Keyword: Britain

The joy and gloom of French, German and British bosses

A poll of executives in the three countries show confidence in the German economy, doubts over that in Britain, and pessimism for France.

Cameron trumpets British recovery in 'swipe at France'

UK premier's talk of countries with 'increasing unemployment, industrial stagnation and enterprise in free-fall' seen as attack on French policies.

Paris shootings suspect 'convicted of domestic violence in UK'

Abdelhakim Dekhar was sentenced in UK to wear an electronic bracelet for assaulting his partner, according to French media reports.

Britain and France in pre-EU summit spat over regulations curb

Paris has warned that reforms of EU social and employment legislation, encouraged by London, went too far in dismantling social protections.

Syrian migrants 'ready to die' to reach British shores

Dozens of Syrian refugees in France, who have blocked an entry ramp to English Channel ferries in Calais, say they are determined to get to UK.

France: UK vote doesn't thwart plans to hit Syria

President Francois Hollande expressed readiness to push ahead with plans to strike Syria despite British parliament's rejection of military action

France worse off than UK in the 1970s: Axa chief

One of the France’s best-known businessmen says the country is in a worse state than Britain was at the time of its 1976 bail-out by the IMF.

France backs placing Hezbollah military wing on EU terror list

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, speaking in Jordan, said France would back moves to place Lebanese Shia militant group on terror list.

Germany and France shun UK survey

Blow for UK premier David Cameron as Paris and Berlin refuse to take part in review of power balance between EU and national parliaments.

Britain and France 'will arm Syrian rebels even without EU support'

Paris and London will call for bringing forward the date of the next European Union meeting on the Syria arms embargo.

Cash-strapped France, UK develop defence 'entente frugale'

Dubbed by some as the 'entente frugale', Franco-British defence cooperation is increasing amid shrinking budgets and a less indulgent US.

UK to send troops to support French Mali campaign

Britain says it is to deploy about 330 military personnel to Mali and West Africa to support French forces unseating Islamist rebels.

Tit for tat: France offers 'red carpet' to UK businesses in case of EU pullout

Reacting to David Cameron's speech on Europe, France's foreign minister offers refuge to British businesses if UK referendum sees it leave EU.

Mali: Britain sends planes to help French

Britain will provide transport planes to assist the French military operation in Mali, as France attempts to contain al Qaeda-linked rebels.

Delors says UK should leave EU

Former European Commission president Jacques Delors told German daily 'British are solely concerned about their economic interests'.