Nervous chefs get Michelin report card

Nervous chefs get Michelin report card

Early indications of the annual Michelin Guide were released on Monday, rewarding some chefs with the prestigious stars while disappointing others.

Father tries to set 23-year-old daughter alight

Father tries to set 23-year-old daughter alight

A man was being held by police on Monday after allegedly trying to set fire to his grown-up daughter in central Paris.

South of France shaken by earthquake

South of France shaken by earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook the south of France late on Sunday night.

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Hedi Slimane to return to YSL: industry sources

Designer Hedi Slimane, whose admirers include rock stars and fashion trade peers, will soon become creative director at Yves Saint Laurent (YSL), industry sources told AFP at the weekend.

The Artist sweeps the board at Oscars

The Artist sweeps the board at Oscars

Jean Dujardin on Sunday capped a record awards season run with an Oscar for his turn as a struggling silent film star in "The Artist," becoming the first Frenchman to win an Academy Award for acting.