A respected wine magazine has asked France's presidential candidates their preferences when it comes to the country's most famous export.
A group of doctors and interns have been accused of trashing a wing of a hospital in a "wild night" of partying.
A new poll shows that French expats are more likely to support President Sarkozy than his Socialist rival, François Hollande.
Since President Nicolas Sarkozy embarked on his re-election campaign, the kitchens of the Elysée Palace have been quiet.
Police in southern France on Wednesday detained two teenagers after a nine year-old boy was shot dead, prosecutor Samuel Finielz told AFP.
France's small bookstores have survived the rise of big chains, Amazon and digital books, but many fear a sales tax rise, part of the debt-saddled government's austerity plans, could push them out of business.