HERE is a collection of news stories from various sources that you might not have seen over the Christmas period.
Ads for French retailers set to hit airwaves (IHT)
Restrictions on supermarkets and retailers covering advertising on TV are set to be lifted on January 1.
Unemployment falls to lowest in five years (FT)
Figures show unemployment has fallen although many argue statistics are not reflective of true situation.
Rule No 1 for treating les anglais (the Times)
Doctors are being given lessons in treating English patients to ensure there are no misunderstandings.
France to publish UFO archive online (MSNBC)
Space agency says it will publish its archive of UFO sightings and other phenomena on the internet.