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France skewers DSK for ‘public relations’ apology

Opponents of shamed former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Monday denounced a supposedly revelatory primetime interview about his aborted New York rape trial as a scripted public relations exercise.

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Poker game with Monopoly money ends in death

A man goes on trial on Monday in the southern town of Pau accused of murder after a poker game took a very bad turn.

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Edgy France eye All Blacks challenge

France coach Marc Lievremont has scoffed at suggestions he would prefer to lose to New Zealand next Saturday and settle for a second place pool finish to obtain a favourbale draw in the quarter-finals.

Porn mag gets firemen’s hoses in a twist

Porn mag gets firemen’s hoses in a twist

A porn magazine that ran a feature on the sexual appetites of firemen, illustrated with a series of raunchy pictures, has had to explain itself in court.

France’s Oscar pick: ‘Declaration of War’

France’s Oscar pick: ‘Declaration of War’

France's entry for the 2012 Academy Awards will be the recently-released film "La Guerre est Declarée" (Declaration of War).

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Police seek couple after ‘kidnapped’ girls found

Two sisters aged 10 and 12 who went missing on Saturday evening were found unharmed late on Sunday afternoon after a huge police hunt was launched.

DSK regrets ‘moral failing’ in sex with maid

DSK regrets ‘moral failing’ in sex with maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's assertion that his encounter with a New York hotel maid was "a moral failing" rather than attempted rape has not persuaded her lawyers to drop civil action against the former IMF chief.