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No-deal Brexit: Britons in EU could be forced 2019-01-15 04:53:10Britons living in the EU may be forced to retake their driving test if they do not swap their British licence for a European one before Brexit D-Day o

'It's shameful': Britons in Europe hold breath ahead 2019-01-15 04:45:52Britons across Europe faced a crucial day on Tuesday with Theresa May's Brexit deal set for a crunch vote in parliament. If, as expected, it fails to

Video: Frenchman filmed riding at 85 km/h on 2019-01-15 03:21:13It's easy to understand why this video has gone viral in France. The sight of a man hurtling along at 85 km/h along a motorway on an electric scooter

French Expression of the Day: kif-kif 2019-01-15 03:14:57Six of one, half a dozen of the other? French gives you plenty of ways to say that it’s all the same.

France to cull thousands of wild boar in 2019-01-15 02:51:16France will start culling thousands of wild boar near the Belgian border to prevent the African swine fever virus from spreading, the agriculture mini

Euro MPs back Brexit delay in letter to 2019-01-14 11:41:50More than 100 members of the European parliament have promised to back a delay to Brexit to allow voters to think again, in a letter to British citiz

Paris police officers on trial for alleged rape 2019-01-14 10:51:19Two French policemen went on trial Monday over the alleged gang-rape of a drunk Canadian tourist in the former headquarters of the Paris police, one o

Nappygate: Amazon France under fire for destroying myriad 2019-01-14 10:17:07US online retailer Amazon faced new French government pressure Monday after a TV report over the weekend showed it destroying thousands of new diapers

How cities across France will change in 2019 2019-01-14 09:49:31Find out what revamps are in store this year for the city in France near you.

My French Business: A new service to keep 2019-01-14 08:02:26In the first of a new series looking at small businesses in France set up by foreigners The Local hears from those behind a new service for Paris apar

'A ticking time bomb': Worries over Paris gas 2019-01-14 07:33:06Concerns have been raised over the alleged state of disrepair of the French capital’s gas network following a huge blast on Saturday that killed

Paris bakery blast: Spanish tourist killed during romantic 2019-01-14 06:53:42Laura Sanz had always dreamed of visiting Paris.

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France’s far-right National Rally launches European election campaign 2019-01-13 12:34:07France’s far-right party, Rassemblement National, or National Rally in English, unveiled 12 candidates for the upcoming European elections.

2 die in French Alps while setting avalanche 2019-01-13 09:36:06Two employees at a ski resort in the French Alps died on Sunday when the avalanche-control charges they were trying to set accidentally went off, moun

Macron hails 'hero' firefighters killed in Paris gas 2019-01-13 06:19:49The powerful gas explosion tore through a building in central Paris on Saturday killing two civilians and two firefighters hailed as heroes by French

Yellow Vest protesters on the rise across France 2019-01-13 03:55:16Some 84,000 Yellow Vest demonstrators turned out across France on Saturday for new protests. Numbers were higher than last week, with a marked decline

France's far-right party to reveal candidates in upcoming 2019-01-12 12:15:24The partial unveiling of candidates from France’s far-right party the National Rally (formerly the Front National), ahead of May’s Europea

As it happened - 9th weekend of 2019-01-12 05:52:1684,000 protesters across France rallied for 'Act 9' of the Yellow Vest movement. Demonstrations were largely peaceful with occasional clashes with p

Two firefighters killed in central Paris bakery explosion 2019-01-12 05:08:54Two firefighters were killed and several civilians seriously injured after a gas leak caused an explosion at a Paris bakery. The powerful blast overtu

Resilient Yellow Vests continue 9th weekend of protests 2019-01-12 03:51:29'Act 9' of the Yellow Vest movement saw armoured cars being deployed in Paris amid fears of increased violence. A mass rally has also been called in

Eye on France: Why Bernard-Henri Lévy won't wear 2019-01-11 10:06:50The yellow vest protest movement is in serious trouble! That's because the French intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy is on their case, and, in to

France braces for 9th weekend of Yellow Vest 2019-01-11 08:20:36Where will the yellow vest protesters focus their ninth weekly demonstration on Saturday?One faction has chosen Paris, another Bourges, a city of 68,0

Yellow Vests prepare for new protest, French boxer 2019-01-11 06:28:33French authorities expect a Yellow Vests mobilization “stronger" than last week across France for the ninth Saturday of demonstration, accordin

French Catholic cardinal accused of child sex abuse 2019-01-11 03:12:31A court in Lyon is expected to hand down a verdict on 7 March for the archbishop of Lyon, who was in court this week, accused of covering up the sexua

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Live: Parliament to vote on Theresa May's Brexit New! 2019-01-15 13:06:22The British Parliament will vote Tuesday on a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May struck with EU leaders, with most observers predicting MP

Saudi teen's asylum in Canada seen as win-win New! 2019-01-15 12:30:46Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, who drew global notice on Twitter last week after fleeing to Thailand, feels ‘reborn’ in Canada. Despi

Seeking to quell Yellow Vest anger, Macron says New! 2019-01-15 11:42:59President Emmanuel Macron's hopes to quell the economic anger of Yellow Vest protesters by announcing a national debate ran aground on Tuesday when h

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws New! 2019-01-15 10:03:22Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree that will temporarily make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns, despite fears the move

Ivory Coast’s Laurent Gbagbo, the strongman who refused New! 2019-01-15 09:30:45The International Criminal Court on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo of crimes against humanity, marking the latest drama

Blast, gunfire reported at upscale hotel complex in New! 2019-01-15 09:25:04Gunmen attacked an upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire rever

Video: A scorpion-farming scam in Iran 2019-01-15 07:32:23

ICC acquits ex-Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of war 2019-01-15 02:24:35Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) acquitted former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo of war crime charges on Tuesday, ordering his i

The bumpy road to Brexit: A timeline of 2019-01-15 00:52:27UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces her moment of reckoning on Tuesday as parliament votes on her proposed Brexit deal after months of gruelling negot

Gabon president Ali Bongo set to return after 2019-01-14 23:30:46President Ali Bongo was expected back in Gabon on Tuesday after a medical absence of more than two months during which security forces foiled an attem

Kumbh Mela: Millions gather in India for world's 2019-01-14 22:37:28The largest religious gathering anywhere on earth gets under way Tuesday, with tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims congregating in India to bathe in sa

May makes final plea to MPs as likely 2019-01-14 18:40:40British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Monday to take a "second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to

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France's Macron turns to Sarkozy amid "yellow vest" 2018-12-19 05:56:06A man wearing a yellow vest tackles a protester as tear gas floats in the air during clashes with police at a demonstration by the "yellow vests" mo

Incredible Video Takes You Through Paris, France in 2018-12-19 01:57:49The Belle Epoque was a period of Western history dated from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914, charact

Best Music Videos of 2018: Ariana Grande, Beyonce 2018-12-18 22:07:53Inspired by everything from TV shows, to movies, to art, technology and politics, the visuals that accompanied the year's most popular lyrics were eq

InVivo looks to pesticide-free food, French bread for 2018-12-18 18:05:12French agricultural cooperative InVivo said on Tuesday it wants to invest heavily in new farming techniques to support pesticide-free food and is cons

UPDATE 2-Chaos on French highways as "yellow vests" 2018-12-18 18:05:11French "yellow vest" protesters occupied highway toll booths, setting a number on fire and causing transport chaos in parts of the country just days

French protesters' motives are in eyes of many 2018-12-18 13:57:04While flaming barricades, shattered glass and skirmishes have occupied Paris during six weeks of anti-government protests, English-speaking observers

Hotel San Carlos owner Greg Melikian revisits his 2018-12-18 09:40:05Phoenician Greg Melikian, 94, returned to France to celebrate the 100th anniversary of World War I and revisit his own World War II memories. Hotel Sa

Order National Du Merite' awarded by President of 2018-12-18 05:33:03New Delhi , Dec 17 : French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian conferred Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

How to Dazzle Like a French Pastry Chef 2018-12-18 01:34:59We are in a month of celebrations, which means that extra resources are channeled into the kitchen. Those of us who don't normally spend time discuss

Police, 'yellow vest' protesters both target journalists in 2018-12-17 21:22:38Dozens of journalists covering anti-government protests in France and Belgium in November and December of 2018 suffered attacks by the demonstrators a

France's far right sees gold in ongoing yellow-vest 2018-12-17 17:10:24Mayor Steeve Briois, a leader in France's anti-immigrant National Front, has allowed the demonstrators to gather around wood fires in a municipal par

Images of 2018: A year of discord in 2018-12-17 15:04:17As 2018 draws to a close, Europe is no closer to knowing the final outcome of Brexit, while Russia's ties with the West show no sign of improving. Th

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