More specialist doctors may be needed if Britain is to catch up with France in the treatment of dementia, a top neurologist told ITV News.
A 102-year-old French cyclist has broken his own world record in the over-100s category riding 16.7 miles in one hour.
Francois Hollande shot down David Cameron's hopes of talking about EU treaty change negotiations today.
A new plan to use the Channel Tunnel to link the British and French power grids was unveiled today by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
The Eleclink project is expected to send as much as 50% more electricity between the UK and France, with Eurotunnel hopeful that construction will start by the end of this year.
Mr Alexander said the proposals were a "showcase example" of what the Government could achieve through new infrastructure.
One of the French journalists who was held hostage in Syria said he is "really happy" to be free.
Speaking from Turkey Didier Francois said: "We are very happy to be free. We thank the Turkish authorities because they really help us.
"It's very nice to see the sky, to be able to walk, to be a able to speak freely. I'm really happy."
The first pictures have emerged of the four French journalists kidnapped in Syria last June.
Jenan Moussa, a reporter based in Dubai, tweeted this picture of the journalists after they were found by Turkish soldiers.
Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria after being kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria last June, Turkish media reported.
Journalists Nicolas Henin, Pierre Torres, Edouard Elias and Didier Francois were found in Sanliurfa province with their hands and eyes bound, Dogan News Agency said.
The former partner of Francois Hollande has been appointed to the French president's new cabinet as environment and energy secretary.
The return of Segolene Royal, who ran for president herself in 2007, comes amid a cabinet reshuffle after heavy losses for the ruling socialists in local elections.
President Hollande of France sacked his Prime Minister, after a terrible set of results for their socialist party over the weekend. France's far-right National Front party triumphed at the polls, gaining its greatest election success to date.
The party won a number of new seats in wealthy towns across the south of the country.
In a televised speech, a humble Hollande promised voters he had heard their vote against his party, and promised to listen and "start a new state."
Europe Editor James Mates reports.
French President Francois Hollande has named Interior Minister Manuel Valls as the new prime minister.
In a prerecorded televised speech Hollande said Valls would lead a "combative government". Hollande also said it was "time to start a new state" after his Socalist party suffered heavy losses in elections.
French President Francois Hollande is to address the nation at 7pm after the country's prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has reportedly offered his resignation after the Socialist party's poor result in the local elections.
French Parliament channel reporting PM Jean-Marc Ayrault has offered resignation which Pres Hollande has accepted. #France
French president Francois Hollande is preparing a "major reshuffle" of his ministerial team after a poor performance from his Socialist Party in local elections
Mr Hollande is set to make a televised statement this afternoon, with his prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault among those who may lose out.
Francois Rebsamen, a Socialist senator and long-time ally of Mr Hollande, said: "I don't see how there won't be a major reshuffle."
French voters have dealt a severe blow to Francois Hollande's Socialist government in local elections.
The anti-immigration far right, which claims that France's large Muslim population is "Islamicising" the nation, made solid advances, fulfilling National Front promises to begin building a grass-roots base.
Socialist leaders conceded defeat in the final round of the voting seen as a referendum on unpopular President Hollande, who was expected to reshuffle the cabinet in an effort to give his government a boost.