The number of reported rapes in France has shot up 18% in five years, according to figures published Tuesday in French daily Le Figaro.The news has been welcomed by feminist groups.
France launched a triple hunt on Friday for more wreckage from the ill-fated MH370 plane off Reunion island, in a fresh bid to shed light on one of aviation's biggest mysteries.
Fresh from their invitation to play at the Copa America, Jamaica have reached the final of the Gold Cup where they will take on Mexico who have won the trophy six times.
Jamaica advanced to their first Gold Cup final following a shock 2-1 defeat over the holders United States. Mexico will meet them in the final after their controversial victory over Panama.
France outstripped both Germany and the UK in the annual Fortune 500 list of the world's largest companies this year. Top of the list was the US but China is catching up fast.
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has arrived in Israel on Monday in a bid to ease concerns over the recent nuclear deal with Iran.