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Sarkozy: Europe faces ‘unprecedented crisis’

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Monday that Europe faces an "unprecedented crisis" but urged calm in the face of Standard & Poor's multiple eurozone credit rating downgrades.

French actress’s Golden Globe tumbles out

French actress’s Golden Globe tumbles out

The internet was buzzing on Monday afternoon with footage of a slight dress malfunction of the excited wife of Golden Globe winner Jean Dujardin.

How long can Dior thrive without a couturier?

How long can Dior thrive without a couturier?

Ten months after John Galliano was sacked over a racist outburst, Dior has yet to name a new chief designer -- but sales are booming. Which begs the question: how long can the French fashion house thrive without a couturier at the helm?

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Woman set on fire by masked intruders

A 50-year-old woman was attacked by two men posing as police officers and then set on fire early on Sunday morning.

Two French people die in cruise ship disaster

Two French people die in cruise ship disaster

Two French tourists died after the Italian cruise ship the Costa Concordia sank off the coast of Tuscany on Friday.

France braces for downgrade fall-out as Sarkozy vows reform

France braces for downgrade fall-out as Sarkozy vows reform

France braced on Sunday for the fallout from its credit rating downgrade as President Nicolas Sarkozy appealed for calm and vowed to carry out more reforms to lead the country out of crisis.

Chinese pandas arrive for new life in France

Chinese pandas arrive for new life in France

Two Chinese pandas landed in Paris on Sunday for a new life in a French zoo in a loan sealed after years of top-level negotiations between China and France.

Silent film wins big at Golden Globes

Silent film wins big at Golden Globes

French film The Artist won three Golden Globe awards at Sunday night's ceremony.