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Google’s ‘Jew’ suggestion leads to judge order

A French judge on Wednesday asked a mediator to resolve a dispute pitting Internet giant Google against anti-racism groups who object to the search engine suggesting users add "Jew" to name searches. 

The audience? They’ll soon be dead: director

The audience? They’ll soon be dead: director

Video: Who cares about the audience? They'll soon all be dead anyway: French auteur Leos Carax told Cannes without a blush on Wednesday, saying he makes his films for himself.

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Greece needs a haircut: Hollande advisor

Greece and other southern European states will need new so-called debt "haircuts" or write-offs, Philippe Aghion, an advisor to French President Francois Hollande, said on Wednesday.

Frugal Hollande takes train to Brussels summit

Frugal Hollande takes train to Brussels summit

French President François Hollande and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy jumped on a train to travel from Paris to Brussels for an EU summit on Wednesday, their entourages told AFP.

Every third French person smokes: survey

Every third French person smokes: survey

The number of smokers in France is rising, and one in three people in France now puffs away - despite the ban on smoking in bars and restaurants. 

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Frenchwoman on plane: I’ve got a bomb in my body

A jumbo jet travelling from Paris to Charlotte in the United States was diverted after a Frenchwoman claimed she had a device implanted on her body. 

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Fraudster targets women with ‘granny names’

A swindler in Paris's wealthy western suburbs targetted wealthy grannies, using the phone book to spot potential victims with old-fashioned names.