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Children seriously injured after lightning strikes Paris park – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

Children seriously injured after lightning strikes Paris park
FRANCE 24
Eleven people, most of them children, were injured Saturday when lightning struck a birthday party in a Paris park. Police and medical officials said six people were seriously injured in the unusual incident in the upscale Parc Monceau in the northwest
Lightning Injures Several People in France and GermanyNew York Times
Lightning strikes injure dozens in France, GermanyUSA TODAY
Dozens Injured By Lightning Strikes in France and GermanyTIME
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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 9:09 am

France’s Sapin Continues The Sabre Rattling Over The Google Tax Raid – Forbes


The Sydney Morning Herald

France's Sapin Continues The Sabre Rattling Over The Google Tax Raid
Forbes
There's a certain amusement in watching the French politics over the tax raid on Google's GOOGL +1.43% offices. For we all know what is really being said: that Google is selling lots in France, making good profits, so wheres our tax money? But that's
France's Sapin says government will stand firm on labour reformReuters
France rules out Google tax dealThe Sydney Morning Herald
France Labor Reform Update: Finance Minister Michel Sapin Says Government Will Stand Firm Amid Growing ProtestsInternational Business Times
Express.co.uk –Eater –FRANCE 24
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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 8:59 am

US ignores France’s role against terror – OCRegister


OCRegister

US ignores France's role against terror
OCRegister
As Paris extended its broad state of emergency for two more months – through the Euro 2016 soccer tournament and the Tour de France – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls explained on television that his country was “without doubt the No. 1 target” for

Posted on 29 May 2016 | 7:04 am

Euro 2016: Why France have everything to play for – The Guardian


The Guardian

Euro 2016: Why France have everything to play for
The Guardian
France's 1998 World Cup-winning 'rainbow' team, with its stars such as Lilian Thuram, created hope of a new multicultural spirit, but it descended into discord and rancour. Can the Euro 2016 squad lift a nation beset by terrorist fears and racial strife?
Euro 2016 is important on and off the pitch to unify France and the whole of Europe, insists former striker Thierry Daily Mail

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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 7:00 am

German spy chief says ISIS planning attack at Euro 2016 championship in France – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

German spy chief says ISIS planning attack at Euro 2016 championship in France
Jerusalem Post Israel News
"France must remain France and that is why, despite the high level of the terrorist threat which continues to weigh on our country … the Tour de France will take place and in the same way, that is the reason why the football Euro 2016 will take place

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Posted on 29 May 2016 | 6:22 am

Lightning strikes leave 9 badly hurt in France and Germany – AOL News


AOL News

Lightning strikes leave 9 badly hurt in France and Germany
AOL News
May 28 (Reuters) – Lightning strikes in northern France and southwest Germany on Saturday left nine people seriously hurt, authorities said. Eleven people were injured by a bolt of lightning in a park in Paris, six of them badly, the French interior

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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 8:16 pm

France confronts slavery, a demon of its past – Washington Post


Washington Post

France confronts slavery, a demon of its past
Washington Post
PARIS — The French capital is a city awash with memorials and monuments, testaments to the triumphs and tragedies of a nation's past. These storied sites reflect France's appreciation of its history, but one chapter has always been missing: any

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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 7:37 pm

France’s defense is falling apart, but they may get a boost ahead of the Euros – FOXSports.com


FOXSports.com

France's defense is falling apart, but they may get a boost ahead of the Euros
FOXSports.com
Sakho was not included on France's original roster for the Euros, but that was before UEFA's ruling and before both Varane and Mathieu went down with injuries. Now that he is in the clear and France desperately need help at the back, Didier Dechamps …
Uncapped Umtiti replaces Mathieu in France squad – UEFA EURO News – UEFA.comUEFA.com
France's Mathieu out of Euro 2016 with calf injuryMiami Herald
France v Cameroon: Cabaye out to prove a pointFourFourTwo
Ten Eyewitness News –The Express Tribune
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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 5:09 pm

France’s fuel crisis better but not yet over – euronews


France's fuel crisis better but not yet over
euronews
The French transport minister has warned the country's fuel crisis is not yet over. Following a meeting between the government and oil industry representatives, Transport Minister Alain Vidalies said the situation at fuel depots is improving

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Posted on 28 May 2016 | 4:52 pm

France’s socialist president is taking a very not socialist approach to fixing the unemployment crisis – Vox


Vox

France's socialist president is taking a very not socialist approach to fixing the unemployment crisis
Vox
But despite weeks of protest in France's largest city centers, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, said it is his "responsibility" to make sure the bill is pushed forward. He's even implementing a rarely used constitutional measure that has allowed the
France's chaos stems from its failure to adapt to globalisationThe Guardian
France protests: Dozens detained in clashes with policeAljazeera.com
Violent strikes against labour reforms are causing chaos in FranceThe Economist
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Posted on 27 May 2016 | 8:30 pm

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

Children seriously injured after lightning strikes Paris park

Eleven people, most of them children, were injured Saturday when lightning struck a birthday party in a Paris park.

Posted on 28 May 2016 | 4:57 pm

French government scrambles to stem fuel shortages as protests continue

French junior transport minister Alain Vidalies on Saturday said fuel shortages sparked by nationwide strikes and blockades were easing, but warned the crisis was not over.

Posted on 28 May 2016 | 1:21 pm

Hollande stands firm as unions vow to step up labour reform strikes

French President Francois Hollande vowed Friday to “stand firm” over a controversial labour law as unions called on workers to step up a wave of industrial action gripping the country.

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 1:36 pm

Brexit a ‘serious risk’ to global economic growth, G7 leaders say

A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, world leaders said in a declaration at the opening of a two-day Group of Seven (G7) summit in Japan on Friday.

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 8:59 am

France sends underwater probes to EgyptAir search zone

A French naval vessel was en route to the eastern Mediterranean on Thursday to join the hunt for black boxes from a crashed EgyptAir jet, equipped with three specialist probes from a French company recruited to accelerate the search.

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 6:06 am

Brawl at Calais ‘Jungle’ refugee camp leaves 20 injured

Some 20 people living in the “Jungle” refugee camp in the northern French port of Calais were injured in a brawl between around 200 Afghans and Sudanese on Thursday, local officials said.

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 7:22 pm

McDonald’s French HQ raided in tax probe

French police said Thursday they had raided the French headquarters of McDonald’s last week as part of a tax fraud probe.

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 3:04 pm

Clashes erupt at labour reform protests in France

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Thursday to protest against the government’s controversial labour reform bill, with clashes erupting in Paris and other cities.

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 11:41 am

France’s Hollande named ‘Statesman of the Year’ by NY-based group

French President François Hollande is to be honoured as the International Statesman of the Year by a New York-based interfaith foundation, The Appeal of Conscience.

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 8:46 am

French artist’s optical illusion makes Louvre Pyramid ‘disappear’

The French street artist known as “JR” has made the Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion created by covering the huge glass structure with a trompe l’oeil photo installation depicting the museum that surrounds it.

Posted on 26 May 2016 | 7:46 am