Rabbi Bernheim had admitted to plagiarising several authors and lying about an academic status on his CV, reports said.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief who has successfully fought a handful of accusations linked to his “libertine” lifestyle, will be learning whether charges for aggravated pimping will be dropped.
The French government announced Monday it would show “no tolerance” for the kind of violent acts carried out by far-right protesters against members of the Ukranian feminist movement Femen.
A leaping dog inadvertently shot his master in the hand by catching the trigger of his shotgun during a hunt in the Dordogne, south-western France.
Manuel Valls was in the city to hold meetings with officials after two nights of violence in which buildings and cars were set on fire.
If President Nicolas Sarkozy fails to win a second term, as many polls are predicting ahead of Sunday’s first round of voting, perhaps the biggest factor will be the personal loathing that he elicits in so many of the French. What’s behind it?