Topic: Jack Lang
France's ruling socialist party wants to punish the clients of prostitutes. But a group of French celebrities has signed a petition against the proposal.
The sexual-assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have prompted some to question whether France has been too willing to turn a blind eye to politicians' indiscretions.
05/19/2011 10:51 am
Unless it is proven that International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn raped a hotel maid in New York, it's none of the public's business, many French say.
05/17/2011 03:59 pm
French and Polish officials praised the decision by Swiss authorities to free Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski. But some ordinary citizens and French elite said a different judicial standard is used for the rich and famous.
07/12/2010 04:56 pm
At the Shanghai Expo, the Monitor's Beijing bureau chief and his Francophone Choir serendipitously serenade the founding father of the Fête de la Musique.
06/22/2010 11:02 am