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France's Permanent Emergency State
New York Times
This was an abrupt reversal for Mr. Hollande, who had planned to lift the current state of emergency this week. But with presidential elections in France less than a year away, politicians on the right leapt to accuse Mr. Hollande's Socialist …
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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 1:27 am
How Chris Froome Dominated The Tour De France
The 2016 Tour de France ended similarly to the last four Tours: the eventual champion grabbed the yellow jersey early and smashed the field for the rest of the race, with the help of their dominant team. The yellow jersey hasn't changed hands in the …
Who will challenge Chris Froome at the 2017 Tour de France?The Guardian (blog)
Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome completes third race victoryBBC News
Chris Froome Wins the Tour de France for the Third TimeNew York Times
Bicycling –The Sun
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Posted on 26 July 2016 | 12:05 am
Holidaymakers in France warned to avoid Lyme disease-carrying chipmunks
Families holidaying in France this summer will no doubt face many a pitfall – rain, queues for the ferry, hostile locals – but few will be prepared for a blight of disease-carrying chipmunks. British tourists heading for the French countryside are …
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 10:45 pm
In France, there's a call for a Black Lives Matter movement
Protests are growing in France over the death of a young black man in police custody. The family of Adama Traoré has repeatedly challenged the official explanations of his death in a town outside Paris. Authorities first said he died from a heart …
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 10:15 pm
Wall Street Journal
France Denies Trying to Suppress Evidence in Nice Attack Probe
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—The French government defended itself against accusations it tried to suppress evidence of scanty national police protection at the Bastille Day celebration in Nice, ramping up political tension over the attack that killed 84 people. A municipal …
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 9:16 pm
Rodriguez bids emotional goodbye to Tour de France
Few riders have the privilege of choosing when their final Tour de France is, and even fewer are lucky enough to finish it. The Tour de France can be a cruel beast but it also has the power to give riders moments that will stick with them for the …
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 7:58 pm
Dover traffic delays: Britons heading for France to face worst congestion yet in ‘Black Saturday’ travel chaos – The Independent
Dover traffic delays: Britons heading for France to face worst congestion yet in 'Black Saturday' travel chaos
As the bosses of the biggest cross-Channel ferry firm and the port of Calais called the queues sparked by extra security checks “unacceptable,” The Independent can reveal that motorists who are able to reach France this weekend will encounter the worst …
Brits to aid France with English Channel traffic jamNew York Daily News
Dover delays could last for WEEKS after France increases border securityDaily Mail
15-hour tailbacks in UK as France heightens checksThe Local.fr
Roanoke Times –Skift
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 5:13 pm
France coach crash driver 'looking for his sunglasses'
The driver of a coach full of British pupils that crashed in France has told investigators he came off the road while looking for his sunglasses. But prosecutors said his explanation was not very convincing and believe the driver, who is now being …
Two Cheltenham teenagers seriously injured after bus crashes in France after driver fell asleepTelegraph.co.uk
Two British pupils remain in hospital after France coach accidentThe Guardian
Driver on Gwynedd coach which crashed in France 'tells police what happened moments before incident'Daily Post North Wales
Gloucestershire Live –Mirror.co.uk
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 3:43 pm
Donald Trump's “Muslim ban” now includes anyone from France
Though he didn't explain the system that his administration would use to classify which countries would be subject to such a ban, he hinted that nations like France and Germany might fit the bill. "It's their own fault," he said, presumably referring …
Trump: Germany, France plagued by terror 'because they allowed people to come in'RT
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 3:40 pm
Terror is the new normal for Germany and France
But already the slaughter of 84 people in France is just so, like, a fortnight ago. Last Monday an 'Afghan' 'teenager' called Mohammed Riyad screamed 'Allahu Akbar' ('Allah is greatest') on a Bavarian train and started chopping people up with an axe.
Germany suicide bomber 'pledged allegiance' to IS groupFRANCE 24
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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 12:38 pm
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The French government hit back on Monday at accusations by a policewoman that the interior ministry had pressured her to change a report into security at the Bastille Day massacre in Nice.
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 6:07 pm
A 20-year-old man from the north of France has launched an online petition to award the Legion of Honor, the country’s highest award, to the three men who tried to stop the Bastille Day attack in Nice.
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 11:42 am
Several victims of the July 14 truck attack have said they plan to sue the French state and the municipality of Nice amid criticism of the authorities’ failure to prevent the latest deadly attack on French soil.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 4:18 pm
France’s highest appeals court ruled on Friday that International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400-million-euros payout in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 1:32 pm
Following revelations by Paris Prosecutor François Molins on Thursday that Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had support in planning last week’s attack in Nice, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the five suspects being held in connection with the case.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 12:43 pm
France will supply weapons to Iraq to support its fight against the Islamic State group, President Francois Hollande said Friday, but ruled out any troop deployment in the country.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 12:01 pm
Authorities in Nice have refused a request from French anti-terror police to delete surveillance camera images of last week’s deadly truck attack, amid growing questions over the scale of the police presence at the time.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 11:53 am
Violence erupted in the northern suburbs of Paris for a third night in a row on Thursday, with 15 cars set ablaze by residents furious over the death of a young man in police custody.
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 7:05 am
France’s national pharmacists association on Thursday backtracked on a proposed refusal clause after critics – including government ministers – warned the measure could be exploited to deny women birth control.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 8:00 pm
French truck killer Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel received logistical support preparing for his deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice from five suspects who are now in custody, Paris prosecutor François Molins revealed Thursday.
Posted on 21 July 2016 | 5:11 pm