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Maid sought to settle Strauss-Kahn case: reports

US prosecutors are looking into claims that the lawyer for a hotel maid accusing former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault offered to hinder criminal proceedings in return for a
pay-off, reports said on Friday.

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Delors: ‘Europe and euro on brink of abyss’

Former European Commission president Jacques Delors warned on Thursday that too little was being done to stop Europe and the euro sliding towards disaster.

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France arrests three over death of British youth

French police have arrested three young French men suspected of stabbing a British teenager to death in a Spanish seaside resort in July, judicial officials said Friday.

Jerry Seinfeld to bring one man show to Paris

Jerry Seinfeld to bring one man show to Paris

Fans of popular American comedian Jerry Seinfeld in France will get the chance to see the comedy king in person when he performs a one-man show in Paris in the autumn.

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Porno past returns to haunt bus drivers

Two bus drivers in the south-west city of Toulouse have become unwilling celebrities after a colleague recognized them in an X-rated movie and shared it with other employees.

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors

Priests hit out at bikini-wearing visitors

Churches across France have become overrun by tourists in skimpy beachwear, showing off bare stomachs and wearing baseball caps, according to priests who have spoken out about the drop in standards.

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Olympic pole-vault champ commits suicide

Olympic gold medallist, Pierre Quinon, has killed himself, the French Athletics Federation announced on Thursday.

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Societe Generale rebounds after trade suspended

Trading in French bank Societe Generale, after being briefly suspended at the market opening Thursday, rebounded with the share price rising 8.9 percent to 24.16 euros.