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Police foil forced-marriage kidnap

German police said on Tuesday they had foiled a bid by two Turks to kidnap a 17-year-old girl from Sarregumines, in eastern France, for a forced marriage in Turkey.

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Protests fail to stop nuclear train

A train carrying nuclear waste to France was able to depart on Tuesday despite efforts by Dutch and Belgian anti-nuclear activists – some who were trying to block it by chaining themselves to the tracks.

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Asian demand ramps up Bordeaux prices

One of the world's most influential wine critics is alarmed by the high price of Bordeaux wine, saying the region risks hurting itself by focusing so much on the East Asian market.

India fails to back Lagarde

India fails to back Lagarde

 

France's Christine Lagarde failed on Tuesday to win public backing from India for her bid to lead the IMF as she continued her global roadshow aimed at overcoming opposition in emerging countries.