This is what happens when you hold The X Factor in a prison
‘Their CD will be out before they are.’
A beginner’s guide to Franglais
In the spirit of mutual mistranslation, here’s a brief glossary of the weirdest 'English' words you need a French dictionary to understand.
French President Hollande's approval rating stable, poll shows
A poll showed no major movement in Hollande's approval rating after reports of an affair with actress Julie Gayet and a news conference announcing economic reforms.
France: Hollande's affair continued 2 years, magazine reports (VIDEO)
The president has visited his partner Valerie Trierweiler in the hospital for the first time since allegations of an affair emerged.
Hungry? These 14 countries are the best and worst at feeding their citizens
See who wins the food Olympics, according to Oxfam.
Protester dumps tons of horse manure outside French parliament
The pungent demonstration comes as President Francois Hollande battles a scandal over his alleged affair amid record-low ratings.
Hollande admits 'painful moments' in private life
The French president faced the media to discuss his plans to revive the French economy. Not surprisingly, his alleged affair dominated the news conference.
France evicted record 19,000 Roma migrants in 2013
A report said 56 percent of the evictions took place in the Paris region.
A presidential affair
Does Hollande's scandal mark the end of France's cultural difference?
Valerie Trierweiler, French first lady, hospitalized with exhaustion
Media allege French President Francois Hollande had an affair with actress Julie Gayet.
Central African Republic rebels hug, declare truce and offer glimmer of hope
Rival militia declares a truce during meeting in Central African Republic's capital on the eve of consultations aimed at replacing the president.
Life of Pi imitating art? Police stop Russian journalist from sailing to US in this raft
Authorities stopped Andrei Novoselov in France as he attempted to sail to the United States to escape persecution.
Not funny in France
A comic's tirades tap into anti-Semitic undercurrent.
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms
More like global colding (PHOTOS)
It's snowing in a lot of places around the world today.
Michael Schumacher's condition improves slightly after overnight surgery
The 44-year-old underwent surgery last night to stop internal bleeding that had put pressure on his brain.
Top French court approves 75% tax rate for millionaires
The law was announced in February 2012 as part of the Socialist president's campaign.
F1 driver Michael Schumacher in 'life-threatening' condition after ski injury in France
Authorities said that he was rushed to University Hospital Center of Grenoble and required immediate brain surgery.
French soccer player celebrates with possible anti-Semitic insult
Nicolas Anelka appeared to make the 'quenelle' gesture, known to some as a 'Nazi salute in reverse,' after scoring a goal on Saturday.
The operation to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons is an impressive act of international cooperation
More than a dozen countries, not all of them friends, are working together to make this happen.
E-cigarette boom prompts debate over benefits
Regulating the brand-new industry is posing problems for lawmakers worldwide.
French police arrest 21 in new horsemeat scandal
Among those arrested were at least three vets and several meat dealers.
French stage smokeless revolution
In a country that can't shake its love affair with smoking, electronic cigarettes are catching like wildfire.
French forces kill 19 Islamists in northern Mali
French forces have killed 19 Islamists during security operations in Mali's northern region of Timbuktu, a French officer confirmed on Tuesday.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
French troops start disarming fighters in Central African Republic
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned that the disarmament would not be "an easy task."
French experts rule out Arafat poisoning
'The report rules out the poisoning theory and goes in the sense of a natural death,' a source close to the investigation told AFP.
Hollande goes Rambo
Under siege at home, the French president gets tough on the world stage.
Murder and mayhem in the 'phantom state'
News analysis: Can the world stop the Central African Republic's bloody implosion?
France to send more troops as Central African Republic descends into 'complete chaos'
France is sending more troops to the Central African Republic as it is descending into "complete chaos," according to the UN deputy secretary general.
34 dead in Iraq attacks as France offers help
Iraq attacks, including a market bombing and the assassination of a former MP, killed 34 people Monday as France offered to help combat a surge in bloodshed.