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Hollande jabs Brits over ‘red carpet’ welcome

French president François Hollande has thanked the British for giving French athletes a red carpet welcome, in a thinly-veiled reference to a jibe from British Prime Minister David Cameron last month.

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Daring French firm bags Anonymous logo

A French Web agency has risked the wrath of activists by registering the logo and motto of the Anonymous group of hackers.

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes

Ski resort calls it a day as snow recedes

A modest ski area in the French Alps is ready to unbolt its chairlifts and rope off slopes as the local mayor concludes that climate change means the trails ahead will be rocky.

Skippy the French kangaroo woos village

Skippy the French kangaroo woos village

A village in western France has acquired an unlikely new resident: a kangaroo called Skippy.