Jean-Marc Ayrault

French President Francois Hollande, left, arrives at the government seminar held at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday Aug. 19, 2013.(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere/Pool)

French government predicts rosy future (in 2025)

PARIS (AP) — Full employment, plenty of cheap housing, a new Industrial Revolution and Police 3.0. Those are the French government’s predictions for the year 2025. Leaders in the Socialist administration, who are under criticism […]

08/19/2013

Actor Gerard Depardieu

Depardieu, in tax fight, gets Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) — Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who has waged a battle against a proposed super-tax on millionaires in his native country, has been granted Russian citizenship.

01/03/2013

French government gets anti-sexism lessons

PARIS (AP) – French government ministers will be given anti-sexism lessons, in the wake of one minister’s comments suggesting women couldn’t handle technical work. Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has asked the French equality ministry to […]

10/30/2012

New French cartoons inflame prophet film tensions

PARIS (AP) – A French magazine published vulgar caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad on Wednesday, brandishing its right to free speech amid global tensions over a movie insulting to Islam. In response, the French government […]

09/19/2012

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