France will see its first gay weddings within days.
The eurozone is in a stubborn slump that has surpassed even the calamity that hit the region in the financial crisis of 2008-2009.
Tens of thousands of people have marched through central Paris to express disappointment with President Francois Hollande's first year in power.
A group of six New Zealanders are preparing to attend the Battle of the Nations in France on Sunday.
A possible gas explosion ripped off the side of a five-story residential building in France, killing at least two people and injuring at least 10 others, officials say.
An Anzac memorial with a difference is on display at an exhibition at France's WWI Museum in Peronne.
France legalised gay marriage overnight after a wrenching national debate and protests that flooded the streets of Paris.
A car bomb targeted the French embassy in the Libyan capital early on Tuesday, wounding two French guards.
Poly Implant Prothese is accused of using cheap silicone to fill tens of thousands of implants that were prone to ruptures and leaking.
A bus carrying British seasonal workers has crashed and burst into flames on the way down from a ski station in the French Alps, killing the driver.
The shocking photo of a homophobic attack victim in Paris has become an emblem in a pro-gay rally.
Police say the Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat.
Paris riot police fought back crowds who pushed their way onto Paris' landmark Champs-Elysees avenue.
Thousands have gathered outside Notre Dame Cathedral to hear the inaugural ringing of nine gargantuan new bells at the Paris landmark.
The al-Qaida-linked warlord Abou Zeid was killed in combat with French-led troops in Mali in February, France said Saturday
A judge is investigating former President French Nicolas Sarkozy over allegations that he illegally took donations from France's richest woman.
French President Francois Hollande's office says the budget minister has resigned amid a ballooning scandal over suspected tax fraud.
Police say a British climber and his 12-year-old son have been found dead after plunging several hundred yards down a mountain in the French Alps.
The US State Department has confirmed that Syrian warplanes have hit targets in Lebanon - a "significant escalation."
France and Britain are pushing the European Union to lift its arms embargo on Syria as soon as possible.
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