Lady Gaga’s dad says the family is devastated by dognapping of their two beloved French bulldogs

Joe Germanotta (left), the father of Lady Gaga, said on Thursday that the family is ‘upset’ and ‘sick’ over the ‘horrible’ dognapping of the singer’s two beloved French bulldogs. The two are seen above in New York in January 2018 Lady Gaga’s father says the family was shocked and saddened to hear that the pop … Read more

French vaccination drive ‘too slow to prevent third wave’

The pace of France’s Covid-19 vaccination programme is too slow to prevent new lockdown measures being needed to halt a third wave of hospitalisations, top scientists say.   Experts at the prestigious Institut Pasteur say the current pace of around 100,000 jabs a day is ‘insufficient’ to rein in the effects of the highly contagious UK … Read more

French vaccination drive ‘too slow to prevent third wave’

The pace of France’s Covid-19 vaccination programme is too slow to prevent new lockdown measures being needed to halt a third wave of hospitalisations, top scientists say.   Experts at the prestigious Institut Pasteur say the current pace of around 100,000 jabs a day is ‘insufficient’ to rein in the effects of the highly contagious UK … Read more

French actor Gerard Depardieu is charged with rape

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault allegedly committed in 2018 against an actress in her 20s.  A first probe of the rape accusations against Depardieu, 72, was dropped for lack of evidence but later reopened, leading to criminal charges filed in December, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday.  … Read more

French actor Gerard Depardieu is charged with rape

Gerard Depardieu is charged with rape: French actor, 72 is accused of attacking a young actress in 2018 French actor Gerard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault  A first probe of the rape accusations against Depardieu, 72, was dropped  It was later reopened, leading to criminal charges filed in December By Afp … Read more

Daft Punk have SPLIT: French dance music duo announce they’ve retired after 28 years

Daft Punk have split after 28 years together. The French electronic dance duo confirmed they’d parted ways in an emotional farewell video released on Monday, after an incredible career boasting four chart-topping albums and six Grammy wins. The split comes eight years after Daft Punk, formed by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter in 1993, released their … Read more

Sudanese refugee stabs French immigration officer to death

A Sudanese refugee stabbed an immigration officer to death in southern France after learning his asylum request had been rejected. Cyril Pierreval, a 46-year-old father of one, was killed on Friday by a 38-year-old Sudanese knifeman who faced deportation.  The migrant attacked the head of the refugee welcome centre in the city of Pau around 11am, … Read more

Sudanese refugee stabs French immigration officer to death

A Sudanese refugee stabbed an immigration officer to death in southern France after learning his asylum request had been rejected. Cyril Pierreval, a 46-year-old father of one, was killed on Friday by a 38-year-old Sudanese knifeman who faced deportation.  The migrant attacked the head of the refugee welcome centre in the city of Pau around 11am, … Read more

Mass grave of British soldiers who died fighting French revolutionaries found in Netherlands

Mass grave of 80 British soldiers who died fighting French revolutionaries 220 years ago is uncovered in a Dutch castle moat Mass grave uncovered in disused Dutch castle moat contains remains of 81 British soldiers, researchers say  Men aged between 15 and 30 died fighting French revolutionaries in the War of the First Coalition, 1792-1797 Archaeologists first … Read more

Marine le Pen could WIN French election, senior Macron minister admits 

Marine le Pen could WIN French presidential election next year, senior Macron minister admits Bruno Le Maire, French finance minister, warned Le Pen victory is a ‘possibility’ He said far-right National Rally party must be ‘opposed’ with ‘ideas and results’   Le Maire spoke out after polls showed support for Le Pen at record levels  First … Read more