John Kerry breaks leg in cycling accident and scraps rest of four-stop Europe trip
Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in bike crash near Scionzier in France on Sunday, apparently after hitting a curb.
He then scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip that included an international conference on combating the Islamic State group.
Health workers say ‘non’ as 35-hour week takes blame for France’s problems
Nurse Cécile Ngoue cannot stop and talk, she insists, or she will be late for her shift after attending a demonstration against reforms to working hours in French hospitals.
French health service workers like 52-year-old Ngoue have taken to the streets in recent days to protest against changes to the 35-hour working week, viewed outside France as totemic of the country’s rigid employment laws.
French farmer gets eight years for killing suspected truffle thief
A French court Friday sentenced to eight years in prison a farmer who shot dead a man he thought was stealing his truffles.
Laurent Rambaud, 37, had grown increasingly frustrated with a spate of thefts in the southeastern region of Drome, and on the night of December 20, 2010, headed out into his fields armed with a shotgun.
Paris bans lovers from putting locks on its bridges - and is set to remove all the current ones from Le Pont des Arts
If you're visiting the City of love with your significant other anytime soon, you need to find another way to express your undying, eternal affection.
Paris is banning people from hanging locks from the railings of its bridges, and removing all current ones from Le Pont des Arts.
Paris St Germain create history by winning the quadruple
Paris St Germain became the first club in French footballing history to claim the first quadruple as they beat Auxerre 1-0 to win the French Cup on Saturday.
A second half goal by Uruguyan striker Edinson Cavani at the Stade de France helped the Paris side made a clean sweep of domestic honours this season.
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