The French state will take on €10 billion of public hospital debt over the next three years as part of an emergency package unveiled by the government on Wednesday in response to months of protests in the health sector.
A French organisation of more than 200 film-makers said Monday it will propose new rules for members charged or convicted of sexual violence, which could lead to the suspension of French-Polish director Roman Polanski.
November 17 marks the first anniversary of France’s Yellow Vest movement, a potent, unconventional insurgency that has been widely caricatured and misunderstood, and is set to leave a lasting imprint on French society and politics.
In this edition, protesters disrupt the French premiere of Roman Polanski's latest film following a new rape accusation made against the director. Also, we take a look at the debate here in France over the ban of women wearing the Muslim headscarf or hijab in government offices and schools. We speak to American journalist, Karina […]
European Parliament members approved French businessman Thierry Breton as France’s European Commissioner on Thursday, according to sources, after a grilling final hearing focused on conflict of interest concerns.
A 22-year-old student attempted suicide last Friday in Lyon by setting himself on fire outside a French university building. In a Facebook post, the young man decried his precarious financial situation. Student unions are livid.