Satirical magazine puts gay kiss on cover

Satirical magazine puts gay kiss on cover

The weekly magazine which had its Paris offices firebombed a week ago has decided to provoke again with its new issue out on Wednesday.

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French climbers found dead in Alps

Two French climbers who were at the centre of a dramatic week-long search after they were stranded in the Mont Blanc massif were found dead on Wednesday, rescuers said.

Full-blast yoga lands woman with fine

Full-blast yoga lands woman with fine

A police officer was not won over by the spiritual influence of a yoga lesson when he pulled a woman over in her car.

French zoo steps up rhino surveillance against poachers

French zoo steps up rhino surveillance against poachers

A French zoo has placed its white rhinos under video surveillance fearing poachers could kill them for their horns which can fetch hundreds of thousands of euros on the black market.

Drag race: Transvestite birds win competition for sex

Drag race: Transvestite birds win competition for sex

In a species of hawk, males dress themselves up as females to gain a sneaky advantage in the mating game, according to an unusual study published on Wednesday.

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New suspect in murder of 8-year-old girl

A 23-year-old man walked into a police station in the southern village of Bellegarde on Tuesday evening to ask police to verify whether he may have committed the sexual assault and murder of a young girl.

Parliament suspended after finance minister taunts Socialists

Parliament suspended after finance minister taunts Socialists

The lower house of the French parliament had to be suspended on Tuesday afternoon after left-wing members of parliament were outraged by remarks made by finance minister François Baroin.