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Map shows fallout from French nuke tests spread farther than claimed

PARIS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Radiation from French nuclear tests in the Sahara desert in 1960 reached Spain and west Africa despite claims the levels were low, a report says.
French President Hollande and girlfriend Trierweiler 'c'est fini'

French President Hollande and girlfriend Trierweiler 'c'est fini'

PARIS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande Saturday said he has officially split with his longtime girlfriend and France's de facto first lady Valerie Trierweiler.
French president sex scandal: Lust trumps brains

French president sex scandal: Lust trumps brains

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande's alleged secret affair comes as no surprise to me as a psychologist who has spent years helping people deal with infidelity.
JUDY KURIANSKY, UPI Outside View Commentator

Man arrested allegedly trying to extinguish eternal flame in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A man who tried to put out the eternal flame honoring France's war dead at the Arc de Triomphe was drunk, Paris police said Wednesday.
Counterfeit ticket scam at Louvre Museum in Paris uncovered

Counterfeit ticket scam at Louvre Museum in Paris uncovered

PARIS, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Thousands of high-quality fake admission tickets to the Louvre Museum in Paris were seized by Belgian customs officials, who say they suspect Chinese forgers.
Man, 84, trampled to death by escaped circus elephant in France

Man, 84, trampled to death by escaped circus elephant in France

LIZY-SUR-OUREQ, France, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A man, 84, was trampled to death by an two-ton escaped circus elephant in Lizy-sur-Oureq, France, officials said.

French mayor shocked to discover gated community is for gays

SALLELES-D'AUDE, France, July 31 (UPI) -- A French mayor said he was shocked to discover an over-50s gated community he approved is aimed strictly at homosexuals.

France's UMP still short of cash after successful fund drive

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) -- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's political party is short of the cash it needs to repay banks despite a successful drive for donations, officials say.

Police bust fake African-art ring, arrest 22

PARIS, June 14 (UPI) -- French police arrested 22 people connected to a bogus art operation that conned people into buying fake African artwork for about $133,300, police said.

Panel votes to lift legal immunity for French MEP Marine Le Pen

BRUSSELS, June 4 (UPI) -- French right-wing leader Marine Le Pen is facing the loss her European Parliament immunity to prosecution under hate speech laws, an MEP confirmed.

Woman in France, 72, hangs herself after eviction threats

VENISSIEUX, France, April 26 (UPI) -- A 72-year-old woman hanged herself in her apartment in Venissieux, France, after she was threatened with eviction, the town's mayor said.

Parents object to 'suicide' assignment

COULOISY, France, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A class assignment to write an essay about suicide has upset parents of the students at a school in northern France, officials say.

Daft Punk signs with Columbia Records

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Columbia Records has signed French duo Daft Punk to a deal, though details about a fourth album are few, a source told The Hollywood Reporter.

French troops head north in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- French troops left the capital of Mali and headed north overnight in what appears to be an acceleration of the ground war against Islamic rebels.

France sets 'emergency measures' for solar

MAYENNE, France, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- France has instituted a series of "emergency measures" to revive its flagging solar energy industry, Energy Minister Delphine Batho said this week.
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Le Parisien ("The Parisian") is a French daily newspaper covering both international and national news, and local news of Paris and suburbs. It was established as Le Parisien libéré by Émilien Amaury in 1944, and the name was changed to the current one in 1986. A national edition exists, called Aujourd'hui en France ("Today in France").

It is the best-selling national newspaper in France with a combined daily circulation figure of 530,000 (2008).

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