Keyword: German

German WW1 submarine emerges off French coast

Shifting sand off Wissant, near Calais, is exposing the remains of the UC-61 which was stranded there in July 1917.

German operators of French campsite hit by flood face probe

Prosecutor said pair faced charges of unintentionally causing injuries and putting lives in danger, and establishing a campsite without permission.

France, Germany to share military facilities post Brexit

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.

German politician Daniel Cohn-Bendit gets French nationality

The Green activist, who was once known as 'Dany the Red', was expelled from France after leading student uprising in May 1968.

French voters like Merkel, back German reform example

Poll says 72 percent hold favourable opinions of German chancellor, way above President Hollande's ratings which have sunk as low as 12 percent.

Merkel ally criticises French over Alstom deal

Head of German parliament's economics committee says Paris acted with 'ice-cold national industrial interest' in taking stake in French firm.

France's Hollande congratulates Merkel on election win

French president invites German chancellor to talks in Paris as both leaders pledge desire to continue 'their close cooperation' over Europe.

French opinion backs Angela Merkel ahead of election

Ahead of German election, poll shows that Germany's chancellor enjoys higher ratings among French public than President François Hollande.

French minister attacks German wage policy

Social economy minister Benoit Hamon accuses Germany of seeking an unfair advantage over the rest of Europe by keeping pay artificially low.

German president to make historic visit to French WW2 massacre town

Joachim Gauck will go to Oradour-sur-Glane where 642 people were massacred by Nazi soldiers in one of worst war-time atrocities in France.

German bus crash on French motorway leaves two dead, four seriously injured

The bus was carrying some 50 German teenagers to Spain when it ploughed into the back of a lorry on a motorway in south-central France.

France and Poland mark 68th Victory in Europe day in Paris

French President Francois Hollande speaks about the continuing need for compromise between France and Germany.