US artist plans ‘cultural’ project for French hamlet

US artist plans ‘cultural’ project for French hamlet

US-based photographer Ahae plans an "environmental, artistic and cultural" project for the abandoned village of Courbefy in south-western France which he acquired last week for €520,000.

Top French prof died in New York of ‘heart attack’

Top French prof died in New York of ‘heart attack’

The New York coroner on Wednesday announced that a top French academic whose body was found naked in his hotel room last month, died of natural causes.

French journalist freed by Colombian rebels

French journalist freed by Colombian rebels

French journalist Romeo Langlois has been freed by the Colombian Marxist rebels who have held him hostage for over a month, a move described by the French president as a "happy end".