DSK faces gang rape probe

DSK faces gang rape probe

French prosecutors said Friday they are examining witness testimony that suggests disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn took part in a gang rape at a sex party in Washington DC.

Confident Hollande heads for final straight

Confident Hollande heads for final straight

 

Socialist Francois Hollande was on track to defeat right-wing incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy as France saw the final day of campaigning Friday before its presidential election run-off.

 

Fillon to review chess prodigy deportation

Fillon to review chess prodigy deportation

Prime Minister Francois Fillon said Friday he would review the case of a Bangladeshi boy who is France's under-12 chess champion and is threatened with expulsion because he lives here illegally.

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French CERN nuke expert jailed for terror plot

A Franco-Algerian nuclear physicist was sentenced Friday to five years in jail – with one year suspended – for plotting terror attacks in France.

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Frenchman Bruno finds dinosaur bone in garden

While tending to his flowerbeds in Louplande, west France, one Frenchman made a very rare discovery - a 100 million-year-old dinosaur bone.

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Dog from ‘The Artist’ to write memoires

Uggie, the dog from award-winning French film The Artist, is set to put paw to paper – his memoires are to be released in October.

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Hollande and Sarkozy in final scrap for votes

Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande took the gloves off for the last major rallies of their ferocious battle for the French presidency, three days before their final run-off.

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Newlyweds cause 2km traffic jam on Paris ring road

A newly married couple caused a two kilometre traffic jam on the Paris Périphérique ring road by slowing down their wedding procession in the middle of the four lanes.