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Energy drinks blamed for heart deaths

Two recent deaths in France have been linked to the consumption of energy drinks in France, causing health authorities to launch an investigation.

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French morgue ‘left corpses mutilated’

Two medical examiners went on trial on Thursday in the town of Lens in the north of France. Several families accuse the officials of mutulating and not sewing up the corpses of their loved ones. 

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Hollande caught speeding on motorway

A car carrying President François Hollande was caught travelling at 160 km/h on the motorway from Paris to the northern town of Caen.

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Bahrain envoy hits back over maid sex claims

Bahrain's ambassador to France on Wednesday denied "unfounded allegations" he had groped a former domestic worker in his exclusive Paris residence.

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Woman arrested over Axl Rose jewel theft

French police on Wednesday arrested a woman in connection with the theft of gold necklaces and diamonds worth around $200,000 (€160,000) from Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose at a concert in Paris.