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Titanic centenary dominates Cannes TV fest

From documentaries to high-end costume dramas, the centenary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic has sparked a tidal wave of TV shows, up for grabs at this week's MIPTV international trade show in Cannes.

Green candidate leaves hospital after fall

Green candidate leaves hospital after fall

The Green candidate in France's presidential election, Eva Joly, was allowed to return home on Monday after being hospitalised overnight following a fall as she left a cinema, officials said.

Military intervention ruled out in Mali

Military intervention ruled out in Mali

French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said on Monday that the situation in Mali was "rapidly deteriorating" but ruled out sending French soldiers to the former colony.

Boss forced to live on streets starts new business

Boss forced to live on streets starts new business

A successful businessman who fell on hard times and ended up homeless has been telling how he got back on his feet to start up a new enterprise.

Toulouse father: ‘my son was liquidated’

Toulouse father: ‘my son was liquidated’

The lawyer for the father of the man police shot dead in Toulouse claims to have video proof that Mohamed Merah was needlessly killed.

‘I’m too sexy’: drinkers think they’re hotter

‘I’m too sexy’: drinkers think they’re hotter

The beer goggles theory that people look more attractive after a few drinks is true, at least when it comes to how sexy we feel about ourselves.

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96-year-old WWII resistance fighter dies

Former resistance fighter Lise London, the widow of Arthur London who wrote "The Confession" about his 1951 Stalinist show trial, died on Saturday, aged 96, the French Communist party said Sunday.