Valerie Trierweiler accused of abandoning socialist roots

One-Minute Read Fri 8 Feb, AT 13:09

France's first lady 'like a modern-day Marie Antoinette' as she attends haute couture shows in Paris

'Major victory' for Cameron as EU leaders discuss budget cut

First Reaction Fri 8 Feb, AT 08:55

Europe close to agreeing first budget cut in its history. But the EU is still spending more on cows than people

David Beckham charity pledge: all about avoiding tax?

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Feb, AT 13:30

PSG's new signing appears to have taken steps to ensure French taxman gets as little as possible

Britain sends troops to Mali: five things you need to know

Briefing Tue 29 Jan, AT 16:22

The UK is sending 330 military personnel to Mali to aid France's battle against jihadist militants. Why?

Gay marriage protest shows France plagued by self-doubt

First Post Mon 14 Jan, AT 14:42

The majority of protesters were white, bourgeois and unable to accept that France must change

Hollande v Mittal: is France sending business to guillotine?

First Reaction Wed 28 Nov, AT 12:19

Row between Socialist government and Indian tycoon resurrects fears of widespread French nationalisation

Gerard Depardieu

Actor Gerard Depardieu joins French tax exiles in Belgium

One-Minute Read Fri 9 Nov, AT 16:06

President Hollande blamed for driving out a ‘national treasure’ with planned 75 per cent top tax rate

Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande

Eurozone banks look a little safer after supervision deal

First Post Fri 19 Oct, AT 07:18

ECB will become single supervisor for all eurozone banks, making bailouts simpler to organise

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