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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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Charnley & Roby recalled by England

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 15:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wigan winger Josh Charnley and St Helens hooker James Roby return for England's World Cup quarter-final against France.
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German firm liable over PIP implants

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Germany Germany

A French court orders a German company to pay compensation to hundreds of women who were fitted with defective breast implants.
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Eurozone economic growth slows

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 11:58
related countries: Germany Germany

The economy of the eurozone grew by just 0.1% in the July-to-September period, down from 0.3% growth in the previous quarter.
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VIDEO: Le Pen and Wilders seek closer ties

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 0:05
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Euro-sceptic Dutch politician Geert Wilders and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen have launched what they call an "historic" alliance for 2014's European elections.
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Dylan granted France's highest award

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 20:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Paris

The French government presents US singer Bob Dylan with the country's highest award, the Legion of Honour, in a brief ceremony in Paris.
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Le Pen and Wilders agree alliance

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 18:06
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: The Hague

Dutch Eurosceptic politician Geert Wilders and French National Front leader Marine Le Pen launch an alliance for the European elections.
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Jonathan Davies signs for Clermont

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 9:32
related places: Clermont

Wales centre Jonathan Davies signs a two-year contract with French giants Clermont Auvergne starting next season.
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France lose to set up England tie

Monday, November 11th 2013, 21:08
related countries: Samoa Samoa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Perpignan

England will play France in the World Cup quarter-finals after Les Tricolores lose to Group B rivals Samoa in Perpignan.
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French MP stabbed on Armistice Day

Monday, November 11th 2013, 12:57
related places: Marseille

An unknown attacker stabs a member of the French parliament in a small town near Marseille at a ceremony to mark Armistice Day, French media report.
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Will France make paying for sex a crime?

Monday, November 11th 2013, 0:33

France debates fines for sex workers' clients
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'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 8:10
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme end without a deal, but participants sound an optimistic note and set new talks for 20 November.
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Show director dies after Paris blast

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 15:40
related places: Paris

The technical director of a Paris musical has died of a heart attack after a faulty power tool set off fireworks at an arena, investigators say.
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Explosion disrupts Paris musical

Friday, November 8th 2013, 23:58
related places: Paris

A pyrotechnics blast at a Paris arena injures 15 people, five seriously, just hours before the start of a musical about the French Revolution.
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S&P cuts France credit rating to AA

Friday, November 8th 2013, 8:02

Standard and Poor's cuts France's credit rating again to AA, almost two years after the country lost its top-rated AAA status.
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'Al-Qaeda killed' French reporters

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 18:35
related countries: Mali Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) killed two French journalists who were abducted in northern Mali on Saturday, a website used by the group says.
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Google ordered to stop 'orgy photos'

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 17:43

Google, the world's leading search engine, is ordered by a French court to remove links to images of ex-F1 boss Max Mosley with prostitutes.
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Copy of Napoleon's will auctioned

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 13:21
related places: Paris

The only known copy of a will made by the former emperor of France, Napoleon, is to be auctioned in Paris.
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VIDEO: French journalists' bodies returned

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 18:39
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Paris

The bodies of two French journalists who were killed in Mali have been repatriated to Paris.
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French journalists' bodies returned

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 7:52
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Paris

The bodies of the French journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, who were shot dead in northern Mali on Saturday, are repatriated to Paris.
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France releases Alps murder sketch

Monday, November 4th 2013, 18:09

French police release a sketch of a motorcyclist wanted in connection with the murders of four people in the Alps last year.
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Mali 'arrests' over dead journalists

Monday, November 4th 2013, 16:16
related countries: Mali Mali

Officials say security forces have arrested and questioned a number of suspects over the deaths of two French journalists in northern Mali.
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French journalists 'assassinated'

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 16:51
related countries: Mali Mali

The deaths of two French journalists in northern Mali are described by France's foreign minister as "cold and calculated assassinations".
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Djokovic beats Ferrer in Paris final

Sunday, November 3rd 2013, 16:42
related places: Paris

Novak Djokovic defeats defending champion David Ferrer in straight sets to win the Paris Masters for a second time.
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French journalists killed in Mali

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 21:58
related countries: Mali Mali
related places: Kidal

Two journalists for French radio station RFI have been killed after being kidnapped by gunmen in the northern Mali town of Kidal.
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Wild boar may have swum from France

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 15:15

A wild boar which has been on the loose in Alderney for more than a month is thought to have swum there from France.
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New Zealand 48-0 France

Friday, November 1st 2013, 21:02
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Avignon

Frank-Paul Nu'uausala and Shaun Johnson score two tries each as World Cup holders New Zealand ease past France.
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Federer to meet Djokovic in Paris semi

Friday, November 1st 2013, 17:58
related places: Paris

Roger Federer will meet Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters after beating Juan Martin del Potro.
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French spy writer De Villiers dies

Friday, November 1st 2013, 15:09
related places: Gerard, Paris, Villiers

French spy writer Gerard de Villiers, whose thrillers sold more than 100m copies around the world, dies aged 83 in Paris.
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Rabies kitten prompts French warning

Friday, November 1st 2013, 12:59

French authorities warn of a rabies threat after a cat dies of the disease previously thought to have been eliminated from the country.
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VIDEO: French footballers threaten strike

Friday, November 1st 2013, 8:12

French football clubs are threatening to strike unless they are granted exemption from a 75% "super tax" on anyone earning more than one million euros a year.
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Nadal & Djokovic through in Paris

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 23:02
related places: Paris

Top seed Rafael Nadal, second seed Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer reach the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters.
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Row over Le Pen hostage comments

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 21:44
related countries: Niger Niger

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen sparks criticism over comments on the appearance of the four French hostages freed in Niger.
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Hollande resists football tax threat

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 19:49

France's President Hollande says he will stick to a 75% tax on high-earners, despite pressure from football clubs to drop it.
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Elysee chef dishes up leaders' likes

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 19:11

The retiring head chef of the Elysee Palace spills the beans on the eating habits of French presidents.
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Federer through to ATP Tour Finals

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 6:44

Roger Federer qualifies for the season-ending World Tour Finals with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Paris Masters.
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VIDEO: Tearful homecoming for French hostages

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 19:47
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Paris

Four French hostages seized by gunmen linked to Al Qaeda in Niger have arrived safely back in Paris.
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Qatar removes Zidane headbutt statue

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 16:50
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A statue of French footballer Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbutt is removed from the Corniche in the Qatari capital weeks after being installed.
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French hostages home from Niger

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 13:54
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Paris

Four Frenchmen kidnapped in Niger three years ago arrive in Paris, amid reports that government claims that no ransom was paid are wrong.
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Froome wins prestigious Velo d'Or

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 10:57

Britain's Tour de France champion Chris Froome wins the prestigious Velo d'Or award as the best rider of 2013.
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French hostages freed in Niger

Wednesday, October 30th 2013, 6:57
related countries: Niger Niger

Four French hostages kidnapped by an al-Qaeda group in Niger in 2010 leave the country on a French government plane bound for Paris, reports say.
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VIDEO: Baby discovered in France car boot

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 15:43

A couple has been arrested after a malnourished and underdeveloped baby girl was found in the boot of a car in France's Dordogne region on Sunday.
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Thirteen die as storm crosses Europe

Monday, October 28th 2013, 21:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dover

A storm battering north-western Europe kills at least 13 people - six of them in Germany - as transport is severely disrupted.
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Baby found in car boot in France

Monday, October 28th 2013, 17:40

A couple is arrested after a malnourished and underdeveloped baby girl was found in the boot of a car in France's Dordogne region on Sunday.
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Gucci owner sees share price fall

Friday, October 25th 2013, 11:05

Shares in French luxury and retail firm Kering fall 3.6% after its Gucci fashion brand posts its weakest quarterly sales growth for four years.
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EU leaders seek US spying talks

Friday, October 25th 2013, 7:46
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Brussels, Eu

Germany and France are to seek talks with the US to settle a row over spying, as espionage claims continue to overshadow an EU summit in Brussels.
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VIDEO: The wild abandoned railway in Paris

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 23:15
related places: Paris

The wild abandoned railway in the centre of Paris
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VIDEO: Ex-US diplomat: 'France spied on me'

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 21:41
related countries: United States United States

Former US ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine Albright has alleged France eavesdropped on her in the 1990s.
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'Large' military operation in Mali

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 15:45
related countries: Mali Mali

French, Malian and UN forces have launched a "large-scale" operation in Mali to prevent a resurgence of "terrorist movements", France's military says.
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French clubs to strike over tax row

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 12:49

French clubs in the top two divisions will go on strike for four days in November in protest at 'super taxes'.
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VIDEO: Asterix sets off on new adventures

Thursday, October 24th 2013, 5:28

After selling millions of books about his previous adventures, the famous French cartoon hero Asterix the Gaul is getting ready for his next journey.
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Tour's UK start a privilege - Froome

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 14:31

The 2014 Tour de France, which begins in Yorkshire, will include five mountain finishes and only one individual time-trial.
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French bust 'vintage wine scam'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 10:01

French police say they have broken up a scam in which fake bottles of vintage Burgundy were sold, netting fraudsters up to 2m euros ($2.75m; £1.7m).
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US: French tapping claims 'false'

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 8:39
related countries: United States United States

US spy chief James Clapper denies reports that the US collected data on 70 million French phone calls in a single month.
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US agency 'hacked French diplomats'

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 17:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, New

New revelations in Le Monde newspaper allege the US National Security Agency spied on French diplomats in Washington and at the UN.
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French anger over US spying claims

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 10:53
related countries: United States United States

French President Francois Hollande voices "deep disapproval" over claims the US National Security Agency secretly tapped millions of phone calls in France.
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VIDEO: French fury over US spy claims

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 3:51
related countries: United States United States

French President Francois Hollande has expressed "deep disapproval" over claims the US National Security Agency secretly tapped phone calls in France.
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The cult of the French pastry chef

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 0:08

The rise and rise of the celebrity patissier
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French outrage over US spying claims

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:44
related countries: United States United States

France summons the US ambassador over claims in Le Monde newspaper that the US routinely spied on millions of phone calls in France.
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France-Ukraine in World Cup play-offs

Monday, October 21st 2013, 14:28
related countries: Portugal Portugal, Sweden Sweden, Ukraine Ukraine

France are drawn against Ukraine in the European play-offs for the 2014 World Cup, while Portugal face Sweden.
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Notorious French serial killer dies

Monday, October 21st 2013, 3:06

Emile Louis, a serial killer jailed for life in France for the murders of seven women in the 1970s, has died aged 79, his lawyer says.
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Evra 'tramps' comment investigated

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 21:08

Manchester United's Patrice Evra is asked by the French FA to explain comments he made about four television pundits.
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Deported Roma girl's family attacked

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 19:23

The parents of a Kosovo Roma schoolgirl, whose deportation from France sparked an outcry, are attacked in the divided city of Mitrovica.
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Alps murders police 'covering up'

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 23:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The brother of a Briton among four people killed in the Alps denies arranging the murders, and says French police do not want to find a French culprit.
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VIDEO: Roma girl 'can return to France'

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 18:10

French President Francois Hollande has said a 15-year-old girl of Roma descent who was deported to her father's home country Kosovo, can return to France to continue her studies - without her family.
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Roma girl 'can return to France'

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 14:32

A Roma girl whose deportation sparked protests can return from Kosovo to finish her studies, but her family cannot, French President Hollande says.
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VIDEO: Inside Paris' purrfect cat cafe

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 8:58
related places: Paris

A cafe in Paris is offering customers the chance to stroke a cat whilst sipping on their coffee.
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VIDEO: Students clash with Paris police

Friday, October 18th 2013, 18:25
related places: Paris

Demonstrators protesting against the removal of a foreign student from France have clashed with police in Paris.
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Protesters disrupt French schools

Friday, October 18th 2013, 16:52
related places: Paris

Secondary schools in Paris and other French cities are again disrupted by pupils protesting at the removal of two foreign students from France.
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France ruling backs gay marriage

Friday, October 18th 2013, 13:13

France's highest court rules that mayors cannot refuse to hold same-sex marriage ceremonies.
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How did van Gogh find colour?

Friday, October 18th 2013, 0:14
related places: Paris, Vincent

The two years in Paris that changed Vincent van Gogh
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VIDEO: French students protest deportation

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 20:05
related places: Paris

High school students in Paris have blocked the entrance to several schools, in protest at the deportation of a 15-year-old Roma girl to Kosovo.
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French pupils march over expulsions

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 17:11
related places: Paris

Thousands of schoolchildren in Paris and other parts of France demonstrate in anger over the controversial expulsion of two foreign teenagers.
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France neo-Nazi trial postponed

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 14:32
related countries: Norway Norway

A French court postpones the trial of the Norwegian neo-Nazi musician, Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, accused of inciting racial hatred.
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Coen brothers receive France honour

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 7:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Paris, Joel

US filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen receive France's highest cultural honour at a ceremony in Paris.
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VIDEO: Police seize girl, 15, on school trip

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 4:46

A row has erupted in France over the treatment of a Roma girl, who was detained by police on a school trip so she that could be expelled as an illegal immigrant.
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