At a European Council meeting in Brussels, François Hollande said negotiations over Britain's future relationship with the European Union 'will be hard' if London adopts a 'hard Brexit' approach, while European Parliament president Martin Schulz said restrictions on immigration would mean an economic cost for the UK.
Paris and Berlin announce plans to share air base and transport planes, probably at Orléans in central France, as part of a closer defence policy.
Regulators will accept paperwork in English in attempt to persuade finance firms to move from London to Paris after Brexit vote.
Former president plans revised EU treaty that he believes could persuade Britain to remain in bloc despite referendum vote.
Former economy minister and French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron dismisses idea of post-Brexit concessions for the City of London.
Paper by country's defence ministers proposes setting up a European defence headquarters, a common surveillance system and sharing logistics.
The choice of former EU commissioner and French foreign minister to be EU's chief negotiator for Brexit was regarded by some in UK as a hostile move.
French President François Hollande said British people living and working in France can stay 'as long as they like', adding he expected a reciprocal deal.
Michel Sapin said UK post-Brexit plan to introduce 15% business tax was 'not a good way to start a negotiation' on future access to EU markets.
Prime minister Manuel Valls tells French finance leaders he wants Paris to be ‘the financial capital of the future’ after Brexit.
Right-wing presidential contender who is favourite in polls to win 2017 election seeks quick ‘divorce’ but says UK should not be ‘punished'.
French wine dealers say the effects of Brexit and plummeting pound are being felt from Burgundy to Bordeaux.
French president, speaking after talks with UK premier David Cameron, said decision had been taken and people had to 'take the consequences'.
Marine Le Pen, the head of France's far-right Front National has predictably welcomed Britain's vote to leave the European Union and has promised the French people a similar 'in-out' referendum if she is elected president. However, the idea of holding some form of referendum is also now gaining ground among presidential hopefuls on the mainstream Right, even if they are unwilling to give voters a straight choice between staying in or leaving the institution that France helped found. Aurélie Delmas reports on how the French Right is now extolling the virtues of national sovereignty in the wake of the Brexit vote.
President Hollande said it made 'no sense' to change 2003 Le Touquet deal which effectively moved Britain's border to northern coast of France.