Keyword: exile

Iraqi Christians begin arriving in France

The family of 11 are relatives of murdered Archbishop Faraj Raho, leader of the Chaldean Catholic church in northern Iraq.

Gérard Depardieu denies leaving France over tax

The actor, who now has a Russian passport, says if he simply wanted to avoid tax rises he would have gone earlier and insists he remains French.

Brigitte Bardot threatens Russia move in bid to save elephants

French cinema icon and animal rights campaigner says she will apply for Russian citizenship unless slaughter of two sick circus elephants is stopped.

Gérard Depardieu says he's giving up French passport

Actor claims he was "insulted" by critics for becoming a tax exile in Belgium and writes letter to prime minister renouncing his French passport.

French PM slams flight of the 'greedy rich'

Jean-Marc Ayrault attacks wealthy citizens fleeing France's punitive tax on high incomes as greedy profiteers seeking to "become even richer".