Nicolas Gaudichet

Choosing a man’s life in patriarchal Albania: the freedom of the sworn virgins

According to ancient rules, a woman in Albania was to have a life of subservience, hard domestic labour and total lack of control.

Ukraine rebels prepare attack as EU threatens new sanctions

Pro-Russian separatists are preparing a fresh offensive in Ukraine as EU leaders give Moscow one week to curb support for rebels or face sanctions.

France’s former leader Sarkozy charged with corruption

France's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors say.

‘Ghetto kid’ Boateng set for German backlash

Kevin-Prince Boateng will need all his streetwise skills when Ghana comes up against the country of his birth Germany in their final.

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