Haenel, 31, lodged a formal complaint against Ruggia in November after accusing him of sexually harassing her [Daniel Janin/AFP] A French filmmaker is being held in custody while authorities investigate accusations that he sexually abused a child actress when she was between 12 and 15 years old. Director Christophe Ruggia was detained for questioning on…

With estimates of 89.4 million international visitors in 2018, France again claims the title of the world’s most visited country. Is it possible that there are still a few secrets to uncover in this ever-popular destination? A meander into the scenic Jura region, in the eastern part of the country, shows that oui, c’est possible!…

LiveLiveFrench Grand PrixBBC Radio 5 liveGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryRace under way – Hamilton leads, Bottas chasingGet involved: #bbcf1Live ReportingBy Michael EmonsAll times stated are UKPosted at 13:3413:34Not the most exciting opening 13 laps of…

Sunday’s race is live on 5 live and the BBC Sport website at 14:10 BSTAs Lewis Hamilton began his television interview immediately after taking pole position for the French Grand Prix, his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas crouched down by the side of the track. He was looking in Hamilton’s general direction, but staring into the…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryQualifying under way – on 5 live at top of pageBottas top in Q1, Grosjean outGet involved: how does Bottas stop Hamilton? #bbcf1Live ReportingBy Niamh LewisAll times stated are UKPosted at…

LiveLiveF1: Second Practice – FranceBBC Radio 5 liveRelated Video and AudioVideo 4 minutes 53 secondsVideo 4 minutes 53 seconds4:53Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryFerrari meet F1 officials at 13:15 BST to try to overturn Vettel’s Canada…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryRafael Nadal faces Dominic Thiem in French Open finalNadal seeking record-extending 12th title here, Thiem chasing first Grand Slam titleClick button at top of page for commentary from BBC 5 Live…

‘1976 S. Barker AUST’2019 French OpenVenue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 26 May-9 JuneCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.All this time we’d been thinking Sue Barker was the last British woman to win the French Open.Apparently we were wrong.Because, according to the French Open trophy, Barker…

By Jonathan Jurejko BBC Sport at Roland Garros Ashleigh Barty sealed victory on her first match point after 70 minutes2019 French OpenVenue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 26 May-9 JuneCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.Australian Ashleigh Barty has beaten Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French…