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News: France

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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France: news

Pardew tips Ben Arfa for France

Monday, April 9th 2012, 19:21

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says Hatem Ben Arfa has "magic in his feet" and should go to Euro 2012 after his wonder goal against Bolton.
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French election campaign starts

Monday, April 9th 2012, 16:26

Campaigning for the first round of France's presidential election officially starts, with advertising allowed for the 10 candidates.
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Paris church collapse kills child

Sunday, April 8th 2012, 16:56
related places: Paris

A six-year-old child dies and many are injured, including two seriously, when the first floor of a Protestant house of worship north of Paris collapsed, police say
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Melenchon lifts French hard left

Saturday, April 7th 2012, 0:30

The man pumping up the revolutionary volume in France
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Mali rebel independence rejected

Friday, April 6th 2012, 20:38
related countries: Mali Mali

The African Union, EU and US all reject a call by Tuareg rebels in northern Mali for their Azawad region to be recognised as independent.
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French serial killer fears grow

Friday, April 6th 2012, 16:16
related places: Paris

Fears are growing that a serial killer may be operating in the French capital, Paris, following four similar murders since November.
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Fire at nuclear reactor in France

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 16:39
related places: Dieppe

Fire crews rush to a nuclear reactor in northern France after an escape of smoke but the energy company EDF says the site is secure.
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Sarkozy unveils economic plans

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 14:39

Nicolas Sarkozy has unveiled his economic manifesto for re-election as president of France, with the first round of voting on 22 April.
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VIDEO: Bordeaux focuses on hi-tech

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 11:53
related places: Bordeaux

The French city of Bordeaux has been focussing on its geeky side with a digital week aimed at getting those turned cold by technology more involved.
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New tests over US academic death

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 21:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: New

New tests are ordered on the body of French academic Richard Descoings, whose naked body was found in a New York hotel.
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French academic found dead in US

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 16:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The head of one of France's most prestigious academic institutions has been found dead in the nude in a New York hotel room, police say.
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What the French really think about The Artist

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 13:28

What the French really think of The Artist
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Curious realities of the French election

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 13:06

Visions of national greatness dominate election
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France arrests Islamist suspects

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 10:24

At least 10 people are arrested as French police conduct new raids on Islamist suspects in the wake of the killings by gunman Mohamed Merah.
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French suspects on terror charges

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 16:03
related places: Paris

Some 13 suspected Islamic militants detained in raids on Friday are to face terror charges in France, the Paris prosecutor says.
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French judge 'was kidnap target'

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 13:29

Suspected Islamist militants arrested in France were plotting to kidnap a Jewish judge, sources close to the investigation tell French media.
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Adele confirms new music for 2012

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 13:32

Adele tells French radio station NRJ that she will have a new song coming out by the end of the year.
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The changing face of French lunchtimes

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 9:29

Leisurely French lunches fall victim to work pressures
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French shopkeepers wary of candidates

Sunday, April 1st 2012, 23:07

Why presidential candidates disappoint French shopkeepers
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France 'set to extradite Rwandan'

Friday, March 30th 2012, 17:14
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A French court has allowed the first-ever extradition of a suspect to Rwanda over the country's 1994 genocide, local media reports say.
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VIDEO: War heroes pulling more tourists to France

Friday, March 30th 2012, 13:08

Remembrance tourism attracted 20 million visitors to France last year and interest in the history of the battle sites and cemeteries is rising despite the passage of time.
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Marseille: One Square Mile of France

Friday, March 30th 2012, 10:47
related places: Marseille

Rich mix or economic suicide - welcome to Marseille
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France arrests Islamist suspects

Friday, March 30th 2012, 9:29
related places: Toulouse

French police arrest 19 suspected Islamist militants, including some in Toulouse where gunman Mohamed Merah killed six of his seven victims.
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VIDEO: Gunman funeral held near Toulouse

Friday, March 30th 2012, 2:41
related places: Toulouse

Gunman Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people in south-western France in three shootings earlier this month, has been buried outside the city of Toulouse.
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Gunman funeral held near Toulouse

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 18:36
related places: Toulouse

Gunman Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people in three shootings, is buried near his hometown in the French city of Toulouse.
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Gunman 'denied Toulouse burial'

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 16:47
related places: Toulouse

The mayor of Toulouse says gunman Mohamed Merah's burial in the city would be "inappropriate" and announces it has been delayed for 24 hours.
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Scientist part of 'al-Qaeda plot'

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 16:42

A nuclear scientist at the Cern laboratory goes on trial in France for allegedly plotting terrorist attacks.
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Gunman 'denied' burial in Algeria

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 12:25
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Toulouse gunman Mohamed Merah is to be buried in France after Algerian officials deny permission for a burial, a French Muslim official says.
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Your pictures: France

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 9:21

Readers pictures on the theme of France
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Gunman's father 'to sue France'

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 21:04
related countries: Algeria Algeria
related places: Toulouse

The father of the man who killed seven people in Toulouse hires a lawyer in Algeria to sue the French police over his death, French media report.
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Chickens to reduce organic waste

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 16:39

A French village proposes giving two chickens to each household in order to cut down on organic waste.
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New attacks target Jews in France

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 13:33
related places: Paris, Toulouse

A French Jewish official urges vigilance after a reported assault on a Paris schoolboy, the latest anti-Semitic incident reported since the Toulouse murders.
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Judges seek E Guinea head's son

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 10:29
related countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea

Two French judges request an international arrest warrant for the Equatorial Guinea president's son on money-laundering charges, reports say.
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Job-loss woman wins train payout

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 17:05

A court orders French rail firm, SNCF, to pay a commuter 1,500 euros (£1,250) compensation after delays cost her her job.
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Strauss-Kahn's lust 'not a crime'

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 16:14

A lawyer for Dominique Strauss-Kahn predicts that a French pimping case against his client will collapse.
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French police have Toulouse video

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 9:43

French police obtain video footage filmed by Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people in Toulouse, after it is sent to the al-Jazeera TV station.
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Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 6:48
related countries: United States United States

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's legal fight in France and the US
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VIDEO: Strauss-Kahn in sex ring charges

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 2:39

Former International Monetary Fund boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn is facing charges in France over alleged involvement in a prostitution ring.
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Strauss-Kahn may face sex charges

Monday, March 26th 2012, 21:52

The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, faces possible charges in France over an alleged prostitution ring.
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Sarkozy bars militant preachers

Monday, March 26th 2012, 11:17

Nicolas Sarkozy plans to clamp down on militant Muslim preachers entering France, as the country's presidential election looms.
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VIDEO: Napoleon theme park planned

Monday, March 26th 2012, 9:00
related places: Montereau, Paris

A theme park based on Napoleon is being proposed in Montereau, south of Paris, the scene of one of Napoleon's last victories.
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French election irrelevant in poor suburbs

Monday, March 26th 2012, 5:26

In France's poor suburbs the presidential race is an alien issue
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VIDEO: Toulouse killer's brother charged

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 19:44

The brother of the man who killed seven people in south-west France in recent weeks has been charged over the murders, judicial sources say.
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Merah brother charged over deaths

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 18:34

The brother of Mohamed Merah, who killed seven people in south-west France, has been charged with complicity, judicial sources say.
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Police quiz 'proud' Merah brother

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 17:16
related places: Paris

A brother of Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah denies helping him mount his deadly attacks in Toulouse and Montauban, a police source says.
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French teacher 'in Merah tribute'

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 21:13

A teacher in France is suspended over claims she asked pupils to hold a minute's silence for gunman Mohamed Merah, reports say.
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PM defends Toulouse murders probe

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 14:20

French PM Francois Fillon says there were no grounds for arresting Islamist gunman Mohamed Merah before he shot dead seven people.
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Europe's space freighter launches

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 7:36
related countries: French Guiana French Guiana
related places: Kourou

Europe's ATV space freighter blasts off from Kourou in French Guiana on a mission to resupply the International Space Station.
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VIDEO: Europe's giant space freighter lifts off

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 5:54
related countries: French Guiana French Guiana

Europe's giant space freighter, which is delivering supplies to the International Space Station, lifts off from French Guiana.
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The Louvre is most visited venue

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 2:57
related places: Paris

The Louvre in Paris was the most visited art museum last year, according to the Art Newspaper.
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Toulouse gunman killed by sniper

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 19:38
related places: Toulouse

A police sniper shot and killed the gunman who carried out a spate of murders in southern France, prosecutors say, after a 32-hour siege.
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VIDEO: French Muslims react to death of gunman

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 16:53
related places: Paris, Toulouse

French Muslims in Paris react to the killing of the Toulouse gunman Mohammed Merah.
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Hermes bags record 2011 profits

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 15:46
related places: Hermes

French accessories maker Hermes reports a record rise in profits, the latest luxury goods firm to be doing well despite the global economic gloom.
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VIDEO: Toulouse inquiry: Did gunman act alone?

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 12:58
related places: Toulouse

French President Nicholas Sarkozy has appealed for unity following the dramatic end to the siege in Toulouse.
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VIDEO: Gunman dead as French siege ends

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 12:38
related places: Toulouse

A police siege in the French city of Toulouse has ended with a man suspected of killing seven people now dead, the French interior minister has said.
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VIDEO: 'He jumped from window firing a gun'

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 11:31
related places: Toulouse

A police siege in the French city of Toulouse has ended with a man suspected of killing seven people now dead, the French interior minister has said.
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French gunman siege 'nearing end'

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 10:37
related places: Toulouse

The siege of a gunman suspected of seven killings in southern France is nearing an end, police sources say, with AFP reporting he has been killed.
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France gunman 'set to kill again'

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 20:47
related places: Toulouse

French prosecutors say the Toulouse shooting suspect, now surrounded in his flat, planned more killings and admits being trained by al-Qaeda.
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Blast at Indonesia Paris embassy

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 17:12
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Paris

French police are questioning three suspects in connection with a bomb blast outside the Indonesian embassy in Paris.
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Toulouse victims buried in Israel

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 17:03
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Toulouse

The funerals of the three children and a teacher shot dead by a gunman in the French city of Toulouse are held in Jerusalem.
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Toulouse gun suspect under siege

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 12:43
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Toulouse

Police lay siege to a flat in Toulouse and are negotiating with a man suspected of killing seven people in southern France.
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VIDEO: French shooting suspect under siege

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 6:32
related places: Toulouse

French police searching for a gunman who has shot dead seven people have laid siege to a flat in Toulouse.
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French killer 'may strike again'

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 18:46

The gunman who shot dead seven people in the south of France knows he is being hunted and is likely to strike again, the prosecutor says.
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Camera 'clue' to French manhunt

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 14:20

The suspect in the killings at a Jewish school in France was wearing a camera and may have filmed the scene, say officials, as the manhunt intensifies.
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VIDEO: Huge manhunt after French attacks

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 13:39

France mounts a large-scale manhunt over fatal shootings at a Jewish school linked with the killings of soldiers, as schools observe a minute's silence
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Huge manhunt after French attacks

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 10:19

France mounts a large-scale manhunt over fatal shootings at a Jewish school linked with the killings of soldiers, as schools observe a minute's silence.
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Monday, March 19th 2012, 23:22
related places: Toulouse

French police say one of the guns used in a fatal shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse was also used in the killings of three French soldiers.
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Ten contenders in French election

Monday, March 19th 2012, 17:46

Ten French politicians have been confirmed as candidates in the 2012 presidential election, one of the most closely fought in decades.
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Killings at French Jewish school

Monday, March 19th 2012, 16:42
related places: Toulouse

Three children and a teacher are shot dead by a gunman at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse - it is being linked to shootings last week.
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VIDEO: School shootings shock France

Monday, March 19th 2012, 12:39
related places: Toulouse

A gunman on a scooter has opened fire on a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, killing three children and a teacher, police say.
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Libya demands handover of Senussi

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 15:18
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Libya asks Mauritania to hand over Col Gaddafi's former spy chief Abdullah al-Senussi, also sought by the International Criminal Court and France.
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Thousands celebrating Grand Slam

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 18:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Welsh fans are celebrating a third Six Nations Grand Slam in eight years after Wales beat France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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Wales 16-9 France

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 16:30

Wales clinch a third Grand Slam in eight years as they edge past France at a delirious Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
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France killings spark uniform ban

Friday, March 16th 2012, 17:37

Service personnel in south-west France are reportedly told not to wear military uniforms outside barracks, after paratroopers are shot dead in Montauban and Toulouse.
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Wales want to win it for Davies

Friday, March 16th 2012, 14:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mervyn Davies' death gives Wales added motivation for Saturday's Grand Slam tilt against France, says backs coach Robert Howley.
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