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Is France's famous LU Petit Beurre biscuit under New! 2019-06-20 04:27:42France's famous Petit Beurre biscuits are facing an uncertain future after money troubles and industrial unrest at the factory where they are made.

IN PICTURES: Violent hailstorms and 10,000 bolts of New! 2019-06-20 02:33:27The past 48 hours haven't felt a lot like summer in much of France, with parts of the country hit by freak violent hailstorms, the south west experie

Brexit: Why won't the EU act to protect 2019-06-19 11:24:01While the British government appears to have cottoned on to the importance of protecting the citizens' rights of Brits in the EU and EU citizens in t

IN PICTURES: The five places in France with 2019-06-19 10:53:19France has more second homes than any other European country, and there are a lot of places where a majority of properties are only inhabited for part

Ten reasons why Lyon is better than Paris 2019-06-19 10:26:26Lyon is been named the top trending destinations in France for American travellers this summer. For blogger and adopted Lyonnaise Aga Marchewka this p

From speed limits to scooters - what does 2019-06-19 10:20:18Regarded as one of the centrepieces of Emmanuel Macron's presidency, the new transport bill has now been passed by the French parliament, but what do

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial 2019-06-19 08:25:43Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have

IN PICTURES: The painstaking restoration of the Royal 2019-06-19 06:33:16The Royal Chapel at the Palace of Versailles, the final great building work undertaken in the reign of Louis XIV, is undergoing a painstaking restorat

Fête de la Musique 2019: How to make 2019-06-19 06:06:21Friday marks the annual "Fête de la Musique" in France. Here's what you need to know about the country's biggest street music party and how

Nine French words that the French just don't 2019-06-19 05:06:24These words are all technically correct and are in the dictionary - use them in everyday conversation however and you're likely to earn yourself a fe

France has lowest level of trust in vaccines 2019-06-19 03:24:01France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, wh

Swiss climbers slammed for landing plane near top 2019-06-19 02:55:58Two Swiss mountaineers landed a small plane less than 400 metres from the summit of Mont Blanc on Tuesday before heading for the top of Europe's tall


Former French president Sarkozy will face corruption trial 2019-06-19 11:09:34Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy lost his final bid to avoid an influence peddling and corruption trial, after a ruling was handed down that a

Use and abuse of opioid painkillers on the 2019-06-19 11:03:49France has seen an increase in the use of prescription pain killers over the last 15 years, and health officials are concerned about the corresponding

Eye on France: Children clobbered by chlorpyrifos! 2019-06-19 10:39:47After glyphosate, the cancer-inducing weedkiller, the French papers look at chlorpyrifos, a commonly used pesticide suspected of pillaging our childre

Radioactivity levels abnormally high in France’s Loire river 2019-06-19 10:37:09French nuclear watchdogs warned on Tuesday that they had registered abnormally high radioactivity levels in part of the central River Loire downstream

Van Gogh revolver auctioned in Paris, but doubts 2019-06-19 09:16:30The famous 7mm pistol thought to be the one used by Dutch painter Van Gogh to shoot himself sold in Paris for €162,500, nearly three times the es

Restoration of Chateau de Versailles learns from Notre-Dame 2019-06-19 07:16:28The Royal Chapel at the Palace of Versailles, the final great building work undertaken in the reign of Louis XIV, is undergoing a painstaking restorat

Former football boss Platini released without charge 2019-06-19 04:57:11Michel Platini, former president of European football association UEFA, left a Paris police station without charge early Wednesday following his arres

France: UAE finances restoratrion of Chateau de Fontainebleau's 2019-06-19 04:06:54A theatre that sat unused for 150 years at Fontainebleau has been restored to its original glory with a 10-million-euro donation from the United Arab

Mixed response to Chadian rebel leader’s arrest in 2019-06-19 02:21:18French investigators’ arrest on Monday of Chadian rebel leader Mahamat Nouri over alleged crimes in Sudan and Chad between 2005 and 2010 drew bo

Eye on France: Why unemployment reform won't make 2019-06-18 10:07:18Earlier today, the French prime minister Edouard Philippe relaunched the government’s reform of unemployment benefit. Last winter an earlier att

Merkel dismisses 'trembling' healthscare as dehydration 2019-06-18 09:37:43German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit

SpaceX explosion a set back for International Space 2019-06-18 09:04:30NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says the explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April will "no doubt" delay NASA's drive to re

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Iran says it shot down US drone 'violating New! 2019-06-20 04:30:53Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it had shot down a US “spy drone” which violated Iranian airspace near the Strait of Hormuz

Starving polar bear wanders into Siberian town New! 2019-06-20 04:19:08

Former US deputy secretary of state: 'I'm very New! 2019-06-20 04:03:32In an interview with FRANCE 24, former US deputy secretary of state William Burns said he is "very much worried" about a potential war breaking out

UN human rights chief to meet with Guaidó, New! 2019-06-20 02:42:01The United Nations’ top human rights official arrived in Venezuela Wednesday for a visit that comes amid heightened international pressure on Pr

Europe seeks compromise candidate to succeed Juncker in New! 2019-06-20 01:51:26European leaders will try once again Thursday to agree on a compromise EU leader after political groups failed to unite behind a candidate.

Carli Lloyd: From standout starting player, to the New! 2019-06-20 01:45:12After opening the World Cup on the bench, Carli Lloyd scored twice during the United States’ second match against Chile, proving she is still a

Xi Jinping in Pyongyang to meet Kim Jong New! 2019-06-19 23:37:24President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic trip to reboot a troubled alliance, as he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un face

Jihadists kill 17 civilians in raid north of New! 2019-06-19 20:10:51Jihadist fighters killed 17 civilians in a night-time raid on a village in the troubled north of Burkina Faso, Defence Minister Cheriff Sy said Wednes

Sudanese activists seek justice for mass rapes after New! 2019-06-19 18:06:23Sudanese activists are struggling to document reports of mass rapes during a June 3 paramilitary crackdown on a Khartoum protest camp. But security fe

White's brace brings England to victory; Scotland eliminated New! 2019-06-19 17:42:32Two goals by Ellen White saw England beat Japan 2-0 and secure top spot in their group at the women's World Cup on Wednesday, but Scotland were elimi

Johnson extends lead in UK PM contest as New! 2019-06-19 15:40:23Rory Stewart was knocked out of the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday, leaving four candidates led by former foreign secretar

Sudan’s Bashir should be handed over or stand New! 2019-06-19 14:16:03The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday demanded that deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir stand trial for the mass killi

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