HERE is a look over some of the news headlines from France.
French railway firm SNCF to launch pan-Europe e-travel website
State-owned company aims to provide easier and faster booking for passengers travelling across continent.
Al Qaeda threatens to kill French hostages in Mali
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) has threatened to execute six French hostages if France intervenes militarily in northern Mali in a message published on a Mauritanian website.
Charlie Hebdo French cartoons: Complaint filed in Paris
A legal complaint has been filed against a French satirical magazine which published obscene cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
France will push for GM ban if cancer threat confirmed
France will seek an immediate EU ban on imports of a genetically-modified corn made by Monsanto if a study linking it to cancer in rats is deemed credible, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Thursday.