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British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths
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British and French police arrest 15 people in connection to English Channel migrant deaths

Sat 7:31 PM 11,842 Views 0 Comments

Twenty-seven people died when the boat they were in sank off the coast of Calais in November.

Men convicted of involvement in 2015 terror attacks in Paris
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Men convicted of involvement in 2015 terror attacks in Paris

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 7:55 PM 24,563 Views 2 Comments

The attacks resulted in the deaths of 130 people, when a team of jihadists laid siege to the French capital.

French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout
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French parliament names pro-Macron centrist as house speaker in election fallout

Jun 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,639 Views 1 Comment

Yael Braun-Pivet is the first woman to hold the post.

Favre new Nice coach as Galtier in Paris Saint-Germain talks
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Favre new Nice coach as Galtier in Paris Saint-Germain talks

Jun 27th 2022, 2:49 PM 3,304 Views 1 Comment

Galtier won the French league title with Lille in 2021.

France not carrying out military exercises in Irish-patrolled waters, Coveney says
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France not carrying out military exercises in Irish-patrolled waters, Coveney says

Jun 23rd 2022, 1:33 PM 15,846 Views 19 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney spoke about the change of plan in the Dáil today.

Macron urges 'compromises' to break France impasse
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Macron urges 'compromises' to break France impasse

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:38 PM 7,240 Views 1 Comment

Macron’s centrist alliance finished Sunday’s parliamentary elections 44 seats short of a majority in the National Assembly.

Marine groups call on French government to stop military exercise near Irish waters
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Marine groups call on French government to stop military exercise near Irish waters

Jun 21st 2022, 9:25 PM 18,346 Views 18 Comments

The exercise began from 2am this morning.

French film star Jean-Louis Trintignant dies aged 91
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French film star Jean-Louis Trintignant dies aged 91

Jun 17th 2022, 9:05 PM 12,721 Views 4 Comments

In a career that started when he was 19, Trintignant appeared in more than 100 films.

Modric penalty secures Croatia win as France finish run of Nations League games without win
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Modric penalty secures Croatia win as France finish run of Nations League games without win

Jun 13th 2022, 10:17 PM 4,481 Views 2 Comments

The World Cup champions are without a victory in four outings.

French election projections see Macron’s centrists keep a majority
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French election projections see Macron’s centrists keep a majority

Updated Jun 13th 2022, 5:50 PM 9,781 Views 2 Comments

More than 6,000 candidates were running for 577 seats in France’s National Assembly in a first round of elections yeterday.

Real Madrid sign France midfielder for reported fee of over £85million
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Real Madrid sign France midfielder for reported fee of over £85million

Jun 11th 2022, 1:35 PM 14,558 Views 5 Comments

Aurelien Tchouameni joins the Spanish side from Monaco.

Mbappe salvages draw for France in Austria, inside-own-half goal helps Andorra to first win
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Mbappe salvages draw for France in Austria, inside-own-half goal helps Andorra to first win

Jun 10th 2022, 10:24 PM 5,932 Views 1 Comment

The result leaves France, who won last year’s edition of the Nations League, still without a win three games into the new campaign.

Former caretaker accused of serial rape and sexual assault goes on trial in France
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Former caretaker accused of serial rape and sexual assault goes on trial in France

Jun 10th 2022, 5:52 PM 31,550 Views 0 Comments

Scala confessed to around 40 rapes, but authorities say the true number is higher.

Prosecutors request life sentence for main Paris attack suspect
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Prosecutors request life sentence for main Paris attack suspect

Jun 10th 2022, 5:43 PM 5,854 Views 0 Comments

The request for no chance of parole is rare in France, where prisoners on life sentences are often released after 20 to 25 years.

Liverpool dismayed by 'disgraceful' claims from French Interior Minister
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Liverpool dismayed by 'disgraceful' claims from French Interior Minister

Jun 2nd 2022, 8:15 PM 7,274 Views 2 Comments

UEFA have launched their own independent review, led by Portugal’s Dr Tiago Brandao Rodrigues.

Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies
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Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine arms, grain supplies

May 28th 2022, 4:23 PM 26,236 Views 36 Comments

The talks lasted for 80 minutes.

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France star extends Toulouse deal until 2028

May 25th 2022, 6:19 PM 10,435 Views 5 Comments

Ntamack helped France win the Six Nations Grand Slam this season.

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20
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France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20

Updated May 20th 2022, 12:38 PM 39,339 Views 28 Comments

The rare disease — which is not usually fatal — often manifests itself through fever, muscle aches and other signs.

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million
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Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million

May 18th 2022, 3:23 PM 16,070 Views 16 Comments

There are fewer than ten drawings by Michelangelo which exist in private hands.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

May 16th 2022, 10:45 PM 22,398 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years
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Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years

May 16th 2022, 6:26 PM 17,352 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier handed his resignation to the president.

Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration
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Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration

May 7th 2022, 12:23 PM 8,286 Views 4 Comments

It marks the first time a French leader is serving a second term in 20 years.

Macron pledges to reunite divided France after winning second presidential term
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Macron pledges to reunite divided France after winning second presidential term

Apr 25th 2022, 7:12 AM 24,149 Views 18 Comments

Populist run-off challenger Marine Le Pen quickly conceded defeat but achieved her best-ever electoral showing.

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen
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France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,058 Views 32 Comments

Analysts have warned that blank votes or abstentions could be crucial in this election.

Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote
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Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:14 PM 8,971 Views 8 Comments

Both candidates fired off attacks in interviews today before last-minute walkabouts and rallies.

France issues international arrest warrant for former car tycoon Carlos Ghosn
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France issues international arrest warrant for former car tycoon Carlos Ghosn

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:20 AM 16,710 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn staged an audacious getaway out of Japan on a private jet in 2019.

Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate
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Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 38,536 Views 43 Comments

Macron was deemed the winner of the 2.5 hour debate in an opinion poll.

French Prime Minister says government to resign if Macron wins to create 'new impetus'
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French Prime Minister says government to resign if Macron wins to create 'new impetus'

Apr 19th 2022, 2:07 PM 18,463 Views 4 Comments

Macron is facing a close race in the run-off this Sunday against far-right veteran Marine Le Pen.

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds
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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds

Apr 18th 2022, 3:52 PM 39,588 Views 46 Comments

It is not the first time Le Pen and her party were accused of misusing EU funds.

Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity
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# Salah Abdeslam

Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity

Apr 15th 2022, 4:34 PM 20,897 Views 15 Comments

The apology marked a dramatic end to three days of testimony by Salah Abdeslam.

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'
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'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'

Apr 13th 2022, 7:30 PM 17,345 Views 2 Comments

South Africa native Dewald Senekal has had an interesting journey in rugby before joining Connacht.

At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt
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At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt

Apr 13th 2022, 3:59 PM 10,750 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on a road about 27 miles south of the city of Aswan

'We are exhausted': France’s Macron faces angry voters as he fights for second term
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'We are exhausted': France’s Macron faces angry voters as he fights for second term

Apr 12th 2022, 11:08 PM 24,573 Views 31 Comments

Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist rival Marine Le Pen qualified on Sunday for France’s 24 April presidential run-off.

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen begin duel to become French president
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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen begin duel to become French president

Apr 11th 2022, 10:44 PM 16,675 Views 23 Comments

After a first round of voting on Sunday, Macron came top with 27.85%, while far-right leader Le Pen finished second at 23.15%.

Macron and Le Pen prepare for tense French election duel
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Macron and Le Pen prepare for tense French election duel

Apr 11th 2022, 7:28 AM 12,006 Views 22 Comments

Projections from the first round of voting show Macron scoring 28-29%, with Le Pen on 22-24%.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,732 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls
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# At The Polls

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls

Apr 10th 2022, 7:13 PM 36,431 Views 42 Comments

Projections show that Macron leads far-right leader Le Pen in the first round of France’s elections by a larger than expected margin.

Polls open in first round of France’s presidential election
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Polls open in first round of France’s presidential election

Apr 10th 2022, 10:27 AM 8,565 Views 14 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term, with a strong challenge from the far right.

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?
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Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?

Apr 9th 2022, 10:00 PM 30,029 Views 24 Comments

Fièvre électorale.

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid
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France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid

Apr 9th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,511 Views 12 Comments

The stakes of the election are high for Macron, who came to power aged 39 as France’s youngest president.

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