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France v Wales – BBC Sport


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France v Wales
BBC Sport
Wales captain Rachel Taylor says her side can upset hosts France in their opening game of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2014. France thrashed Wales 27-0 in the Six Nations in February, but Taylor does not think that will have any bearing on the match.

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:11 am

Letter From France | The Paris Hotel Scene Gets a Glitzy New Player – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

Letter From France | The Paris Hotel Scene Gets a Glitzy New Player
New York Times (blog)
At the new Peninsula Paris Hotel, not far from the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, workers are frantically hanging paintings and placing umbrellas on the rooftop terrace in preparation for this Friday's grand opening. The Peninsula combines two

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 7:10 am

Photos: France’s fireworks burst over Vancouver – Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Photos: France's fireworks burst over Vancouver
Vancouver Sun
The pyrotechnic team from France wowed thousands Wednesday night as the second installment of the Celebration of Light fireworks display. July 31, 2014 2:36 AM. Tweet. Previous. Next. French fireworks …
Magnifique! France dazzles at the Honda Celebration of LightThe Province
France wows large crowd with fireworks displayNews1130

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Posted on 31 July 2014 | 6:45 am

Race Team Alliance chair Kauffman has ‘no issue’ with Brian France – SportingNews.com


Race Team Alliance chair Kauffman has 'no issue' with Brian France
SportingNews.com
Race Team Alliance chairman Rob Kauffman opted Sunday not to get into a back-and-forth with NASCAR chairman Brian France, who questioned the necessity of the organization. Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, and eight other owners …

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:56 pm

Tour de France is the best sporting event in the world – SB Nation


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Tour de France is the best sporting event in the world
SB Nation
PARIS, France — I cracked a bottle of wine to write this. It's a 2012 Bergerac — Chateau La Grande Borie — which may or may not mean something to you. Saying it's a 2012 Bergerac doesn't tell you much, necessarily, just like stamping "PARIS, France
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de FranceKHOU
Another Tour of Absences: Tour de France 1973Cyclingnews.com
Tour de France 2014: Solo escapes to selfies – the highs and lows of an Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:22 pm

France and the Loss of Greatness – New York Times


New York Times

France and the Loss of Greatness
New York Times
The French president, battered by abysmal poll ratings, traveled to the southwestern town of Carmaux to commune with the spirit of its native son, Jean Jaurès, the founder of France's Socialist Party, titanic tribune of the people and tireless defender

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Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:49 am

France’s Nude Models Threaten To Strike – NPR


France's Nude Models Threaten To Strike
NPR
France's Nude Models Threaten To Strike. July 30, 2014 6:09 AM ET. Listen to the Story. Morning Edition. 29 sec. Playlist; Download. The models say they have no job security or vacation pay and aren't allowed to collect tips. Organizers have said "not

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 10:10 am

All Quiet on the French Front – New York Times


New York Times

All Quiet on the French Front
New York Times
PARIS — On the evening of Aug. 2, 1914, two Frenchmen, Edouard Luthard and his son Maurice, said farewell to their relatives and friends on the platform of the Montpellier station, in the south of France, and boarded a crowded train to join their

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:21 pm

Correction: Tour De France Story – ABC News


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Correction: Tour De France Story
ABC News
In a story July 27 about the Tour de France, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of years it's been since cyclist Marco Pantani died. He died 10 years ago. A corrected version of the story is below: Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de FranceESPN
Tour de France Wraps Up as Riders Zoom by Paris IconsNBCNews.com
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali Wins the 2014 Tour de FranceNew York Times
Mashable -CNN
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 6:14 pm

Gaza Conflict Seen as Providing Cover for Anti-Semitic Attacks in France – New York Times


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Gaza Conflict Seen as Providing Cover for Anti-Semitic Attacks in France
New York Times
PARIS — Like other Jews in Paris, Rabbi Salomon Malka is shocked by the anti-Semitic attacks that have taken place on the edges of pro-Palestinian demonstrations over the past two weeks in and around the French capital. In the suburb of Sarcelles
Jews Continue to Leave France for Israel in Record NumbersBreitbart News
As Anti-Semitic Violence Escalates and Jewish Businesses Attacked, Jews Flee Opposing Views

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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 4:22 pm

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

Suspect in Jewish Museum attack charged with ‘terrorist’ murder

A French national suspected of fatally shooting four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels was charged on Wednesday with committing “murder in a terrorist context”, the Belgian prosecutor’s office said.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 2:29 pm

France evacuates nationals, closes embassy in Libya

France has evacuated more than nearly 50 French and British citizens from Libya by ship and temporarily closed its embassy, French authorities said on Wednesday amid growing unrest in the north African country.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:40 am

Rats on the rampage at Louvre museum gardens

Experts estimate that there are two rats for every person in Paris and most of them, it seems, have taken up residence in one of the city’s favourite tourist spots – the Tuileries gardens outside the Louvre museum.

Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:51 am

In pictures: ن – a sign of support for Iraq’s persecuted Christians

An estimated 3,000 Iraqi Christian families from the northern city of Mosul have abandoned their homes in recent days after becoming the target of jihadists who overran the region. Many in France are calling attention to their plight.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 4:48 pm

Rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs born in French zoo

Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species of which only about 700 remain in the wild, the head of the zoo said Tuesday.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:33 pm

France evacuates its nationals from Libya

France was evacuating its nationals from Libya on Tuesday amid increasing lawlessness and unrest, a government source said, after similar moves by other European nations.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:49 pm

Calls mount to ban France’s ‘violent’ Jewish Defence League

Pressure is mounting on France to ban a far-right Jewish group, described as violent and extreme by critics, following its involvement in clashes at a pro-Palestinian protest in Paris and the jailing of two of its supporters over a bomb plot.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:04 pm

Moroccan police arrest French al Qaeda recruiter

Moroccan police arrested a French citizen of Algerian origin near Tangiers at the weekend on suspicion of recruiting men to travel to Syria and Iraq to fight for al Qaeda, authorities said.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 2:45 pm

France honours those lost on Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Flags flew at half-mast from government buildings across France on Monday in honour of the victims of Air Algérie Flight AH5017, which crashed last week in northern Mali with 118 people on board, 54 of them French.

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 7:19 am

In pictures: Crowds flock to enjoy the Tour de France show

Every year since 1975, the Tour de France has finished on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Cycling fans and tourists come in huge numbers to join the party on the final day of the race.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 7:50 pm