PARIS The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his grouping into the position of kingmaker in the chamber.
PARIS France and Germany agreed on Thursday to jointly invest in the European production of electric vehicle batteries, taking on the United States and China in what is emerging as one of the world's most competitive industries. | Video
THE HAGUE/PARIS The Dutch government will take a stake in Air France-KLM equal to that of the French government in order to increase its influence in the carrier's operations, a move that took the French by surprise.
PARIS France's expected overshooting next year of the European Union's 3-percent of GDP deficit ceiling could be tolerated if it is temporary, the EU's economic commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Thursday.
PARIS Three weeks of "yellow vest" protests have hit the French economy hard, with trade in shops, hotels and restaurants falling significantly, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday. | Video
* Paris hotel cancellations surge 20-50 percent, industry
PARIS Germany must decide in the coming weeks on French proposals to advance the integration of the euro zone, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.
Paris/Berlin Trotz Verhandlungen bis zur letzten Minute droht ab Juni ein Handelskrieg zwischen den USA und der EU.
PARIS France will cut its budget deficit faster than expected over President Emmanuel Macron's term as growth proves stronger than previously estimated, the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday.
PARIS France will temporarily nationalise the STX France shipyard to prevent an Italian firm taking majority control, the economy minister said on Thursday, marking President Emmanuel Macron's first big industrial policy decision.