The first service to be held since fire devastated the Gothic landmark two months ago. Photograph: Geoffroy Van Der Haselt/AFP/Getty Images

A small congregation wearing hard hats will attend mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday, the first service to be held since fire devastat(...)

Renault  chairman  Jean-Dominique Senard addresses shareholders during a meeting in Paris. Photograph: Reuters/via Reuters TV

Renault’s chairman sharply criticised the French government for scuppering merger talks with Fiat Chrysler, putting the carmaker at odds with its larg(...)

The decision - revealed in a letter from Jean-Dominique Senard, Renault’s chairman, to Hiroto Saikawa, chief executive of Nissan, on Saturday - marks an abrupt reversal of policy, and threatens to destroy months of work by Nissan

Renault has told Nissan it will block the Japanese company’s plan to overhaul its troubled corporate governance, further inflaming the fraught relatio(...)

File photograph of Michael d’Alton , a veteran of D-Day (left) after being  presented with the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur , by Jean-Pierre Thebault, Ambassador of France. Photograph: Eric Luke

Approaching Rockall in a rubber dinghy was difficult in the heavy seas, but when the little vessel got close enough to the rock, Willie Dick jumped. C(...)

 Ford Bridgend Engine plant in south Wales on the day it was confirmed the plant is to close next year. Photograph:  by Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty

The global auto industry is stalling. Falling demand, particularly in the all-important Chinese market is causing a slump in sales. The VW emissions (...)

A person close to Fiat said: ‘They are trying to blame Nissan, but as far as we were aware there was no issue with Nissan.’ Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has withdrawn its proposal for a €33 billion merger with France’s Renault, reversing plans to create what could have been th(...)

France had been pressing for its own guaranteed seat on the new board and a veto on future chief executive appointments. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/File Photo/Reuters

Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters on Tuesday, as the French car(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier and her son Pierre-Louis, who has grown into a self-assured family spokesman

The murder of a French woman in west Cork dominated the news at the end of 1996. I spent the holidays in Dublin and still remember the moment I first (...)

A pile of rubble inside Notre Dame Cathedral today after the devastating fire overnight. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

French president Emmanuel Macron has given an address on television on the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, claiming the edifice will be reno(...)

Late last year Carlos  Ghosn was ousted as Nissan chairman, and arrested in Tokyo on financial misconduct charges of underreporting his salary.  Ghosn has said the charges were “meritless”.  Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

France’s Renault intends to restart merger talks with Japan’s Nissan within 12 months, after which it will set sight on a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler Aut(...)

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