Swiss court rejects Delon’s fake licence plate appeal

Swiss court rejects Delon’s fake licence plate appeal

Switzerland's top court confirmed Friday that it has thrown out an appeal by French veteran film star Alain Delon against a fine imposed on him for using a fake licence plate.

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French girl’s kidnapping was ‘Chechen wedding tradition’

A teenage girl whose forceful bundling into a BMW in the south of France sparked a nationwide appeal for witnesses was the victim of a traditional Chechen pre-marriage kidnapping, it emerged on Friday.

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Sandal-wearing Danish hikers rescued on Corsican mountain

A group of twelve sandal-wearing Danish tourists found themselves ill-prepared for a mountain expedition when they were trapped in freezing temperatures.

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France, Germany push euro governance revamp

France and Germany will push in the coming weeks to overhaul economic governance in the eurozone in the wake of the Greek debt crisis, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday.

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Air France splits order between Airbus, Boeing

Air France-KLM has decided to split a landmark order for 100 long-haul carriers between Europe's Airbus and US rival Boeing, a press report said.

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88-year old man trapped in car for two days

An 88-year-old man in southern France was rescued by a group of teenagers last week after an accident left him trapped in his upturned car for two days.  

 

French mogul flaunts sexy girlfriend in video

French mogul flaunts sexy girlfriend in video

An astonishing video featuring billionaire media boss Arnaud Lagardère is causing some raised eyebrows in France's corporate world and beyond.

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Billionaire Bettencourt unaware of fortune: report

The transcript of a conversation between billionaire Liliane Bettencourt and a judge has revealed the 88-year old has little awareness of recent investments or even the scale of her fortune.