TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row

A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative s...

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row

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Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 11:51

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
2019-06-14 01:00

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of ...
2019-07-16 18:00

Patient dies after fecal transplant, prompting FDA safety warning The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety warning over fecal transplants after one patient died after undergoing the procedure, and another became severely ill....
2019-06-14 15:51

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
2019-06-14 01:51

Patient At Centre Of French Family's Battle Over Life Support Dies A French man at the centre of a bitter row over right-to-die legislation passed away in hospital on Thursday more than a week after doctors removed his hydration and nutrition tubes, his family told......
2019-07-11 13:17

Frenchman at the heart of France's right-to-die debate dies after treatment pulled A quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade and became the symbol for the right-to-die debate in France has died, his family announced....
2019-07-12 02:00

Woman Dies, Shops Looted In France Amid Algeria Football Win Celebrations Shops in central Paris were looted and a woman was killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France in what the government slammed Friday as "unacceptable" unrest following a key victory for......
2019-07-12 14:17

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
2019-06-07 00:51

Doctor bites off tongue of patient who tried to rape her A South African doctor who was attacked by a perv while she was catching some shuteye fought back by biting off his tongue, according to a report. The 24-year-old unidentified female doctor encountered the would-be rapist late Tuesday after he entere...
2019-06-06 20:34

Aug. 28 hearing set for ex-nurse charged with raping patient PHOENIX (AP) — An Aug. 28 hearing has been set for a former nurse charged with raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient at a long-term care center in Phoenix. The purpose of the hearing will be to set a trial date for Nathan Sutherland. The 3...
2019-07-16 23:17

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7% Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management's only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as......
2019-06-12 13:00

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
2019-06-17 17:51

Patient in Boston ambulance stabs EMT many times Police say a Boston emergency responder was stabbed several times by a patient in an ambulance. The EMT was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. The patient was arrested. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11 12:34

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports jurors returned the verdict Tuesday for Mikhy Farrera-Brochez of Winchester ...
2019-06-05 20:51

Boston EMT recovering after being brutally stabbed by a patient in ambulance Police say a Boston emergency responder (EMT) has been stabbed several times by a patient in an ambulance.        ...
2019-07-11 15:34

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions die with me?...
2019-07-11 17:00

Ex-UCLA gynecologist pleads not guilty to patient sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step fo...
2019-06-11 10:51

Boston EMT brutally stabbed by patient in ambulance: police A Boston first responder underwent emergency surgery Wednesday after being stabbed multiple times by a patient she was treating in the back of an ambulance while en route to the hospital, officials said....
2019-07-11 14:51

Cancer patient accuses UCLA gynecologist of sex abuse LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cancer patient is the latest woman to accuse a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her during treatment. The Los Angeles Times reports the 44-year-old unnamed woman has sued UCLA and Dr....
2019-06-19 18:17

‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, look...
2019-06-05 04:34

AI in medicine: Tech that can improve the patient-doctor experience Learn how using artificial intelligence in healthcare can benefit the patient—regardless of gender, age, or race. AI can especially make a difference in the medical care of women and premature babies....
2019-06-21 04:34

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
2019-06-14 02:17

"Want To Die In Mother's Lap": Cancer Patient In Jail Tells Top Court A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to "die in the lap of his mother."...
2019-05-28 20:51

Richmond Nurse Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WBON)– A nurse has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a patient on multiple occasions. WBON is reporting 49-year-old Alvin C. Buckmaster, of Berea, was a triage nurse for the victim last October at Baptist ...
2019-05-22 18:17

Two families suing after disfigured patient is mis-ID'd, taken off life support Two Chicago families filed a lawsuit against both the Chicago Police Department and Mercy Hospital Wednesday after an unconscious, facially disfigured man was misidentified by the agencies and eventually taken off life support by a family that was no...
2019-07-04 13:01

Earwax clump clogging entire ear canal removed from patient: 'Look at that!' An audiologist could hardly believe the size of a massive earwax chunk he had just pulled out of his patient’s ear during a Feb. 22 procedure that was captured on video....
2019-06-19 21:00

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. The Court of Cassation quashed a previous deci...
2019-06-28 18:51

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attempts to perform emergency heart surgery on the man went slightly awry at one point, when a flash fire s...
2019-06-03 06:01

Too soon to ditch Neil Woodford but Patient Capital's board needs a shake-up Investors ought to tell the directors: move aside and get some independent faces in the boardroomThe five directors of Woodford Patient Capital Trust would like to remind the world that they exist. It’s been hard to tell the past week.The board of th...
2019-06-11 07:51

Anthem thinks its ‘virtuous cycle’ with Doc.ai can improve patient care Ted Goldstein, chief artificial intelligence officer for Anthem AI, and Doc.ai cofounder Sam De Brouwer talked about health care at Transform 2019.Read More...
2019-07-12 04:51

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of H...
2019-06-15 04:17

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl whom he was also treating, according to a report. Paul Fox, 66, pleaded gui...
2019-06-02 13:51

California Man Becomes the First ‘Death With Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important milestone for cryonics advocates, who argue that the right...
2019-06-01 04:51

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a health...
2019-06-14 06:01

Black patient arrested for 'stealing IV machine' on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
2019-07-02 15:00

Documents: Nursing home worker stole jewelry from patient OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Charging documents say a suburban Kansas City nursing home worker stole rings valued at nearly $10,000 from a 99-year-old dementia patient by using lotion to slip them from the woman’s hands in the middle of the night...
2019-06-07 17:17

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against his parents' will....
2019-05-21 14:51

On Video, Madhya Pradesh Patient Dragged To X-Ray Room On Bedsheet A patient at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur was dragged to the X-Ray room on a bedsheet, a video posted by news agency ANI showed. A woman, apparently related to the patient, is seen......
2019-06-30 15:51

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was on the golf course when he started to lose strengt...
2019-06-18 06:00

19 million patient records were stolen from Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp A security breach at a billing company has resulted in nearly 20 million patients of LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics getting their information stolen from them. The breach was first disclosed Monday by Quest Diagnostics, which reported in a Securities....
2019-06-06 02:34

Nursing assistant found guilty of patient abuse appeals DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A judge has found a nursing assistant guilty of simple assault and patient abuse in covering the mouth of a 92-year-old patient at a nursing center and recording it. Nineteen-year-old Samantha Siegel, of Portsmouth, was sentenced T...
2019-06-07 17:17

Fecal Transplant Patient Killed by Superbug Traced to Donor Stool An aesthetically unpleasant but genuinely promising medical treatment—a fecal transplant—may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the treatment, after receiving repor...
2019-06-15 17:51

Patient stabs Boston EMT multiple times, ‘maces’ partner in ambulance A Boston EMT was stabbed multiple times by an “emotionally disturbed” patient that she was transporting on Wednesday afternoon — who also proceeded to “mace” her partner, according to police officials. “These EMTs did no...
2019-07-11 02:34

Zachary Levi Serenades Children's Hospital Patient With Tangled Song He's Zachary Levi, and he's a real-life superhero. On Friday, the Shazam! actor and several other celebs visited patients at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City,......
2019-06-09 02:51

Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient Two-year-old has had brain surgery to treat spasms, raising hopes for other childrenA two year-old girl from Glasgow has become the youngest person in the world to undergo brain surgery that doctors say could help limit severe disability among childr...
2019-07-10 23:00

Black hospital patient claims police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV that was in his arm A black hospital patient in Illinois says he was arrested while on a walk last month after police claimed he was trying to steal the IV that was hooked up to his arm to sell it online....
2019-07-01 18:34

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease...
2019-06-17 18:51

"Be Patient While Solving Civic Issues": Naveen Patnaik To Civil Officers Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today called upon the newly recruited state civil service officers to be patient and use prudence to solve the problems of people....
2019-06-21 15:17

Hours After French Patient Is Taken Off Life Support, a Court Orders It Be Restored Vincent Lambert was left in a vegetative state after a 2008 car accident. His family is split over removing life support, and his case has attracted intense attention from the media and politicians....
2019-05-21 17:34

Racist Border Militia Man Accused of Defrauding Child Cancer Patient Jim Benvie, last seen posting a video of his armed vigilante group rounding up a huge crowd of asylum seekers at gunpoint, has allegedly been running a scam soliciting money to pay for “treatment” for a child cancer survivor he has no relation to wha...
2019-06-21 22:34

Caregiver filmed abusing 101-year-old dementia patient gets 8 months in jail An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her h...
2019-06-21 23:51

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man's life support against his parents' will....
2019-05-21 14:39

Life support resumed for paralyzed French patient after court intervention Hydration and feeding for paralyzed and unconscious hospital patient Vincent Lambert has been resumed in Reims following a court order. For over a decade, his family have been at odds over what should be done for him....
2019-05-21 22:17

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in ...
2019-07-19 21:00

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
2019-06-05 16:34

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
2019-06-27 19:00

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona facility where disabled woman allegedly raped Maggots were discovered crawling on a patient at the same Arizona health facility where a female resident was allegedly raped by a nurse, according to officials. The Department of Health Services announced their plans Friday to revoke Hacienda Health...
2019-06-18 01:51

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaking the patient information of protestors. Several protestors have been arrested after being treated ...
2019-06-18 03:17

Received Death Threat From Patient's Drunk Attendant, Claims AIIMS Doctor A doctor at the Trauma Centre of Delhi's prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences was allegedly abused and threatened by the attendant of a patient last night, pushing the doctors to join......
2019-06-17 12:17

Tarek El Moussa shares how viewer spotted cancer in new patient-focused series Fans of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” will recall how one of their own helped to save star Tarek El Moussa’s life after writing in to point out an odd lump that they noticed on his neck....
2019-06-19 11:17

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
2019-07-02 03:51

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lope...
2019-05-25 05:34

Amazon's pharmacy PillPack relies on patient data. But a third party seeks to cut off its access Amazon owns online pharmacy PillPack, but ReMy Health s working behind the scenes to prevent the company from accessing important patient data.       ...
2019-07-19 22:34

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability ...
2019-06-27 22:51

Black Patient Arrested After Security Guard Accuses Him of Attempting to Steal IV and Sell It on eBay A video of a black Freeport, Ill., patient being arrested while taking a walk outside a hospital has gone viral after he shared the incident on Facebook....
2019-06-30 20:34

Ex-Hacienda Healthcare nurse accused of raping incapacitated patient appeals HIV testing order Editor’s Note: The above video is from a previous report in March detailing Nathan Sutherland’s court appearance where his attorney requested that he not be required to submit to an HIV and STD test. PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged ...
2019-05-22 00:51

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delive...
2019-06-05 23:17

Amazon threatens to sue major pharmacy if it prevents PillPack from tapping patient drug data Amazon's PillPack was informed this week that it will soon be cut off from patient medication data, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-19 15:17

A suicide patient, a deaf man, the mayor's brother: A history of New Jersey police using force on video Sunday's video of a man punched in the head while pinned by police has brought into focus other videos of New Jersey officers using force.        ...
2019-05-21 18:17

85 patient murders: Germany's worst serial killer, nurse Niels Hoegel, gets life sentence Former nurse Niels Hoegel liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them.        ...
2019-06-06 23:17

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed chest cavity....
2019-06-04 01:00

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his body nearly 15 years ago....
2019-06-13 18:51

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
2019-07-15 20:00

Meanwhile, Not in France ... It’s the summer of the Women’s World Cup, and for once it’s the men’s soccer tournaments that have been overshadowed. Here’s what you might have missed....
2019-07-01 21:51

Air France to keep flying to Cairo Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Lufthansa to suspend flights to Egypt's capital over security concerns....
2019-07-21 13:51

10 of the best restaurants in Brittany, France The region is famous for its crêpes, cider and fresh seafood, which can be enjoyed everywhere from oyster markets to fine bistros overlooking the seaOyster lovers should try them freshly caught at Cancale’s beachside market. The town, which is not fa...
2019-07-13 18:00

Queer Eye's Tan France: ‘Men can have fun with fashion, too’ The TV star on how the makeover show changed his look – and why he steers clear of a ‘basic’ black tuxThis is the Thom Browne suit I wore to the Primetime Emmy awards [where Queer Eye won outstanding structured reality programme] in 2018. I wanted so...
2019-07-10 09:17

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
2019-07-11 12:34

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towards “eco-friendly transport infrastructure” such as...
2019-07-12 00:34

A look at 5 key Tour de France stages With seven mountain stages and five summit finishes including three above 2,-000 meters, this year's Tour de France is the highest in the history of the race       ...
2019-07-01 12:17

2019 Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
2019-07-09 06:34

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
2019-06-19 07:00

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
2019-07-01 19:51

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor h...
2019-07-13 18:00

Rapinoe has 2 goals and US knocks France out 2-1 PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory Frid...
2019-06-29 00:34

Brittany, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to one Continue reading......
2019-06-04 18:17

Best images from the 2019 Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
2019-07-14 12:51

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
2019-07-11 12:34

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. Also in question is the method of choosing this leader....
2019-05-28 20:34

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk....
2019-05-30 04:17

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
2019-05-29 00:00

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
2019-06-27 22:34

VOTE - Who will win the 2019 Tour de France? "The absence of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin from the 2019 Tour de France opens the door for a host of potential first-time winners, including Team Ineos\u0027 own Egan Bernal to continue the team\u0027s dominance of the race. British twins Adam Yat...
2019-07-03 08:00

Thomas ‘all OK’ after crash, set for Tour de France BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Geraint Thomas says he is “all OK” after crashing in the Tour de Suisse cycling race and is optimistic about defending his Tour de France title next month. The British rider says in a Twitter post...
2019-06-19 12:51

Hamilton dominates in France on a dull day for F1 Lewis Hamilton put on a display of domination in a processional French Grand Prix on Sunday to go 36 points clear in the Formula One world championship and stretch Mercedes's winning run to 10 races....
2019-06-23 23:00

The US is right to threaten tariffs over France's tech tax The Trump administration is right to threaten France with new tariffs over the new "technology tax" which passed through the French legislature on Thursday....
2019-07-11 20:00

Tour de France 2019: Where do the riders come from? It's no surprise that France and other European nations dominate the Tour de France. What is surprising is that the number of riders from outside of Europe has declined in recent years....
2019-07-12 18:34

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
2019-06-19 00:34

Technology allows NBC to add new elements to Tour de France Phil Liggett remembers the early days of Tour de France coverage in the United States, which would involve him traveling to Paris at the end of a stage, recording voiceovers all night and then rejoining the circuit for the next stage   ...
2019-07-04 16:17

Keep these weaknesses in mind in clash between US and France When the United States Women’s National Team takes on host France on Friday in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup (Fox, 3 p.m.), the much-anticipated meeting will feature powers struggling to match market expectations versus top competit...
2019-06-28 16:17

Tour de France: stage three – live! Live updates from the first hilly stage; from Binche to ÉpernayWilliam Fotheringham’s stage-by-stage guide to the 2019 TourDrop Barry an email | Tweet @bglendenning 1.51pm BST 96km to go: At the back of the bunch, Astana rider Jakob Fuglsang has bee...
2019-07-08 15:00

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
2019-05-27 21:00

Armstrong: I'd have won a clean Tour de France "Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would have won the Tour de France anyway if everyone had been clean of performance-enhancing drugs."...
2019-07-10 20:34

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before beating Nigeria...
2019-05-31 22:17

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:00

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
2019-06-07 11:34

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago....
2019-07-03 04:17

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
2019-06-13 12:34

U.S. opens door to new tariffs over France tech tax The Trump administration has promised an investigation after French lawmakers approved a bill Thursday to impose a tax on large technology firms that provide services in France....
2019-07-11 22:51

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
2019-05-28 14:34

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
2019-05-28 16:51

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisio...
2019-07-02 21:17

France's Macron says EU nominations positive for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the nominations for the European Union's top posts were "positive and consensual" and offered a fresh start for the bloc....
2019-07-02 21:17

France removes heatwave alert for Paris Paris authorities said on Monday that they had removed the amber-level heatwave alert that had been declared for the French capital since June 23, in the light of soaring temperatures across the country....
2019-07-01 10:34

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign countr...
2019-07-11 13:17

Tour de France 2019: stage six – live! Follow the stage from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles FillesStage five report: Sagan takes ‘exquisite’ winAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 3.29pm BST 50km to go: The peloton is about to crest the Ballon D’Alsace and begin their descen...
2019-07-11 16:51

Tour de France 2019: stage one – live Updates on Le Grand Départ stage from Brussels to BrusselsWilliam Fotheringham’s stage-by-stage guide to the 2019 TourAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 1.29pm BST Unless you are lucky enough to head to L’Hexagone to catch a bit of...
2019-07-06 14:34

Come along for the ride: Five reasons to follow the Tour de France The Tour de France is set to go off for the 106th time, and it is a wide-open year -- with over a dozen riders capable of reaching Paris triumphantly....
2019-07-03 02:00

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
2019-07-11 20:00

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
2019-06-07 10:34

Mental strength is France's best asset at World Cup If France have been far from brilliant at the women's World Cup so far, their 2-1 extra-time win over Brazil in the last-16 on Sunday clearly showed they have strong mental resources....
2019-06-24 09:17

New Prato Orage is 888bhp V8 supercar from France The almost unheard-of model will be leading the Supercar Paddock at this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed Little-known French firm Prato will lead the Supercar Paddock at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which will begin tomorrow, with its Or...
2019-07-03 22:00

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
2019-06-08 00:34

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
2019-06-01 11:00

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
2019-06-11 23:17

Tour de France cyclists focus on nutrition Tour de France cyclists are increasingly focusing on nutrition as they try to power themselves through the grueling race. (July 8)       ...
2019-07-08 08:51

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
2019-07-07 01:51

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Former USWNT player breaks down US-France battle SiriusXM Women’s World Cup analyst and former USWNT midfielder Lori Lindsey talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the U.S. team’s concerns and chances as the Americans ready for a World Cup showdown with France on Friday. Q: What is the main a...
2019-06-28 16:17

'They don't get bigger than this': Fans gear up for France-USA showdown Paris' Parc des Princes stadium can hold 48,000 people at full capacity and every seat is expected to be taken on Friday night as hosts France take on the U.S. defending champions in a highly anticipated women's World Cup quarter-final....
2019-06-28 20:51

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
2019-06-30 05:00

The Latest: Trump says US-France agree on Iran LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 3:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is playing down differences with France over Iran, telling French President Emmanuel Macron that they both agree Tehran sh...
2019-06-06 16:51

France records all-time highest temperature of 45.9C Record for mainland France falls in southern commune of Gallargues-le-Montueux as Europe swelters in heatwaveWhat is causing the European heatwave?France recorded temperatures nearly two degrees higher than its previous record and firefighters contin...
2019-06-28 18:51

Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus to cut 500 jobs in France: Les Jours Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus plans to cut 500 jobs in France, or nearly 18 percent of its staff in the country, through voluntary departures, French news website Les Jours reported on Thursday....
2019-07-05 07:00

Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus to cut 500 jobs in France - Les Jours Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus plans to cut 500 jobs in France, or nearly 18 percent of its staff in the country, through voluntary departures, French news website Les Jours reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04 20:00

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a...
2019-06-12 11:00

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands as well a...
2019-06-04 19:00

Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining multiple fractures, including a broken right femur, following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos said....
2019-06-12 23:51

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:51

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
2019-06-06 13:34

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature reco...
2019-06-29 00:34

Trump's tweets add heat to U.S. clash with France It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women's World Cup -- the defending champions and favorites, the United States, against hosts France, seeking their first title....
2019-06-27 21:51

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 00:34

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on Wednesday....
2019-06-11 08:17

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST F...
2019-06-12 20:34

Tour de France 2019: stage five – live! Rolling report of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges to Colmar (175.5km)Tour de France 2019: stage-by-stage guideEmail Barry here. Tweet @bglendenning 11.43am BST He’s certainly not everybody’s cup of tea, but Lance Armstrong’s stage-by-stage analysis on his dail...
2019-07-10 12:51

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining a "bad fracture" following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
2019-06-12 18:01

There is nothing like riding the Tour de France – and this is why | David Millar Making it to Paris is for every rider, from the maillot jaune to the lanterne rouge, an emotional experience that transcends racingThe Tour de France is big, really big. That’s the first thing that hits you, 4,500 people working on it, and only 176 o...
2019-07-03 14:34

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
2019-06-12 16:17

Tour de France 2019: stage four – live! Updates from Tuesday’s stage from Reims to NancyRead William FOtheringham’s stage-by-stage guide Alaphilippe wins stage three to take yellow jerseyAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 12.11pm BST Mitchelton Scott stage three diary: Here’s y...
2019-07-09 13:34

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country's first case since 2014. The parents, also unvacci...
2019-07-03 17:00

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied ...
2019-06-10 16:34

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
2019-06-13 12:51

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France "Team Sunweb\u0027s Tom Dumoulin will miss next month\u0027s Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following a knee injury and a physically challenging run-up to the race, the Dutchman said on Thursday."...
2019-06-21 02:51

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite...
2019-06-16 14:34

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who say they're worried about "a lot of chemicals" being put into their children, she says. She does her...
2019-06-19 07:51

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, a rate significantly higher than during the 2014 vote....
2019-05-26 16:51

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said....
2019-06-19 02:00

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades....
2019-06-17 13:51

Cycling: More Tour de France joy for Impey with stage win South African Daryl Impey added an individual stage win to his Tour de France happy memories when he prevailed at the end of a long breakaway from St Etienne on Sunday....
2019-07-14 18:17

Tour de France 2019: stage nine – live! Rolling report on the 170km Bastille Day stage to BrioudeEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 2.46pm BST That intermediate sprint result in full: 1. Boasson Hagen, 2. Stuyven, 3. Delaplace, 4. Impey, 5. Benoot, 6. Herrada, 7. Roche,...
2019-07-14 15:51

Van Aert set for two-month lay-off after Tour de France TT crash "Wout van Aert has targeted a return in the cyclocross season after the Belgian was ruled out for two months following his horror crash during the individual time trial on stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday."...
2019-07-20 20:00

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
2019-05-27 10:01

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?...
2019-07-20 21:00

Tour de France 2019: stage 10 – live! Updates on the 217.5km flat stage from Saint-Flour to AlbiImpey sprints to Bastille Day victory in Tour de FranceAny comments? Email Barry | tweet @bglendenning 3.59pm BST 14km to go: Caleb Ewan, Elia Viviani and Peter Sagan are all in the front grou...
2019-07-15 17:00

3 Children Among 4 Killed After Train Smashes Into Their Car In France Three children and an adult were killed when a train smashed into their car Monday at a level crossing in eastern France, the mayor of the town said....
2019-07-15 17:51

Van Aert: Winning a stage at the Tour de France is above everything else "Wout van Aert labelled his victory on his maiden Tour de France as the pinnacle of his career after passing the finish line by little more than the width of a tyre."...
2019-07-15 21:51

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said....
2019-07-17 09:51

US rallies to beat France 3-2, reach Under-20 quarterfinals Sebastian Soto tied the score with his second goal of the match in the 74th minute and Justin Rennicks got the go-ahead goal in the 83rd to lead the United States over France 3-2 Tuesday at Bydgoszcz, Poland, and into its third straight quarterfinal ...
2019-06-04 23:51

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will nev...
2019-07-17 00:17

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:17

Tour de France 2019: stage 11 – live! Rolling report of the 167km stage from Albi to ToulouseBrailsford keen to ‘twist knife’ into Team Ineos’s rivalsEmail John here or tweet @John_Ashdown 2.15pm BST Having scrolled through the social media feeds of the four breakaway riders in search o...
2019-07-17 15:17

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
2019-05-24 11:01

French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash A judicial official says that French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard...
2019-07-17 22:01

Tour de France 2019: stage 12 – live! Live updates on stage from Toulouse to Bagnères-de-BigorreEwan silences the doubters with maiden Tour stage winDrop Barry an email | Tweet @bglendenning 2.29pm BST ⚪ @Tim_Wellens catches @L_Calmejane just in time to crest the Col de Peyresourde. ⚪ TI...
2019-07-18 15:34

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the word “cougar.” In an unusually intimat...
2019-06-21 16:51

Tour de France 2019: stage 15 – live! Rolling report of the 185km stage from Limoux to Foix Prat d’AlbisPinot wins stage 14 and Alaphilippe extends lead over ThomasEmail Daniel here or tweet @DanielHarris 12.57pm BST Alexey Lutsenko has a drink. I doubt I’ve ever experienced pleasure so...
2019-07-21 14:00

Valverde - 'I want to do the best job I can to support our leaders at the Tour de France' "Alejandro Valverde says he is not aiming for a GC push himself at the Tour de France and hopes to win stages along with helping his team-mates Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana."...
2019-06-23 19:51

Tantalizingly poised Tour de France saving its best for last With six riders within reach of the podium heading into the toughest final stages in the Alps, the Tour de France is tantalizingly poised       ...
2019-07-22 17:34

Tour de France: Emanuel Buchmann keeps impressing He might not have won a stage yet and might have lost a spot in the overall classification, but after the 15th stage of the 2019 Tour de France, German rider Emanuel Buchmann's chances of a podium finish have improved....
2019-07-21 20:51

Tour de France 2019: stage eight – live! Rolling report on the 200km stage from Mâcon to Saint-ÉtienneGroenewegen sprints to win as Brailsford cools Bernal hypeEmail Tom with your thoughts on the stage or find him on Twitter 11.22am BST In case you did not know, it is Bastille Day tomorrow:...
2019-07-13 12:34

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
2019-05-27 23:17

France vows to help Ukraine peace efforts PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to help Ukraine’s new president in his efforts to bring peace in the east of the country and in talking to Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said during a visit to Paris on Monda...
2019-06-17 20:17

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of deal making and investment. One problem is, much of it is happening outside of Europe....
2019-05-21 14:39

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
2019-06-13 13:51

Air France will test biometric boarding at JFK and Houston Air France-KLM plans to swap boarding passes for facial recognition on Air France flights departing from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City and George Bush International Airport (IAH) in Houston. The trial run is expected to....
2019-07-12 04:51

France looks at assisted reproduction for lesbian couples PARIS (AP) — The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to assisted reproduction in France instead of having to seek it abroad. French law currently restricts the technology to infertile heterosexual...
2019-06-23 16:51

| Van Garderen out of Tour de France with broken bone American Tejay Van Garderen, who crashed on stage 7 and broke a bone in his left hand, has dropped out of the Tour de France, his team, Education First, said....
2019-07-13 12:17

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
2019-06-18 03:51

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 16:51

Trump’s July 4 spectacle was inspired by France. To some outside the U.S., it looks more like China. The tenor of Trump’s “Salute to America” has more in common with the garish public ceremonies held by autocratic regimes like Russia, North Korea and China, critics say....
2019-07-04 03:51

Latest hot spell set to deepen drought pain in France Hot weather in France next week is expected to prolong drought conditions that have impacted several sectors including nuclear power generation and farming, and led to restrictions on water use in 61 administrative regions....
2019-07-17 23:17

UK must decide next step on Brexit, says France’s Europe minister Amélie de Montchalin says EU 27 countries are not putting pressure on Britain over BrexitFrance’s minister for European affairs, Amélie de Montchalin, has said it is up to the UK to decide the next step on Brexit and no single European Union country ...
2019-06-28 21:51

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to per...
2019-06-19 21:17

France Moves Toward U.S. Model By Endorsing Corporate-Led Investigations Guidance explaining how internal investigations can help companies secure negotiated settlements to resolve allegations of certain financial crimes signals a significant shift in the country’s approach to corporate crime....
2019-07-03 17:51

Cycling odyssey through French countryside: Best of Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
2019-07-18 12:00

| 'It's no', France tells British PM hopefuls on renegotiating Brexit The French government has warned the two candidates vying to become Britain's next prime minister that the Brexit divorce deal was not up for renegotiation, echoing warnings from Brussels....
2019-06-28 23:17

France says Iran will gain nothing by breaking with nuclear deal Iran will gain nothing by departing from the terms of its nuclear agreement, the French foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to Tehran's announcement that it will boost the enrichment level of its uranium....
2019-07-03 16:34

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
2019-06-07 16:34

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused on reining in the powers of big tech giants....
2019-07-17 16:51

Cycling: Dutchman Dumoulin to miss Tour de France Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin will miss next month's Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following a knee injury and a physically challenging run-up to the race, the Dutchman said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:51

France's Ucar offers new car service as competition intensifies French car hire service Ucar on Tuesday said users can now hire a new car with prices starting from 49 euros ($55.5) a month, amid intense competition in the sector....
2019-06-11 08:17

UPDATE 1-Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, with new chief executive Ben Smith aiming for a better co-ordination of the Air France and KLM networks....
2019-06-11 08:17

USWNT’s date with France may be World Cup’s most meaningful game The Women’s World Cup trophy will be hoisted on July 7. The title may be decided Friday. The always looming, highly anticipated, seemingly inevitable clash between the co-favorites comes to fruition two rounds too early, when the United States and Fr...
2019-06-28 16:17

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A g...
2019-05-24 03:51

France voices support for Cyprus in gas standoff with Turkey NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior French senator says his country is sensitive to Cyprus’ “difficulties” with neighboring Turkey and backs the east Mediterranean island nation’s bid to get Ankara to stop unlawful gas drilling of...
2019-06-28 16:34

Go inside a rock quarry in France for the most magical art show Artists' work comes to life in this dreamy audiovisual exhibit. You won’t find a single framed piece on the walls. Instead, nearly every visible surface is painted with moving light.        ...
2019-07-17 15:00

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe’s top positions isn’t a battle between France and Germany. Speaking upon arrival at a Europea...
2019-06-20 14:51

France sees record 45.1 degree heat near Nimes France saw new all-time record temperatures on Friday afternoon as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, French state weather agency Meteo France said....
2019-06-28 19:34

France v USA: Women's World Cup quarter-final – live! Winners will play England in Tuesday’s semi-finalEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 7.19pm BST Controversy No. 3: The heat Tom Lutz informs me that, contrary to what I said previously, our sun cannot go supernova. Related: France reco...
2019-06-28 20:34

| Thomas faces epic Tour de France test Geraint Thomas will face mountains galore and a wide cast of rivals, even within his own camp, when the three-week Tour de France begins on the cobbled streets of Brussels....
2019-07-05 09:34

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Contador: Thomas and Bernal favourites for Tour de France "Alberto Contador has told Eurosport that he believes Geraint Thomas is the favourite for the Tour de France, but will be challenged by Egan Bernal for the title."...
2019-07-05 02:00

France Hopes to Hammer Out Deal With U.S. on Taxing Big Tech France’s finance minister said he shared the Trump administration’s concerns about Facebook’s plan for its cryptocurrency, but suggested a gulf remains between Europe and the U.S. on how to tax the biggest tech companies....
2019-07-17 16:51

Spain seeks ex-ETA boss' extradition from France: source Spain has officially requested the extradition of Basque separatist group ETA's long-time leader Josu Ternera following his arrest in France last month, a French judicial source said....
2019-06-19 22:17

USA upset France with late goals to return to U-20 World Cup last eight United States upset France to reach U-20 World Cup quartersJustin Rennicks’ late winner sinks pre-tournament favoritesTab Ramos’s USA to face Ecuador in Saturday’s quarter-finalThe United States’ Under-20 men’s national team reached the last eight of...
2019-06-04 23:34

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
2019-07-18 18:51

Has any World Cup had more goals from penalties than France 2019? | The Knowledge Plus: Ronaldo’s same-city derby feat, armband-swapping club and country captains (part two) and ball-popping captains. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Is the Women’s World Cup the most penalty-ish tournament ever?” asks Thomas Levine. “Either in te...
2019-07-03 11:34

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
2019-06-08 14:17

Trump to Visit France on D-Day Anniversary: Live Updates After a three-day trip to Britain, which included a state visit with Queen Elizabeth II, the president will commemorate the World War II operation in northern France....
2019-06-06 10:34

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
2019-06-08 12:17

Egan Bernal set to impress at unpredictable Tour de France The absence of four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome, coupled with the withdrawal of last year's runner-up Tom Dumoulin, has reshuffled the game and produced a long list of top contenders at this year's Tour de France   &#...
2019-07-01 12:17

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
2019-06-17 12:34

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Have Second Wedding Ceremony in France Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have tied the knot once again! The Jonas Brothers singer, 29, and the Game of Thrones star, 23, wed in a second ceremony in Sarrians in southern France on......
2019-06-29 23:17

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match against Nigeria....
2019-06-08 07:00

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
2019-06-08 05:51

Amazon plans to create 1,800 jobs in France in 2019 U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Tuesday it will create 1,800 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest European market after Britain and Germany....
2019-07-02 06:00

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Renard, a 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournament, scored a pair of headers off corner kicks, and ...
2019-06-07 23:51

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favou...
2019-06-08 04:51

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and pasture, with more damage feared this week, the farm minister said on Monda...
2019-07-22 11:17

Rampant France thrash Korea in World Cup opener A rampant France smashed South Korea out of sight on Friday to open their women’s soccer World Cup campaign in irrepressible style with a 4-0 victory that sent a warning to all other teams with a design on the trophy....
2019-06-08 00:00

ADM to cut nearly 130 jobs in France at animal feed unit Neovia Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to cut 127 staff at its recently acquired Neovia animal feed business in France to eradicate job duplication, a spokesman for the company said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 12:51

Thibaut Pinot Surges Into Contention at Tour de France It is looking increasingly likely that a Frenchman could win the race for the first time since 1985, but Julian Alaphilippe may not be the Frenchman....
2019-07-22 03:00

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States....
2019-06-17 16:17

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of the European Central Bank following an agreement between France and Germany, said sources....
2019-07-02 15:17

France launches national civic service for youth Two decades after France ended conscription, the government has launched a program targeting youth. The government is hoping to "increase the cohesion and resilience of the nation" with the service....
2019-06-16 20:34

| Cavendish 'heart-broken' at Tour de France snub Cycling great Mark Cavendish has taken to social media to say he's 'heart-broken' over his non-selection for Team Dimension Data's 2019 Tour de France line-up....
2019-07-03 11:17

Queer Eye's Tan France Reveals He Began Bleaching His Skin at Age 10 Tan France knows the power of beauty. As Queer Eye's resident expert on all things fashion, the 36-year-old understands that clothes can have plenty of positive effects. At the same......
2019-06-05 02:17

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
2019-07-18 22:01

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Eng...
2019-07-03 06:51

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to discourage their work....
2019-06-05 10:34

Rapinoe and Henry: a tale of two leaders defines USA's win over France While the American looked calm before Friday’s quarter-final, her French counterpart was grim-faced. That contrast continued on to the fieldAmandine Henry, the decorated France captain, came out of the locker room before Friday’s World Cup quarter-fi...
2019-06-29 06:34

| Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of the reckoning....
2019-07-19 15:51

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
2019-07-02 22:34

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home win       ...
2019-06-08 23:51

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
2019-06-07 14:00

Vintage Tour de France heading for thrilling finale "With only five days of actual racing left, there is still no clear front runner in this year\u0027s Tour de France, making it the most open and exciting competition in 30 years."...
2019-07-22 17:00

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and strength in an increasingly uncertain world will flounder, France's defense minister warned on Monday....
2019-06-18 04:34

France finds wreckage of submarine which disappeared in 1968 The French Navy has found the wreckage of its 'Minerve' submarine, which disappeared off the coast of Toulon in the Mediterranean Sea in 1968, leading to the loss of 52 lives....
2019-07-22 15:51

France to End Disposal of $900 Million in Unsold Goods Each Year The government plans to outlaw the destruction of brand-new consumer products, a practice that companies use to stop goods from being stolen or sold at steep discounts....
2019-06-05 19:51

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
2019-06-16 19:00

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating to the second and third millennia B.C....
2019-07-02 20:17

Mountains loom large in 2019 Tour de France Tour de France competitors are facing a tougher race this year after organizers peppered the route with three stages that finish on mountain climbs reaching above 2,000 meters, or 6,500 feet. The cycling race begins on July 6th. (July 1)   ...
2019-07-01 09:34

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin says he will not take part in this year’s Tour de France as he struggles to regain fitness following a fall last month in the Giro d’Italia. Team Sunweb announced Thursday that Dumoul...
2019-06-20 19:34

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
2019-05-29 03:51

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 18:17

The Fiver | It’s a miracle Argentina have made it to France 2019 at all Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!It’s not often England face Argentina in a match as heavy favourites, but in Le Havre Phil Neville’s side are being backed to give the Albicelestes the kind of drubbing the not so brave boys of 86 an...
2019-06-14 20:00

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
2019-05-28 16:51

| Imam hurt in shooting outside mosque in northwest France A gunman has opened fire outside a mosque in northwestern France, wounding the local imam and another person, before fleeing the scene and later being found dead, officials say....
2019-06-28 00:00

Renard own goal a reminder France need to keep feet on the ground Wendie Renard's own goal in a 2-1 win over Norway on Wednesday came as reminder that France need to keep their feet on the ground if they are to claim their first women's World Cup title....
2019-06-13 01:34

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium du Dauphine Britain's Chris Froome will not start next month's Tour de France after crashing heavily in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
2019-06-12 16:34

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 11:51

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs - minister France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs, French Healthcare Minister Agnes Buzyn said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday, adding that the new policy would be fully implemented from the start of 2021....
2019-07-09 21:17

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the case....
2019-05-27 11:00

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
2019-05-30 21:34

Sir Elton John to get France’s Legion of Honor from Macron PARIS (AP) — Sir Elton John is to receive the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award, during a visit to the presidential Elysee Palace. The singer is to meet first on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron before the two address a crowd ...
2019-06-21 16:51

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
2019-06-28 01:00

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
2019-07-13 23:00

Froome crashes, out of key Tour de France prep race ROANNE, France (AP) — Chris Froome has crashed in training and is out of the main preparation race for the Tour de France. Team INEOS says on Twitter that the four-time Tour champion is “currently on his way to a local hospital and won’t ...
2019-06-12 16:00

Eurosport lines-up Ion Göttlich for Tour de France 2019 "Sprint specialist Ion Göttlich is making up for the disappointment of missing out on a place in the BORA-Hansgrohe Tour de France team by joining Eurosport for the world’s most iconic cycling race."...
2019-06-21 16:00

Bevin withdraws from Tour de France with broken ribs Patrick Bevin of New Zealand has withdrawn from the Tour de France ahead of the sixth stage after breaking two ribs in a crash       ...
2019-07-11 14:34

WWC roundup: France overcomes own goal to beat Norway Eugenie Le Sommer converted the game-winning penalty kick in the 72nd minute, and the tournament hosts overcame an appalling own goal to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday in Nice, France and move to 2-0 atop Group A at the Women's World Cup....
2019-06-13 01:34

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
2019-05-29 03:51

WWII sweethearts who reunited in France may see each other again, this time in Mississippi After a brief reunion in France, wartime sweethearts K.T. Robbins and Jeannine Ganaye are looking to add another chapter to their love story.        ...
2019-06-21 21:17

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
2019-05-28 23:17

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting US firms....
2019-07-11 07:51

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score the VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A.With France leading Norway courtesy of a Valérie Gauvin effort straight aft...
2019-06-13 00:17

France sees progress on euro zone budget France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday important progress was made on a euro zone budget by the bloc's finance ministers in a meeting in Luxembourg....
2019-06-14 13:17

| Ryder Cup fails to send golf soaring in France More than nine months after Tiger Woods and the Ryder Cup came to Paris, there is scant evidence that hosting the event has given golf an extra bounce in France....
2019-06-21 18:34

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
2019-06-12 21:51

How to watch Stage 6 of the 2019 Tour de France live "Stage 6 of the 2019 Tour de France takes in the historic climb from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles - and here is how you can enjoy this part of the race."...
2019-07-10 20:34

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division woul...
2019-07-15 08:00

No terror group has claimed bombing that injured 13 in France No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday’s bomb attack that injured 13 people in Lyon, France. A suspect was caught on security cameras and is believed to be on the run, a prosecutor told Reuters Saturday. Police investigators ...
2019-05-25 23:34

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing risks for humans and the environment....
2019-05-28 20:17

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
2019-05-30 04:34

Chris Froome set to miss Tour de France after 'bad crash' Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is set to miss this year's race after sustaining a suspected fractured leg in a crash during a practice ride in France Wednesday....
2019-06-12 20:17

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eri...
2019-05-30 17:34

France to approve first crypto-issuers as new rules loom France's financial watchdog is poised to approve a first tranche of cryptocurrency-related companies under new rules on digital coins, some of the first such regulations to be launched by a major economy....
2019-07-16 16:17

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said the all-encompassing swimsuit has "no place in France."...
2019-06-28 07:00

Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply ingrained in its culture — and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
2019-07-07 14:51

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
2019-06-28 12:51

Lust in translation: France makes its own version of Fleabag Adaptation set in Paris follows Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series almost scene for sceneFrance so loved Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s hit series Fleabag that it has made its own version, about the life of a woman called Mouche (Fly).Rather than subtitle the...
2019-05-24 17:00

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 17:17

In western France, a village remembers D-Day's 'secret massacre' The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland....
2019-05-23 10:51

France: Package bomb explodes in Lyon 'attack' At least 13 people were injured when an explosive device went off at a bakery in central Lyon, France's third biggest city. President Emmanuel Macron described it as an "attack."...
2019-05-24 23:34

US missiles found in Libya compound belonged to France France’s Defense Ministry has acknowledged that U.S.-made missiles captured from the self-styled Libyan National Army belonged to the French military...
2019-07-10 13:17

Froome remains hospitalized in France with multiple injuries Chris Froome remained hospitalized in France after the high-speed crash that left him with multiple fractures and shattered his hopes of securing a record-equaling fifth Tour de France title next month       ...
2019-06-13 15:51

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two French officials said the children and “three jihadis” were discreetly brought to Paris ...
2019-06-11 20:34

Women’s World Cup Preview: United States vs. France The United States faces France, the tournament host, in a highly anticipated World Cup quarterfinal on Friday. The winner will play England on Tuesday; the loser will face some difficult questions....
2019-06-28 14:34

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on F...
2019-06-21 11:34

USA and France strap in for blockbuster clash of World Cup favorites The hotly anticipated quarter-final between the United States and France on Friday night in the capital is shaping up to be the marquee match of this World CupIn front of a room full of reporters on Wednesday, Tobin Heath sat there and waited for the...
2019-06-28 10:34

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokesman for the national civil security service. He sa...
2019-06-21 11:51

Moi aussi? Conflicted France at last tackles sexual harassment Thousands contact pioneering ‘chat’ project set up by police to help victims of abuseOn the third floor of a modern police station west of Paris, an alert sounds and one of four officers – three women and a man – seated around a block of desks begins...
2019-06-01 23:17

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States....
2019-06-24 00:51

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threateni...
2019-05-24 20:51

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
2019-06-12 11:17

The Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply engrained in their culture - and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
2019-07-07 01:51

No Rider At The Tour de France Has More Panache Than Julian Alaphilippe After two days on a Dutchman’s shoulders, the Tour de France’s yellow jersey is back with the French for the first time in five years. The question now is how long it will stay there....
2019-07-09 01:17

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in Iraq....
2019-06-01 11:17

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
2019-06-28 16:17

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
2019-06-12 09:51

Women's World Cup: How to watch USA vs. France, betting trends The United States takes on host country France in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Friday in Paris. Here is how to watch and the latest betting trends....
2019-06-28 05:34

Henry sends France into last eight with extra-time win over Brazil France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States on Sunday....
2019-06-24 00:34

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
2019-06-15 00:17

Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Car chief Lee Iacocca, the man who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy and helped create the Ford Mustang, passed away in California at the age of 94. He was known for his larger-than-life personality and leadership style....
2019-07-03 07:34

Pedestrian hit by car dies from his injuries TUCSON – A man who was hit by a car in March has died from his injuries, according to the Tucson Police Department. On March 11, Preston Jeffrey Wutzke, 37, was walking southbound on North Oracle Rd. north of River Rd., when he was hit by a sil...
2019-05-25 06:51

Honduran man dies in ICE custody U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday a 30-year-old Honduran man died in its custody while being detained at a facility in Houston....
2019-07-02 17:34

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krakow, P...
2019-07-05 05:17

Former Kentucky, NFL QB Lorenzen dies at 38 Former Kentucky and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen died Wednesday after a battle with cardiac and renal issues, his family confirmed to ESPN. He was 38....
2019-07-04 01:34

Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn A 28-year-old motorcyclist died Monday morning after being hit by a car in Brooklyn, police said. The crash occurred on Ocean Parkway just before 4 a.m. when the motorcyclist, heading south, tried to make a left turn on Beverley Road in Kensington an...
2019-05-27 15:17

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
2019-06-18 06:17

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 9.45pm BST This is a fantastic goal and a fine way to liven up a dull second half. Henry ...
2019-06-07 22:51

Hamilton claims sixth win in seven as Mercedes dominance extends in France "Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead with victory in the French Grand Prix on Sunday, with Mercedes continuing their unbroken dominance in 2019."...
2019-06-23 19:51

Women's World Cup: Corinne Diacre wants France focused not emotional France just about kept their perfect record at the 2019 Women's World Cup, but Norway made them work for it. France head coach Corinne Diacre has got France winning, but her plan for success is an unusual one....
2019-06-13 08:34

Shaky defenders and France's threat: our writers' US World Cup predictions The defending champions have been expected to breeze to the final in years past. But the rest of the world has caught up in the last few yearsUSWNT’s key player is …Julie Ertz. No one else in the squad offers the same physical disruption in central m...
2019-06-10 14:17

Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman Marry In Romantic Wedding in France Here comes the bride... Zoë Kravitz. The 30-year-old Big Little Lies and Divergent actress, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, exchanged vows with Love and Nocturnal Animals......
2019-06-29 23:17

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
2019-06-23 13:34

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nour...
2019-06-17 15:51

F1: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in France, Vettel back in 7th Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid for a record 63rd time, with Lewis Hamilton narrowly outpacing teammate Valtteri Bottas. Sebastian Vettel had a difficult session for Ferrari, while McLaren had a good day....
2019-06-22 16:51

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France progress to the second round....
2019-06-14 04:17

Schumacher: No malice by team-mate Gelael after France F2 crash Ferrari Formula 1 junior Mick Schumacher believes there was no malice intended from his Prema Racing Formula 2 team-mate Sean Gelael, who sent Schumacher into an airborne crash...
2019-06-22 23:00

Hosts France enjoy blistering start in Women’s World Cup "Women’s World Cup 2019 – Group A, Parc des Princes, Paris – France 4 (E. Le Sommer 9\u0027, W. Renard 35\u0027, 45\u0027, A. Henry 85\u0027) South Korea 0."...
2019-06-08 02:17

Less than one third Women's World Cup matches sold out in France despite bumper TV ratings FIFA said Tuesday that 14 of the 52 Women’s World Cup matches had been sold out despite allocating more than 1 million tickets to fans across the globe....
2019-06-13 01:17

England’s Wan-Bissaka gifts France win at U-21 Euros despite penalty misses • England Under-21’s 1-2 France Under-21’s • Wan-Bissaka scores late own goal after Choudhury sent offFrom class to calamity. England’s opening night against France, and possibly their entire European Championship campaign, veered horribly off course...
2019-06-19 01:00

Motor racing: Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time on Saturday as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front row of the grid in dominant fashion....
2019-06-22 21:34

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy seas off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
2019-06-07 21:17

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Show PDA in France Ahead of Wedding No. 2 Ah, l'amour... Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are currently in France, where they plan to have a larger, second wedding later this month following their quickie May nuptials in Las......
2019-06-23 05:17

Tour de France 2019: the contenders battling for yellow and green Adam Yates seems the main danger for Geraint Thomas, while this could be the year Peter Sagan loses his grip on greenThibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) France, Age 29 Continue reading......
2019-06-29 21:34

Women’s World Cup: Corinne Diacre enchants France with wit and iron will The hosts’ winning run has thrust their reluctant trailblazer into the limelight and Brazil await in the last 16Corinne Diacre was deadpan. “I’m intransigent, yes,” France’s manager admitted. “I’m vigorous – that’s typical of me. Often I’m told I’m v...
2019-06-22 15:17

Wendie Renard’s twice-taken penalty takes France past Nigeria Wendie Renard went from villain to hero in the space of two minutes, scoring her retaken penalty after a double VAR check to ensure France progress to the last-16 having topped Group A.With the sun setting the home team were given arguably their most...
2019-06-17 23:51

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
2019-06-08 07:34

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the ...
2019-06-19 19:00

France's Mirazur crowned world's best restaurant, Denmark's Noma is No. 2 Mirazur, on the French Riviera, was crowned No.1 at the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony held in Singapore on Tuesday, lauded for its fresh and seasonal cuisine....
2019-06-27 23:51

Italy, Belgium, Germany win Euro qualifiers; France loses Attack-minded Italy and Belgium won in style while Germany made it two wins from two games in 2020 European Championship qualifiers on Saturday. But Saturday was not an entirely good night for European powerhouses. In the biggest upset, Turkey contai...
2019-06-09 04:51

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said....
2019-06-19 21:00

Purple-Haired Lesbian Goddess Flattens France Like A Crêpe Megan Rapinoe has spent this week enduring Swiss-cheese brained criticism from some powerful haters, but today, after the USWNT’s 2-1 victory over France, there can be no slander against her. Rapinoe scored the first two goals of the game—and the onl...
2019-06-29 00:17

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
2019-06-09 19:17

BBC cut crude remark about France by Johnson while he was foreign minister: paper The British Broadcasting Corporation agreed to cut a crude remark made by Boris Johnson about the French while he was Britain's foreign minister after the government said it could upset relations, a newspaper said....
2019-06-28 13:17

Blazin' Saddles: The 2019 Tour de France route broken down "Starting in Brussels on Saturday 6th July and finishing in Paris on Sunday 28th July, the 106th edition of the Tour de France includes five altitude finishes, 54 time-trial kilometres and a record 30 climbs of second-category or higher. We run throu...
2019-06-28 22:00

France hits record high temperature in scorching heatwave France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, weather forecaster Meteo France said....
2019-06-28 21:51

Japan will send a rover to Martian moons with help from Germany and France We might be able to study the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos a lot more closely in the coming decade. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has teamed up with Germany's and France's space agencies to send a spacecraft with a rover to t...
2019-06-21 15:34

France's Renault Role Limits Auto Maker's Boss In declining to back Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with Renault, the French government risks weakening its chief negotiator in any future talks, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard....
2019-06-12 04:51

Thomas, Bernal to lead Team Ineos in Tour de France Defending champion Geraint Thomas and Egan Bernal will lead the charge of Team Ineos in the Tour de France starting next month, with four-times winner Chris Froome out injured....
2019-06-28 20:51

Sam Bennett confirms he will not be riding the Tour de France after stage win in Dauphine "Bora-Hansgrohe sprinter Sam Bennett speaks after winning Stage 3 of the Criterium du Dauphine and confirms he will not be riding the 2019 Tour de France."...
2019-06-11 19:51

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official......
2019-06-10 23:51

Spain asks France to extradite Basque separatist chief MADRID (AP) — Spain wants France to extradite a longtime chief of the defunct Basque militant separatist group ETA, whose arrest last month in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run. Spanish government spokeswoman Isabel Celaa said after a we...
2019-06-28 16:34

| France has lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally: poll France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 15:17

Carrefour sees more retail sector consolidation, including in France The boss of Carrefour said on Friday the retail sector was bound to consolidate in the coming years, notably in France, as competition intensifies, and that his mission was to make sure the French retailer came out a winner....
2019-06-14 16:34

Rapinoe double takes U.S past France into semi-finals Megan Rapinoe struck twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women's World Cup quarter-finals at the Parc des Princes on Friday to set up a last-four clash with England....
2019-06-29 01:00

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
2019-06-17 02:34

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Froome out of the Tour de France fracturing femur, elbow and ribs "Chris Froome has been admitted to hospital after a crash during a recon ride at the Criterium du Dauphine, ending his race and ruling him out of the 2019 Tour de France."...
2019-06-12 22:51

Trump's tweets slamming Rapinoe add heat to U.S. clash with France "It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women\u0027s World Cup -- the defending champions and favourites, the United States, against hosts France, seeking their first title."...
2019-06-27 20:34

USA emerge as World Cup favorites as hosts France crack under pressure The US are two wins away from repeating as World Cup champions after a night where head coach Jill Ellis pushed all the right buttonsMegan Rapinoe hoped that it would be “a total shitshow circus” and Friday’s quarter-final between the US and France d...
2019-06-29 17:17

Food App Couriers Exploit Migrants Desperate for Work in France Some contractors are dealing with rate cuts by leasing their accounts to immigrants, many of them underage or in the country illegally, and taking part of their pay....
2019-06-17 02:00

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
2019-06-08 17:00

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
2019-06-27 21:51

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

La Course packs a punch but push for women’s Tour de France continues The 2019 route suits attacking riders, with five ascents in a dynamic circuit but has failed to build on momentum to expand the one-day raceThe 2019 edition of La Course by the Tour de France turns the spotlight on the puncheurs, the explosive all-ro...
2019-06-29 12:00

France to stay ice cool as heat rises ahead of U.S. clash France coach Corinne Diacre said her side would stay cool and not buckle under pressure when they face the United States in a blockbuster women's World Cup quarter-final that is likely to be played in fierce heat on Friday....
2019-06-27 21:51

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 13:17

European heatwave: France hits highest recorded temperature of 45.1°C A heatwave has hit Europe. France has recorded its highest ever temperature at 45.1°C and a wildfire is raging in Spain after a pile of chicken dung caught fire...
2019-06-28 20:34

France Has Lowest Levels Of Trust In Vaccines: Global Survey France has the lowest levels of trust in vaccines globally, according to the world's biggest survey on public attitudes toward health and science, which was published on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 10:34

Crystal Dunn, USWNT defense answered the call against France The United States advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, with a 2-1 win over host France. Megan Rapinoe netted her fourth and fifth goals of the tournament, bringing her to 49 international goals. The Americans face England in Lyon, F...
2019-06-29 01:51

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 15:17

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administration....
2019-07-11 14:01

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:17

Soccer: France women beat Thailand 3-0 in World Cup warm-up A late rally from France in the second half helped the women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0 in a warm-up match in Orleans on Saturday....
2019-05-25 20:34

Eddy Merckx celebrated as Tour de France's great Thousands of people gathered in downtown Brussels as the Belgian capital turned yellow to celebrate cycling great Eddy Merckx's maiden Tour de France victory half a century ago. (July 5)        ...
2019-07-05 19:01

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
2019-07-14 01:34

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
2019-05-29 20:34

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-07-16 01:17

A Woman Is Killed By A Partner Or Ex Every 3 Days In France, Data Shows A total of 121 women were killed by their partner or former partner in France last year, equating to one death every three days, government figures showed on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 21:00

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new concern about covert and illegal arm sales....
2019-07-10 18:34

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour de France "Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian\u0027s withdrawal on Thursday."...
2019-07-19 01:00

French leave: fun places to stay on four routes to the south of France With the annual summer dash under starter’s orders, we suggest how to turn a schlep into a road trip, staying in treehouses, chateaux and cool hotels en routeFrom the north-west ferry ports (St Malo, Cherbourg, Caen, Le Havre) down the west of France...
2019-07-19 08:00

France's conservative party chief quits after poor election The leader of France's traditional right-wing party The Republicans has resigned following its trouncing in the European Parliament election last month....
2019-06-03 17:17

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq after they were sentenced to death for belonging to Islamic State....
2019-05-28 23:17

France: 5G telecoms decision based on security and performance, nobody to be ruled out Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome....
2019-05-21 21:17

Daryl Impey sprints to Bastille Day victory in Tour de France • Alaphilippe stays in yellow, with no change in GC contenders • Martin, Fuglsang and Mollema angered by TV motorbikesThe 2019 Tour de France reached Brioude, hometown of Romain Bardet, with a career first stage win for South African rider Daryl Impe...
2019-07-15 03:51

Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women's race which "would be to women's cycling what the Tour de France is to men's cycling", they said on Friday....
2019-07-19 16:51

France: riot police use teargas to disperse Bastille Day protesters Demonstrators try to disrupt parade by dragging barriers into road and setting bins alightFrench riot police fired teargas to disperse masked protesters from the Champs Élysées after the annual Bastille Day military parade ended in Paris on Sunday.A ...
2019-07-15 03:51

France makes a post-Brexit grab for UK's game developers French government promises tax breaks and subsidies for companies who relocate The French government has launched a major push to poach British game developers in the wake of Brexit, promising subsidies, tax breaks and loans to creatives who make the...
2019-07-04 16:17

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
2019-05-28 22:17

Tour de France offers TV viewers a soothing look at some brutal sport Commentators combine the history – boils and all – and the pretty countryside to make a seductive packageIn his book Down Under, the American travel writer Bill Bryson writes of accidentally stumbling into “the surreal and rewarding world of cricket ...
2019-07-05 13:51

Aiming high: Altitude is the acid test at Tour de France For the first time in its 116-year history, the Tour de France that starts Saturday features three stages that finish on mountains climbs to above 6,500 feet       ...
2019-07-05 14:51

As France moves forward with CETA, Trudeau looks to lock in a win on trade The work to get the deal over the finish line comes after two difficult years marked by a rough renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-07-18 18:51

UPDATE 1-Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal - sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
2019-07-18 18:00

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, U.S., Italy call for immediate end of Libya violence France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Italy on Tuesday called for an immediate end of hostilities around Tripoli and warned of attempts by "terrorist groups" to take advantage of the political void in Libya....
2019-07-16 19:34

| Sister of Saudi crown prince tried in France over 'beaten workman' A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
2019-07-09 21:00

Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France Police evacuate Lyon street after incident described by Emmanuel Macron as an ‘attack’Several people have been wounded by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in the south-east of France, the local prosecutors’ o...
2019-05-24 20:51

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
2019-05-24 21:00

U.S. Missiles Found in Libyan Rebel Camp Were First Sold to France The discovery of the Javelin missiles confirmed longstanding fears that foreign sponsorship on all sides of Libya’s conflict is amplifying the fighting....
2019-07-09 19:51

Cycling: Crash-hit Thomas satisfied with Tour de France condition Defending champion Geraint Thomas crashed on the Tour de France on Saturday, losing time to Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, but took heart from a strong recovery....
2019-07-13 23:51

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
2019-05-24 21:34

France to impose green tax on flight tickets from French airports All tickets for outbound flights from French airports will include a green tax from 2020. It is expected to raise €180 million a year, which will pay for more environmentally friendly means of transportation....
2019-07-09 16:34

For U.S. and France, a Tax Fight Over Tech Giants Remains a Sore Point The stakes for thrashing out a global deal on how to tax tech giants doing cross-border business are getting higher now that individual governments are taking matters into their own hands....
2019-07-17 00:51

#TheBreakaway - Reaction to decisive day in Tour de France, featuring Dan Martin "Dan Martin joins Sean Kelly, Dan Lloyd and Orla Chennaoui for The Breakaway after what could prove to be a pivotal day at the Tour de France. The crosswind chaos is discussed, Matt Stephens talking to Geraint Thomas and Luke Rowe, and Dan Martin arr...
2019-07-16 22:00

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
2019-06-01 09:17

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15 French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants Iran to renew dialogue with Western partners by July 15 to calm tensions over its renewed nuclear ambitions...
2019-07-06 22:17

France sends top diplomat to support Iran nuclear deal France has sent a top diplomat to Iran in an effort to shore up support for the fading 2015 nuclear agreement, with plans to urge leaders to scale back uranium enrichment "without delay."...
2019-07-10 16:17

Footage of underwater search for crashed Air France plane released Operation to find flight AF447, which vanished over Atlantic on 1 June 2009, was filmedRare footage of the search for a passenger plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in one of the worst accidents in recent aviation history has been released on...
2019-05-30 16:34

Turnout at France's 'yellow vest' protest hits fresh low The number of "yellow vest" demonstrators marching against high living costs in France dwindled on Saturday following several weeks of waning turnout, more than six months into the protests against President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-06-02 00:00

'Aerosprinter' Caleb Ewan opens Tour de France account Australia's sprint specialist Caleb Ewan has put early disappointments to one side to claim his first stage on the Tour de France. Mark Cavendish may be absent this year, but his aerodynamic sprint style's still on show....
2019-07-18 01:00

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight Prosecutors say airline knew of problems with Airbus A330 plane that crashed, killing 228 peopleFrench prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Pari...
2019-07-17 15:17

'Who knows?' - Cavendish team manager unsure on Tour de France future "Team Dimension Data\u0027s performance manager has admitted that he is unsure whether Mark Cavendish will ride in the Tour de France again after being left out this year."...
2019-07-08 00:17

Wout van Aert Has Conquered The World And Now He's Conquering The Tour de France There’s no other rider at the Tour de France like Wout van Aert. Jumbo-Visma’s 24-year-old Tour debutante has built a multi-discipline resumé that would make anyone in the peloton blush, and this morning, he confirmed his potential as an all-around r...
2019-07-16 03:34

Pardon his French, it was a tough day for Thibaut Pinot at the Tour de France A Frenchman hasn't won a Tour de France in 34 years, it's early but Thibaut Pinot -- considered France's best hope -- is headed in the wrong direction....
2019-07-17 05:00

Pardon his French, it was a tough day for Thibault Pinot at the Tour de France A Frenchman hasn't won a Tour de France in 34 years, it's early but Thibault Pinot -- considered France's best hope -- is headed in the wrong direction....
2019-07-16 21:17

France says planned Renault-Fiat merger must protect jobs Finance minister seeks guarantee no French factories will close before any deal is agreedFrance’s finance minister has demanded that no factories in the country shut and that jobs for French workers be preserved if a proposed merger between Renault a...
2019-05-28 15:51

Stage 11 Tour de France live stream: how to watch online from anywhere Feeling refreshed? Then let the Tour de France commence with a stage 11 sprint south west from Albi to the gastronomic city of Toulouse. To see the sights and the cycling from just about anywhere on Earth, be sure to follow our Tour de France live st...
2019-07-17 12:34

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:17

Stage 7 Tour de France live stream: how to watch online from anywhere Today's Stage 7 is the one that takes out the biggest chunk of the Tour de France's 3,000km+ total distance. Fortunately for the riders, the longest 2019 stage is also one of the flattest and there should be the chance for some very aggress...
2019-07-12 15:51

France seeks to fend off blame for FCA-Renault deal collapse France was battling to defend its business strategy on Thursday after being blamed for scuppering a $35 billion-plus merger between carmakers Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault only 10 days after the plan was officially announced....
2019-06-06 15:00

Colgate to buy skin care business of France's Filorga for $1.69 billion Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Thursday it would buy the skin care unit of France's Laboratoires Filorga Cosmétiques for 1.50 billion euros ($1.69 billion), as the consumer goods company bolsters its personal care business....
2019-07-12 05:34

France: Macron vows to protect women from abusive partners French President Emmanuel Macron is promising new protection for women abused by their husbands or boyfriends, amid growing concern about women killed by abusive partners...
2019-07-07 12:51

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
2019-06-06 11:51

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of his country's air force....
2019-07-14 13:34

Cycling: De Marchi taken to hospital after nasty Tour de France crash BRIOUDE, France - Italian Alessandro De Marchi was taken to hospital after a heavy crash in the opening kilometers of the ninth stage of the Tour de France, his CCC team said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 18:17

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
2019-06-06 10:17

Blazin' Saddles: Will Alaphilippe or Pinot finally win the Tour for France? "Whisper it quietly, but the French are closer than ever to win their first Tour de France in 34 years thanks to the dual exploits of Julian Alaphilippe and Thibaut Pinot. But with five stages remaining until Paris, can one of them go on to emulate B...
2019-07-22 17:00

Could This Finally Be The Year A French Rider Wins The Tour de France? Since Bernard Hinault won the 1985 Tour de France, the French have been shut out of their home Grand Tour. Riders from Germany, Italy, Spain, the United States, Ireland, Australia, Great Britain, Denmark, and even Luxembourg have all taken home the y...
2019-07-22 23:51

Why this Tour de France has become as much a chess game as a grind to the finish line A balance of strength and strategy will determine this year's Tour de France winner -- a winner that as of right now is still very much up in the air....
2019-07-23 03:17

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
2019-05-27 16:51

Brussels police remove homeless people before Tour de France Volunteers suggest moving rough sleepers to shelter is attempt to protect city’s imageThe clearing of homeless immigrants from a park in Brussels through which the Tour de France will pass next week has led to claims that the municipality is seeking ...
2019-07-01 15:51

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
2019-07-13 01:17

How France’s Intrusive Demands Quashed the Fiat-Renault Deal Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault to create one of the world’s largest automakers ran into a familiar problem in France: the government itself....
2019-06-07 02:34

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7 of the Tour de France There was no significant movement in the overall standings: Tour rookie Giulio Ciccone kept the yellow jersey with a six-second lead over Julian Alaphilippe....
2019-07-12 23:34

Paris on heatwave alert as France braces for scorching weather Paris authorities on Monday activated a heatwave alert plan for the capital as France prepared for another week of scorching temperatures just a month after a similar heatwave in June....
2019-07-22 22:00

Macron to unveil France's nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' submarine President Emmanuel Macron will unveil on Friday France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine, a 9 billion euro ($10.13 billion) stealth vessel program Paris says is key to maintaining its naval presence for decades to come....
2019-07-12 20:34

France: Bastille Day parade showcases European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders have highlighted their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries participated in the annual Paris parade....
2019-07-14 13:17

Wiggins backs Thomas to impress at 2019 Tour de France "Bradley Wiggins says Geraint Thomas as the mental strength to mount a strong bid for a second Tour de France title despite a difficult 2019 season."...
2019-07-02 17:34

Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault. The post Fiat Chrysler says it has withdrawn offer to merge with France’s Renault appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 02:17

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
2019-06-05 04:17

Natnael Berhane: 'A Tour de France stage win would change my life' Natnael Berhane of Eritrea is the only black African rider in the Tour de France. He spoke to DW about why African riders have more obstacles to overcome – and how he hopes to inspire young Africans to pursue the sport....
2019-07-11 20:00

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in their lily liver-equivalent alien organs to descend upon the far superior human race and challenge us ...
2019-06-04 23:51

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires....
2019-05-28 15:17