A LOOK over some of today's headlines from France.
French jobless tops three million, minister says
The number of job seekers in France has surpassed the symbolic level of three million and will continue to rise, Labour Minister Michel Sapin said Sunday. France has struggled to tackle rising unemployment amid the European debt crisis.
France car registrations slump by 11.4% in August
French car sales dropped by 11.4 percent in August, after a drop of seven percent the previous month, adding to the economic gloom hanging over the eurozone's second biggest economy.
French PM says financial system solid but some banks ailing
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Sunday that France's financial system is solid, even though the state was this weekend forced to help struggling mortgage lender Credit Immobilier (CIF).
Urgent need for no-fly zone, says French medic in Syria
Veteran war surgeon Jacques Beres has his own compelling reasons for urging that a no-fly zone be imposed over Syria -- one bomb dropped by the regime leaves more wounded than doctors can fix in a day.
Ibrahimovic's boot guides PSG to 2-1 victory over Lille
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored within the first 27 seconds and again later in the first half to help Paris Saint-Germain beat Lille 2-1 on Sunday. It was PSG's first victory in this season's Ligue 1 after posting three draws.