Jews 'have their place in France' said François Hollande, while PM Manuel Valls told French Jews 'France does not want you to leave'.
Court rules that 'rogue trader' who lost his bank nearly five billion euros can be freed on Monday, after serving 100 days of a 3-year term.
But appeal court does overturn initial judgement that Kerviel has to repay the 4.9 billion euros in losses he was said to have caused bank.
French court upholds the October expulsion of the teenager, her parents and six siblings to Kosovo which sparked major public controversy.
The father of one of two 15 year-olds who ran away from their homes in Toulouse to join jihadists in Syria said he was 'brainwashed online'.
Foreign minister Laurent Fabius to make formal appeal in Brussels for assistance as French forces try to pacify Central African Republic.
The French branch of the Church of Scientology was found guilty of organised fraud in 2009, a ruling already upheld after a February 2012 appeal.
Former president appeals to Court of Cassation over investigation into allegations that he took advantage of mental frailty of L'Oréal heiress.
Judges upheld Venezuelan-born terrorist's life sentence for four bombings in France three decades ago that killed 11 people and wounded 140.
In 2010 the former Société Générale employee was convicted in relation to a series of trades that cost the bank up to 4.9 billion euros. Last year the ex-trader lost an appeal against his three-year jail sentence. However, the saga continues. On 4th July Kerviel, who has always insisted his bosses knew what he was doing, will take his former employer to an industrial tribunal seeking 4.9 billion euros in damages – equal to the sum he is said to have lost the bank. His lawyer has meanwhile made a formal complaint alleging forgery and use of false documents. In particular the trader’s legal team has highlighted some curious discrepancies in the recordings made when Kerviel was questioned by his bank superiors as his huge losses became clear; recordings that went on to form the basis of the evidence that convicted him. Martine Orange investigates.
The hearing has begun of the Venezuelan terrorist's appeal against his conviction for the murders of 11 people in a series of bombings in the 1980s.
Officers release image of dark-coloured 4x4 they want to trace in connection with murder last September of engineer Saad al-Hilli and three others.
Former Société Générale trader Jerôme Kerviel, accused of losing the bank almost 5 billion euros, loses appeal against a three-year prison sentence.
Appeals court upholds conviction of oil giant Total over 1999 oil spill, that caused one of France’s worst-ever environmental disasters.
A Paris court hears appeal by former Société Générale bank 'rogue trader' Jerome Kerviel against his 2010 sentence for causing losses of 5bln euros.