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Woman jailed for calling police 637 times

A 24 year-old woman was sentenced on Tuesday by the criminal court of Bourges to six months in jail, three months suspended, after calling the police 637 times in two days last week. This is not her first attempt. Jennifer Bordat, unemployed, has…

MidiLibre/Scoop, Aug 20


Hollande unveils reforms to help…

President François Hollande on Wednesday vowed to go "faster and further"…

The Local, Aug 20


Rest of French press review 20…

The papers are still looking across the Atlantic, where the US is embroiled in racial…

rfi English, Aug 20


French police to start wearing…

Thousands of special body-mounted cameras have been ordered for the country’s…

The Local, Aug 19


SFR’s network goes down again

SFR’s 3G and 4G mobile customers were left without internet access last night,…

The Connexion, Aug 19



Jacques Monory

Born in 1924 in Paris, Jacques lives and works in Cachan. Allergic to education, yet he succeeded in 1939 the entrance examination at the School of Applied Arts in Paris where he studied painting, graphic design, decoration and fresco until 1944. The…

May 31 - Aug 31
L'aspirateur, Narbonne




Features, Interviews & Letters


Expats face £400 million tax…

Expats who rent out their homes in Britain will be stripped of the right to use…

Daily Telegraph, Aug 12


Auto-entrepreneur reforms are…

A new law adopted by the Senate has ended months of uncertainty over reforms to…

The Connexion, Aug 10