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L’Oreal heiress ready for ‘nuclear war’ with daughter

Billionaire L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt is ready for "nuclear war" with her daughter and has asked her lawyers to revoke a reconciliation deal the two struck last year, according to a French
Sunday paper.

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France defeat to Tonga dismays coach

France coach Marc Lievremont said on Sunday his side's demoralising World Cup loss to Tonga had left him with a sense of "deep personal failure" but he also had harsh words for his own players.

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Paris launches world’s first electric car-share scheme

Self-service electric cars appeared on the streets of Paris on Sunday, as a French group launched a public car-hire scheme modelled on the capital's popular bicycle-sharing system and designed to become the world's largest of its kind.

Record high October temperatures in Paris

Record high October temperatures in Paris

Record high October temperatures were measured on Sunday in Paris and western France, as an autumn heatwave sent the mercury soaring above 27 degrees Celsius, the French weather service said.

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Disabled French woman abducted in Kenya

Kenyan authorities on Sunday were trying to establish contact with gunmen who seized a disabled French woman from her home in a prized Kenyan beach resort and took her to Somalia, officials said.