A man is being held in police custody after confessing to the murder of two female police officers at the weekend.
New speed cameras which record the average speed of a car over several kilometres appear on French motorways from Wednesday.
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."
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."
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.