Air France warns over Saturday strike turmoil

Air France warns over Saturday strike turmoil

Air France has warned that strike action by flight attendants could cause disruptions on up to 20 percent of its flights on Saturday.

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French Christian group besieges Jesus excrement play

Paris police have arrested around 20 Christian fundamentalists who burst into a theatre and threw stink bombs to protest against a play featuring the face of Christ drizzled with fake excrement.

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Millionaire hotel magnate murdered in Paris home

A wealthy hotel owner and art collector was found dead in his smart Parisian villa on Tuesday morning after being shot three times in the neck.

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‘Angel of Death’ gets life sentence in Argentina

An Argentine court sentenced ex-naval officer Alfredo Astiz on Wednesday to life in jail for torture, murder and rights abuses including his murder of two French nuns during the country's 1976 to 1983 dictatorship.

Brest falls out over Miss France contest

Brest falls out over Miss France contest

A political row has broken out in the scenic Brittany town of Brest after a payment was made from public funds to host this year's Miss France beauty pageant.

Jobless total highest for over ten years

Jobless total highest for over ten years

Unemployment was up by 26,000 in September, taking the jobless figure to 2.78 million, a rise of 0.9 percent on the month and 3 percent on the year.

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Summit deal saved euro: French finance minister

A deal reached at a summit of eurozone leaders has saved the single currency, French Finance Minister François Baroin said on Thursday.

Euro-crisis: Sarkozy set for TV debrief

Euro-crisis: Sarkozy set for TV debrief

President Sarkozy will take command of the airwaves on France's two main TV channels on Thursday evening to talk about the EU's latest deal on the debt crisis.