French firm fined €32M over Spike Lee film

French firm fined €32M over Spike Lee film

A Paris court has ordered private French television station TF1 to pay €32 million ($46 million) in compensation for failing to distribute a war film by US director Spike Lee.

French company shuts down Lady Gaga’s YouTube channel

French company shuts down Lady Gaga’s YouTube channel

The official YouTube channel belonging to Lady Gaga was shut down temporarily on Wednesday after a French production company complained that a video by the star was being used without permission.

 

Court fines family over adopted fox

Court fines family over adopted fox

A French court has ordered a family to give up the wild fox they adopted over a year ago. A judge fined them €300 for "keeping a non-domestic animal without authorization."

 

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DSK and wife venture out for first time in three days

Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife Anne Sinclair left their New York residence Tuesday night for the first time in three days.

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Maid in Strauss-Kahn case sues New York Post

The Guinean hotel maid who has accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape is suing the New York Post for claiming that she was a prostitute.

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French protest boat heads for Gaza

A French motor yacht slipped out of Greek waters Tuesday in an attempt to break Israeli's naval blockade on Gaza, reviving an international campaign that appeared to have ground to a halt.

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Armani pays haute-couture homage to Japan

Giorgio Armani paid stylistic homage to Japan on day two of the fall-winter Paris haute couture shows on Tuesday, with sharp bustier dresses making up a big chunk of his collection.

Luxury goods CEO is richest man in France

Luxury goods CEO is richest man in France

Bernard Arnault, the CEO of the LVMH luxury goods group, has been ranked the richest man in France by the magazine Challenges. His fortune is estimated at €22.76 billion.

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Actor Delon’s son indicted after girl shot

The son of French veteran actor Alain Delon has been indicted by a Swiss court after a teenage girl was shot at the actor's apartment, Delon's lawyer said Tuesday.