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France coach Clement picks Benneteau to face Czechs in Davis Cup, names … – Fox News


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France coach Clement picks Benneteau to face Czechs in Davis Cup, names
Fox News
PARIS – France captain Arnaud Clement picked Julien Benneteau instead of Gilles Simon on Monday in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal this month. Tenth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 14 Richard …

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:59 pm

Top Gear to launch France edition – The Guardian


The Guardian

Top Gear to launch France edition
The Guardian
Top Gear is to be launched in France – a country which banned two of the UK presenters of the show from its roads last year. A version of the programme is to be made locally by BBC Worldwide France for the broadcaster RMC Decouverte and will begin …
Bonjour Monsieur Clarkson! France to make its own version of Top GearRadio Times
Top Gear to launch in FranceGlasgow Evening Times

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 3:08 pm

FIBA World Cup 2014 results: USA wins, France-Serbia goes down to the wire – SB Nation


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FIBA World Cup 2014 results: USA wins, France-Serbia goes down to the wire
SB Nation
France 74, Serbia 73: Suns draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic turned the ball over with five seconds left and a 73-all tie, and France got to the foul stripe on a final possession to steal a game and move to 1-1 in Group A play. Joffrey Lauvergne led France
Basketball — US downs battling Turkey, France edges SerbiaArab News
USdown battling Turkey, France edge SerbiaEurosport.com ASIA

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:53 am

Caravan and Camping Club have urged tourists not to sleep at French service … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Caravan and Camping Club have urged tourists not to sleep at French service
Daily Mail
A family robbed while holidaying in France claim they are the latest victims of thieves who knocked them unconscious by piping gas into their tent. Hayley Kearns, 28, was heading to the Mediterranean with her parents, her brother and his girlfriend

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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 10:21 am

Rekindling sparks of life in France’s abandoned ghost villages – The Guardian


The Guardian

Rekindling sparks of life in France's abandoned ghost villages
The Guardian
Earlier this year, in a freshly mown hayfield on the Var highlands of south-eastern France, about 60 people held a picnic. It could have been a family reunion, but there was not much nostalgia in the air. When the former inhabitants of Brovès return to

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 9:00 am

Sinatra’s "My Way" for France and Italy – CNBC


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Sinatra's "My Way" for France and Italy
CNBC
On a cold Saturday night in November 2005, the German Army was paying in the Hanover city hall gardens its highest tribute to the retiring Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder. As the army band struck up "My Way" the proud and tearful chancellor, who reformed …
France: The new sick man of Europe?Aljazeera.com
France's Hollande makes a big gamble on economyPrague Post
How France compares to Europe: UnemploymentThe Local.fr

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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 10:46 pm

Suspected Jihadist Girl Arrested in France Before Trip to Syria – NBCNews.com


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Suspected Jihadist Girl Arrested in France Before Trip to Syria
NBCNews.com
A 16-year-old girl suspected of trying to travel to Syria to join Islamist rebels was arrested at an airport in France, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Sunday. Cazeneuve said in a statement that the teenager was arrested Saturday at the
'Recruiter' for Syrian jihad arrested in FranceYahoo News
France Arrests Suspected Jihadist Teen Girl at AirportThe Wire
France Arrests Syria-Bound Suspected Jihadist TeenagerNewsweek
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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 6:55 pm

Rearranging Deck Chairs in France – New York Times


Wall Street Journal (blog)

Rearranging Deck Chairs in France
New York Times
Last week, France's executive duo — President François Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls shuffled the French cabinet, getting rid of the economy minister, Arnaud Montebourg, after he publicly criticized the government's fealty to German-imposed …
France, Welcome to the Negative Yields ClubWall Street Journal (blog)
France's economics ills worsen but all remedies appear unpalatableThe Guardian
France's governmentThe Economist
Telegraph.co.uk -Daily Beast -Quartz
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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 4:22 pm

Serbia vs. France: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Serbia vs. France: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014
Bleacher Report
Joffrey Lauvergne's free throw with 1.1 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter lifted France over Serbia 74-73 during the second day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. France (1-1) trailed for nearly the entire Group A meeting, but timely three-pointers from
France bounces back on Day 2NBA.com (blog)
FIBA World Cup: Diaw, France clobber EgyptProject Spurs
World Cup roundup, Day 1: Brazil bests France, Australia drops opener to SloveniamySanAntonio.com (blog)
The Columbian (blog) -International Business Times AU -FIBA
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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 3:55 pm

The Fall of France – New York Times


Businessweek

The Fall of France
New York Times
François Hollande, the president of France since 2012, coulda been a contender. He was elected on a promise to turn away from the austerity policies that killed Europe's brief, inadequate economic recovery. Since the intellectual justification for
France: Rock bottomFinancial Times
France's new economy minister wasn't alive the last time the country ran a surplusQuartz
France's Hollande Takes a Big GambleBusinessweek
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Posted on 30 August 2014 | 3:34 pm

France – France 24 – International News 24/7

Death toll rises in Paris apartment building blast

The death toll from an explosion in an apartment building outside Paris rose to eight on Monday, including three children, as a desperate search for survivors proved almost fruitless.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:32 pm

French education ministry picture sparks racist abuse

A picture of a group of pre-school children posted on the French education ministry’s Facebook page (see above) was inundated over the weekend with racist comments – because most of the children in the photo were black.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:00 pm

French police arrest hungry hedgehog hunters

Paris police have arrested three men they caught in the act of hunting hedgehogs destined for the pot.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 3:47 pm

Web doc on French self-immolation protests takes top prize

Le Grand Incendie (French for “The Great Fire”) by Samuel Bollendorff and Olivia Colo won the award for best web documentary at the 6th Visa d’Or FRANCE 24 – RFI, from the jury chaired by Time LightBox editor-in-chief Olivier Laurent.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:46 pm

Teddy Riner, France’s unstoppable judo champion

French judo heavyweight Teddy Riner claimed his sixth consecutive world championship this weekend in Russia, confirming his current dominance in the over 100kg division. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look at the man who has become a legend, aged just 25.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:25 pm

Rescue efforts under way after French apartment block blast

Rescue workers searched overnight for one person still missing after an explosion ripped through an apartment building in a Paris suburb, killing at least seven people and reducing half of a residential building to rubble.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:21 am

Fugitive British killer returns to French psychiatric hospital

A violent, mentally ill British man who had escaped from a French psychiatric hospital on Wednesday turned himself in on Sunday.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:51 pm

French police stop ‘teenage jihadist’ from flying to Syria

French police stopped a 16-year-old girl from boarding a flight to Turkey at Nice airport on Saturday on suspicion that she was on her way to join an Islamist militia in Syria, the interior ministry said.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 2:54 pm

French PM vows to safeguard 35-hour work week

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged on Sunday that he would not dismantle the 35-hour working week in a bid to reassure the party’s core voters, amid concerns about the government’s direction and open party infighting.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 2:09 pm

Exclusive: Fabius warns Russia of more sanctions

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that the international community must be “firm” with Russia, warning that Russia could face further sanctions if it fails to change tack on Ukraine.

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 5:22 pm