Apple drops ‘Jew or not Jew’ app worldwide

Apple drops ‘Jew or not Jew’ app worldwide

French anti-racism groups have dropped anti-Semitism suits against Apple after it withdrew a "Jew or not Jew" iPhone app from its online stores worldwide, the groups' lawyer said Thursday.

Audrey Tautou lights up Champs-Elysées

Audrey Tautou lights up Champs-Elysées

Actress and face of Chanel Audrey Tautou switched on the Christmas lights on Paris' premier shopping avenue, the Champs-Elysées, on Wednesday evening.

Contest to produce new Paris metro design

Contest to produce new Paris metro design

After a smartphone application using the Paris metro map was banned by metro operator RATP, its creator decided to launch a competition to design an alternative map.

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Sarkozy, Merkel and Monti in debt crisis talks

France pressured Germany on Thursday to reconsider its firm refusal to allow the European Central Bank to become the lender of last resort to the eurozone's debt-wracked member states.

Men stare at breasts, women at wedding rings: study

Men stare at breasts, women at wedding rings: study

An eye tracking study by a French laboratory, conducted in seven countries, presented an image of an attractive woman to both men and women to discover where their eyes went.

Marks & Spencer returns to Paris

Marks & Spencer returns to Paris

After a ten-year absence, British retailer Marks & Spencer opens its doors again in Paris on Thursday morning.

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Writer Houellebecq on ‘Goncourt for pets’ jury

A jury including provocative French writer Michel Houellebecq handed out a book prize on Wednesday dubbed the "Goncourt for pets", in a nod to France's top literary award, to a Paris vet and first-time writer.

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France considers ‘humanitarian corridors’ in Syria

France will discuss creating protected humanitarian corridors in Syria with its EU and Arab allies, Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said on Thursday, after meeting the exiled Syrian opposition leader.