French star Brigitte Bardot inspires Monisha Jaisingh's line

 Reminiscing the era of the early '60s, designer Monisha Jaisingh has taken inspiration from the famous French actress Brigitte Bardot for her new winter-festive line, which she will showcase at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week.

Aly Cissokho returns to Porto on loan
Aly Cissokho returns to Porto on loan

French international left-back Aly Cissokho has returned to former club FC Porto on loan from Aston Villa, the Portuguese side announced on their website on Wednesday.

Diane Kruger feels French
Diane Kruger feels French

"Troy" star Diane Kruger, who is originally from Germany, feels French because she spent her teenage years in the country.

France`s far-right Le Pen in new victory in daughter feud

French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen scored another victory Wednesday when a court suspended a ballot organised by the National Front (FN) party he founded on whether to scrap his post as honorary president.

Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback
Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback

Tunisia said Monday it had made its first arrests after a beach massacre that killed 38 people, as European officials paid tribute to victims of the country`s worst jihadist attack.

Saudi confirms death penalties for murders of four French

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court has confirmed death sentences for two suspected Saudi al Qaeda members convicted of murdering four Frenchmen in 2007, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Gille Simon ends emotional week for Thanasi Kokkinakis at Queen`s Club
Gille Simon ends emotional week for Thanasi Kokkinakis at Queen`s Club

French seventh seed Gilles Simon ended Thanasi Kokkinakis`s emotional Queen`s Club debut with a 6-4, 6-2 second round victory over the Australian teenager on Wednesday.

Pimp or libertine? Strauss-Kahn to hear verdict in French trial

 A French court will rule Friday on whether ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is guilty of pimping charges after a trial which exposed lurid details of champagne-fuelled orgies and the world of prostitution.

French tourist shot dead, wife injured in Nigeria: Police, embassy

A French tourist was shot dead and his wife injured in a suspected robbery in southeastern Nigeria, police and the French embassy said on Thursday.

And the 'stinkiest' people in Europe are French

A new study has officially proved that French are smelly and Dutch, Germans and Scandinavians are the cleanest ones.

French hostage in Yemen appears in video, appeals for help
French hostage in Yemen appears in video, appeals for help

 A French woman held hostage in Yemen appeared for the first time in a video, appealing for her release.

French soldiers stalked by invisible enemy in Mali

Based in Mali`s inhospitable northern desert, French troops are waging an attritional campaign against a ghost-like, invisible enemy -- a master in the guerrilla art of hit-and-run.

French film shot in India to compete at Cannes
French film shot in India to compete at Cannes

 French film "Dheepan", parts of which have been shot in Tamil Nadu, will vie at the competition section of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival.

France hopes Vatican will accept gay ambassador

Three months after the appointment of Laurent Stefanini as the French ambassador to the Vatican, the French authorities are still awaiting approval from the Holy See in a delay thought to be due to the diplomat's sexual orientation, diplomatic officials told Efe news agency.

French authorities end search for Germanwings' victims' bodies

French authorities have said that the search for the Germanwings victims` bodies at the crash site in the French Alps has ended while the identification of the victims continues.

Child in Islamic State video may be linked to French gunman: Source

French officials are investigating whether a child shown shooting dead an Israeli Arab in a video posted by Islamic State militants is French and has ties to an al Qaeda-inspired gunman who killed seven people in March 2012, a police source said.

France keeps 10,000 troops on streets after jihadist attacks

France will maintain its deployment of 10,000 troops that have been patrolling across the country in the wake of January's jihadist attacks, the presidency said on Wednesday.

Five dead, two expats, in shooting at restaurant in Mali capital

At least one masked gunman sprayed bullets in a nightclub popular with foreigners in Mali's capital early on Saturday, killing at least five people including a French person and a Belgian national, officials and witnesses said.

3 Al-Jazeera journalists arrested in Paris for flying drone

Three journalists for TV station Al-Jazeera were arrested here today after flying a drone from a park on the edge of the city, a judicial source said.

Chelsea fans video `disturbing`: David Cameron
Chelsea fans video `disturbing`: David Cameron

Video footage of self-proclaimed racist Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a Paris metro train was "extremely disturbing and very worrying", British prime minister David Cameron said on Wednesday.