PARIS Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists. | Video
PARIS/LYON A French court has ruled that Monsanto was liable for the sickness of a farmer who inhaled one of its weedkillers, in another legal setback for the Bayer-owned business over health claims. | Video
PARIS Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday for a 21st straight weekend of anti-government "yellow vest" protests, but turnout was sharply lower than last week and the marches were largely peaceful.
PARIS Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's far-right party, said on Tuesday she would raise funds from the public for next month's European Parliament elections, after her party failed to secure a multi-million-euro bank loan.
PARIS Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Saturday, in a new flare-up of violence as France's yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month. | Video
PARIS A variety of potentially toxic substances, including the widely-used weed-killer glyphosate, has been found in babies' diapers in France, according to a study on Wednesday by the French environment agency ANSES.
PARIS France's prime minister on Tuesday suspended planned increases to fuel taxes for at least six months in response to weeks of sometimes violent protests, the first major U-turn by President Emmanuel Macron's administration in 18 months in office. | Video
* Decision is first major policy U-turn for Macron
(Adds truck unions call for strike on Dec 9, cost of measures)
Paris Nach wochenlangen Protesten lenkt die französische Regierung ein und verzichtet vorerst auf die angekündigte Erhöhung der Ökosteuer.
PARIS France's prime minister met with opposition leaders on Monday as President Emmanuel Macron sought a way to defuse nationwide protests over high living costs that led to widespread rioting in Paris at the weekend and are hurting the economy. | Video