Jean Veil

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Didier Lombard, the former chief executive officer of France Telecom, will stand trial for moral harassment. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Didier Lombard, the former chief executive officer of France Telecom, will stand trial for moral harassment, a decade after a wave of employee suicid(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron pays his respects to the late French politician Simone Veil, Holocaust survivor and pro-choice campaigner. Photograph: Retuers/Michel Euler

France paid a national homage on Wednesday to Simone Veil, the Holocaust survivor, first woman cabinet minister, first president of the European Parli(...)

File image of  Simone Veil delivering a speech at the Institut de France  in Paris. File photograph: Philippe Wopjazer/Pool photo via AP

Simone Veil, a French politician and Holocaust survivor who secured the legalisation of abortion in France in the 1970s, died at her home in Paris on(...)