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Pippa Middleton faces arrest in France


Pippa Middleton, the sister-in-law of Prince William and one of the most photographed women on earth, has been questioned by French police after one of her friends pulled out a pistol and pointed it a

Long-shot Sarkozy narrows gap and dreams of historic victory


Is French President Nicolas Sarkozy on the verge of a record comeback?

He still trails Socialist challenger Francois Hollande, but in just three months of intense campaigning he has dragged himself

Police presence boosted on serial killer fears in Paris area


Hundreds of extra police were drafted into the Paris suburbs on Saturday where four murders have been carried out with the same weapon since November, raising fears a serial killer is on the loose.


Firefighters battle two blazes at French nuclear reactor

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Firefighters on Thursday battled two blazes at a nuclear reactor that shut down automatically after smoke triggered alarms at an installation in northern France, operator EDF said.

The French firefig

Thirteen Islamists charged with terror offences in France


Thirteen suspected Islamists have been charged in France with 'criminal conspiracy connected to a terrorist enterprise' and illegal possession and transportation of weapons, officials said Wednesday.

France deports extremist militants, imams amid crackdown

France said on Monday it was deporting five Islamic militants and Muslim preachers in the latest show of strength by President Nicolas Sarkozy as he clamps down on radical elements after seven people

China successfully launches French made satellite

China on Saturday successfully sent a French-made high power communication and broadcasting satellite into orbit.

A Long March-3B carrier rocket launched the satellite 'APSTAR-7' from the southweste

France Islamist serial killer buried in Toulouse


Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah was buried in his hometown Toulouse on Thursday, despite a protest by the French city's mayor after the serial killer's homeland Algeria refused his corpse.

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Monti blames Germany, France for Euro debt crisis


Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Wednesday said the root of Europe's debt woes lay partly in the irresponsible parenting of Germany and France during the bloc's infancy.

Monti told reporters in

French gunman's brother charged, denies role


Abdelkader Merah, brother of the Islamist gunman who killed seven people in southwest France, was was handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges on Sunday and remanded in custody, a judicial sour

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