The Artist star plays spoof Euro villain

The Artist star plays spoof Euro villain

Oscar-tipped French actor Jean Dujardin has filmed a spoof audition tape for an American website where he plays a series of villains.

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Two dead in food market shooting

Two men were killed and another seriously injured in a shooting at the main food market in the southern city of Nice on Friday morning.

Metro push man relives his nightmare

Metro push man relives his nightmare

A father of two who was pushed onto the tracks of the Paris metro as a train approached has been reliving his nightmare as the man accused of the attack faces trial.

Made in France? Political parties off-message

Made in France? Political parties off-message

While politicians encourage French people to buy products that are "made in France", an investigation by a daily newspaper suggests they may not be practising what they preach.

Culture-jammer or neo-dandy, meet post-metrosexual man

Culture-jammer or neo-dandy, meet post-metrosexual man

A Paris-based trends consultancy has been defining what tomorrow's man will look like, from culture-jamming youths wired into a networked world, to neo-dandies or take-it-slow types.

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Weight loss drug killed at least 1,300: study

Mediator, a drug licensed for use by diabetics that became widely prescribed in France as a slimming aid, "probably" caused at least 1,300 deaths before it was withdrawn, a study published on Thursday said.

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises

Sarkozy lines up right-wing election promises

France's President Nicolas Sarkozy set the stage on Thursday for a re election campaign marked by a conservative social agenda, vowing to oppose gay marriage and euthanasia and restrict immigration.