatedly use racist and sexist terms and mock victims of police brutality
'It's good that the young people are involved, but what bothers me is that they are all either mixed-race or black,' says 1983 French Open winner Yannick Noah
'We can reasonably say the virus is currently under control,' says Jean-Francois Delfraissy, an immunologist who was appointed to the French government's coronavirus advisory panel
The collaboration will enable 'the fastest and best possible results with key players in the pharmaceutical industry about promising vaccine initiatives,' the Dutch Health Ministry says
The demonstration comes after the release of two differing medical reports into the cause of Adama Traore's death. The Traore case has long been controversial in France.
'Blackmail is never an option,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, as Ryanair is locked in a dispute with French employees
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire approves the loan after a meeting with executives, labor representatives, and local officials concerned by a sweeping overhaul unveiled by Renault
'The shock is very brutal,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo says 'it is almost a form of rebirth'
'We need these jobs, otherwise it's a whole territory that will die,' says a Renault union member in Maubeuge, France
(UPDATED) French carmaker Renault says nearly 4,600 jobs would be cut in France and more than 10,000 in the rest of the world – some 8% of the company's global workforce
The arrests target the ring of smugglers suspected of organizing the migrants' journey
A return to normal will likely take many months, warns France's national statistics agency
Quarraisha Abdool Karim is best known for a study that found that a gel of the anti-retroviral drug tenofovir is effective in reducing the risk of women catching HIV and genital herpes during sex
Air France pledges to halve its carbon emissions from domestic flights by 2024 as part of the conditions for receiving state aid
French President Emmanuel Macron details a plan to boost the coronavirus-hit auto industry in France, the home of Renault, Citroen, and Peugeot
While France's CNIL watchdog says the StopCovid app meets the legal requirements for privacy protection, it still makes some recommendations for the app's improvement
But priests, pastors, rabbis, and imams will still have to ensure that the correct safety measures are in force
Channel crossing attempts have increased since the end of 2018, despite the danger of heavy maritime traffic, strong currents and low water temperatures
Air France-KLM says it will switch to a newer generation of aircraft, including smaller Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 jets
The move, which leaves France relatively isolated in Europe alongside Britain and Norway, reflects differences on how such apps should be structured, who has access to sensitive data, and their effectiveness
The Merkel-Macron plan now faces a potentially painful negotiation with all 27 member states of the European Union and then a vote in European Parliament