Keyword: rock

France rock riddle contest gives meaning to mysterious inscription

The village of Plougastel on the coast of Brittany launched a competition to decipher the mysterious message 230-year-old message on a rock  after local experts were unable to make sense of it.

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Video of French policeman 'throwing rock' at protesters prompts probe

Criminal investigation is launched after footage shows a police riot officer from behind as he hurls the rock, but it does not show where it landed.

French artist entombed for a week in a rock says 'it's like tripping'

Abraham Poincheval, 44, who has previously spent a fortnight sewn-up inside a stuffed bear, hopes to remain one week in the Paris Palais de Tokyo art museum closed inside a limestone rock carved in the middle with just enough space for his body and supplies.

Two children killed as huge rock crashes into family ski chalet

Parents manage to climb out of crushed chalet but boys aged seven and 10 are killed in France's Isola 2000 Alpine resort.

French rocker back in US after health scare

Veteran French star Johnny Hallyday  has returned to Los Angeles, where he has a home, from the Caribbean, where he was treated in hospital.