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.

`French court reopens Princess Diana`s death case`

Under French law, removing or concealing evidence is punishable by three to five years in jail.

French court suspends Chirac graft trial

Former president Jacques Chirac was charged with embezzling public funds.

Continental, welder guilty in Concorde crash trial

Continental Airlines and a mechanic have been found guilty for their role in the 2000 Concorde crash.

French court rules against Google over digitising books

A French court on Friday told Google that it cannot digitise French books without publishers` approval and ordered the online giant to pay 300,000 euros (USD 430,000) in damages.

French court acquits all in blast that killed 31

A court has acquitted a subsidiary of French oil giant Total and a former factory chief in a 2001 explosion at a chemical plant that killed 31 people.

French court says lesbian couple can adopt

A French court on Tuesday allowed a lesbian woman to adopt a child with her partner after 11 years of legal battle, in what gay rights campaigners said was an unprecedented victory.

French court halts Africa corruption probe

A French court halted an inquiry on Thursday into the multi-million dollar property portfolios allegedly held in France by the leaders of some of Africa`s poorest countries.