Paris landmarks attract tourist hoardes

Paris landmarks attract tourist hoardes

Thirteen Paris landmarks attracted more than one million visitors last year but the Nôtre Dame Cathedral was top choice and far ahead of the emblematic Eiffel Tower, the city's tourism office said on Monday.

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Homeless man’s dog chews football fan’s face

A man had his face chewed by a dog in a bar in Nice after watching the Italy-Germany Euro 2012 semi-final last week.

French runner attacks 14-year-old mascot girl

French runner attacks 14-year-old mascot girl

Video: A French Olympic runner found an unusual way of celebrating after winning the 3,000 meters steeplechase race in the European athletics championships in Helsinki this weekend.

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Cars and yacht seized in laundering probe

A two-year investigation into a money laundering scheme, involving €1.7 million of goods being seized, has been concluded with the arrest of a 53-year-old local businessman in the Toulouse area.

Paris haute couture ball kicked off by Versace

Paris haute couture ball kicked off by Versace

Versace got the haute couture ball off to a bold start on Sunday night in Paris, as the Italian house sent out creations of aerial chiffon, body-hugging leather and rich crystal embroidery.

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French breathalyzer law takes effect

All vehicles travelling on French roads must carry a chemical or electronic breathalyzer test from Sunday, under new rules aimed at reducing alcohol-driven accidents.