Entire village for sale for just €330,000

Entire village for sale for just €330,000

A deserted village in south-western France will go under the hammer on Monday, with a guide price of just 330,000 euros ($423,000).

Party inspired by film takes over empty villa

Party inspired by film takes over empty villa

Hundreds of people invaded an unoccupied villa in the south of France in a party which resembled that from the film "Project X".

IKEA bosses sacked over spying scandal

IKEA bosses sacked over spying scandal

Swedish furniture giant IKEA said Friday it was sacking four current and former managers at its French subsidiary over allegations they used illegal police files to spy on staff and customers.

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Five dead, 15 missing in wreck off Mayotte

Two adults and three children died and 15 people went missing when a boat sank off the French overseas territory of Mayotte, the government said on Sunday.

Hollande confirms early Afghan pull-out

Hollande confirms early Afghan pull-out

French President Francois Hollande said on Sunday he had reached agreement with his NATO allies over his decision to withdraw French troops early from Afghanistan, saying they had understood his position.

World record run of six days and nights

World record run of six days and nights

A French athlete has run the equivalent of over 19 marathons over the course of six days.