Keyword: stroke

Singer and actress Jane Birkin 'well' after 'minor stroke'

British-born singer and actress Jane Birkin, 74, who has spent most of her life living and working in France, and who became a hit with French audiences for her raunchy duos with her late composer and singer husband Serge Gainsbourg, is 'well' after a minor stroke, her agent said on Monday.

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French actress Catherine Deneuve suffers stroke

Veteran French cinema actress Catherine Deneuve, 76, who first found fame in Jacques Demy's 1964 musical 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg', has suffered a mild stroke while shooting her forthcoming film 'De son vivant', her family have confirmed.

Algerian president treated in Paris after stroke

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 76, is said to be 'responding well' after transfer to Val-de-Grâce military hospital in Paris on Saturday.