Shark kills surfer on Indian Ocean island

Shark kills surfer on Indian Ocean island

A surfer died on Monday on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion after a shark bit off his leg, officials said.

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Young woman beaten for being a ‘bad Muslim’

Police in the south of France have launched an investigation after a woman claimed she was beaten up by seven men in Viviez for attending a party during Ramadan.

Jeweller kills thief in ‘self-defence’ shooting

Jeweller kills thief in ‘self-defence’ shooting

A Paris jeweller has been charged with manslaughter after shooting dead a man who attempted to steal from his city centre shop last week.

Black panther mystery in Provence

Black panther mystery in Provence

A mysterious black cat has been spotted in Provence, south of France, with witnesses claiming it drank from their pool and ran by their legs while jogging.

History-maker Wiggins wins Tour de France

History-maker Wiggins wins Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins was crowned Britain's first Tour de France champion on Sunday after helping Sky team-mate Mark Cavendish to secure a fourth consecutive stage win on the world-famous Champs Elysees.