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We have started to collect the most important news related to France in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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EU sues France over Ryanair deals

Monday, July 27th 2015, 11:56

The EU Commission takes France to the European Court of Justice over state aid which helped budget airlines Ryanair and Transavia.
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Pair held after Tour car crash

Monday, July 27th 2015, 11:23
related places: Paris

Paris officials, investigating why a car was driven through the security barriers ahead of the Tour de France, say two people have handed themselves in.
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French farmers block border roads

Monday, July 27th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Germany Germany, Spain Spain

French farmers stop lorries importing farm produce from Germany and Spain, in a border protest over alleged unfair price competition.
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Osborne in Paris for EU reform talks

Monday, July 27th 2015, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu, Paris

George Osborne is making the first of a series of trips to key EU capitals, as the government bids to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the union.
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VIDEO: Petition over French Saudi King beach

Monday, July 27th 2015, 1:50
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition against the closure of a beach on the French Riviera to allow Saudi King Salman to holiday in private.
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Froome completes historic Tour win

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 19:50
related places: Paris

Team Sky's Chris Froome becomes the first Briton to win the Tour de France twice as the three-week race finishes in Paris.
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I will never dishonour Tour - Froome

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 19:42

Chris Froome says he will "never dishonour" the yellow jersey after becoming the first Briton to win two Tour de France titles.
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Police fire at car in Paris square

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 15:48
related places: Paris

French police open fire on a car that tried to break through barricades in a Paris square where the Tour de France ends later.
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GB's Armitstead fourth in La Course

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 14:12
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Le Tour, Paris

Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen breaks clear on the final lap of 13 around Paris to win La Course by Le Tour de France.
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Di Maria outcome close, say PSG

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 11:38

Angel Di Maria's proposed move from Manchester United to Paris St-Germain is "close" to being decided, says PSG coach Laurent Blanc.
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Petition as Saudis shut French beach

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 23:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

More than 100,000 people sign a petition against the closure of a beach on the French Riviera to allow Saudi King Salman to holiday in private.
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Froome feared losing Tour on climb

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 19:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Champion-elect Chris Froome admits he was "in difficulty" and feared he could lose the Tour de France on Alpe d'Huez.
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Arsenal 6-0 Lyon

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 17:33
related places: Lyon

Alex Iwobi scores his first goal for Arsenal as they register a 6-0 pre-season friendly win over French side Lyon.
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Froome set to win Tour de France

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 17:16

Chris Froome is on the brink of becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France for a second time.
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Chris Froome and the French

Friday, July 24th 2015, 23:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

What do the French really think of Britain's leading cyclist?
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Froome 'appalled' at alleged spitting

Friday, July 24th 2015, 18:57

Tour de France leader Chris Froome criticises behaviour of some spectators after he is allegedly spat at during stage 19.
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Froome's lead cut by Quintana

Friday, July 24th 2015, 18:25

Britain's Chris Froome has his overall lead cut to two minutes and 38 seconds by Nairo Quintana in the Tour de France.
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Germanwings families attend memorial

Friday, July 24th 2015, 16:01

A ceremony to commemorate the passengers who died in the Germanwings plane crash is held at the scene of the disaster in the French Alps.
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'Hundreds' of migrants target tunnel

Friday, July 24th 2015, 14:36

Incursions by "hundreds" of migrants into the Eurotunnel terminal in France are happening nightly, the rail operator says, as delays hit the service once again.
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Bardet earns second French stage win

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 18:16

Romain Bardet earns a second home stage win in this year's Tour de France as Chris Froome remains clear in front.
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'Kidnap threat' to vegetative patient

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 16:36

Doctors in France unexpectedly decide to keep a paralysed patient on life support after reportedly hearing of a plan to kidnap him.
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Tour calls for yellow jersey respect

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:54

Tour de France organisers ask fans to respect riders in the Alps after incidents affecting leader Chris Froome.
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Depardieu gets Belarus scythe lesson

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:13
related countries: Belarus Belarus

French actor Gerard Depardieu is given a lesson in hand-scything by Belarus's President Alexander Lukashenko during a surprise visit.
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French MPs' Crimea visit condemned

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:12
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

France and Ukraine condemn a visit to Crimea by a group of French MPs in defiance of Western sanctions against Russia.
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Defiant French farmers blockade Lyon

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 10:51
related places: Lyon

French farmers station hundreds of tractors on routes into Lyon, as attempts by President Francois Hollande to end a row over meat and dairy prices fall on deaf ears.
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School trip swimming death tests due

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 6:07

A post-mortem examination is set to take place later to find out how a 12-year-old girl from East Yorkshire died during a school trip to France.
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Schoolgirl, 12, dies on French trip

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 21:17

A 12-year-old girl from East Yorkshire dies on a school trip to an adventure centre in France, following what organisers called a "swimming incident".
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Froome expects doubts to 'never end'

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 18:34

Tour de France leader Chris Froome believes he will never be able to silence questions over whether he is drugs-free.
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Froome leads as Thomas moves fourth

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 17:58

Chris Froome remains as Tour de France leader after withstanding attacks from second-placed Nairo Quintana.
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France offers aid to angry farmers

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 17:37

The French government offers emergency aid to farmers who have blocked roads in northern and western France for days in protest over falling prices.
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Chelsea fans banned over Paris racism

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 16:42
related places: Paris

Four Chelsea fans accused of refusing to allow a black man on to the Paris Metro are banned from attending football matches for up to five years.
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Lavazza buys Carte Noire 'for €800m'

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 15:29
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian coffee firm Lavazza has offered to buy French brand Carte Noire for around €800m, sources say.
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Hamilton: I will carry Jules with me

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 14:58
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Nice

Lewis Hamilton says he will carry Jules Bianchi in his thoughts after the funeral of the French F1 driver took place in Nice.
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Team Sky release Froome's Tour data

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 18:42

Team Sky release Chris Froome's riding power data in an effort to end speculation about doping at the Tour de France.
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France seeks to close Arafat inquiry

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 16:44

A French prosecutor says there is no case to answer regarding the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow alleges he was poisoned.
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Fires disrupt Channel Tunnel services

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 14:15
related places: Calais

A burning tyre protest by ferry workers on the motorway in Calais temporarily disrupts Channel Tunnel services.
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F1 drivers bid farewell to Bianchi

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 12:17
related places: Nice

The world of motorsport bids farewell to French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi at his funeral in his hometown of Nice.
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Thomas on Froome, crashes & doping

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 11:59

Geraint Thomas crashes, deals with roadside abuse and helps keep Chris Froome in yellow in another routine Tour de France week.
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Kiwi wins French Scrabble crown

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 10:45

The French-language Scrabble world championship has been won by a New Zealander who does not speak French, organisers say.
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Teenager 'in 12-year HIV remission'

Monday, July 20th 2015, 18:24

An 18-year-old French woman is in remission from HIV - despite not having taken any drugs against the virus for 12 years.
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Thomas crashes as Plaza wins stage

Monday, July 20th 2015, 17:14
related countries: Spain Spain

Britain's Geraint Thomas suffers a spectacular crash on stage 16 of the Tour de France as Ruben Plaza wins the stage.
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Row over Saudi Riviera beach closure

Monday, July 20th 2015, 10:54
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A row erupts over the closure of a public beach on the French Riviera to allow King Salman of Saudi Arabia to holiday in private.
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'One-man teams don't win Davis Cup'

Monday, July 20th 2015, 5:35

Andy Murray on Great Britain's Davis Cup win over France, frustration, emotion - and getting away from tennis.
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Greipel sprints to third stage win

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 15:22
related countries: Germany Germany

German rider Andre Greipel sprints to his third stage win of the Tour de France as Chris Froome retains his overall lead.
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Murray win puts GB into semi-finals

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 15:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andy Murray puts Britain into their first Davis Cup semi-final in 34 years with a thrilling victory over France's Gilles Simon.
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Tributes paid to F1 driver Bianchi

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 18:41

Drivers pay tribute to Jules Bianchi after the French driver dies following severe head injuries in a crash nine months ago.
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Bianchi dies from F1 crash injuries

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 18:41

French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi has died from severe head injuries sustained in a crash at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, his family says.
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'Urine thrown' at Froome on Tour

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 16:28

Britain's Tour de France leader Chris Froome says he had urine thrown at him during stage 14 of the race.
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Cummings wins as Froome extends lead

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Steve Cummings wins stage 14 of the Tour de France as leader Chris Froome extends his lead in the race.
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Murrays secure GB Davis Cup lead

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andy and Jamie Murray win the doubles to give Britain a 2-1 lead over France in the Davis Cup quarter-final.
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15,000 scouts escape French storm

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 13:05

Thousands of teenage scouts and guides are evacuated from a camp in eastern France after a violent storm.
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VIDEO: F1's Jules Bianchi 'fought to the end'

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 4:24
related countries: Japan Japan

French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi has died, nine months after suffering severe head injuries in a crash at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.
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Porte 'punched' in Tour de France

Friday, July 17th 2015, 22:14

Team Sky's Richie Porte claims he was punched during stage 10 of this year's Tour de France.
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Murray levels Davis Cup tie for GB

Friday, July 17th 2015, 18:23

Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-6 6-2 to draw GB level with France in their Davis Cup quarter-final at Queen's.
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Froome finishes sixth to maintain gap

Friday, July 17th 2015, 15:56

Chris Froome finishes sixth on stage 13 of the Tour de France to hold on to the lead as Greg van Avermaet takes victory.
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Froome digs in as Rodriguez wins

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 20:32

Joaquim Rodriguez wins stage 12 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome holds off challenges to his yellow jersey.
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VIDEO: Armstrong 'not looking for sympathy'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 11:24

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong says he is not looking for sympathy as he rides a stage of the Tour de France as part of a charity event.
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Devices found after French blasts

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 19:20

Two devices are found in southern France after explosions set fire to two petrochemical tanks in what authorities say was a "criminal act".
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Froome's Tour dominance continues

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 15:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Chris Froome maintains his firm hold on the yellow jersey at the Tour de France as Rafal Majka claims stage 11.
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'Clean rider' Froome wants respect

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 21:35

Tour de France leader Chris Froome says he is a "clean rider" and wants more respect, but understands doping questions.
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Froome destroys field to win stage

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 15:26

Tour de France leader Chris Froome destroys the field to comfortably win stage 10 and increase his overall lead.
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Migrants hurt in Eurotunnel break-in

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 8:45

Three migrants are injured after a "large number" broke into the French Channel Tunnel terminal.
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Basso pulls out of Tour with cancer

Monday, July 13th 2015, 19:34

Former Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso quits the Tour de France after revealing he has testicular cancer.
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French police hunt mall attackers

Monday, July 13th 2015, 10:47
related places: Paris

French police look for three armed men who stormed a Primark store in a suspected robbery attempt north of Paris.
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VIDEO: Breaking fast with charity in Paris

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 23:01
related places: Paris

In Paris, a Muslim group organises charity iftar meals for Ramadan.
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Froome holds lead after time trial

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 16:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Chris Froome retains the Tour de France yellow jersey after a closely fought team time trial in Brittany.
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Froome leads as Nibali loses time

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 16:52
related places: Mur-de-Bretagne, Rennes

Chris Froome holds on to the yellow jersey after stage eight of the Tour de France from Rennes to Mur de Bretagne.
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Tour rider in positive cocaine test

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 8:17
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian cyclist Luca Paolini tests positive for cocaine and is expelled from the Tour de France.
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Cavendish ends two-year Tour drought

Friday, July 10th 2015, 16:38

Mark Cavendish wins his 26th Tour de France stage, his first in two years, by sprinting to to victory on stage seven.
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Djokovic through to Wimbledon final

Friday, July 10th 2015, 14:52

Defending champion Novak Djokovic reaches his fourth Wimbledon final with an emphatic win over Richard Gasquet.
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Leader Froome not wearing yellow

Friday, July 10th 2015, 11:30

Chris Froome is not wearing the yellow jersey despite moving into the lead before stage seven of the Tour de France.
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Palace sign Cabaye for record £10m

Friday, July 10th 2015, 8:15

Crystal Palace sign midfielder Yohan Cabaye from French champions Paris St-Germain for a club-record transfer fee of £10m.
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Tour leader Martin out of race

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 19:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Race leader Tony Martin is out of the Tour de France after breaking his collarbone in a late crash on stage six.
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Flaw found in French nuclear reactor

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 15:55

A weakness has been discovered in a French nuclear reactor of the type set to be built at Hinkley in Somerset.
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Court ends Monaco tax agreement

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 15:49
related countries: Monaco Monaco

A court in France abolishes an agreement between Monaco and the French league that made the club exempt from a 75% tax.
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Greipel wins stage as Cavendish third

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 17:39
related countries: Germany Germany

German Andre Greipel wins an eventful, crash-heavy stage five of the Tour de France with Mark Cavendish third in a sprint finish.
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Reprieve for Le Pen in party battle

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 15:28

A French court suspends a ballot by the far-right Front National party on whether to expel its honorary president, Jean-Marie Le Pen.
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Paris lets cyclists skip red lights

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 14:44
related places: Paris

Cyclists in Paris are to be allowed to ride through red lights after tests showed the move would not lead to accidents.
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Palace agree record £10m Cabaye deal

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 9:32

Ex-Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye will have a medical at Crystal Palace as they agree terms with Paris St-Germain.
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Froome loses Tour lead to Martin

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 16:52
related countries: Germany Germany

Britain's Chris Froome loses the lead in the Tour de France to Tony Martin after the German wins stage four.
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French kill hostage-swap militant

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 12:15
related countries: Mali Mali

French special forces kill a militant Islamist in Mali who was said to have been freed in exchange for the release of French citizen Serge Lazarevic.
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Would Calais migrants really be better off in the UK?

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 10:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Is the UK better than France for migrants?
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Froome takes Tour lead amid crashes

Monday, July 6th 2015, 20:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Chris Froome takes the Tour de France yellow jersey as five riders withdraw following two crashes.
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