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Passionate kiss lands art lover in court

A self-professed art lover stood trial this week accused of damaging a $2-million painting by kissing it while wearing red lipstick. The deputy prosecutor in Avignon accused the defendant on Tuesday, Sam Rindy, of "savagery" for having left a lipstick smear on the work by United States artist Cy Twombly.

Flying blind

A blind Belgian man on Saturday claimed a place in the record books after completing a tour of France in a light aeroplane. Luc Costermans, a 41-year-old former businessman blinded two years ago in an accident, said he hoped to make it into the <i>Guinness World Records</i> book for his tour of the country, completed on Friday.

Man lives with mother’s corpse for five years

A 60-year-old man shared a two-room apartment with his mother's corpse for five years, concealing her death so he could receive her pension, French police said on Saturday. Intrigued that the woman born in 1904 still received social-security payments, social services in the port city of Marseilles asked police to investigate.

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