placeholder image

Judge drops Strauss-Kahn charges

A New York judge on Tuesday dropped all sex crime charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, ending a three-month saga that brought down one of the world's most powerful men and caused an international uproar.

Introducing… Marine Le Pen

Introducing… Marine Le Pen

With France's most famous daughter busy revving up her outboard engine for next year's presidential election, contributor Martin Untersinger loads up on seafaring terminology and takes a fish-eyed squint at the politics and biology of Marine Le Pen.

placeholder image

Restaurant sighting helps girl trap sex attacker

After being the victim of a frightening attack, a 14-year-old girl managed to keep her cool when she spotted her assailant eating in a local restaurant.

placeholder image

Tied-up 10-year-old plunges five floors

A 10-year-old boy who had his hands and feet tied with television cables fell from the fifth-floor window of an apartment block on Monday after a family argument. 

Post-it wars break out across France

Post-it wars break out across France

The long summer months have spawned a wave of creativity among French office workers with multi-coloured images made of post-it notes springing up in business districts across the country.

placeholder image

Libyan rebel victory ‘not complete’: France

Victory over Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's regime is "not complete", French officials warned on Tuesday, as Paris' joy over the rebel forces' entry into Tripoli gave way to renewed caution.

Marc Jacobs rumoured to take over at Dior

Marc Jacobs rumoured to take over at Dior

Star designer Marc Jacobs is set to move into the job vacated by John Galliano at luxury brand Dior, according to reports from respected fashion source Women's Wear Daily.


 

placeholder image

Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss DSK case

Prosecutors formally asked on Monday to dismiss all the sexual assault and attempted rape charges against former IMF chief and one-time French presidential favorite Dominique Strauss-Kahn.