Investigators 'know' it comes from a Boeing 777 but they still need to identify a number inside wing part to confirm it is missing jet.
Suspects planned to use corrosive acid to dissolve dismembered corpse of 23-year-old female victim, as depicted on TV show.
Identification of aircraft part found on Réunion island last week could be first clue to fate of missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
Aircraft wing part washed up on Réunion will be driven to Toulouse defence laboratory for confirmation it belonged to missing Boeing 777.
Rabbi lodges complaint for discrimination after being told to remove skullcap because voting was in a state school and subject to secularism laws.
The suspects from Toulouse and Albi are believed to have handled questionable money transfers and recruited candidates to wage jihad.
The arrests for 'conspiracy to prepare acts of terrorism' focussed on a network allegedly based in the south-west city of Toulouse.
Economy minister insists controversial sale of share in biggest airport in south-west France is not 'privatisation' but 'opening up of capital'.
Running battles took place between youths and police in Nantes and Toulouse after protests over death last week of botany student Rémi Fraisse.
The three men, extradited from Turkey, include the brother-in-law of Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah who murdered seven people in 2012.
French interior minister says Souad Merah, whose brother shot dead seven people in south-west France in 2012, is believed to be in Syria.
In a ruling that could set a precedent, shop is told to stop selling e-cigarettes as it breaches French state rules over sale of tobacco.
Toulouse's socialist mayor expressed concern about planned torchlight march to commemorate victory of a Christian army in 721 over Muslims.
A man and a woman suspected of criminal links with Mohamed Merah, who shot dead seven people in and around Toulouse in March, have been arrested.
The French president made the pledge alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a tribute to Jewish victims of gunman Mohammed Merah.