The scandal surrounding the former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to be turned into a porn film, with the producers asking members of the public to help fund the project.
Two women claiming to suffer from electro-hypersensitivity have resorted to living in a cave in the French Alps. They say they have been made ill by wireless internet and mobile phones.
French authorities sent reinforcements on Monday to battle a wildfire raging through the national park of Reunion Island, a unique ecosystem designated a World Heritage Site.
Leaders of the world's biggest economies meet in Cannes this week as Europe tries to convince markets and US critics that its debt bail-out package is serious and urges China to fund it.
Air France is facing a third consecutive day of strikes by cabin crew during a busy holiday period. While the airline is running most flights, some can only take 100 passengers on board.
French police fired tear gas to break up clashes that erupted between Turkish protesters and supports of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in central Paris on Sunday.