Nina Ricci perfume and fashion heiress Arlette Ricci sentenced to one year in test case for HSBC tax fraud revelations.
China frees at least three of five women's rights activists detained for over a month in a case that has earned rebukes from the US and European Union.
An exam board wants French exams to ditch dated vocabulary and talk about tattoos and festivals rather than trips to the seaside.
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.
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A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.