French feminists put 'this toy is sexist' pamphlets in children's toys

French feminist group FierEs have included warning pamphlets saying "this toy is sexist," in the children's Christmas toys from plastic guns to Barbie dolls.

French Kim K released on bail ahead of trial for trying to stab her beau

A model, who describes herself as the " French Kim Kardashian" has been released from prison under strict bail conditions as she awaits trial for allegedly trying to murder her boyfriend with a kitchen knife.

Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well
Tennis ace Jo-Wilfred Tsonga fancies being an avid fashionista as well

France's tennis ace Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has another talent up his sleeve and that is modeling.

Online French film fest available for free viewing in India

The fifth edition of My French Film Festival 2015, an online French film fest, will be available for free viewing in India on all connected devices on the web, mobiles and tablets from Jan 16 to Feb 16, 2015.

Side effects of long working hours make Britons seek change!

A recent survey by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests that one in every 10 Britons would like to work fever hours looking at the rising health ailments of long working hours.

More Indo-French science collaborations for Northeast

Working with India's leading research centres, the Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) is seeking more scientific partnerships for the country's remote areas, particularly the northeast states, an official said here Thursday.

African militants release video of French, Dutch hostages

Paris: The North African jihadist group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb released a video purporting to show a French and a Dutch hostage held since November 2011 in the Sahara.

Foreign jihadists traded for Turkish hostages: Reports

British media on Monday reported that Turkish hostages freed by the Islamic State group last month may have been released as part of a prisoner exchange for up to 180 jihadist fighters.

US, France discuss potential French role in Syria: Hagel

US and French defence chiefs on Thursday discussed the possibility of a French role in an American-led air war against the Islamic State group in Syria, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.

French actress Gayet speaks out over Syria

French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande made headlines worldwide, opened the Beirut International Film Festival on Wednesday and criticised "fundamentalism" in neighbouring Syria.

Algeria says suspects identified in Frenchman beheading

Algerian investigators have identified some suspects in the kidnapping and beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel, the justice minister said on Tuesday.

French right win Senate elections in fresh setback for Hollande

Just three years after France`s upper house Senate made history with its first ever swing to the left, the right clawed back a majority Sunday in a new setback for Socialist President Francois Hollande.

French PM says pilot strike `real danger` for Air France

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned of a "real danger" for Air France as a pilot strike that has grounded more than half its fleet deepened Tuesday after talks hit an impasse.

French hostage family voices hope for his freedom

The family of a French hostage held by jihadists in Algeria on Tuesday said they hoped he would be released, and spoke of their anguish at his kidnapping.

Algerian troops hunt for French hostage

 Algerian troops scoured a mountainous eastern region Tuesday for a Frenchman kidnapped by militants linked to the Islamic State group who have threatened to execute him, a security source said.

Battle of opposition titans begins in France after Sarkozy return

"The match has begun," French political veteran Alain Juppe said today after his rival and ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy announced his comeback, as the battle for supremacy over the country's beleaguered opposition kicked off.

Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou
Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou

Unseeded Romanian Monica Niculescu clinched her second career title on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over French second seed Alize Cornet in the Guangzhou tournament.

Embattled French government scrapes through confidence vote

France`s crisis-hit government on Tuesday narrowly won a crunch parliamentary vote of confidence in its economic reform path, in a rare respite for the deeply unpopular President Francois Hollande.

Sebastien Ogier leads Volkswagen podium sweep in Rally Australia
Sebastien Ogier leads Volkswagen podium sweep in Rally Australia

French world champion Sebastien Ogier led a podium clean sweep as Volkswagen claimed their second consecutive World Rally Championship manufacturers` title in Australia on Sunday.

Nearly two-thirds of French want Hollande to resign: Poll

 Nearly two-thirds of French people want beleaguered President Francois Hollande, who is grappling with record unpopularity, double-digit unemployment and a stagnant economy, to resign, a poll said Thursday.