One of the leading figures of the French resistance against the Nazis, Raymond Aubrac, has died his family says. Aubrac and his late wife Lucie became important members of Jean Moulin's underground Resistance movement in 1942.
France's new president, Francois Hollande, has just announced a raft of tax hikes on big companies and the rich. The measures are proving popular among ordinary Frenchmen, but business leaders and the wealthy say squeezing them will hurt everyone.
French riot police patrol the streets of the Paris suburb of Trappes after clashes between police and youths this past weekend. The unrest was sparked by police stopping a woman wearing a full Muslim face veil in public.
Mitt Romney is on his first international trip as presumptive Republican presidential nominee. As part of his trip, particularly in London, he's hosting fundraising dinners for Americans living abroad.