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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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Tamil Tigers convicted in France

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 21:29

A court jails Tamil Tiger militants convicted of extorting millions of dollars from the Tamil community in France, reports say.
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French aid workers seized in CAR

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 20:35
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

Two French aid workers have been kidnapped by gunmen in the Central African Republic, their employer says.
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Opposition to moving Camus' ashes

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 18:01
related places: Paris

A friend and biographer of Albert Camus says moving his ashes to Paris would go against the author's life and work.
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Hand-wringing

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 14:11
related countries: Ireland Ireland

French qualms about football win over Ireland
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France reject Irish replay hopes

Friday, November 20th 2009, 20:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The French Football Federation turns down the Republic of Ireland's request for a replay of their controversial World Cup play-off game.
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French jail mail escapee caught

Friday, November 20th 2009, 19:04

A French murder suspect who hid in a cardboard box and escaped in a delivery van is recaptured after weeks on the run.
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Roy Keane has no sympathy for Irish

Friday, November 20th 2009, 11:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Roy Keane lambasts the Republic of Ireland's attempts to get their World Cup play-off match against France replayed.
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Total cleared over France blast

Friday, November 20th 2009, 11:24

A court acquits a subsidiary of energy giant Total over a 2001 explosion at a French chemical plant which killed 30 people.
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Fifa turns down Irish replay plea

Friday, November 20th 2009, 10:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Fifa rejects the Football Association of Ireland's request for a replay of France's World Cup play-off win over the Republic of Ireland.
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Top South Korean model found dead

Friday, November 20th 2009, 7:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Paris

South Korean model Daul Kim is found dead at her apartment in Paris, amid speculation she took her own life.
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'Foiled shooting' teenager bailed

Friday, November 20th 2009, 0:44

A teenager in France suspected of planning to shoot his teachers is charged with attempted murder and released on bail.
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Barghouti urges unity from jail

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 18:43

Palestinian factions must unite and start campaigning for statehood, says jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti.
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Live - Reaction to Republic of Ireland's exit

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 10:46
related countries: Ireland Ireland

All the reaction to the Republic of Ireland's controversial World Cup play-off defeat to France thanks to Thierry Henry's handball.
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Irish 'cheated' by Henry handball

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 7:44
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Republic of Ireland defender Richard Dunne says he felt "cheated" after Thierry Henry's handball helped France deny Ireland of a place at the World Cup.
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World Cup qualifying as it happened

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 22:58
related countries: Algeria Algeria, Egypt Egypt, Ireland Ireland, Sudan Sudan

France beat Republic of Ireland after extra time after a hugely controversial goal to reach the World Cup, as Egypt, Portugal, Slovenia and Greece also qualify.
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Dubious goal ends Irish World Cup dream

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 22:37
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Republic of Ireland are left heartbroken as William Gallas' contentious extra-time goal takes France to the World Cup finals.
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French 'school shooting foiled'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 19:40
related places: Paris

Police in a town near Paris foil a teenage boy's plan to shoot his teachers after being warned by his parents, officials say.
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Sacre bleu! Tokyo outstrips Paris in Michelin three-star restaurants

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 11:35
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Paris, Tokyo

Tokyo now has the most Michelin three-star restaurants, overtaking Paris as the world's culinary capital, says the authoritative food guide.
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Sarkozy aims to build Saudi ties

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Riyadh

French President Nicholas Sarkozy will arrive in Riyadh later on Tuesday for a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia.
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French 'van heist' man surrenders

Monday, November 16th 2009, 17:22

A Frenchman suspected of trying to steal 11.6m euros (£10.4m) from the security van he was driving surrenders to police in Monaco.
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France edge Republic in play-off

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 22:08
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Republic of Ireland face an uphill task to make the World Cup finals after Nicolas Anelka's goal helps France win 1-0 in the first leg of their play-off at Croke Park.
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Brazil and France in climate deal

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 19:35
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Denmark Denmark
related places: Copenhagen

Brazil and France agree a common position on fighting global warming before the UN climate change conference.
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French cash giveaway is called off after thousands turn up

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 18:32

A French internet company abandons plans to hand out envelopes of cash after police demanded they cancel the event for security reasons.
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France's love of rogues and rule breakers

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 12:00

The French believe laws are made to be broken and are apt to make heroes of villains, explains Emma Jane Kirby.
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Bad result for S Africa rugby team in France - off and on the field

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 5:31
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Toulouse

South Africa's rugby team accuses France of a lack of respect for their national anthem after a botched rendition before a match in Toulouse.
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Nadal ends Tsonga's London hopes

Friday, November 13th 2009, 17:42

Rafael Nadal beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Paris Masters, meaning Fernando Verdasco claims the last place at the World Tour Finals in London.
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Syria urges French Mid-East role

Friday, November 13th 2009, 11:37
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Paris

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad calls for France to play a bigger role in Middle East peace efforts during a visit to Paris.
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Brady sets sights on France upset

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 21:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Assistant manager Liam Brady says the Republic of Ireland can go into their World Cup play-off against France confident of victory.
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Live text - Murray v Stepanek

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 16:56
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

World number four Andy Murray takes on tricky Czech Radek Stepanek in the third round of the Paris Masters.
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Davydenko books World Finals spot

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 16:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Nikolay Davydenko books his place in the World Tour Finals despite losing to Robin Soderling at the Paris Masters.
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Murray survives late-night battle

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 0:54
related places: Paris

Andy Murray needs a final-set tie-break to beat James Blake in the early hours at the Paris Masters.
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Benneteau stuns Federer in Paris

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 22:43
related places: Paris

Unseeded Julien Benneteau beats world number one Roger Federer at the Paris Masters.
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Live text - Murray v Blake

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 22:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blake, Murray

World number four Andy Murray opens his Paris Masters campaign against American James Blake.
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Safin bows out with loss in Paris

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 14:19
related places: Paris

Marat Safin bows out of tennis with a defeat at the hands of Juan Martin del Potro in the second round of the Paris Masters.
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French aid worker seized in Chad

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 18:23
related countries: Chad Chad

The Red Cross says a French member of staff working in east Chad has been abducted.
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Renault to challenge Tata's Nano

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:20
related countries: India India
related places: Renault

French carmaker Renault pledges to build a low-cost car in India even cheaper than Tata's Nano.
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Call to free ill Tunisia reporter

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 12:51
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

France's foreign minister urges Tunisia to let detained journalist Taoufik Ben Brik seek medical treatment.
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'Banks on steroids' worry France

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 6:52

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde warns the bailed-out banks created by the financial crisis could abuse their power.
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France recovers security van cash

Monday, November 9th 2009, 14:20

French police recover most of 11.6m euros (£10.4m) stolen from a security van, officials say, but the van's driver is still missing.
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Chipping away - Sarkozy posts Facebook photo of Berlin Wall

Monday, November 9th 2009, 13:08
related countries: Germany Germany

French President Nicolas Sarkozy posts a Facebook picture of himself at the Berlin Wall, saying he chipped away at it with a pickaxe.
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French minister bids to calm row

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 18:00

French minister Pierre Lellouche says he would be able to work with the Tories on Europe after previously criticising them.
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Hague dismisses French 'outburst'

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 14:41

William Hague defends the Tories' Europe policy after it is criticised by a French minister and two Tory MEPs quit frontbench posts.
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In search of French identity

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 11:47

With the French government canvassing opinion about the country's patriotic spirit, Emma-Jane Kirby asks what makes the French so very... French.
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Tory EU stance will 'castrate' UK

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 8:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

The UK Conservative Party's new policy on the EU will "castrate" UK influence in Europe, a French minister says.
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Renault considers Formula 1 exit

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 18:47
related places: Paris, Renault

Renault hold an emergency board meeting in Paris to discuss pulling out of Formula 1.
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What next for the Tories on Europe?

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 13:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

The Conservative's policy on the EU will "castrate" UK influence in Europe, a French minister says. Do you agree?
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Levi-Strauss - RIP

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 23:34

The life and times of a French intellectual giant
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Anthropologist Levi-Strauss dies

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 19:05

Anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, one of the most influential French thinkers of the 20th Century, dies aged 100.
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French chefs whisk up giant tiramisu in world record bid

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 13:22

A group of chefs in France say they have whisked up the world's largest tiramisu dessert, weighing in at over a tonne and requiring an ice rink to keep it cool.
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Magistrate calls for Chirac trial

Friday, October 30th 2009, 11:27
related places: Paris

Former French President Jacques Chirac is ordered to stand trial over alleged false contracts made when he was Paris mayor.
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France migrant policy criticised

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 13:47
related places: Paris

France's system of detaining and deporting unaccompanied migrant children flown into Paris is criticised in a damning report.
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France halts African leaders case

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 13:26
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, Gabon Gabon

A French appeals court halts an embezzlement case against the leaders of Congo and Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon's ex-leader.
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Row over Sarkozy's 276,000 euro shower, which was never used

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 14:17
related places: Eu

French taxpayers and the EU funded a custom-built shower for French President Nicolas Sarkozy but he never used it, French auditors say.
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'We don't need you' - how Gen de Gaulle thanked UK resistance hero

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 0:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Charles

A UK officer who trained French Resistance fighters during World War II was told to "go home" by Charles de Gaulle, files show.
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Angola arms traffickers convicted

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 18:03
related countries: Angola Angola

France's ex-interior minister is jailed and the son of an ex-president convicted for their roles in illegal arms sales to Angola.
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Scientologists convicted of fraud

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 13:37

A French court convicts the Church of Scientology of fraud, but stops short of banning the group from operating in France.
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France went on EU spending spree

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 11:38
related places: Eu

France's presidency of the EU in 2008 was one of the most expensive in history, costing about one million euros daily, officials say.
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Enduring appeal

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 10:32
related places: Vincent

Why Van Gogh pilgrims flock to his place of death
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Major French smear trial closes

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 22:24

The trial of ex-French PM Dominique de Villepin, accused of conspiring to damage Nicolas Sarkozy's presidential bid, ends.
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Iran delays reply on nuclear plan

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 19:23
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran says it will respond to a proposed deal on its controversial nuclear programme next week, missing a UN deadline.
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Sarkozy son pulls out of job bid

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 22:34
related places: Paris

French President Nicolas Sarkozy's 23-year-old son says he is withdrawing from a bid to run the Paris business district.
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Ribery expected to miss play-offs

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 10:56
related countries: Ireland Ireland

France are likely to be without Franck Ribery for the World Cup play-off matches against the Republic of Ireland.
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Convicted German man 'kidnapped'

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 16:35
related countries: Germany Germany

A German doctor convicted of killing his step-daughter nearly 30 years ago has been found bound and gagged outside a French court house.
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Hostages freed after French siege

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 9:51
related places: Paris

A French hostage siege is over, local media say, after armed men release six people from a supermarket.
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Liverpool beaten at home by Lyon

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 20:38
related places: Lyon

Liverpool's woes continue as they let in an injury-time goal in a 2-1 Champions League defeat by French side Lyon.
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No jail request for French ex-PM

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 18:08

French prosecutors demand an 18-month suspended sentence for former PM Dominique de Villepin, but no jail time.
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France detains 'top Eta leader'

Monday, October 19th 2009, 13:03

French police arrest two suspected Eta members, including a senior political leader, officials say.
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France face Ireland in play-offs

Monday, October 19th 2009, 12:14
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Republic of Ireland will face France in the World Cup play-offs on 14 and 18 November.
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Wanted Rwanda doctor denies claim

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 19:01
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A Rwandan doctor suspended in France after he was discovered to be wanted on genocide charges protests his innocence.
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French told to quit unsafe Guinea

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:05
related countries: Guinea Guinea

France urges its nationals to leave Guinea, amid growing criticism of the military junta's opposition crackdown.
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Pyrenees will star in 2010 Tour

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 10:25

The Tour de France celebrates 100 years since it first went into the Pyrenees mountains by including several legendary climbs in the 2010 race.
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No couch potato - why Carla Bruni does analysis sitting down

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 9:49

French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy gives details of her psychoanalysis in a television documentary.
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Sarkozy defends son's top-job bid

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 13:39

French President Nicolas Sarkozy says his son has been "thrown to the wolves" over a bid to secure a top-level business job.
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Scientist on French terror charge

Monday, October 12th 2009, 17:43

French magistrates file preliminary charges against a particle physicist accused of links to al-Qaeda.
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Honour for South Korean actress

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 16:41
related countries: North Korea North Korea

South Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon receives one of France's top art awards at a film festival in her home country.
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Love-'ate

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 11:13

French bemused by 'row' over Louvre Big Macs
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Friday, October 9th 2009, 17:24

France arrests a researcher at Europe's top particle physics lab who is suspected of links to al-Qaeda, officials say.
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