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Noves new France coach? – Sport24


Sport24

Noves new France coach?
Sport24
Paris – Guy Noves, the mythical manager of Top 14 giants Toulouse will take over as head coach of France following this year's World Cup, according to media reports on Friday. The 61-year-old is set to take up the post in November after fighting off …
Noves to take over France after World Cup – reportsBangkok Post
A Toulouse legend is set to replace PSA as France boss post-World CupYahoo Eurosport UK
New France coach set to be named on SundayTen Eyewitness News

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 7:08 am

Will France catch our Eurosceptic bug? – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Will France catch our Eurosceptic bug?
Telegraph.co.uk
No, France would not support a renegotiation of European treaties. No, France would in no way tinker with the “ever closer union” clause. No, France doesn't support barriers to European-wide migrations. And most certainly, no, France is not in favour
National Front demands EU referendum in FranceThe Local.fr
French National Front backs Tories on EU referendum and says France needs Mirror.co.uk

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 5:16 am

Nicholas County man, WWII Veteran heads to France to commemorate D-Day – WKYT


WKYT

Nicholas County man, WWII Veteran heads to France to commemorate D-Day
WKYT
NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) – Nicholas County native and World War II Veteran Charlie E Wilson is 89-years-old now, he was only 18-years-old on June 6, 1944 when he was among the first wave with the U-S 4th division to take over France. “D-Day …

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Posted on 30 May 2015 | 2:53 am

History beckons PSG in Coupe final – ESPN FC (blog)


ESPN FC (blog)

History beckons PSG in Coupe final
ESPN FC (blog)
French champions Paris Saint-Germain meet Ligue 2 outfit AJ Auxerre at the Stade de France on Saturday in the 98th Coupe de France final with Laurent Blanc's men standing on the brink of French football history. No team has ever managed to win all
Coupe De France Final: PSG On The Verge Of History As Auxerre Awaits In beIN SPORTS USA Breaking News
Coupe de France Preview: Auxerre – Paris Saint-GermainGoal.com
PSG captain Silva in doubt for Coupe de France finalsportal.co.nz
Sports Chat Place
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 9:39 pm

Exclusive: Air France faces new safety probe after freighter takeoff scare – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Exclusive: Air France faces new safety probe after freighter takeoff scare
Yahoo News
Air France confirmed the incident in response to a query from Reuters and said the crew had been taken off flying duties once they had reached their initial destination. A spokeswoman for France's BEA air crash investigation agency said it had launched
Air France Faces Safety Probe After Freighter ScareAirwise
Air France Pilots Narrowly Avoid Flying Plane With 37 Passengers Into Active The Inquisitr

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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 1:46 pm

Sun reporter Anthony France sentenced over misconduct – BBC News


BBC News

Sun reporter Anthony France sentenced over misconduct
BBC News
A Sun reporter has been given an 18-month suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of paying for tip-offs from an anti-terrorism officer. Anthony France, 41, from Watford, was found guilty of aiding and abetting PC Timothy Edwards to commit …

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 10:05 am

Sun crime reporter Anthony France spared jail – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Sun crime reporter Anthony France spared jail
Telegraph.co.uk
To date, France is the only journalist to be successfully tried following the controversial Elveden probe and the first since the Crown Prosecution Service's root-and-branch review last month which led to charges being dropped against nine out of 12 …
The Sun reporter jailed for briberyThe Hindu

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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 10:00 am

David Cameron stance on EU ‘dangerous’, warns France – The Guardian


The Guardian

David Cameron stance on EU 'dangerous', warns France
The Guardian
In a sign of the deep unease in EU capitals as the prime minister embarked on a four-nation European tour, the French foreign minister Laurent Fabius warned that Paris would say no if the UK demanded a special status in the EU. Fabius told the France
France accuses David Cameron of trying to 'dismantle' European UnionTelegraph.co.uk
Cameron Prepares to Put EU Plan to Merkel After Courting FranceBloomberg
UK's Cameron tells France's Hollande EU status quo 'not good enough'Reuters
Reuters UK -Daily Mail
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Posted on 29 May 2015 | 7:17 am

Does Less Latin Mean Dumbing Down? France Debates School Reform – NPR


NPR

Does Less Latin Mean Dumbing Down? France Debates School Reform
NPR
Reforming the education system in any country can be tricky. But in France, where learning is highly centralized and public school (l'ecole de la Republique) a symbol of French greatness, it's all but impossible. Several French presidents have tried

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Posted on 28 May 2015 | 8:07 pm

Why Sun reporter Anthony France should not go to jail – The Guardian


The Guardian

Why Sun reporter Anthony France should not go to jail
The Guardian
(Randall, for those who don't know, spent 27 years on the Daily Telegraph, including a spell as the paper's Paris bureau chief, and is now a freelance journalist based in France). It should be read in full, but here is the outline of his opinion about

Posted on 28 May 2015 | 11:29 am

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Sarkozy renames UMP party ‘The Républicains’ in bid for fresh start

Members of the right-wing Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favour of renaming their political camp The Républicains as they tried to put a series of scandals behind them.

Posted on 29 May 2015 | 8:35 pm

Former Sarkozy treasurer Woerth acquitted of manipulation in Bettencourt case

A French court has acquitted a former ally of Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of swindling millions of euros from France’s richest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, by taking advantage of her weak mental state.

Posted on 28 May 2015 | 3:52 pm

Haitian-Canadian writer to join guardians of French language

The Académie Française, the exclusive and ancient institution tasked with safeguarding the French language, will welcome both its first Haitian and first Québécois member on Thursday in the form of novelist Dany Laferrière.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 6:35 pm

France’s Panthéon honours ‘Four Lives in Résistance’

Four heroes of the French wartime Résistance are being inducted on Wednesday into the legendary Panthéon, the Paris mausoleum that honours those who have made significant contributions to French society.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 3:00 pm

UN ‘failed to follow up’ on CAR claims of French abuse

The UN’s top human rights officials knew for months about allegations that French soldiers had abused children in the Central African Republic (CAR) but “failed to follow up” on the claims, confidential documents show.

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 10:12 am

Expelled leader of May 1968 uprising granted French citizenship

Daniel Cohn-Bendit, who was born in France to German parents, has been granted French citizenship nearly 50 years after he was expelled from the country for “disturbing the peace” as a leader of the May 1968 student uprising.

Posted on 25 May 2015 | 1:14 pm

French Open: Home hopes slim as Djoko looks to break duck

The 2015 French Open got underway Sunday with French hopes of a homegrown champion looking slimmer than they have done in years, while Serbia’s Novak Djokovic long run of disappointment at Roland Garros could at last come to an end.

Posted on 24 May 2015 | 2:24 pm

French jihadists ‘behind IS group suicide bombings in Iraq’

The Islamic State (IS) group has said that two Frenchmen were behind a pair of suicide bombings that targeted Sunni and Shiite militias in western Iraq, the jihadist website monitoring group SITE said Friday.

Posted on 23 May 2015 | 10:35 am

Eiffel Tower reopens after staff protest over pickpockets

Paris’s iconic Eiffel Tower on Friday reopened after staff working at the popular landmark staged a near one-day walkout to protest a steep increase in pickpockets targeting the plethora of tourists.

Posted on 22 May 2015 | 4:03 pm

Paris to host international talks in June on tackling IS group

France will host a high-level meeting of the international community on combating the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) group next month in Paris, the country’s foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, said on Wednesday.

Posted on 20 May 2015 | 8:01 pm