Nicolas Sarkozy went gunning on Monday for more than six million far-right votes in a bid to catch up with Socialist Francois Hollande who took the lead in round one of the French presidential election.
A 98-year-old woman was accosted by a man posing as a doctor in her retirement home in Bagneux, south of Paris.
A new survey has found that the French are champions of longevity in Europe, but their quality of life deteriorates more quickly than that of other Europeans.
A 14-year-old boy was kidnapped overnight the Pontoise area of Ile de France, North West of Paris – for a €150 ransom.
French consumer confidence was stable in April, but the number of those who feel it is the time to save jumped higher, data released on Tuesday by the national statistics office showed.
White House hopeful Mitt Romney got a bit wistful Monday while on the campaign trail as he recalled time spent with his wife in "magnificent" Paris, where he hopes to enjoy more vacation time.
A New York judge is expected to rule on Friday whether disgraced French politician and former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will face a civil lawsuit filed by a hotel maid accusing him of sexual assault.