Aubry makes French presidency bid official

Aubry makes French presidency bid official

The leader of France's opposition Socialists, Martine Aubry, on Tuesday formally announced her bid to challenge President Nicolas Sarkozy in next year's presidential election.

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Kids find loaded gun in Paris sandbox

Three children discovered a .22-calibre long rifle while playing in a park on Saturday morning.

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Sarkozy: ‘we won’t let Greece fail’

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday that France and a number of private lenders were working together with the EU to come up with a new rescue plan for debt-laden Greece.

Short-lived heatwave interrupted by storms

Short-lived heatwave interrupted by storms

France experienced its hottest day of the year yesterday with temperatures above 30˚C in most parts of the country.

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Fifth person questioned in exam leak case

A 52-year old man is talking to police about the leaking of a question in the recent Baccalauréat final exams for French secondary students.

‘Bosses’ boss’ likens sexism to racism

‘Bosses’ boss’ likens sexism to racism

The leader of France's main employers' organisation, Laurence Parisot, has launched an attack on the enduring sexism in French society in the wake of the scandal involving IMF head Dominique Strauss Kahn.