Suspect confesses to double police murder

Suspect confesses to double police murder

A man is being held in police custody after confessing to the murder of two female police officers at the weekend.

‘Average’ speed cameras hit French roads

‘Average’ speed cameras hit French roads

New speed cameras which record the average speed of a car over several kilometres appear on French motorways from Wednesday. 

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Fireman complains of ‘humiliating’ hazing

A 26-year-old fireman has made a formal complaint about a hazing ritual in which he was forced to parade naked and placed in a "humiliating position."

Bosses’ leader: business being ‘strangled’

Bosses’ leader: business being ‘strangled’

The head of France's MEDEF employers' association, Laurence Parisot, voiced alarm Tuesday over the eurozone debt crisis, warning that the 17-nation bloc faced "a moment of truth."

Hollywood couple Depp, Paradis split ‘amicably’

Hollywood couple Depp, Paradis split ‘amicably’

Long-time Hollywood couple Johnny Depp and French singer/actress Vanessa Paradis have agreed to separate "amicably," a publicist for the US star said Tuesday.