Pete Doherty arrested in France for second time in a week

November 11, 2019

British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in France for the second time in the space of a week. The Paris prosecutor’s office said the 40-year singer was placed in custody on Sunday for “violence by a person in a manifest state of intoxication”. Doherty is a former frontman for the Libertines and Babyshambles.


Macron and Merkel try to showcase unity as Brexit looms

October 16, 2019

President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain.