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French Cyclist Will Miss The Tour De France After Punching Out Rude Drunks Who Tried To Fight Him – Deadspin


Deadspin

French Cyclist Will Miss The Tour De France After Punching Out Rude Drunks Who Tried To Fight Him
Deadspin
Most professional cyclists are—by the standards of the alpha sportsman—not particularly intimidating. Descriptors you could use to describe pro cyclists range from “waif-thin insect person” to “cut, scrawny, and sunburnt.” However, French sprinter

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 10:50 pm

Francois Hollande, France’s socialist president, endorses Hillary Clinton – Washington Times


Washington Times

Francois Hollande, France's socialist president, endorses Hillary Clinton
Washington Times
Mr. Holland compared Mr. Trump's policies on immigration to rhetoric from Marine Le Pen, leader of France's National Front party, and other European nationalist leaders. Ms. Le Pen has called for France to follow in the U.K.'s footsteps and exit the

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 9:11 pm

Thousands of Wales fans invade France ahead of Euro 2016 quarter-final with Belgium – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Thousands of Wales fans invade France ahead of Euro 2016 quarter-final with Belgium
Mirror.co.uk
The Welsh “invasion” of northern France started last night as thousands of fans crossed the Channel. An estimated 25,000 supporters are expected to descend on Lille for Friday's Euro 2016 game against Belgium. The quarter-final match has sparked huge …

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 5:31 pm

Great War Society members banned from taking antique rifles to France – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Great War Society members banned from taking antique rifles to France
Telegraph.co.uk
A First World War re-enactment society has fallen foul of new anti terror laws after they attempted to go France with antique rifles to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Members of the Great War Society, which represents the …

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 3:47 pm

When is the Tour de France 2016, what TV channel can I watch it on and who are the favourites – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

When is the Tour de France 2016, what TV channel can I watch it on and who are the favourites
Telegraph.co.uk
And when does the Tour de France finish? Like the other grand tours – the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España – the Tour takes three weeks. The remnants of the peloton will arrive on the Champs-Élysées in Paris at around 6pm on Sunday, July 24, 2016.
Tour de France Is Ready to Roll With Chris Froome as the FavoriteNew York Times
Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome to go like the wind before climbing highThe Guardian
Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Tour de FranceCyclingTips
PRI –Cyclingnews.com –BBC Sport
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 3:30 pm

Patrice Evra says France cannot afford another ‘crazy’ start against Iceland – The Guardian


The Guardian

Patrice Evra says France cannot afford another 'crazy' start against Iceland
The Guardian
France have required late rallies to see off Romania and Albania and had to come from a goal down to beat Republic of Ireland ,but they still go into the match as the overwhelming favourites. Evra admitted his surprise that Iceland had beaten England
Evra urges France teammates to 'wake up' before Iceland gameNews & Observer
France's Patrice Evra 'fine' despite hand injuryESPN FC
France Faces a Big Test: Winning Over Its FansNew York Times
SkySports –Independent Online –Daily Star
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 2:26 pm

How to Watch the 2016 Tour de France If You Don’t Have Cable – Money Magazine


Money Magazine

How to Watch the 2016 Tour de France If You Don't Have Cable
Money Magazine
This year's Tour de France —which begins Saturday, July 2, in Normandy with a flat stage to Utah beach and ends on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Sunday, July 24—looks promising. According to Andrew Hood, veteran correspondent for VeloNews, “the …

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 2:15 pm

Hope Takes a Beating in France, Too – New York Times


New York Times

Hope Takes a Beating in France, Too
New York Times
PANTIN, France — My French husband doesn't think Britain's vote to leave the European Union is such a bad thing. “Good!” he replied when I told him what to me was terrible news. “They never really wanted to be European,” he complained. “Let them go.”.
Publicis chief sees France luring start-upsFinancial Times
Post-Brexit: Could it benefit France to see the UK suffer?The Local.fr
France's Marine Le Pen on Brexit: 'This Is the Beginning of the End of the European Union'TIME
Daily Mail
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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 7:21 am

Tour de France 2016: Teams and rider startlist – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Tour de France 2016: Teams and rider startlist
Telegraph.co.uk
One to watch: French climber Pierre Rolland has won two Tour de France stages and completed every edition he has started. The 29 year-old, though, has thus far failed to fulfil the promise he showed in 2011 and 2012 but still has the ability to attack

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 7:02 am

France says Calais border will remain closed to migrants despite Brexit – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

France says Calais border will remain closed to migrants despite Brexit
FRANCE 24
Many in northern France believe that getting rid of British border controls in France would trigger an exodus of migrants from the squalid "Jungle" camp in Calais and other makeshift camps along the coast, easing the financial and security burden on

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Posted on 30 June 2016 | 6:45 am

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France’s Lyon diocese sacks four priests for sex abuse

Four priests of the Catholic diocese of Lyon in eastern France have been relieved of their duties for sexual abuse, a diocesan source said Thursday.

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 3:51 pm

A guide to becoming a French citizen in a post-Brexit world

With Britons living across the EU now wondering what Brexit will mean for their legal status abroad, many in France are looking to become citizens – a protracted process that mainly involves collecting a vast array of documentation.

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 5:07 pm

France says Calais border will remain closed to migrants despite Brexit

French President François Hollande said Wednesday that Britain’s vote to leave the EU should not change a deal to stop migrants crossing the Channel, which led to many being stuck at camps in Calais.

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 4:03 pm

Thousands march in Paris in protest at labour reforms

Thousands of protesters marched Tuesday in Paris as France’s Senate approved a hotly debated government bill reforming labor laws. The march was mostly peaceful but police used tear gas to counter some demonstrators throwing projectiles.

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 1:58 pm

How Brexit will affect French industry

French industries are worried that last week’s Brexit vote threatens to undermine business dealings between the UK and France, with London ranked as one of Paris’s top trading partners.

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 1:48 pm

Paris court charges Assad uncle with corruption

Prosecutors in Paris charged Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, with corruption earlier this month, an anti-corruption group said Tuesday.

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 10:22 am

No informal talks before UK invokes Article 50 on EU withdrawal, Merkel says

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy vowed Monday “a new impulse” for the EU as it reels from Brexit and told London that the bloc would make no deals before Britain formally decides to leave.

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 5:39 pm

Paris prosecutor opens manslaughter probe into EgyptAir crash

The Paris prosecutor’s office on Monday opened a manslaughter investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight MS804, as the doomed jet’s black box memory chips were sent to France for repair.

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 4:47 pm

Video: One year on, US soldiers recall foiled Thalys train attack

Almost one year after they foiled what French police say would have likely been a deadly terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train, US servicemen Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos spoke to FRANCE 24 about the dramatic incident.

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 2:00 pm

Paris, London mayors pledge to work ‘closer than ever’ despite Brexit

The mayors of Paris and London have penned a joint letter published Monday in Le Parisien and the Financial Times calling on the two “global cities” to “work more closely together than ever” despite Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 11:52 am