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How to snack (or not) like a French 2019-08-23 10:06:30Snacking in France has its own set of rules, writes British writer in France Jackie McGeown.

France opens sex abuse inquiry into activities of 2019-08-23 09:56:57French prosecutors said on Friday that they had opened an inquiry into suspected cases of rape and sexual abuse of women, including minors, by late US

French Word of the Day: Croûton 2019-08-23 08:40:20While you may know the primary meaning of this word, 'croûton' can actually mean several things for French people. Do you know them all?

What changes for the new school year in 2019-08-23 07:52:05Children in France will be returning to school in September, and the government has published a series of decrees on changes to the system for the sta

The French drunks who prove that France is 2019-08-23 03:47:06Whoever said the French only drink in moderation obviously never read a local newspaper.

Dozens of France's new 'invincible' speed cameras have 2019-08-23 03:11:24Dozens of France's new 'invincible' speed cameras have already been vandalised, it has been revealed.

French winemakers face anxious wait over US tariffs 2019-08-23 02:16:38French winemakers say they are waiting anxiously to see if Donald Trump will act on his repeated threats to impose extra tariffs on French wine in ret

The French jokes that will let you have 2019-08-22 10:59:35When it comes to jokes, the French don't have a reputation for being particularly hilarious, but in fact most people are fond of a good joke - especi

Are things about to change for French police 2019-08-22 09:24:39Methods of policing demonstrations and protests in France could be reviewed after the "unacceptable injuries" suffered during 'yellow vest' protes

The hidden history that tells of Paris' brutal 2019-08-22 09:01:41Scattered throughout Paris are hundreds of memorials, often small and inconspicuous, that tell the remarkable and heart-breaking story of the city und

Johnson: British people in France should be 'treasured 2019-08-22 07:33:08Boris Johnson says he wants British people living in France to be "treasured and supported" after Brexit.

Pet owners warned of four-month wait for travel 2019-08-22 06:12:34Pet owners wanting to travel between France and Britain after Brexit are being warned of a possible four-month registration process before pets are al


Blue Panda cruises against plastic in the Mediterranean 2019-08-23 05:05:01The WWF’s Blue Panda boat has been sailing the Mediterranean since July. The crew aims to raise awareness among locals and tourists in port citi

Brazil's Bolsonaro slams Macron's call for Amazon fire 2019-08-23 02:50:36French President Emmanuel Macron called wildfires burning in the Amazon an international crisis and said leaders of the Group of 7 nations meeting thi

India’s Modi meets Macron ahead of G7 summit 2019-08-22 10:32:44Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met with President Emmanuel Macron in Paris before attending the weekend G7 summit, where he will face world l

French government focuses on unpopular reforms 2019-08-22 06:23:38France's Council of Ministers have returned from their summer break, and are focused on implementing several unpopular reforms, including raising the

Boris Johnson in Paris for Brexit, Iran talks 2019-08-22 04:26:53France's President Emmanuel Macron has held a joint press conference with his British counterpart Boris Johnson in which he insisted the Irish backst

UK 'cannot accept current agreement' on Brexit, Johnson 2019-08-21 12:50:53British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met with German chancellor Angela Merkel today, and will meet France's president Emmanuel Macron tomorrow in

French musician carried off by a bear in 2019-08-21 07:43:22French composer Julien Gauthier was killed by a bear while recording sounds on a canoeing trip in remote northwestern Canada last week, sources said T

Anti-capitalist campaigners host 'G7 Alternative' in France's Basque 2019-08-21 05:59:35Anti-capitalist campaigners are gathering for discussions and workshops in the southwestern coastal French city of Hendaye amid high security ahead of

French animal rights groups denounce rabbit breeding in 2019-08-20 12:22:26French animal rights activists have released a video showing rabbits being bred in inhumane conditions, piled one on top of another in metal cages and

France's Gafa tax is 'discriminatory', tech giants tell 2019-08-20 11:20:13Google, Amazon and Facebook have denounced France’s Gafa tax, which targets the American tech giant, as retroactive and discriminatory

France, Panama to launch bilateral body to fight 2019-08-20 11:08:49France and Panama have signed a bilateral agreement in Panama City to create a group designed to curb tax fraud, announced Gérald Darmanin

France tells tourists to stop eroding nature by 2019-08-20 10:09:29Towns across France are urging visitors eager to snap the perfect Instagram-friendly holiday photos to refrain from harming the environment by stackin

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In Bangladesh camps, 200,000 Rohingya rally to mark New! 2019-08-25 04:05:07Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh refugee camp to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces, just days after a

75 years on, Paris celebrates its liberation from New! 2019-08-25 03:21:45In August 1944 ordinary Parisians rose up, led by Resistance fighters supported by workers, women and even priests to throw off the Nazi yoke after fo

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent New! 2019-08-25 01:55:39The Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives, the

French police fire tear gas at anti-G7 protesters New! 2019-08-25 01:40:17French police used tear gas and water cannon to break up anti-G7 protesters in the southern city of Bayonne on Saturday, as leaders from the world's

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in New! 2019-08-25 01:16:14Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Br

Tunisian media mogul 'still presidential candidate' despite arrest 2019-08-24 11:58:18Media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for Tunisia's upcoming presidential election despite his arrest for alleged money laundering, the head

Stolen Macron portraits to reappear at G7 protest 2019-08-24 10:23:00Green activists will march through the town of Bayonne in the southwest of France on Sunday on the margins of the G7 summit, carrying stolen portraits

Hunting tourists kill thousands of doves in Morocco 2019-08-24 07:22:14

Tear gas fired as Hong Kong police, protesters 2019-08-24 06:14:05Hong Kong riot cops fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles on Saturday, as a st

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking 2019-08-24 05:28:48A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news

British consulate staffer returns to Hong Kong after 2019-08-24 04:02:23A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's s

North Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills 2019-08-24 02:38:51North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's

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