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Europe Couple found guilty of murdering French au pair in London

A French couple was on Thursday found guilty of murdering their 21-year-old au pair, whose burnt body was found in their London garden in September last year. More

Australia London couple found guilty of murdering French nanny Sophie Lionnet

French au pair Sophie Lionnet died at the Wimbledon home of Sabrina Kouider and her partner Ouissem Medouni after she was put through bizarre 'interrogations' by the paranoid pair. More

Sports Eugenie Bouchard's French Open hopes ended by injury

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone remains on course for the main draw of this year's tournament but Eugenie Bouchard's hopes were ended by injury in qualifying. More

World Macron backs Rwandan candidate to head French language group

President Emmanuel Macron, in a move likely to strengthen France's ties with Rwanda, on Wednesday backed the Rwandan candidate to head the world association of French-speaking nations. More

Entertainment & Arts Inside JFK's door-to-door search for a French call girl -- and why she had to look like Jackie

In May 1961, an elderly woman in Paris heard a knock at the door of her six-story walk-up apartment. It was only the most powerful man in the world. More

Science & Environment Giant hammerhead flatworms are taking over French territories

Land planarians, including some that grow to be over a meter long, can be found all over the world, from France to the Caribbean, South America, Africa, and Oceania, despite being native to Asia. More

World French government to evacuate thousands of migrants from squalid, makeshift camps near Paris

The French government announced Wednesday that it will remove thousands of migrants at makeshift camps around Paris, as President Emmanuel Macron’s government fights with Parisian authorities about... More

Entertainment & Arts Man, 65, who spoke of dream to retire abroad on A Place in the Sun dies in car crash in French village

The vehicle driven by Raymond Suttle collided with a car driven by a 19-year-old woman in a horrifying accident close to the village of Monteton More

World French PM Philippe cancels visit to Israel next month

France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has cancelled a planned trip to Israel early next month, citing "domestic agenda reasons", his office said on Wednesday. More

World French rail workers vote overwhelmingly against government reforms

Workers at France’s state-owned SNCF rail company on Wednesday resoundingly rejected President Emmanuel Macron’s planned overhaul of the railways in an internal ballot organised by labour unions. More

Travel 10 best French restaurants in Paris

You come to Paris hungry and ready for the best -- the best restaurants, the best chefs and truly French food. Here are 10 places to go. More

Top Stories 10 best French restaurants in Paris

Down-market food trucks and pop-up restaurants have invaded Paris. But when looking for the best French restaurants in Paris, we want the kind of classic tables that make French dining a UNESCO... More

Sports Manchester United make decision on Anthony Martial as Frenchman's future remains uncertain

PLUS: Defender Eric Bailly opens up on his Old Trafford future amid claims he could leave More

US & Canada JFK enlisted in the services of a French madam who set him up with a Jackie Kennedy lookalike

President John F Kennedy enlisted in the services of a famed French madam during his 1961 trip to France, according to new book Madame Claude: Her Secret World of Pleasure, Privilege & Power. More

Top Stories French strikes over Macron's reforms cripple public services

France's public services ground to a halt Tuesday as civil servants across the country went on strike against President Emmanuel Macron's proposed economic reforms. More

Europe French strikes over Macron's reforms cripple public services

France's public services ground to a halt Tuesday as civil servants across the country went on strike against President Emmanuel Macron's proposed economic reforms. More

Sports Paris Saint-Germain eye Gianluigi Buffon as French champions look to boost Champions League chances

Paris side want Buffon to join Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on a £7m contract after legend left Juventus with ninth title under his belt More

World Ukraine convicts Frenchman over Euro 2016 attack plot

A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman to six years in jail after finding him guilty of planning a terror attack in France during the Euro 2016 football championship. More

Sports Serena Williams will not be seeded for French Open at Roland Garros

Former world No 1 Serena Williams will not be seeded at this year's French Open, according to the organisers of the May 27-June 10 clay court grand slam. More