Skirt-wearing cyclists beware: women warned

Skirt-wearing cyclists beware: women warned

A cycling association in Toulouse has warned women cyclists that wearing a skirt while on a bike can be dangerous.

France hit by third earthquake in two days

France hit by third earthquake in two days

For the third time in 48 hours, the south of France was hit by an earthquake.

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate

Socialist surprises with plans for 75% tax rate

Socialist presidential candidate François Hollande showed he plans to hit high income earners by announcing plans to introduce a tax rate of 75 percent for those earning more than €1 million a year ($1.34 million).

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Two children die from scarf strangling

Two children, in separate incidents, were discovered dead in their bedrooms on Monday. Both were found hanging with scarves around their necks.

GM to take five percent stake in Peugeot: report

GM to take five percent stake in Peugeot: report

US auto giant General Motors is in talks to buy out five percent of France's biggest car builder PSA Peugeot Citroën, business daily Les Echos reported on Tuesday citing several sources.

Art dissects Tunisia’s revolution, one year on

Art dissects Tunisia’s revolution, one year on

From bold portraits to wry cartoons on the Islamist resurgence at the polls, a Paris show explores the roots and branches of Tunisia's revolution, one year on, as seen by home-grown artists.

Strauss-Kahns owe US back taxes

Strauss-Kahns owe US back taxes

Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his journalist wife owe more than $16,000 (€12,000) in back taxes on the Washington home they are trying to sell, city tax records showed Monday.