China backs Lagarde’s bid to head IMF: report

China backs Lagarde’s bid to head IMF: report

French finance minister Christine Lagarde received support from the head of China's central bank on Monday in her bid to lead the International Monetary Fund.

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French soldier shot dead in Afghanistan

A 24-year-old French soldier was killed in action in Afghanistan, France's presidential office said Saturday, marking the 63rd French soldier to be killed there since 2001.

Black Eyed Peas star wows Paris crowd in surprise show

Black Eyed Peas star wows Paris crowd in surprise show

US pop star Will.I.Am of The Black Eyed Peas delighted Parisians on Saturday with a surprise concert on a neighbourhood park.

 

UK sprouts firm rejects French E.coli claims

UK sprouts firm rejects French E.coli claims

A British company has distanced itself from a French minister's claims that sprouts ordered from the firm were to blame for a recent E.coli outbreak in France.