France's new Prime Minister Manuel Valls came under fire Wednesday after unveiling a freeze in state benefits as part of a plan to cut state spending by 50 billion euros ($70 billion). The Socialist government has pledged to make the savings between… Read more →
A lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair and other "priceless" artefacts linked to the French emperor have been stolen from a museum in Australia, police said Tuesday. Burglars broke into the building on Victoria state's Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne… Read more →
THE French Jewish representative body, CRIF, has said that an auction of Adolf Hitler and Nazi air force chief Hermann Goering's personal effects due in Paris next month should be cancelled. Read more →
Motorcyclists took to the roads of France on Saturday to protest at a proposed cut in the speed limit.
Members of the Fédération Française des Motards en Colère object to proposals to cut the speed limit on secondary roads from 90 km per hour to 80 km per hour. Read more →
The ashes of a French Resistance veteran were interred on Friday near the mass grave of a former German concentration camp following his wish to be laid to rest near his fellow detainees. Louis Bertrand, who died aged 90 last June, had years ago expressed… Read more →
A former Riviera lawyer was convicted on Friday of killing a glamorous casino heiress 36 years ago, after a legal battle that has gripped France. Maurice Agnelet, 76, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in his third trial for the killing of his then… Read more →