A QUICK look at the headlines from France.
French oppose military intervention in Syria and don't trust Francois Hollande to carry it out
The French people are overwhelmingly opposed to armed intervention in Syria, a new poll has revealed.
Former French ambassador under investigation after found with thousands of euros in cash
A former French ambassador to Tunisia is under investigation after he was caught carrying large amounts of money in a Paris train station in late July.
French ex-minister's wife charged in tax probe: source
The estranged wife of France's disgraced former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac has been charged for tax fraud and money laundering in the scandal that cost her husband his job, a judicial source said Friday.
French penal reform explores alternatives to jail
France’s government announced on Friday that it plans to expand and reinforce the use of probation to reduce the number of people in the country’s overcrowded prisons. The proposed reform was criticised by conservatives as soft on crime.