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No reprisals for Frenchman who burned Koran

An appeals court on Tuesday confirmed the acquittal of a Frenchman accused of inciting racial hatred after posting an internet video of himself burning a Koran and then urinating on it.

Fashion legend Lagerfeld relaunches brand with two lines

Fashion legend Lagerfeld relaunches brand with two lines

Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld is to relaunch his own brand after a year-long break, unveiling two new lines and a direct sales website.

Lawyers blast ‘frivolous’ DSK immunity bid

Lawyers blast ‘frivolous’ DSK immunity bid

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's claims of immunity from a civil lawsuit are "utterly meritless," lawyers for the hotel maid seeking damages for an alleged sexual assault said on Monday.

Air France strike threat hangs over holiday weekend

Air France strike threat hangs over holiday weekend

A planned strike by cabin crew at Air France-KLM over the long holiday weekend is still in place, threatening the plans of thousands of people eager to make the most of a four-day holiday.

Drivers in Grenoble welcome latest strike

Drivers in Grenoble welcome latest strike

A strike by traffic wardens in Grenoble has been welcomed by drivers who can park without restriction in the south west city.

Headscarf ban ruled out for school mums

Headscarf ban ruled out for school mums

After months of discussion, the government has opted to give "guidelines" rather than implement a full ban on the wearing of headscarves by Muslim mothers when they are on school property.

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

Sarkozy attacks British and angers Italians

President Sarkozy let rip at the British prime minister, David Cameron, in an argument at the EU summit to solve the euro crisis, according to reports.

Football star arrested for attempted murder

Football star arrested for attempted murder

Former France international footballer Tony Vairelles has been arrested, along with three others, on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning, police sources said on Monday.