Bruni-Sarkozy daughter to be called Giulia

Bruni-Sarkozy daughter to be called Giulia

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have named their baby daughter Guilia, the Italian spelling of the popular European name.

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Kidnappers demand cash for Frenchwoman’s body

The Somali kidnappers of disabled Frenchwoman Marie Dedieu, who died after being snatched from her home in Kenya, are demanding a ransom for the return of her body, France's defence minister said on Thursday.

Bruni-Sarkozy gives birth to baby girl

Bruni-Sarkozy gives birth to baby girl

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, 43, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday evening, their first child as a couple.

Hard up students turning to prostitution

Hard up students turning to prostitution

Unions and feminist groups have pointed to an alarming number of students who finance their studies through prostitution.

French minister invites 13,000 Twitter fans to bed

French minister invites 13,000 Twitter fans to bed

France's industry minister, Eric Besson, caused much mirth on Wednesday when a flirtatious private message meant for his wife was sent as a public tweet, to his 13,000 followers.

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Watchdog slams media for Socialist bias

France's TV and radio watchdog, the CSA, has warned five channels for giving too much coverage to the Socialist party over the last quarter.

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Sarkozy ‘unlikely’ to take paternity leave

While his wife, Carla Bruni, recovers after giving birth to their first child in a private Paris clinic, President Sarkozy is unlikely to take his statutory paternity lpleeave or slow down his working life.