Polling stations have opened in Algeria where incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika faces five rivals in a presidential election.
Algeria and austerity share the honours on this morning's French front pages.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has denied that his freeze on benefits and public-sector pay are an "austerity package" but he faces criticism from the left of his party.
Pensions and housing, family and invalidity benefits will be frozen in France this year and so will public-sector pay, Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced on Wednesday ahead of next week's ...
A Naples Mafia chief has been arrested while driking coffee in a café in the French Riviera city of Nice.
After a long and lively debate French MPs on Tuesday amended to the civil code to upgrade the status of animals from furniture to creatures with feelings.
French police have arrested two Australian tourists alleged to be on a tagging tour of Europe's rail network.