4-year-old racks up €23,000 motoring fines

4-year-old racks up €23,000 motoring fines

A couple in the southern town of Cannes have been able to escape a string of parking fines by registering a car in the name of their four-year-old son.

Woman drugged neighbours’ coffee

Woman drugged neighbours’ coffee

A woman in her fifties is being questioned by police after admitting she put sleeping tablets and tranquillisers in drinks she made for her neighbours.

Flying bag thief preyed on fellow passengers

Flying bag thief preyed on fellow passengers

A man who took two flights a month to Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport just to steal the bags of other passengers has been caught by police.

‘Crazy Horse’ dancers back in saddle after strike

‘Crazy Horse’ dancers back in saddle after strike

Patrons at Paris's "Crazy Horse" breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as topless dancers got back on stage following the first-ever strike over pay at the famed cabaret.

New government hands itself 30% pay cut

New government hands itself 30% pay cut

French leader Francois Hollande's new Socialist government got down to work on Thursday with the first order of business a symbolic 30 percent pay cut for the president and ministers.