Car breathalyzers to be compulsory from July

Car breathalyzers to be compulsory from July

France is battling drink-driving by forcing every car driver, including visitors to the country, to carry a single-use breathalyzer kit from July.

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll

Le Pen attacks all sides over ‘pathetic’ poll

Far-right Front National leader Marine Le Pen slammed a poll in a Sunday newspaper that asked people how they would vote if she was not on the ballot paper.

Depardieu to star as Strauss-Kahn in film

Depardieu to star as Strauss-Kahn in film

After months of rumours about a possible film covering the fall from grace of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, an American director has confirmed he plans to make a movie with Gérard Depardieu in the leading role.

Death toll rises to five as chill continues

Death toll rises to five as chill continues

A 12-year-old boy, two elderly people and two homeless men have all died as a result of the cold weather covering France.

Half of Air France flights hit on 2nd day of strike

Half of Air France flights hit on 2nd day of strike

A strike by aviation workers was set to intensify on Tuesday with Air France saying it might fly only half of its long-haul flights.

Minister under fire for ‘civilisations’ remarks

Minister under fire for ‘civilisations’ remarks

French Interior Minister Claude Guéant said on Sunday he stood by remarks that not all civilisations are equal, as critics denounced his comments as dangerous and xenophobic.