Feb 02, 2013 23:50 EST
France's National Assembly overwhelmingly approved a key piece of legislation that will allow homosexual couples to marry and adopt children, to the delight of gay activists.
Feb 02, 2013 15:10 EST
France's National Assembly on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a key piece of legislation that will allow homosexual couples to marry and adopt children, to the delight of gay activists.
Oct 26, 2012 12:55 EDT
French gossip magazine Closer's appeal against a court injunction ordering it to hand over all forms of pictures of Prince William's wife Catherine sunbathing topless will he heard next April, a source said Friday.
Aug 01, 2012 18:27 EDT
Manhattan's long been one of the world's most expensive bits of real estate, but the $100 million tag on a penthouse apartment has even jaded New Yorkers' jaws dropping.
Jul 14, 2012 13:00 EDT
Francesco Molinari is heading to next week's British Open in the best possible form after continuing to lead the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart course near Inverness.
Jul 11, 2012 16:32 EDT
World No. 1 Luke Donald will be hoping for Scottish Open recognition this week after going unnoticed by Australian pop singer, Kylie Minogue at Wimbledon.
Jul 08, 2012 12:53 EDT
Pony-tailed Marcel Siem of Germany won the French Open at Le Golf National near Versailles on Sunday to end an eight-year winless drought.
Jul 08, 2012 11:35 EDT
Marcel Siem of Germany won the French Open at Le Golf National near Versailles on Sunday.
Jul 07, 2012 13:36 EDT
England's David Howell showed a welcome return to form by firing a four-under 67 at Le Golf National near Versailles on Saturday to share the third round lead in the French Open.
Jul 06, 2012 16:09 EDT
Marcel Siem came in late with a second straight 68 in the French Open second round on Friday to take a one shot lead into the weekend.
Jul 05, 2012 14:35 EDT
Italian teenager Matteo Manassero shrugged off a lean spell to fire a bogey-free 66 in the first round of the French Open at Le Golf National outside Versailles on Thursday.
Jul 04, 2012 21:46 EDT
Frenchman Thomas Levet pulled off the biggest triumph of his career in winning the French Open at Versailles a year ago, but his celebrations immediately turned sour, setting off a year of injury misery.
May 18, 2012 14:24 EDT
President Francois Hollande has named 38-year-old technocrat Fleur Pellerin as France's first South Korean-born minister, in charge of small and medium enterprises and the digital economy.
Apr 26, 2012 16:01 EDT
Hollywood veteran Robert Redford moved his Sundance film festival from Utah's snowy mountains to London on Thursday, in a bid to kick start an international expansion of the event.
Mar 09, 2012 19:55 EST
Zenyatta, US racing's 2010 Horse of the Year, has foaled a colt sired by 2006 Preakness winner Bernardini, the great mare's connections said Friday.
Mar 08, 2012 10:13 EST
The company and engineers accused of negligently causing a Concorde supersonic jet to crash outside Paris with the loss of 113 lives went on trial for a second time on Thursday.
Mar 08, 2012 08:06 EST
The company and engineers accused of negligently causing a Concorde supersonic jet to crash outside Paris with the loss of 113 lives were to go on trial for a second time on Thursday.
Mar 01, 2012 08:05 EST
A French union on Thursday lodged a formal legal complaint against Swedish furniture giant IKEA accusing it of illegally spying on staff and customers, legal sources said.
Feb 17, 2012 09:48 EST
POTENZA, Italy (Reuters) - Italian police said on Friday they had seized about $6 trillion worth of fake U.S. Treasury bonds and other securities in Switzerland, and arrested eight Italians accused of international fraud and other financial crimes.
Feb 17, 2012 05:05 EST
BERLIN (Reuters) - German drama "Barbara" is the critics' favorite to take away the Golden Bear for best picture at this year's Berlin film festival, in what would be the first home win since 2004.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Commune of Versailles
|The town hall (hôtel de ville) of Versailles|
|Location (in red) within the Paris inner and outer suburbs|
|Intercommunality||Versailles Grand Parc|
|Mayor||François de Mazières|
|Elevation||103–180 m (340–590 ft)|
(avg. 132 m/430 ft)
|Land area1||26.18 km2 (10.11 sq mi)|
|- Density||3,418 /km2 (8,850 /sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||78646/ 78000|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
|2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.|