Francois Hollande
  • French president Francois Hollande speaks during a press conference to present his 2014 policy plans at the Elysee presidential palace on January 14, 2014, in Paris, France.

    Actress girlfriend to the embattled French president blocked from serving on prestigious cultural jury and predecessor Sarkozy weighs in.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 15, 2014, 3:46 PM EST
  • PSG player Edinson Cavani, right, celebrates scoring against RSC Anderlecht with teammates during their Group C Champions League soccer match in Brussels on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013.

    Furious over a government plan to impose a tax on them, French soccer teams have unanimously agreed to scrap matches over one weekend at the end of November as a protest.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 24, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT
  • The U.S. found itself with France as its only major partner in a potential strike against Syria, after a rejection of military force in Parliament forced Britain, America's staunchest ally, to pull out of any operation.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2013, 10:34 AM EDT
  • French President Francois Hollande said a British parliamentary vote against taking military action in Syria would not affect France's will to act to punish Bashar al-Assad's government.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2013, 9:02 AM EDT