French coach tells journalist to ‘go to hell’ as media relations sour

French coach tells journalist to ‘go to hell’ as media relations sour

France coach Marc Lievremont has rounded on journalists covering the French World Cup campaign, saying some of them take delight in seeing the French team lose.

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French left claims historic Senate win

France's left-wing opposition won an historic victory in senatorial elections on Sunday, in a blow to centre-right leader President Nicolas Sarkozy seven months before he is to seek re-election.

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Princess affirms Sarkozy aide bagman claims

The wife of a former close aide of French President Nicolas Sarkozy repeated claims on Saturday that her husband, charged in a damaging graft scandal, had returned from trips abroad with bags of cash.

French accuser dreading Strauss-Kahn face-off

French accuser dreading Strauss-Kahn face-off

A French writer who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape said on Saturday she was afraid to confront the former IMF chief and did not expect to sleep the night before a planned
meeting.