French court confirms ban on UberPOP ride-sharing service

France's highest court Tuesday confirmed a ban on controversial ride-sharing service UberPOP, dismissing a constitutional appeal by the US company.

Europe court upholds decision to allow vegetative man to die

Europe's rights court upheld today the decision of a French court to allow a man in a vegetative state to be taken off life support, in a ruling that could become a benchmark on the continent.

French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictions

France's highest court has rejected ride-sharing company Uber's bid to have much of a recent law banning its services declared unconstitutional.

French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files

France's highest administrative court is allowing journalists to see files regarding former President Nicolas Sarkozy's winning presidential campaign in 2007, which is suspected of having received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's regime.

`Racist` cupcakes banned from French shop window

A French court has banned the display of cupcakes topped with the naked figures of a man and woman wrought in dark chocolate in a pastry shop near Nice after a watchdog described them as "racist".

Verdict in Strauss-Kahn case set for June 12: French court

Dominique Strauss-Kahn will learn his fate on June 12, a French court said on Friday as the former IMF chief`s trial for aggravated pimping wrapped up.

DSK lashes out at court for focus on sexual preferences

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Wednesday lashed out at the focus on his sexual behaviour in a French court where he is charged with pimping, saying he was not on trial for "deviant" acts.

French court hears DSK took prostitute to visit IMF office

 Dominique Strauss-Kahn took a prostitute to visit his office at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, a French court heard Wednesday, as a trial into pimping exposed lurid details of his sex life. 

France`s `rogue trader` Kerviel to learn fate

A French court will decide Thursday whether Jerome Kerviel, the "rogue trader" who lost one of Europe`s biggest banks nearly five billion euros with wildly risky bets, can be freed from jail.

Top French court authorises ending life of quadriplegic

A top French court gave the green light Tuesday to ending life support for a patient in a vegetative state, in a closely watched ruling that went against his parents` wishes that he be kept alive.

Fresh setback for Sarkozy as French court rejects diary plea

A French court threw out a plea by Nicolas Sarkozy against the seizure of his diaries by judges probing a corruption case.

Family battle over euthanasia for quadriplegic in French court

France`s highest civil court Thursday began hearing the case of a battle between family members over ending the life of a 38-year-old quadriplegic in a vegetative state.

France convicts Roma families of forcing children to rob

A French court on Friday convicted 26 members of three Croatian Roma families of forcing children to carry out more than 100 robberies in European countries.

ID checks on minorities are legal: French court

A French court has ruled that police acted lawfully when conducting identity checks on 13 people who say they were targeted for their skin colour or ethnic origins.

French court upholds Sarkozy vote funding probe

A French appeals court ruled on Tuesday an investigation could proceed into former president Nicolas Sarkozy on accusations he duped L`Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt into donating election campaign funds.

French court decides not to drop Strauss-Kahn ‘pimping charges`

A French court has decided not to drop aggravated pimping charges against former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

French court clears Continental Airlines of ‘criminal responsibility’

A French appeals court has cleared Continental Airlines of criminal responsibility for the Air France Concorde crash that killed 113 people in 2000.

French ex-Prez Jacques Chirac guilty of graft

Jacques Chirac was president of France between 1995 and 2007 and as such enjoyed legal immunity.

French court acquits ex-PM in slander case

Dominique de Villepin was acquitted by an appeals court of charges he took part in a murky smear campaign against President Nicolas Sarkozy.

IMF confident Lagarde will perform effectively despite probe

The executive board of IMF has shown confidence in its newly-appointed managing director Christine Lagarde that she will effectively carry out her duties despite a French embezzlement probe against her.