Former conservative French sports minister Roselyne Bachelot, who has become a television talk show personality in France since leaving office, has been ordered by a Paris court to pay 10,000 euros in damages to Spanish tennisman Rafael Nadal, and was handed a suspended fine of 500 euros, after it found her public claim that he used doping drugs was unfounded.
French celebrity gossip magazine Closer has been ordered to pay 100,000 euros in damages to the Duchess of Cambridge for publishing pictures of her sunbathing topless while on holiday in Provence in 2012, a sum well below the 1.5 million euros that her lawyer had demanded.
The man from the south-east Riviera region, who is reportedly claiming 45 million euros in damages, alleges a bug in the Uber mobile application allowed his wife to track his movements on her mobile phone after he used it on one occasion to book a ride.
The Versailles appeal court ruled that Kerviel, who was previously ordered to pay back 4.9 billion euros he was accused of having cost the Société Générale in rogue trading in 2008, should now pay back just 1 million euros.
The magazine must pay 15,000 euros for breaching Julie Gayet's privacy with photos revealing her relationship with the French president.
But appeal court does overturn initial judgement that Kerviel has to repay the 4.9 billion euros in losses he was said to have caused bank.
Judges rule that airline had illegally given French-based staff Irish contracts in order to save money on payroll and other taxes.
Paris court awardsValérie Trierweiler €10,000 in damages after ruling that a book about her love life breached her right to privacy.