Lindsey Tramuta: An American blogger lost in cheeseland

Lindsey Tramuta: An American blogger lost in cheeseland

Meet the Francophile behind the fromage: The Local's Martin Untersinger catches up with the American behind the Lost in Cheeseland blog.

Sarkozy slams ‘desperate’ Qaddafi

Sarkozy slams ‘desperate’ Qaddafi

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday condemned Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's "criminal and cynical" attempt to cling to power despite the apparent collapse of his regime.

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Libyan contact group to meet in Paris

France plans to host a meeting of world powers implicated in the Libyan conflict next week, Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Monday, welcoming the rebel forces' entry into Tripoli.

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Fake kidnapping gets stag party in trouble

An apparent violent city centre kidnapping by a group of men on a stag party caused police to be mobilized in the southern Bouches-du-Rhône region at the weekend.

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‘Let people give holidays to workmates’: MP

New rules could make it possible for people to help out colleagues who are caring for sick children by offering them holiday they earn for working overtime.

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Lagerfeld: an ugly daughter would be ‘difficult’

Chanel head designer Karl Lagerfeld and former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld have been sharing their thoughts on work, family and life in the fashion fast lane in September's Interview magazine.

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Higher prices for heavy internet users

Internet providers could be about to put an end to packages that offer unlimited access to everyone for the same fee, according to a leaked report.

Homeless World Cup kicks off in Paris

Homeless World Cup kicks off in Paris

The ninth Homeless World Cup, which involves around 500 homeless male and female football players, kicked off Sunday with a game between France and Portugal near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

DSK accuser in key talks with prosecutors

DSK accuser in key talks with prosecutors

The hotel maid who has accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her will meet with New York prosecutors on Monday for key talks that could lead to a dismissal of the case.

Ryanair pokes fun at peeing actor Depardieu

Ryanair pokes fun at peeing actor Depardieu

Low cost airline Ryanair has used Gérard Depardieu's recent incident on an Air France flight to advertise its budget prices in a cheeky advertisement.