Guide held in police custody and an investigation launched into possible manslaughter and unintentional harm after tragedy in Entraunes area.
France has caught up with Japan in the number of restaurants having three Michelin stars in this year's edition of the celebrated food guide.
It began with an article published by Mediapart. Now it has become known in France as l'affaire Karachi and dubbed 'Karachigate' by the international press. It is potentially one of the biggest French political scandals of the past two decades, engulfing President Nicolas Sarkozy along with a former president and two ex-prime ministers. Here we present a simple Q & A guide to help understand a complex and fast-moving story involving multi-billion-euro arms deals, political funding, shell companies, shadowy intermediaries - and the murders of 11 French naval engineers.