Paris welcomes couture and menswear shows

Paris welcomes couture and menswear shows

Paris once more turns fashion capital of the world for a week starting Wednesday, playing host to menswear shows before haute couture's heady mix of craft and luxury casts its spell over the city.

DSK wife: ‘I’m neither a saint nor a victim’

DSK wife: ‘I’m neither a saint nor a victim’

Anne Sinclair, the wife of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been speaking about the ordeal the couple faced when he was arrested on sexual assault charges as well as her new journalistic venture.

Why French children don’t throw food

Why French children don’t throw food

Spend some time in restaurants in France and you may notice a curious thing. French children are unlikely to be squealing about what’s on their plate or struggling to get out of their chairs.

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Presidential plane makes forced landing

The plane carrying President Nicolas Sarkozy was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday after a problem was detected with the aircraft's braking system.

The Artist star named Man of the Year

The Artist star named Man of the Year

Three days after winning a Golden Globe for his performance in silent film The Artist, Jean Dujardin has been named Man of the Year by French GQ magazine.

Fined for insulting ‘crap bosses’ on Facebook

Fined for insulting ‘crap bosses’ on Facebook

A French court on Tuesday found a union delegate guilty of publicly insulting his call-centre employers by calling them "crap bosses" on Facebook.

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Sarkozy ally charged in media spying scandal

A French judge on Tuesday charged a prosecutor close to President Nicolas Sarkozy with having illegally collected data on a journalist in the latest twist in a top-level spying and corruption scandal.

Sarkozy calls crisis job summit

Sarkozy calls crisis job summit

President Nicolas Sarkozy is gathering union and business leaders together on Wednesday for a crisis summit on the country's unemployment situation.