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Palmyra may be the first Islamist target to be attacked
After 19 years legally resident in the UK, a South African book tour and a few trips to Yemen led to author Ishtiyaq Shukri’s deportation
The practice has been described as "revolting"
Scabies is spreading like wildfire
State official says the victims included at least two nationalities
A small band of humourists and journalists is holding out, Asterix-like, against attempts by a French billionaire to tame the country’s cheekiest television station.
'At the root of the price difference is, of course, supply and demand'
Claire Chazal had served her country's most-watched TV channel for 24 years. Now she’s been forced to step down
Plisson will parter Jean-Marc Doussain while Pascal Pape will skipper Les Blues in the absence of Thierry Dusautoir
18th-century diarist Horace Walpole collected gossip because he thought it was a good indication of character. The research seems to prove him right, says Andy McSmith
Multiple police raids were launched today on the homes, office and theatre of the anti-semitic comedian Dieudonné M'bala Mbala as part of an investigation into alleged money-laundering and fraud.
Newcastle accepted a bid from the French side understood to be in the region of £20m
By now, you’re probably aware that Valérie Trierweiler was the unmarried ‘companion’ of French President Francois Hollande for eight years, a state of affairs that came to an end following allegations in Closer magazine that her partner had been having an affair with French actress Julie Gayet.
Gilles Bourdouleix was found guilty of 'condoning crimes against humanity' after he was caught on camera making the statement during an altercation with a traveller community
'She has only just come out of hospital - she should be resting' says source close to the president
The Frenchman faces a minimum five-match ban if he's found guilty