CATCH up with some of the news headlines from France.
France wages 'peach war' on Spanish imports
France is stepping up cargo checks on trucks carrying fruit over the border from Spain in what is increasingly looking like a "peach war" between the EU neighbours.
Orange reports profit plunge, sees upturn
French telecom group Orange reported a near one-third plunge in net profit in the first half of the year but stood by its targets for the whole of 2014.
Irish climbers killed on Mont Blanc named
Colm Ennis, 37, from Waterford and Peter Britton, 55, from South Tipperary died instantly after falling 200m.
Air Algerie crash: AH5017 pilots 'asked to turn back'
Pilots of Air Algérie passenger plane that smashed into small pieces when it crashed in northern Mali, killing all on board, asked to turn back before contact was lost, French foreign minister says.
France offers asylum to Iraqi Christians
French leaders have announced they are adopting added measures to help Iraqi Christians, with support growing in France for the religious minority being run out of their homeland in northern Iraq by ISIS jihadists.