The man is having a seriously bad month.
A series of bad choices lead to French police removing a child from a school lunchroom for her parents’ late payments–a provoke a nationwide stomach ache.
After leaving France for Belgium to protest rising taxes, Gérard Depardieu embraces Russian citizenship–and further insults his homeland by ducking his Paris trial for drunk driving.
A French educator sparks controversy with an essay assignment to adolescent students, asking them to contemplate and justify the suicide impulse–one 500,000 French youths act upon each year.
Larger — and messier — than life actor Gérard Depardieu has reportedly moved to Belgium to avoid paying French taxes, which risks turning the movie hero into a real-life heel in financially-stricken France.
A Polish millionaire says his workers accidentally destroyed the 18th century chateau he was renovating, but villagers in the vineyard town of Yvrac smell a rat.
Members of French President Hollande’s cabinet undergo obligatory sexism awareness training as part of a push to attain gender equality–with mixed initial results
London Olympic Organizing Committee Chief reveals how Cherie Blair’s infuriated reaction to French President Jacques Chirac’s slight of British food may have helped London win its 2012 Summer Games bid
An new poll indicates nearly a quarter of all French people bathe every other day–or even once per week. Though the minority, those grubby few may suffice to reinforce Anglo-American stereotypes of an ill-scrubbed France.
The former favorite for France’s presidency tells a French newsweekly he’s to blame for the sex scandals that brought him to disgrace–but does a fair bit of rationalization too.
With her politically disastrous Twitter swipe at her partner’s ex- scarcely behind her, French First Lady Valérie Trierweiler risks possible diplomatic ire from Mexico with a show of support for a French inmate in Mexican prison …
Overlapping news reports in Europe suggest that French intelligence services located and killed fleeing Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 using critical information provided by a fellow tyrant: Syrian President Bashar Assad