Migrant Mamoudou Gassama's rescue earned invitation to meet President Macron who offered him French nationality and a job as fireman.
In a rescue captured on video, Mamoudou Gassama scaled a building in Paris to save a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony.
Child found dead and stripped to his underwear in a street after his mother and step-father allegedly physically punished him for wetting the bed.
Defence lawyer says Fabienne Kabou, 39, accused of murder of daughter in 2013, is 'extremely intelligent but subject to irrational beliefs'.
Special forces soldier, 38, who was repatriated to France earlier in the week, faces probe over sexual abuse of two girls aged three and five.
Mediapart’s resident singer and songwriter La Parisienne Libérée regularly contributes a critical review of current affairs in music, images and text. Here she returns to the story of Adou Ouattara, an eight-year-old Ivorian boy who was discovered on May 7th hidden in a suitcase carried by a Moroccan woman crossing the border into Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta. Adou was found after the baggage was X-rayed, and the disturbing image of the scan was later published around the world. La Parisienne Libérée takes up the story from there.
French court orders hotel and casino chain boss Dominique Desseigne to undergo DNA test to establish if he fathered former justice minister's child.