Forget the likes of Paris, Bordeaux and Lyon, these unheralded towns and cities offer more all-round joie de vivre according to a new study.
The French government said on Friday said it would seal off extremists within prisons and open new centres to reintegrate returning jihadists into society as part of a new plan to halt the spread of radical Islam.
France's minister of culture was rejoicing after customs officers stumbled across a €800,000 painting by French impressionist artist Edgar Degas during a routine check on a bus near Paris.
A Catholic group which succeeded in having Lars von Trier's ultra-violent film Antichrist banned from French cinemas, is now taking a case against the erotic romance Fifty Shades Freed.
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to make his theatrical debut -- at least as president -- in a performance of Peter and the Wolf due to be held at the Elysee Palace.
A truce has been reached to bring an end to the Camembert wars that have plagued one of France's most pungent cheese for a decade, but some say the quality of the famous fromage will never be as good.
You might think you've seen every possible photo of the French capital but this selection of incredible old images from the City of Light will leave you thinking was that really in Paris?
An annual list of the best companies to work for in France has been released
A homeless man who stole half a million euros in cash from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris before disappearing without trace has finally been tracked down. But where's his loot.
French supermarket chain Intermarche faces prosecution over heavy discounts that sparked frenzied scenes as customers jostled to get their hands on cut-price jars of Nutella, anti-fraud authorities have said.
Hardline former French MP Marion Marechal-Le Pen told American conservatives Thursday that her nation's far-right movement was standing side by side with the supporters and nationalist policies of President Donald Trump.
The French city of Orleans has for the first time named a mixed-race teenager to play folk heroine Joan of Arc for annual festivities, prompting a torrent of racist abuse from far-right social media users.
President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised measures to help prevent foreign investors buying agricultural land in France after a string of international controversies over Chinese purchases.