The ten best railway stations in Europe
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The ten best railway stations in Europe

Travelling in Europe by train? Before you embark on exploring your chosen city, take a moment to savour its first port of call.

Le Pen compares Sarkozy to Nazis

Le Pen compares Sarkozy to Nazis

French far-right champion Jean-Marie Le Pen put his party's rebranding campaign at risk, with an off-colour joke about Nicolas Sarkozy having the same initials as the National Socialist Party.

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Twitter makes mockery of French election laws

Widespread use of social networks such as Facebook and Twitter is set to steamroller France's laws restricting the announcement of the results of Sunday's first-round presidential election.

Russia ‘isolated’ due to Syria stance: Juppé

Russia ‘isolated’ due to Syria stance: Juppé

France warned on Thursday that Russia's refusal to support efforts to put pressure on Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime was plunging Moscow deeper into international isolation on the issue.

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‘French Shakira’ calls firemen 4000 times

A girl who makes 4000 calls a month to the French emergency service has been named one of the worst timewasters for the country's rescuers.

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Festival condoms cause contoversy in Condom

A festival in South West France has annoyed the local authorities by producing paraphernalia based on its host town’s namesake – a condom.

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Man steals yacht to ‘escape CIA sex attack’

A man was arrested after stealing an 18 meter yacht in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, 10km from Nice, apparently to escape from the CIA, who he said wanted to sexually exploit him.

Hollande still favourite as election day nears

Hollande still favourite as election day nears

France votes in the first round of a presidential election Sunday with Socialist Francois Hollande the favourite over incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy, whose personal style and handling of the economy alienated many voters.