Gunman’s dad: my son was murdered

Gunman’s dad: my son was murdered

The father of Al-Qaeda-inspired gunman Mohamed Merah, who was shot dead by French police in March after going on a killing spree, has filed a murder suit in Paris, his lawyers said Monday.

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Swiss quiz suspect in French scandal

A key suspect in the French illegal political funding scandal known as the "Karachi Affair" has been located and questioned by investigators in Switzerland, legal sources said on Monday.

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Nadal clinches record seventh French Open win

Rafael Nadal clinched a record seventh French Open title on Monday, defeating world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 and shattering the Serb's dream of Grand Slam history.

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Man ‘killed sons then hanged himself after row’

A man and his two children were found dead in a home in the small town of Fouesnant, Brittany, on Sunday.

Fiat falls into the river Seine

Fiat falls into the river Seine

Potentially overwhelmed by the beauty of gothic cathedral Notre Dame in the French capital, a driver forgot to put their handbrake on after parking on Sunday – and lost their car to the river Seine.

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Woman dies just after casting her vote

An elderly woman died just after casting her vote for the Parliamentary elections in a voting bureau in Dijon, eastern France, yesterday.

Socialists on top in parliamentary vote

Socialists on top in parliamentary vote

French President Francois Hollande's Socialists and allies came out on top in Sunday's first round parliamentary elections, poised to secure the majority needed to push through tax-and-spend reforms.