Carla dons wig for private Paris escapades

Carla dons wig for private Paris escapades

France’s first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has admitted to disguising herself to travel incognito in Paris. 

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Man posed as rescuer – charged with fraud

A Frenchman who pretended to be an emergency coordinator and organized rescue operations after a storm hit France in 2010 has gone on trial for fraud. 

Kidman to play Princess Grace

Kidman to play Princess Grace

Australian actress Nicole Kidman is in talks to play the late Grace Kelly, the screen legend who married the prince of Monaco, in a film by French director Olivier Dahan, Variety reported Thursday.

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Minister: serial killer may be on loose in Paris

French authorities fear that a serial killer may be at work in the southern Paris suburbs after a 47-year-old mother was shot dead near her home, Interior Minister Claude Gueant said Friday.

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French trade gap widens

An increase in energy imports due to a cold snap in February sent France's trade deficit jumping by nearly 15 percent in February to hit €6.4 billion ($8.4 billion), customs data showed on Friday.

Eiffel Tower lift falls down during test

Eiffel Tower lift falls down during test

An lift at the Eiffel Tower in Paris has fallen down its shaft as it was undergoing maintenance tests. Management says the incident is 'serious' and is investigating its cause.