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DNA links Argentine tour guide to French murders

DNA evidence has linked a 24-year-old Argentinian tour guide to the murder of two French women in a nature reserve in northwestern Argentina, authorities said on Tuesday.

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Sarkozy gets mixed reviews after summit

Politicians and commentators took to the web, airwaves and newspapers on Wednesday with contrasting views on the proposals announced by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday evening.

French star Depardieu relieves himself in plane cabin

French star Depardieu relieves himself in plane cabin

French film actor Gerard Depardieu was caught short on a Paris to Dublin flight and chose not to bother going to the toilet before relieving himself, airline CityJet told AFP on Wednesday.

Swerving pensioner beats drink drive records

Swerving pensioner beats drink drive records

A 65-year-old woman who police stopped after her erratic driving caused concern was found to have a blood alcohol level of 5.76 grams per litre.

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Woman kidnapped and tortured for ten days

Seven people have been detained by police after a 35-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped and tortured during an ordeal lasting ten days.

Coco Chanel ‘spied for the Nazis’

Coco Chanel ‘spied for the Nazis’

The iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel worked for the Nazis during the German occupation of France in World War II, according to a new book published on Tuesday.

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

Sarkozy, Merkel eye ‘true eurozone government’

France's Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Angela Merkel vowed to give the eurozone bloc a "true economic government" on Tuesday but experts said their pledges were not enough to defuse the debt crisis.