French economy minister Emmanuel Macron warned that if Britain leaves the European Union it would have no clout with countries like China.
French economy minister warns that if UK left EU it must contribute to bloc's budget for trade deal and may not receive full access to single market.
Bernard Cazeneuve contradicted claims about impact of Brexit saying: 'We don't need statements that create buzz we need long-term action.'
Asked about impact of EU exit by UK on border controls in Calais, president said: 'I don't want to scare you .. but there will be consequences.'
Speaking at end of negotiations in Brussels, the French president added UK was not given veto over the eurozone 'which is very important for France'.
French president said there can be no special case for City of London nor restriction of EU migrants' rights, as demanded by UK PM David Cameron.
Seeking a deal ahead of 'Brexit' referendum, the UK PM met with President François Hollande in Paris in a bid to gain French backing for concessions.
The bank, which recently announced it is keeping its HQ in London, said global banking and markets staff could move to Paris if UK leaves EU.
As diplomatic efforts to keep UK in the EU gather pace before key Brussels summit this week, France heads campaign against City of London perks.
Economy minister Emmanuel Macron said creative ways can be found to amend EU treaties and prevent a European 'Brexit' crisis.
As commemorations begin for 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s defeat in 1815, Le Monde tells UK of the dangers of leaving the EU.