France is "more pessimistic" about the state of its economy than fellow eurozone countries, a European Commission survey has found.
France coach Didier Deschamps says his side can do well at next year's World Cup after scraping through the play-offs.
France are the first European team to overturn a 2-0 deficit to reach the World Cup by beating 10-man Ukraine in Paris.
Ukraine beat France in the first leg of their World Cup play-off to put them in control of the tie.
Bosnia-Hercegovina qualify for their first World Cup finals as an independent nation after beating Lithuania 1-0.
St Etienne buy the old square posts of Hampden Park they believe denied them a European Cup final win in 1976.
Juventus say they could have to sell top players like Paul Pogba because of the lack of money in Serie A.
Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye apologises to supporters after refusing to play for the club last month.
Defenders Tiago Ilori of Sporting Lisbon and Paris St-Germain's Mamadou Sakho are heading to Liverpool for a combined £25m.
Tottenham sign France international midfielder and central defender Etienne Capoue from Toulouse.
Newcastle sign France international striker Loic Remy on a season-long loan deal from Championship side QPR.
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal rejoins his first professional club Monaco on a three-year contract.
Germany recover from a goal adrift to beat France 2-1 and claim the first win over Les Blues by a Germany side for 26 years.
France midfielder Yann M'Vila is banned until June 2014 after an unauthorised night out while on under-21 duty.
France coach Didier Deschamps is suffering from a lack of quality players and a shortage of natural leaders