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Gabriel Hanot: the France coach who called for his own head – The Guardian


The Guardian

Gabriel Hanot: the France coach who called for his own head
The Guardian
The France national team which lined up against Spain at the Stade de Colombes on 19 June 1949 had very little to show for its season to that point. A weakened Switzerland had been beaten 4-2 a fortnight earlier, but the four previous games had brought …

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:00 am

How FIFA left France out of the Women’s World Cup semifinals – Mashable


Mashable

How FIFA left France out of the Women's World Cup semifinals
Mashable
That contender is France — considered one of the tournament's strongest and most compelling teams to watch. Les Bleues are now on the outside looking in thanks largely to some World Cup gerrymandering by everybody's favorite corrupt organization, FIFA.
FIFA Screwed France Out Of The Tournament, And It's BullshitDeadspin
Germany tops France 5-4 in shootout to reach World Cup semisU.S. News & World Report
Germany tops France on penalty kicks to reach World Cup semifinalsUSA TODAY
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 11:54 pm

Quick succession of terrorist attacks has officials worried – CNN


CNN

Quick succession of terrorist attacks has officials worried
CNN
On Friday morning, European time, the head of the decapitated manager of a transportation company was found hanging from a fence near Lyon, in southern France, along with two banners said to bear Islamic writing. The attack, at a U.S.-owned factory, …
U.S.-owned factory attacked in FrancePolitico
The Latest: US condemns attacks in France, Kuwait, TunisiaU.S. News & World Report
Terror Attacks Rock Tunisia, France And KuwaitHuffington Post
BBC News -USA TODAY -New York Times
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 11:45 pm

Uber managers arrested in France after cab drivers’ violent protests – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Uber managers arrested in France after cab drivers' violent protests
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO—Uber's European woes reached new heights Monday, with two of its French managers arrested in Paris following violent protests against the ride-hailing service by local cab drivers. Uber France CEO Thibaud Simphal and its European …
Two Uber execs in France held by police as tensions mountVentureBeat
Uber executives taken into custody in FranceCNET
Two Uber bosses 'held by police' in FranceThe Local.fr
TechCrunch -Forbes -Engadget
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 9:11 pm

10 reasons why you should watch the Tour De France this year – A.V. Club Denver/Boulder


A.V. Club Denver/Boulder

10 reasons why you should watch the Tour De France this year
A.V. Club Denver/Boulder
Every July, NBC Sports dedicates three weeks of programing to an exhilarating sporting event called the Tour De France. Yet notoriously sports-enthused Americans don't seem to care about this wall-to-wall cycling coverage. Why? Well, the Tour is

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 7:24 pm

Unemployment Is High, but France Is Fertile Ground for Start-Ups – New York Times


Unemployment Is High, but France Is Fertile Ground for Start-Ups
New York Times
It added up to more bad news for France, now limping through its longest recession since World War II, with youth unemployment hovering just below 25 percent. Yet according to backers of the start-up economy here, there are silver linings among the clouds.

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 7:01 pm

France Prepares to Face Most Intense Heatwave Since 2006 – Bloomberg


France Prepares to Face Most Intense Heatwave Since 2006
Bloomberg
France's local authorities, farmers and railway company Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer are preparing for the country's most intense heatwave since 2006, with maximum temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) expected this …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 6:17 pm

France arrests Uber executives – Politico


Politico

France arrests Uber executives
Politico
Uber France General Manager Thibaud Simphal and the company's regional general manager for Western Europe, Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, were taken into custody on Monday after a pre-arranged meeting with Parisian police, the company confirmed.
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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 5:59 pm

France Launches French Tech Ticket, A Startup Visa For Foreign Entrepreneurs – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

France Launches French Tech Ticket, A Startup Visa For Foreign Entrepreneurs
TechCrunch
French Minister of State for the digital economy Axelle Lemaire announced last week a new entrepreneur visa package called the French Tech Ticket. With this package, foreign entrepreneurs could get a work visa, a $14,000-$28,000 grant (€12,500-€25,000) …

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 5:45 pm

Trio of top riders to lead Cannonade-Garmin at Tour de France – velonews.competitor.com


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Trio of top riders to lead Cannonade-Garmin at Tour de France
velonews.competitor.com
The Tour de France has the “Fab Four,” so Cannondale-Garmin is going with strength in numbers, bringing a trio of leaders to the Tour. Just call them the “Three Musketeers.” Perhaps a step behind the five-star favorites, Cannondale confirmed it will
Cannondale-Garmin heads to Tour de France with trio of leadersCyclingnews.com
Jack Bauer confirmed for Tour de France to join fellow Kiwi Greg HendersonStuff.co.nz
Garmin team counting on Hesjedal at Tour de FranceTimes Colonist

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 1:41 pm

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French far right’s Le Pen seeks presidency of Calais region

French far right leader Marine Le Pen announced Tuesday she will stand for president of the large Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie region of northern France in December’s regional elections.

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:57 am

France opens terror probe against gas plant attacker

France’s chief public prosecutor said on Tuesday a man arrested last week on suspicion of beheading his boss and trying to blow up an industrial gas plant would be kept behind bars pending an inquiry on terrorism charges.

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 10:12 am

WikiLeaks says NSA spied on top French companies

The US wiretapped two of France’s economy ministers and spied on the country’s largest companies, French media reported citing WikiLeaks documents, just days after it emerged the US had spied on three of the country’s leaders.

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 6:14 am

Ex-French interior minister Charles Pasqua dies aged 88

Former French interior minister Charles Pasqua, a hardline politician who was a close ally of former president Jacques Chirac, died on Monday aged 88, political sources said.

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 10:03 pm

Uber France bosses taken into custody

Two of the bosses of Uber in France have been taken into custody over an investigation into alleged “illicit activity” linked to the company’s low-budget UberPOP app, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 4:18 pm

French pensioner gored to death in bull run

A man in his 60s has been gored to death during a bull run in southern France, authorities said on Monday.

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 2:22 pm

Police probe Syria link in French terror attack

French police on Monday were investigating a possible Syrian connection in Friday’s attack on a chemical plant in south-east France, a day after the chief suspect admitted killing his manager, whose severed head was found at the site.

Posted on 29 June 2015 | 6:10 am

French terror suspect admits to killing his boss

The suspected Islamist militant held over an attack against a French chemical plant has admitted killing his boss, a source close to the investigation said on Sunday.

Posted on 28 June 2015 | 11:51 am

French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

The top suspect in the beheading of a businessman that French authorities are calling a terrorist attack took a “selfie” photo with the slain victim and sent the image via WhatsApp to a Canadian mobile phone number, officials said Saturday.

Posted on 27 June 2015 | 5:35 pm

Terror attack on factory exposes political divisions in France

While some French leaders called for unity in the wake of Friday’s terrorist attack on a US-owned gas plant near the southeastern city of Lyon, others took the opportunity to criticise the government over national security.

Posted on 26 June 2015 | 3:55 pm