Twin Towers replica in Paris for 9/11 anniversary

Twin Towers replica in Paris for 9/11 anniversary

A replica of the Twin Towers destroyed in the September 11 attacks will be built on a square opposite the Eiffel Tower in Paris to mark the tenth anniversary of the atrocity, organisers said Tuesday.

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Strauss-Kahn apologizes to IMF staff: witness

Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Monday apologized to staff at the Washington-based lender, a witness said, after sexual assault charges against him were dropped.

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Holiday family shot dead in Corsica

The bodies of a French couple and their two children, a girl aged 12 and a boy aged 10, were discovered on the island of Corsica on Monday evening. All had been shot dead, according to radio station Europe 1.

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Lithuanian and French NATO aircraft collide

Lithuanian and French NATO military jets collided on Monday in mid-air during a patrol over the Baltic state but the pilots escaped unhurt, an official told AFP.

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Ex-PM: Strauss-Kahn has ‘mental illness’

Former French prime minister Michel Rocard surprised televison viewers on Monday with claims that his Socialist Party colleage Dominique Strauss-Kahn suffered from a "mental illness".

Aubry puts crime at heart of campaign

Aubry puts crime at heart of campaign

Martine Aubry stepped up her campaign to win the Socialist party presidential nomination with a surprise visit to Marseille on Monday where she declared herself the 'president for security'

Banana Republic to open first shop in France

Banana Republic to open first shop in France

American clothing store Banana Republic is to take its first step into the French market with a shop on the prestigious Champs-Elysées in Paris.