Ex-Vogue editor turns model for Barneys

Ex-Vogue editor turns model for Barneys

Carine Roitfeld, who edited French Vogue for ten years, is the face of a new advertising campaign for luxury New York department store, Barneys.

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Louboutin loses shoe case against YSL

French footwear king Christian Louboutin has lost a bid in a US court to block rival Yves Saint Laurent from selling shoes with red soles he says too closely resemble his own, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Le Pen: ‘markets are mad with greed’

Le Pen: ‘markets are mad with greed’

Marine Le Pen put her summer break on hold today to tell France's leaders to "get a grip" on the economy, accusing them of "giving the keys of the truck to people who don't even have a driving license."

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Socialists line up for battle of the books

In other countries, politicians wanting to get noticed may launch an advertising campaign, do a big TV interview or get photographed with an adoring and photogenic family. In France, the best way to get noticed is to bring out a book. 

Convict caught after taunting police on video

Convict caught after taunting police on video

A 24-year-old offender who made a getaway from police at a court hearing and then taunted them online was finally caught on Wednesday.

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Witness in politician sex case burgled

A woman who is a key witness in the sexual assault case against former civil service minister, Georges Tron, claims to have had her home burgled at the weekend.