Irish Sealing Deals at MipCom in Cannes
Strong Irish Contingent confident as annual TV fair comes to a close

Down With Culture… And With Speculators
“I want to be the Minister of Debt Reduction”, says French finance minister Moscovici.

Extreme Skier Rémy Lécluse Still Missing in Nepal
The 48-year-old Frenchman – one of the world’s greatest experts in high-speed downhill skiing – was part of the ill-fated expedition that was caught by a surprise avalanche in Nepal

Sarkozy Cashes in on Life “après-Elysée”
Life after the Elysée Palace needn’t be all glum, as Nicolas and Carla are finding out

French Golden Boy Swaps Speedos for Pin-Stripe Suit
Clément Lefert, the 25-year-old from Nice who was twice decorated at the London Olympics, has decided that the time to quit is when you’re ahead.

Saint-Tropez : A Cash Machine That Shows no Signs of Fatigue
The myth of Bardot may be long dead, but there’s no stopping the voracious appetite that people seemingly have for Saint Tropez

Coping with Fuel Rise French-Style
France isn’t a country in the middle of a bailout, but its Socialist government has been making good on its pre-election buzz-word promise of “growth”

“Le Tour” – Poisoned Chalice?
Former Festina coach Antoine Vayer looks back at the the 2012 Tour de France that was won by Briton Bradley Wiggins (right) and wonders it there’s any cure for the “poison”

Éthylotest – A Translation into English
How does the new anti-drink-driving measure up and what it means for Irish motorists

“Amour” Comes Away With The Big Prize
Haneke joins elite group of two-time Palme d’Or recipients with his latest film

Violent Storms Cause Flooding in Nancy
The Eastern city suffered some of its worst flooding ever with water levels reaching 2 metres in height

Running Between the Sky and the Earth
Spectacular Road Race attracts crowd of 13,500

The Clash of the Extremes – the Defining Story of Next Month’s Elections?
Having narrowly opted for a Socialist president, which way will French voters swing on June 10th?

Hollande Elected President of the Republic – Some Reactions
Socialist party candidate comes through with 51.9% of the vote

Swiss Sweating Over Hallyday Home
It’s all about the Rock ‘n’ Roll for the French rocker and his family fortunes

“The Artist” actress Bejo to Deliver Closing Speech at this Years Cannes Film Festival
Argentine-born actress doesn’t want the important speech to be written by her director husband

Paris Property: Slight Fall in Values of Second-Hand Property

No Great Change in Values, but a Continued Cooling, according to latest figures

Sarkozy Takes a Blow to the Chin, But all to Play for in the 2nd Round
Preliminary Results Indicate Swing to the Left

Penly Nuclear Plant – Chronology of Events
Reactor in Normandy “safe” according to EDF

Presidential Contest: Two-Horse Race gets Narrower While Dark Horses Gather Speed
Gérard Depardieu lends his support to a friend who answered in his hour of need

Let’s French… Again
Week-long Waterford festival not to be missed by Francophiles

Rambling Depardieu Says he Will Play DSK “Because I Don’t Like Him”
Veteran French actor confirms to Swiss television that he will star as the former IMF director in Abel Ferrara’s next film

Rapido!’s Antoine De Caunes MC’s this year’s Césars on February 24th

Presidential Race: Sarkozy’s bitter rival announces his candidature
Dominique de Villepin steals a march on Sarkozy

Noah draws heavy flak from South of the border
Singer and former tennis player brushes off attacks for his tongue-in-cheek comments

Death of Danielle Mitterand
The former first lady and widow of François Mitterand dies at the age of 87

Puss in Boots Marches into Paris
In advance of the French premier, the stars of the Dreamworks film meet the French media.

    Say it ain’t so, Franck…

Franck Ribéry is in the Dock again – this time it’s a book

Sarkozy’s Child – Don’t Rock the Cradle!
Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni have some good news to share, but only now are you worth sharing it with

French Rugby Team Flying and Fishing
Is there a better way of preparing for a World Cup final than getting in a helicopter and “fly” fishing?

French Hostage Confirmed Dead
French national treated with cruelty and complete lack of humanity

Rugby World Cup Defeat Leaves Bitter Aftertaste
French Players Left Disappointed and Dismayed after Tight Result

“Bardot the Indomitable”
The ‘sex kitten’ from the 1950s and 60s talks about her life and her new biography

False Paris – The World’s First Great Light Show?
A little-known military project in 1918 was designed to dupe German bomber pilots intent on attacking the French capital