Recent articles by Gavin Mortimer

Ariel, of Peterpan

Muslims and liberals slam ‘Peterporn’ star’s sentence

News Tue 1 Feb, AT 16:07

Peterpan singer Ariel has been jailed after his sex tapes appeared on the internet

Charlie Sheen

Sheen ‘smoked tennis-ball sized lumps of cocaine’

News Tue 1 Feb, AT 14:35

Friends says the actor had a hernia watching TV, a porn star blames his trip to hospital on a ‘suicide binge’

Bush’s daughter joins wife in supporting gay marriage

News Tue 1 Feb, AT 12:05

Daughter Barbara and wife Laura both disagree with George W Bush's line on gay marriage (with video)

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni renounces her Left-wing bohemian past

News Tue 1 Feb, AT 11:08

First Lady makes position clear –in good time for Sarkozy’s re-election bid

Samir Nasri Arsenal v Porto

Samir Nasri: the making of an Arsenal great

News Sun 5 Dec, AT 15:42

Midfielder’s brilliance is putting injury-prone Cesc Fabregas in the shade

Pierre Le Guennec, Picasso

How did electrician come to have 271 Picassos?

News Tue 30 Nov, AT 08:01

‘I am not a thief’ says the 71-year-old - but Picasso’s son can’t believe his story

Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman: ginger rodent joke was ‘wrong’

News Sun 31 Oct, AT 11:36

Labour deputy leader accused of being anti-Scottish as she insults Lib Dem minister Danny Alexander

Stephen Fry and Twitter

Stephen Fry upsets women and Warner Bros

News Sun 31 Oct, AT 09:12

Fry tweets illicit pictures of Harry Potter set and says women don’t like sex

Anti-racism protestors outside a Guerlain shop in Paris

Perfumier’s use of n-word creates a stink in Paris

News Sun 24 Oct, AT 12:56

Jean-Paul Guerlain says he didn’t mean to offend – but the Rev Al Sharpton is on his way to France

Students protesting in Paris

French youth revolting, but real strikers are fewer

News Tue 19 Oct, AT 15:09

Gavin Mortimer, our Paris correspondent, brings the guillotine down on the Frog-bashers

Gavin Quinnell, blinded in left eye

Rugby thuggery in the dock as Quinnell blinded

News Fri 8 Oct, AT 08:05

Police investigate after Llanelli forward loses the sight in his left eye during match with Cross Keys

Jerome Kerviel

Huge support for bank ‘martyr’ Jerome Kerviel

News Thu 7 Oct, AT 08:32

Trader’s crushing sentence ‘proves judicial system protects the powerful and savages the weak’

Shane Warne

The 10 best excuses for failing a drugs test

News Thu 30 Sep, AT 19:25

As Tour de France winner Alberto Contador blames bad meat for his test, some other ingenious excuses

Roma Gypsy

Expulsion of Roma ‘bad as Vichy France and Jews’

News Wed 15 Sep, AT 16:04

EU Commissioner ‘deeply disturbed’ by Sarkozy’s ongoing deportations

Britain’s new world champion - in cliff diving

News Wed 15 Sep, AT 15:43

Video: Gary Hunt has given the world a lesson in tombstoning

George Michael

George Michael jailed for driving ‘out of his brain’

News Wed 15 Sep, AT 08:59

If only he’d listened to his own lyrics, says a First Post correspondent with a shockingly good memory

Besma Lahouri

Carla Bruni author – not all she’s cracked up to be

News Mon 13 Sep, AT 08:46

A Parisian perspective on the ‘leading investigative author’ behind the latest attack on the First Lady

Enzo Zidane, Enzo Fernandez

Zidane’s son could choose Spain over France

News Thu 9 Sep, AT 08:11

The son of France’s greatest ever player is on the books at Real Madrid and considers himself Spanish

Nicolas Sarkozy

Can Sarkozy face down the unions on Black Tuesday?

News Tue 7 Sep, AT 08:09

Back from holiday, the French president faces strikes against his crucial pension reforms

Wayne Rooney England

Rooney sex scandal could spoil Capello’s plans

News Sun 5 Sep, AT 13:39

Rooney-Defoe striking partnership at centre of England’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria

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