Russia to Purchase Warships from France

Vladimir Vysotsky

After reports that France is supplying two warships to Russia, it was stressed by the Russian Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky that there was no point in going ahead with the deal, if it did not involve a transfer of technology.

The French President Nicolas Sarkozy had earlier assured that the deal with Russia was most likely to go ahead.

Franck Ribery May Be Jailed

Franck Ribery May Be Jailed

Even though, the French footballer Franck Ribery risks being sent to prison for having sex with an under-age prostitute, he is not worried about his career and future.

He admitted that he did not do anything wrong as he was not aware that he was having sex with an under-age girl. He also repeated this while talking to the media persons during an interview.

France Implements a New Law for Maintaining the Dignity of Its Tricolor

France Implements a New Law for Maintaining the Dignity of Its Tricolor

The people in France were offended with the appearance of an offensive photo. The photo, which depicted a man cleaning his bottom with the French flag, had reportedly won a prize at Nice in March.

French Banks Depict Positive Result in the Stress Test

French Banks Depict Positive Result in the Stress Test

The results of the stress test conducted on different banks, by Bank of France are positive. The Bank of France had reportedly conducted the tests on Credit Agricole, BPCE, Societe Generale and BNP Paribas.

The banks were tested on their capability to ward off any impending financial crisis.

American Singer Jarreau Recuperating in French Hospital

American Singer Jarreau Recuperating in French Hospital

The popular American singer Al Jarreau, is recuperating in hospital. The singer suffered from severe respiratory problems before his stage performance. The singer had to start his concert on Thursday before Barcelonette.

Jarreau has a worldwide following and is famous for his personality. The singer has tried his hand at various music styles.

Genzyme Mulls over Sanofi Acquisition Offer

Genzyme Mulls over Sanofi Acquisition Offer

The beleaguered French drugmaker, Genzyme Corp. is reported to have received an acquisition offer from the state's biggest biotechnology Company, Sanofi-Aventis SA, sources familiar with the matter unveiled on Friday.

The offer made for the acquisition deal is cited to be somewhere near $20 billion.

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