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EU leaders say leave us to our beer

European leaders took a break from Brexit talks Wednesday evening to enjoy a beer and a plate of French fries together in Brussels' opulent Grand Place.

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon: French left-wing leader quizzed over cash

Police question Jean-Luc Mélenchon amid a row over his rage at a search at his party's HQ.

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Embattled Macron Shuffles French Cabinet, Again, in Favor of Loyalists

The French president chose Christophe Castaner, who once declared “an aspect of love” in their relationship, to take over the Interior Ministry.

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Ivorian Nicolas Pepe succeeds Kylian Mbappe as player of the month

Ivory Coast's Nicolas Pepe succeeds Kylian Mbappe in being named the French Ligue 1 player of the month the first African win the award since 2016.

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French Alps shooting: 'Nowhere is safe' in hunting area

The friend of a Welsh chef killed by a stray bullet in France says he "lived life to the full". /
Racism and discrimination rampant in French amateur soccer

Even as France’s soccer team boasts having a multicultural squad and a 2018 Word Cup win, racism continues to be a stifling issue, especially for ...

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3 Arrested in New York Violence After Far-Right Speech

Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests. The violence Friday ...

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PSG v Red Star Belgrade: 'Match-fixing' inquiry into 6-1 Champions League win

French officials are investigating potential match-fixing in Paris St-Germain's 6-1 Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade this month.

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French watchdog calls for ban on tanning beds

The risk of cancer is proven and authorities should stop people using them, says France's health watchdog. /
All the Way Out: French Montana pays NYC woman’s bail

Rapper French Montana, well known for his collabs with Fat Joe, Drake, Diddy, Remy Ma and more, has been collaborating for a bigger cause: helping to ...

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Booba and Kaaris: French rappers sentenced over airport brawl

Booba and Kaaris escape prison with a €50,000 fine for their fight which shut down Orly airport.

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EU Security Chiefs, Sessions Hold Stadium Terrorism Drill

European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise ...

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Bull kills French woman at Aigues-Mortes festival race

The animal leapt over a fence and threw the woman high into the air in Aigues-Mortes.

Police probe Interpol president's disappearance

The Chinese president of Interpol, the international police agency, has vanished.

France freezes assets of Iranian intelligence over alleged bomb plot

France has frozen assets of Iran's intelligence services and two Iranian nationals, linking them to a foiled plot to attack an Iranian opposition conference on French soil.

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Left or Right: Whose Side Is History On?

Speaking in Zurich earlier this year about economic nationalism, America’s right-wing populist ideologue Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s ...

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The Chinese head of Interpol has disappeared — in China

French police launched an investigation after Meng Hongwei’s wife reported that he had gone missing after traveling to China.

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Fake news: French language body urges alternative phrase

French language purists have come up with a Gallic alternative to "fake news". But will it stick?

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Man jailed for slapping woman in viral French video

A student speaks out after CCTV shows a man slapping her for objecting to abuse in a Paris street.

French convict who used helicopter to break out of jail arrested

A notorious French convict who used a helicopter to break out of prison in July has been arrested north of Paris.

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb resigns in latest blow to Macron

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has submitted his resignation to President Emmanuel Macron, according to okeswomen from the Elysee Palace and ...

Macron under fire for Caribbean photograph

French President Emmanuel Macron has come under attack from far-right leader Marine Le Pen over a photograph taken during his visit to the Caribbean ...

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Rédoine Faïd case: French gangster evaded police in burqa

Most-wanted fugitive Rédoine Faïd has been captured three months after his dramatic escape.

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Armed Robber Recaptured 3 Months After Helicopter Jailbreak

Rédoine Faïd, who pulled off an audacious escape from a French prison in July, was recaptured by the police north of Paris.

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France blames Iran for foiled Paris bomb plot

The foiled attack targeted a meeting of Iranian opposition groups in June, French officials say.

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Runaway race horse causes chaos in French bar

The animal ran amok after escaping its handler in Chantilly, France,

French photographer in Nobel rape scandal imprisoned

Jean-Claude Arnault, the French photographer at center of Nobel Prize rape scandal, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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