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Author took exception to a series of 'unauthorised' biographical articles
Mr Le Pen says his daughter Marine is 'neither ethically nor politically' qualified to run for the presidency in 2017
Makers, who describe the work as a non-pornographic exploration of the beauty of love-making, blame raising of age rating on censorious influence of Catholic hard right
They have demanded the French government renegotiate the 12-year treaty which, in effect, moved the UK border to the Pas de Calais
But a senior French minister says they will avoid changes that 'weaken' union
Team Sky crossed the finish line seven abreast in a show of solidarity
Authorities have not identified the attackers but most commentators have assumed that they were Muslims
Online video shows the actor driving a tractor and giving sugar lumps to a horse with the man sometimes dubbed 'Europe's last dictator'
Dairy, beef and pork farmers blocked all roads into Caen in lower Normandy
French President wants to recapture former European Commission chief Jacques Delors' vision of the EU as an answer to the muddled response to the Greek debt crisis
Three suspects - including a 17-year-old boy - allegedly planned 'a terrorist act'
'Everyone was panicking and shouting ‘they’re armed, they’re armed. Get out of here,' says eyewitness
The Gallic version of Spitting Image is famed for its insolence and mockery
Lorries queue on both sides of the Channel Tunnel while industrial row unresolved
The timing of the arrests will be interpreted as an attempt to appease registered taxi drivers
Over the next eight years, the oldest station in the French capital is to be expanded and completely remodelled