A QUICK catch up on some of the news headlines from France.
French police question 12 men over suspected terror plot
State prosecutor says bomb-making material was found in underground parking lot in Paris suburb.
What drives France's new generation of radical Islamists?
Home-grown terrorism is back in the spotlight after French police carry out a nationwide raid on suspected Islamist militants.
'Leave me alone!' Strauss-Kahn pleads in interview
Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has pleaded to be left alone and says he is facing a "media assault" in an interview with French weekly Le Point.
Moody's lowers PSA Peugeot Citroen rating, outlook negative
Moody's on Wednesday downgraded struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen because of major restructuring challenges.
Gang-rape trial shocks France and sparks row over justice system
Two girls say they were raped almost daily by large groups of men in run-down estates outside Paris