French President Francois Hollande must learn taxes alone can’t solve the problems of Europe’s second-largest economy
According to a new poll, only 26 percent of respondents approve of him
Over the past three decades, Bernard Tapie has periodically hit the headlines in France in roles ranging from working-class hero to capitalist villain. A self-made businessman with a square jaw and sharp tongue, Tapie was already …
France’s leftist-controlled legislature passes law legalizing marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples, but the deep division the measure produced across France will linger.
Former French Minister responsible for hunting tax dodgers and enforcing austerity acknowledges claims he has a secret Swiss bank account, dealing another blow to President François Hollande’s slumping fortunes as appeal of extreme-right rises.
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s implication in a long-running financial scandal prod his backers into attacking France’s powerful investigating magistrates and may have inspired a death threat against a leading judge
A year after Toulouse jihadi Mohammed Merah began a killing campaign that claimed seven lives, France marks the death of his first victim amid new indications that domestic intelligence services missed clear signs of the threat he posed
Mexico’s Supreme Court frees Florence Cassez after seven years in prison for a 2007 kidnapping conviction that justices ruled was flawed by rights violations. Could that be the start of deep judicial reform in Mexico?
Ceremonies marking the 1963 Franco-German partnership pale in comparison to U.S. presidential inaugurations, but they mark an alliance credited with driving the E.U. — and the euro — toward greater stability and prosperity
A demonstration drawing perhaps 800,000 showed mounting opposition to draft law granting marriage and adoption rights to same-sex couples–and highlights wide ambivalence some claim Socialist President François Hollande shares.
France’s controversy-weary President François Hollande sees a Cabinet member accused of tax fraud after the government’s proposed 75% tax on wealthy incomes is struck down
France’s leftist government ends previous blackout on nationwide New Year’s Eve car burning by revealing figures confirming the spread of France’s distinctive tradition of auto arson as protest
After a week of an increasingly bitter leadership fight, France’s main conservative party appeals to former President Nicolas Sarkozy to negotiate peace–or fill the void his departure from politics created in the first place.