Nazi figurines for sale on French website

Nazi figurines for sale on French website

A website run by a senior police officer's wife has been selling figurines of top Nazis.

Car rental scheme hit by vandalism

Car rental scheme hit by vandalism

One month after its launch there are reports that Paris' innovative car rental scheme has been hit by vandalism problems.

Screen star Belmondo and ex-wife burgled

Screen star Belmondo and ex-wife burgled

Burglars broke into the Paris mansion of French screen star Jean-Paul Belmondo over the New Year weekend and also robbed his former wife who has a flat there, police said on Sunday.

Baby boom pushes population to 65 million

Baby boom pushes population to 65 million

The highest birth rate in Europe has helped increase the French population to more than 65 million people, according to official statistics expected this month.

placeholder image

DR Congo condemns Paris attack on lawmaker

The Congolese government has condemned an attack on the country's Senate chief in Paris allegedly by supporters of President Joseph Kabila's rival and called in France's envoy to explain the incident.

Sarkozy kicks off election year with warning

Sarkozy kicks off election year with warning

Facing a tough election fight in four months, French President Nicolas Sarkozy kicked off the new year warning voters that 2012 was "full of risks" and that France's future will hang in the balance.