News stops: Miliband and Hollande meet in Paris
ECONOMIC growth across Europe, and the world, was on the agenda today when Labour party leader Ed Miliband was received in Paris by Francois Hollande.
Miliband, who met Hollande in London earlier in the year when he was on the presidential campaign trail, said that the two of them firmly agreed on the importance of growth and that the austerity of recent years had to be left behind.
Police recover paralympian's stolen limb
French paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani, was attacked over the weekend with the thieves taking his scooter, but unfortunately it contained his prosthetic arm.
The long jumper, who is set to compete in the London Paralympics, would have struggled to be ready in time for the competition if his arm was not returned.
But police arrested a man on Sunday who admitted to being one of the thieves and led officers to a bush where he had discarded the arm.
Northern France gets ready for Olympic Games
The French interior ministry has said that it will deploy 2,500 police officers and 2,000 gendarmes as a security measure during the Olympic Games in London.
Security will be at its highest around the Eurotunnel terminal and channel ports, but also expect to see a presence at train stations in Calais as well as the Gare du Nord in Paris, but also airports and other train stations.
The ministry is expecting 60 sporting delegations and about 450,000 people to be travelling through northern France on the way to the Games.
Train convoy takes nuclear fuel through France
A train transporting Italian spent nuclear fuel to France is making its slow route through the country.
Opposition group, Sortir du Nucléaire, say the train will travel through 12 départements before being treated by French nuclear giant AREVA in La Hague, northwestern France.