Children of immigrants struggle to find their place
A report published on Wednesday by the French national statistics office INSEE has cast light on the difficulties of children of immigrants in France. Nine out of ten members of this second generation say they do feel French. Yet the report showed that they also have a much tougher time finding work than people whose parents were born in France.
Nicolas Sarkozy is to be presented with a report on Tuesday proposing reforms of the criminal justice system including the controversial proposal that the politically independent body of investigating magistrates should be axed.
Focus looks at the success of the Eurostar, as the company that began its undersea rail service linking London with Paris and Brussels on November 14, 1994 welcomed its 100 millionth passenger on Friday.
After her stunning gold medal at the 800 metres at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin, the South African athlete Caster Semenya returned home as national icon. However questions about her gender mount overseas.
As the Pakistani army and the US hail the now confirmed death of Baitullah Mehsud, leader of the Pakistani Taliban, the radical Islamic group itself is entering a period of turbulence as it chooses a new leader. Is the battle over for the Taliban?
Edward Kennedy, the "Lion of the Senate", has died at the age of 77 after a battle with cancer. A gifted orator and liberal champion, the brother of JFK and "Bobby" Kennedy was also the last patriarch of the country's most famous political dynasty.