France’s First Lady Wins Suit Against French Celebrity Magazine for Publishing Bikini Photos

France's brand-new first lady and well-known journalist Valérie Trierweiler recently won damages of 2,000 euros from the French celebrity weekly VSD for breaching her privacy and image rights by publishing a cover photo of her sunbathing, building sandcastle scale models of the Châtaeu d'If, bodyboarding, and whatever… »9/05/12 10:25pm

Muslim Voters Are Pretty Frustrated with France's New Minister for Women’s Rights

Since newly-elected French President François Hollande appointed her to his cabinet as the minister for women's rights (and made her the official government spokesperson to boot), Najat Vallaud-Belkacem's most high-profile order of business was her pledge to "see prostitution disappear" in Paris. This came as a pretty… »7/16/12 11:55pm

Rape Accusation Victim Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sues Woman He Allegedly Assaulted

Angry he'll never have the chance to tweak the nipples of France, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Nafissatou Diallo, claiming the hotel maid deliberately sabotaged his chance at the French Presidency when she accused the former IMF head of attempting to rape her in a Manhattan hotel room… »5/15/12 2:10pm