Breast implants pose ‘no higher cancer risk’

Breast implants pose ‘no higher cancer risk’

France's health ministry said on Friday there was no cancer risk from breast implants made by local firm PIP but recommended to the women with implants to have them removed after eight cases of cancer.

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Loire-Atlantique: campaign to rejoin Brittany wins key vote

Voters in the western Loire-Atlantique department could get the chance to rejoin the region of Brittany following a parliamentary vote on Wednesday.

Sarkozy warns ministers against long holidays

Sarkozy warns ministers against long holidays

Government ministers have been told they should keep their Christmas and New Year breaks to a minimum as the country moves into a crucial election year.

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Kombouaré on the way out at PSG

Paris Saint Germain sports director Leonardo has informed club manager Antoine Kombouaré that he has been fired, the day after his side went top of the French first division, a source close to the coach told AFP on Thursday.

France: world’s most pessimistic country

France: world’s most pessimistic country

Despite having food, wine and scenery that are the envy of the world, a new study has revealed the French to be the most downbeat people on the planet.

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Turkish envoy to leave Paris after vote

Turkey's ambassador was to leave Paris on Friday in a row with France over a law making it a criminal offence to deny that a massacre of Armenians by Ottoman troops in 1915 amounted to genocide.