Anne Sinclair, the wife of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been spotted back in Paris after the birth of her new grandson.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is the odds-on favorite to become the next IMF chief as nominations close Friday, with her main rival short of any endorsements from major economies.
Lawyers for US rock group The Doors have threatened legal action against a Paris bar devoted to the band, saying it did not want to be associated with a drinking establishment.
The European Court in Luxembourg warned France on Thursday over its failure to protect the threatened Great Hamster of Alsace, the last wild hamster species in Europe.
The former President is not used to having doors closed in his face, but that's what happened recently at a casino in Deauville.
An Algerian man was refused French nationality on the grounds that he held degrading views about women.