A French special forces commando has died in Burkina Faso during a training flight, the French defence ministry announced Sunday.
The French budget bust continues to make front-page news as a confrontation with the European Commission appears to be on the cards. And Nicolas Sarkozy faces yet more corruption accusations.
Five people died and two more were injured when a helicopter crashed in the garden of a house near the Swiss border on Thursday morning.
Airbus Group on Tuesday reported that it had almost doubled its quarterly net profit, after a rise in sales driven by helicopters.