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Wet weather dampens French lust: survey

Rain and low temperatures this summer have put a damper on French libidos in the northern half of the country, a recent survey reveals. 

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Baby’s body found in plane toilet

The corpse of a newborn baby was found in the toilets of an Air France flight from the Ivory Coast on Sunday. 

Volleyball Olympians caught shoplifting

Volleyball Olympians caught shoplifting

Two Algerian volleyball players were caught shoplifting in the northern city of Lisieux, where the women were training for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Anger as nail-throwers take aim at Tour peloton

Police in southern France began their search for the roadside fans whose nail-throwing antics during the Tour de France caused mayhem at the end of the hilly 14th stage on Sunday.

Le Pen’s party to sue Madonna over swastika

Le Pen’s party to sue Madonna over swastika

France's far-right National Front said Sunday it plans to sue Madonna over a video at the US pop star's concert in France showing party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead.