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France's Far Right Breakthrough Expected in Local Elections
The conservative party of former President Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to dominate Sunday's final round of France's local elections, give the far-right National Front another electoral breakthrough and deal a new blow to the governing Socialists. All …
French local elections: Polls suggest Sarkozy victoryBBC News
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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 4:05 pm
Ibrahimovic: If I hated France, I'd never have come here
Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has again insisted that he is not unhappy with life in France despite his recent outburst. The Sweden international was caught on camera calling France "a s*** country" after becoming incensed at the …
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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:12 pm
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German newspaper releases timeline of Germanwings flight before crash
As their efforts continued, dozens of people attended a remembrance ceremony Saturday for the victims of the crash at a church in a nearby town, Digne-les-Bains, France. Most of the people on the plane were from Germany and Spain. Relatives of the …
Germanwings Pilot Was Locked Out of Cockpit Before Crash in FranceNew York Times
Prosecutors: Co-pilot in deadly France plane crash may have hidden illnessWLS-TV
Andreas Lubitz: Everything we know on Sunday about Germanwings plane …Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 2:07 pm
Preview: France vs. Denmark
France head into their friendly with Denmark looking to return to winning ways after Thursday's 3-1 defeat to Brazil. Didier Deschamps's side had opened an early advantage against the five-time World Cup winners, but three goals in the final 50 minutes …
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Posted on 29 March 2015 | 5:13 am
Travel tips: Deauville, France, and the week's best deals
Travel tips: Deauville, France, and the week's best deals. Visit a French seaside town, plus adventure in the Peak District, and living history in Brussels. Boats lined up on the quay at Deauville harbour. Safe haven: the historic harbour of Deauville …
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 5:00 am
France wants to embrace the very American concept of “le doggie bag”
France has never taken to the “doggie bag,” the practice born during World War II in the US of bringing leftover scraps home for pets, which evolved into taking uneaten food home for later human consumption. One poll suggests that 55% of French people …
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:51 pm
Radio France paralysed by longest strike in 10 years
Several of the stations regrouped under Radio France, including national news networks France Inter and France Info, have been severely disrupted by the strike, which comes amid a heavy week in the news and ahead of key local elections in France this …
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:24 pm
Wall Street Journal
France Seeks UN Security Council Resolution on Mideast Talks
New York Times
UNITED NATIONS — France signaled on Friday that it would press the Security Council to adopt a resolution soon to spur talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a step that the United States resisted last year. “If we want to have a two-state …
France to Launch Push for UN Resolution on Israeli-Palestinian ConflictWall Street Journal
France Says Will Propose UN Security Council Draft on IsraelABC News
France to begin push for UN Security Council resolution on Israeli-Palestinian …Haaretz
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:37 pm
Brazil in morale-boosting France win
Brazil continued their resurgence since their nightmare 7-1 hammering against Germany in the World Cup with a morale-boosting 3-1 victory in Paris. France started the better and went ahead through a Raphael Varane header but a well-worked Oscar goal …
France vs. Brazil: Score, Grades, Reaction from International FriendlyBleacher Report
Convalescent Brazil find road to recovery in the capital of FranceThe Guardian (blog)
France 1 Brazil 3, match report: Neymar on target as visitors come from behind …Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 1:10 pm
Brazil Defeats France in Exhibition
New York Times
Neymar scored his 43rd international goal and midfielder Willian set up two as Brazil beat France, 3-1, in an exhibition in Paris. Brazil remained unbeaten since hosting the World Cup last year, when it lost by 7-1 to Germany in the semifinals. A …
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:56 am
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French President François Hollande marched with tens of thousands of Tunisians through the capital Tunis in a show of solidarity against Islamist militants on Sunday.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 1:01 pm
A ‘Pop-Up’ version of France’s famous Pompidou Centre opened its doors in the Spanish city of Malaga on Saturday, marking the birth of a new concept the Paris museum hopes will spread around the world.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 4:18 pm
A film inspired by the scandals surrounding former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released Friday in the United States, but the re-edited version of “Welcome to New York” has angered director Abel Ferrara.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 8:28 pm
Radio France, the country’s main public radio broadcaster, has been paralysed by a strike since March 19 in what is now the longest such action to affect the company in a decade.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 7:05 pm
Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East are being targeted and some are facing a possible “genocide” by Islamic State militants, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told the UN on Friday.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:44 pm
A rabbi in the city of Toulouse has filed a complaint for discrimination after a polling clerk told him he would have to remove his kippa, or Jewish skullcap, before voting in local elections.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:57 pm
The co-pilot blamed for deliberately crashing into the French Alps and killing all 150 people on board was hiding an illness from his employers, German prosecutors said Friday, following a search of Andreas Lubitz’s home.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:23 pm
Brazil delivered France’s first defeat since the World Cup when a perfectly executed second-half performance earned them a 3-1 win in a friendly game at the Stade de France in Paris on Thursday.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:46 am
One of the most comprehensive exhibitions of works by Spanish Golden Age master Diego Velázquez ever shown opened at the Grand Palais museum in Paris this week.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 8:16 pm
Lufthansa Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said Thursday he was “stunned” by suggestions the co-pilot of the jet operated by its Germanwings subsidiary had deliberately crashed the plane.
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 4:05 pm