- Photographer gets 3-year prison term in L'Oreal heiress case Updated: May-28-15 4:20 pm
PARIS - A French court has handed a famed photographer a three-year prison sentence on charges of swindling millions of euros from France's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, by taking advantage of her weak mental state.
- French president revives political duo with his ex Updated: May-25-15 11:28 am
PARIS - A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.
- French president makes unprecedented state visit to Haiti Updated: May-12-15 5:22 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the first president of France to make a formal state visit to Haiti, where bountiful resources and brutal plantation slavery made it the European nation's most profitable colony before an independence uprising more than two centuries ago.
- French court says phone-tapping of Sarkozy, lawyer was legal Updated: May-07-15 7:46 am
PARIS - The Paris appeals court ruled Thursday that investigating judges didn't break any laws when they tapped conversations between former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his lawyer, in connection with a probe into past campaign financing.
- Beckham's influence grows as former soccer star turns 40 Updated: May-01-15 11:00 am