Three brothers defy odds to share birthday

Three brothers defy odds to share birthday

Three little boys are set to share their birthday parties for the foreseeable future after a French family welcomed its third son born, like his brothers, on July 19th - a unique occurrence with odds of more than 48 million to one.

Woman busted whipping smack from her knickers

Woman busted whipping smack from her knickers

A woman was arrested on Sunday afternoon in Gaillard in south-eastern France after trying to throw away a bag of heroin which she had concealed in her underpants.

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Firefighters bring Spain blaze under control

Spanish firefighters, aided by weaker winds and cooler temperatures, on Tuesday brought under control a huge wildfire which killed four people, three of them French, and charred thousands of hectares.

French worms colonise Irish farm

French worms colonise Irish farm

A community of French earthworms has been unearthed trying to eat their way through the soil on an Irish farm, some 1,000 kilometres north of their natural habitat.

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France rejects Spain eurozone pact claim

The French government on Tuesday angrily denied claims that it had issued a joint statement with Spain and Italy calling for the immediate implementation of measures agreed at a June eurozone summit.

Sunbed tanning kills 800 per year: study

Sunbed tanning kills 800 per year: study

Sunbed tanning causes 800 melanoma deaths in Europe every year, with indoor tanners running a 20 percent higher risk of developing skin cancer, according to a new French-Italian study.