French police have raided the headquarters of Natixis and its two parent banks, Caisse d'Epargne and Banque Populaire, amid a continuing investigation into allegations Natixis had released false information.
The mother of Franco-Russian three-year-old Elise, accused of hiring two thugs to kidnap her daughter and beat up her former husband, has lost an extradition appeal in Hungary and will be transferred to France by May 28.
The Miviludes, a government-appointed watchdog for religious sects, has published a damning report highlighting the proliferation of unqualified therapists, some of whom are accused of acting as conmen for religious sects.
French coach Marc Lièvremont has called up Leicester's scrumhalf Julien Dupuy to join the 30-man squad that will tour New Zealand and Australia for Les Bleus' June test matchs. Dupuy, 25, is the only newcomer in the team.
For the nearly 80,000 Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka currently living in France, news of Tiger leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran’s apparent death was met with shock, anger and widespread concern over the fates of their loved ones back home.
England flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson has signed with Toulon, the French club announced on its website on Monday. The injury-prone World Cup hero, who will turn 30 on Monday, joins the club from the Newcastle Falcons.
Former Manchester United football star Eric Cantona plays himself in British director Ken Loach's latest film, 'Looking for Eric'. The film was well-received at the Cannes Film Festival and is already a hot contender for this year's Palme d'Or.