With a history spanning over 1,000 years, the German state of Saxony has transformed over time from medieval duchy, a state of the Holy Roman Empire, kingdom and republic.
Greece's exit from the eurozone risks causing an "unpredictable" spread of the debt crisis, a scenario which France will work to avoid at all cost, French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici said Tuesday.
An inmate used at a Paris jail escaped during a basketball game organized by prison authorities - while new Justice Minister Christiane Taubira looked on.
Police were met with insults and stone-throwing after being called to a teenager's birthday party in Paris that had spiralled out of control. The youngster had issued invitations to the party on Facebook.
A Korean photographer has bought a deserted village in south-western France for just €520,000. The artist says he wants to set up an artistic and environmental project in the village.