French bishop admits Church has "neglected" victims of sexual abuseAs bishops from around the world gather at the Vatican this week for a summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals within the Catholic Church, the head of the Bishops’ Conference of France (CEF) has lashed out against “unhealthy veneration” of the Church which can stop victims ...
Former bodyguard to French president files legal complaint over recordingsFormer Presidential security aide, Alexandre Benalla has filed a legal complaint against ‘persons unknown’ over French news website Mediapart’s publication of secret audio recordings made last year between himself and a former policeman, at the same time the pair were under investigation into May Day protest violence.
WW2 bomb exploded by experts in Paris, evacuees return homeLife can go back to normal now after the successful controlled detonation on Sunday of a WWII bomb that had been found north of Gare du Nord just outside Paris. The planned deactivation meant an evacuation of more than 1,800 residents from the surrounding area.
France accuses Syrian suspect of crimes against humanity French authorities have filed preliminary charges of complicity in crimes against humanity against a Syrian man suspected of being involved in a secret police crackdown on opposition activists during the Syrian uprising of 2011.
Macron invites Italian president to ParisFrench President Emmanuel Macron invited his Italian counterpart to Paris, his office said Friday, in a conciliatory gesture as France's ambassador returned to Rome after he was recalled for a week in a diplomatic spat between the neighbours.
Brave New World: clairvoyants predict brave new order The yearly Salon de Parapsy in Paris gathers soothsayers, healers, numerologists, magnetizers, aura photographers and a group of shamans from Siberia. How do these representatives from the spiritual world help people cope with an increasingly unstable society?