Marine le Pen backs father’s Norway comments

Marine le Pen backs father’s Norway comments

The head of France's far-right National Front party, Marine Le Pen, has said she "did not disagree" with the party's founder, her father Jean-Marie, when he blamed Norway's attacks on government "naivety."

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Top Paris law firm ‘fired workers for eating leftovers’

Two employees at a prestigious Paris law firm plan to go to an employment tribunal after claiming they were let go for polishing off the remains of uneaten office lunches.

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Councillor’s racist ‘joke’ falls flat

A politician with the centre-right UMP party near Nice found others didn't get the joke when he sent a 'humorous' email mocking the North African accent.

Young chef wows northern France with sensual cooking

Young chef wows northern France with sensual cooking

Eating at Alexandre Gauthier's restaurant should put customers in the mood for making love "otherwise it didn't work," said the young chef whose cuisine is luring foodies from far and wide to the north of France.

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Last gay Nazi death camp survivor dies in France

Rudolf Brazda, last known survivor of the so-called "Pink Triangles" – gays interned in Nazi camps because of their homosexuality – died in France Wednesday aged 98, officials said.

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France not bogged down in Libya: Juppé

The international military operation in Libya is not bogged down, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said Thursday, insisting that rebel forces were making progress in the fight against Muammar Qaddafi.

Football: French channels to broadcast live women’s football

Football: French channels to broadcast live women’s football

Live women's football matches will be broadcast for the first time in France as of next season, the French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet said Thursday after selling the rights to France Television and Eurosport.

Strauss-Kahn: Air France denies special crew rules

Strauss-Kahn: Air France denies special crew rules

Air France Thursday denied issuing instructions on the composition of its air crews after a report said only males were allowed serve Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-IMF boss accused of attempted rape.

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France legalises 30,000 banned Internet domain names

French Internet authorities have been swamped by demands for domain names since a new law authorised the use of around 30,000 previously banned website addresses such as "islam.fr" and "internet.fr".

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France to probe Apple tracking feature

France's technology watchdog said Wednesday it is investigating an iPhone feature that tracks and stores data on its user's movements, without the user's knowledge or consent.

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Road deaths fall in July

After rising for most of the year, the number of deaths on French roads fell 21 percent in July compared to the same month last year.