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Antiretrovirals used in the treatement of HIV/Aids.
21/07/2015 - FRANCE - Canada

French teen born with HIV in remission 12 years on

A French teenager born with HIV has been in remission for 12 years after stopping her medication, a world first that renews hope for the prospect of early treatment.
Riquet by Laurent Brethome
06/07/2015 - Report: Avignon Festival 2015

At 69, the Festival is keen to stay young

The Avignon Festival is setting out to conquer younger audiences. One way of encouraging this is by lowering the ticket price for the under 26s. Another is by increasing and improving the offer.
Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou
04/07/2015 - BURKINA FASO - FRANCE

French soldier charged over Burkina Faso child sex abuse

A French soldier accused of sexually abusing two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso has been charged with paedophilia and recording pornographic images in France.

Court sketch of Dominque Cottrez.
25/06/2015 - FRANCE

Frenchwoman on trial for murder of eight of her own babies

A 46-year-old French nurse who has confessed to murdering at least eight of her own babies went on trial in the northern French city of Lille on Thursday.
Daniel Legrand at the court in Rennes on 3 June 2015
05/06/2015 - FRANCE

French child-sex ring accused acquitted after 14 years

A French court has acquitted one of the last people to be tried in a paedophilia ring case that has dragged on for more than a decade.
Eudoxie Baboul's home town, Sinnamary
25/05/2015 - GUiANA - FRANCE

France's oldest woman lives in Latin America

France's oldest woman, who took the title on the death of her predecessor on 12 May, lives in French Guiana and is matriarch to five generations of her family.
Children affected by the earthquakes in Nepal
21/05/2015 - International report

Children affected by the earthquakes in Nepal

After two major earthquakes in Nepal, in less than three weeks, the psychological impact on children is tremendous.
Daniel Legrand arrives at the court in Rennes on Tuesday
19/05/2015 - FRANCE

French man faces third trial in long-running paedophilia ring case

A 33-year-old French man went on trial for the third time on Tuesday in a controversial paedophilia case that has dragged on for 14 years and seen only four of the 17 accused convicted.
A soldier in France's Sangaris operation in the Central African Republic
07/05/2015 - Central African Republic - FRANCE

Central Africa to open case in French soldiers' sex abuse allegations

The Central African Republic (CAR) is to take legal action against French soldiers accused of exchanging paedophile sex for food during the French military operation in the country.

Béziers mayor Robert Ménard
06/05/2015 - FRANCE

French police question far-right mayor over counting Muslim pupils

French police questioned the far-right mayor of a southern French town on Wednesday after he said he had compiled a list of Muslim pupils in local schools.
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