Germany, France and Belgium have the highest numbers of workers from eastern EU countries who often work for lower wages and poor conditions.
The Ile de Ré off France's Atlantic coast is one of the country's top tourist destinations. And many visitors can't get enough of the local speciality - sea food. Now one local resident has come up with a novel way of meeting their demands.
In France, migrants are now being directed to large regional reception centers. But is this strategy working? Lisa Louis reports from Calais a year after authorities there broke up a huge camp of migrants hoping to get to the United Kingdom.
Catalan fails to meet secession deadline - Chinese central bank warns of asset price collapse - Do businesses think Macron is 'business friendly'?
Catalan Crisis - Chinese Growth - Business-Friendly France?
Since the 1960s, many Britons have moved to southwestern France, especially the Dordogne. But Brexit could throw a wrench in the works: as non-EU-citizens, they would face new restrictions.
President Macron is set on reforming France's labour laws. He wants to make it easier, particularly for small companies, to hire and fire employees. The unions however remain unconvinced.
A special report from the Frankfurt book fair: DW meets authors from France, talks to an Indian publisher about the global book trade and sits down with German Book Prize winner Robert Menasse. And asks: is the publishing world in crisis?
The French city Saint-Étienne is spread across seven hills. Once known as an industrial metropolis, Saint-Étienne has been recognized as a "City of Design".
France is guest of honor at this year's book fair. Around 180 French authors are set to attend. DW sat down with four of them who represent a fresh new voice, producing writing that's close to their own lives while dealing with complex social issues.
The market for books in France is still dominated by small bookstores, but online giant Amazon is turning up the heat. They’re now having to new ways to keep customers coming back.
Ada Romina Rios Nuñez from Argentina takes you on a tour of World Heritage sites, from Versailles in France via Kyoto in Japan, all the way to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
An island paradise battles plastic waste, Homosexuals in Russia: shunned and ostracized, India to send Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar and small bookstores take on online traders.
The French leader is launching the second phase of his economic reforms by meeting with union leaders. This comes two days after they united to hold nationwide strikes to protest the first phase.
Emmanuel Macron's supporters are promoting the French President's disputed reforms on the streets. They’re trying to convince people of the announced austerity measures and labor market liberalization.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is on again and every year it puts one country in the spotlight. This year, it's France. More than 180 French writers have come to Germany - including several breakout newcomers. Here are some of the highlights.
With France the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, we look at some of the nation's best contemporary authors.
France is bracing for Tuesday's nationwide strike as millions of public sector workers threaten to close down public transport, schools, the post office and other institutions in protest of the ambitious reform programs of President Emmanuel Macron.
French Frustration - Catalonian Crunch - Praise for Schäuble
Investors jittery about future of Catalonia - France bracing for one-day strike - Tasting the trends
Spain in crisis after Catalonia independence vote+++Germany celebrates the Day of Unity. But just how united is the country?+++Terror attacks in France fuel support for the new anti-terrorism law
A pair of French entrepreneurs is taking advantage of their country’s coastal biodiversity to create an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic, made from locally grown brown seaweed.
Would you drink from a plastic cup made out of seaweed? Can you build a windmill from a kit in just a week? And would you wear hair found in a rubbish dump? Discover all these eco innovations on this week's show.
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