The French actor plans to open the restaurant in the provincial town of Saransk in an effort to integrate more quickly into his newly-adopted country.
Michael Edwards, 74, is the first Briton to achieve "immortality" by becoming a member of the hallowed institution the Académie Française.
President François Hollande says a paratrooper with the French Foreign Legion has been killed in clashes during ongoing operation.
The 87-year-old iconic chef got a rapturous welcome for the inauguration of a new restaurant bringing his culinary prowess to American.
PCF to replace the communist symbol on membership cards with five-pointed star of European far left alliance, to the horror of traditionalists.
Round-the-world sailor had been in a life raft in the ocean for three days after his yacht lost its mast and its hull was damaged in rough weather.
At home the industry faces criticism, but French exports brought in nearly $1.2 billion in international markets last year and sold 140 million tickets.
French troops' initial clashes have shown that the desert fighters are better trained and equipped than France had expected before intervention.
Emmanuelle Bodin says contract with state broadcaster was unjustly terminated after she fled Japan at start of Fukushima crisis in March 2011.
Britain will provide transport planes to assist the French military operation in Mali, as France attempts to contain al Qaeda-linked rebels.
Arrival of the French forces dramatically ups stakes in conflict in a swath of lawless desert where terrorism and kidnapping have flourished.
Corinne Lepage says that other countries, as well as fellow countrymen, should stop treating her nation like "the scum of the earth".
French carrier says one-way "MiNi" tickets will start at 49 euros including tax for the 40 percent of people who travel without checked baggage.
Eating the ripened cheese could help guard against cardiovascular disease despite its high fat and salt content, according to new research.