Syndicate content

France to ban words ‘mother, father’ from official documents under plan to legalise gay marriage

The French government has reportedly planned to ban the usage of the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ from all official documents under controversial plans to legalise gay marriage.

This means only the w

Britain, France, Germany call for new Iran sanctions


Britain, France and Germany have officially called for new European Union sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, diplomats said Sunday.

The foreign ministers of the three countries wrote to

Court bans spread of Kate pics as criminal probe opened


French authorities on Tuesday banned Closer magazine from any further publication or resale of topless pictures of Prince William's wife Catherine and launched a criminal investigation into how they w

British royals take legal action over Kate topless photos


An angry Prince William and his wife Catherine launched legal action on Friday against a French magazine that printed topless photographs of her.

The publication of the pictures of the former Kate Mi

French editor says Kate pics not shocking, puts them on sale


The editor of French magazine Closer on Friday defended publishing topless photos of Prince William's wife Catherine and said she was offering them for sale to publications across the world.

"These p

Four dead in France shooting around British car


Four people were shot dead in or close to a British-registered car that was found on Wednesday in a forest car park on the edge of the French Alpine village of Chevaline.

The car, a BMW, contained th

France opens enquiry into claims of Yasser Arafat poisoning


French prosecutors have opened a murder enquiry into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's 2004 death near Paris following claims he may have died of polonium poisoning, sources said on Tuesday.

The pro

French tourists get Sri Lanka jail term over Buddha kiss

Three French tourists were given suspended six-month prison sentences in Sri Lanka on Tuesday after their holiday pictures appeared to show one of them -- a woman -- kissing a Buddha statue on the lip

France to call UN Security Council meet on Syria


France, which is taking over the UN Security Council's rotating presidency in August, will call an emergency ministerial meeting on Syria, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius said Monday.

India detects Rs 565 crore worth undisclosed income in France


Undisclosed income of Indians totalling Rs 565 crore has been detected in France, according to Income Tax authorities, indicating that the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement is showing results.

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.