It's likely that the French government's plan to raise the minimum retirement age to 62 will become law. Labor unions are now saying it's time to do something to help French people over 50 find work or keep their jobs. Correspondent Anita Elash reports.
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.
Italians love their cars. In fact, only the United States has more of them per capita. That's what makes this next piece of data so shocking: for the first time in almost 50 years, bike sales in Italy are vastly outpacing car sales.
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.