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

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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.

French actress Catherine Deneuve suffers stroke

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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

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