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# france - Friday 20 May, 2022

France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20
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France, Germany report first monkeypox cases as UK figures more than double to reach 20

Updated Fri 12:38 PM 38,842 Views 28 Comments

The rare disease — which is not usually fatal — often manifests itself through fever, muscle aches and other signs.

# france - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million
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Michelangelo sketch sold at auction for €23 million

Wed 3:23 PM 16,020 Views 16 Comments

There are fewer than ten drawings by Michelangelo which exist in private hands.

# france - Monday 16 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Mon 10:45 PM 22,190 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years
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Macron names first French female PM in over 30 years

May 16th 2022, 6:26 PM 17,335 Views 4 Comments

Outgoing French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier handed his resignation to the president.

# france - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration
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Macron vows new start for nation at second term inauguration

May 7th 2022, 12:23 PM 8,283 Views 4 Comments

It marks the first time a French leader is serving a second term in 20 years.

# france - Monday 25 April, 2022

Macron pledges to reunite divided France after winning second presidential term
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Macron pledges to reunite divided France after winning second presidential term

Apr 25th 2022, 7:12 AM 24,115 Views 18 Comments

Populist run-off challenger Marine Le Pen quickly conceded defeat but achieved her best-ever electoral showing.

# france - Sunday 24 April, 2022

France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen
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France votes in showdown for Macron and Le Pen

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,045 Views 32 Comments

Analysts have warned that blank votes or abstentions could be crucial in this election.

# france - Friday 22 April, 2022

Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote
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Crunch time for Macron and Le Pen ahead of presidential vote

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:14 PM 8,968 Views 8 Comments

Both candidates fired off attacks in interviews today before last-minute walkabouts and rallies.

France issues international arrest warrant for former car tycoon Carlos Ghosn
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France issues international arrest warrant for former car tycoon Carlos Ghosn

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:20 AM 16,696 Views 0 Comments

Ghosn staged an audacious getaway out of Japan on a private jet in 2019.

# france - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate
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Macron and Le Pen clash over Russian loan, hijab ban and cost of living in debate

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 38,527 Views 43 Comments

Macron was deemed the winner of the 2.5 hour debate in an opinion poll.

# france - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

French Prime Minister says government to resign if Macron wins to create 'new impetus'
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French Prime Minister says government to resign if Macron wins to create 'new impetus'

Apr 19th 2022, 2:07 PM 18,461 Views 4 Comments

Macron is facing a close race in the run-off this Sunday against far-right veteran Marine Le Pen.

# france - Monday 18 April, 2022

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds
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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen accused of misusing public funds

Apr 18th 2022, 3:52 PM 39,558 Views 46 Comments

It is not the first time Le Pen and her party were accused of misusing EU funds.

# france - Friday 15 April, 2022

Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity
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# Salah Abdeslam

Main Paris attacks suspect apologises to 'all victims' of 2015 atrocity

Apr 15th 2022, 4:34 PM 20,893 Views 15 Comments

The apology marked a dramatic end to three days of testimony by Salah Abdeslam.

# france - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'
# Journey
# Journey

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'

Apr 13th 2022, 7:30 PM 17,327 Views 2 Comments

South Africa native Dewald Senekal has had an interesting journey in rugby before joining Connacht.

At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt
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At least 10 killed as lorry and tourist bus collide in Egypt

Apr 13th 2022, 3:59 PM 10,723 Views 1 Comment

The crash happened on a road about 27 miles south of the city of Aswan

# france - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

'We are exhausted': France’s Macron faces angry voters as he fights for second term
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'We are exhausted': France’s Macron faces angry voters as he fights for second term

Apr 12th 2022, 11:08 PM 24,543 Views 30 Comments

Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist rival Marine Le Pen qualified on Sunday for France’s 24 April presidential run-off.

# france - Monday 11 April, 2022

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen begin duel to become French president
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Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen begin duel to become French president

Apr 11th 2022, 10:44 PM 16,661 Views 23 Comments

After a first round of voting on Sunday, Macron came top with 27.85%, while far-right leader Le Pen finished second at 23.15%.

Macron and Le Pen prepare for tense French election duel
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# Voting Round Two

Macron and Le Pen prepare for tense French election duel

Apr 11th 2022, 7:28 AM 12,005 Views 22 Comments

Projections from the first round of voting show Macron scoring 28-29%, with Le Pen on 22-24%.

# france - Sunday 10 April, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,728 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls
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# At The Polls

Emmanuel Macron to face Marine Le Pen in run-off election for French presidency - exit polls

Apr 10th 2022, 7:13 PM 36,426 Views 42 Comments

Projections show that Macron leads far-right leader Le Pen in the first round of France’s elections by a larger than expected margin.

Polls open in first round of France’s presidential election
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# Next President

Polls open in first round of France’s presidential election

Apr 10th 2022, 10:27 AM 8,563 Views 14 Comments

President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term, with a strong challenge from the far right.

# france - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?
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Quiz: How much do you know about French presidents?

Apr 9th 2022, 10:00 PM 29,961 Views 23 Comments

Fièvre électorale.

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid
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# French Presidential Election

France prepares for first round of tight Macron re-election bid

Apr 9th 2022, 1:37 PM 8,505 Views 12 Comments

The stakes of the election are high for Macron, who came to power aged 39 as France’s youngest president.

Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Emmanuel Macron re-elected as French president?

Apr 9th 2022, 12:07 PM 44,632 Views 62 Comments

French voters will soon decide who will be president for the next five years.

Analysis: France's election looked all over, not anymore
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# Egalite

Analysis: France's election looked all over, not anymore

Apr 9th 2022, 6:31 AM 19,059 Views 11 Comments

Tomorrow’s first round looks like to set up another Macron-Le Pen showdown.

# france - Monday 4 April, 2022

Two French teenagers face trial over killing of former school friend
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Two French teenagers face trial over killing of former school friend

Apr 4th 2022, 2:01 PM 18,198 Views 0 Comments

The 14-year-old victim from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, named only as Alisha, was found in the Seine river in March 2021.

# france - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
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# Polls

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show

Mar 29th 2022, 10:05 PM 23,085 Views 23 Comments

Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.

# france - Monday 28 March, 2022

McWilliams' Ireland won't dwell on Wales defeat as focus switches to France's 'power and pace'
# Les Bleus
# Les Bleus

McWilliams' Ireland won't dwell on Wales defeat as focus switches to France's 'power and pace'

Mar 28th 2022, 7:00 PM 2,576 Views 1 Comment

‘We’re going to be better and hopefully we can keep improving,’ the head coach said.

# france - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Strong second half powers France to bonus-point win over Italy

Strong second half powers France to bonus-point win over Italy

Mar 27th 2022, 7:51 PM 4,648 Views 0 Comments

The result leaves France second in the table behind England.

# france - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Ireland have to settle for second as France claim glorious Grand Slam
# Trés Bien
# Trés Bien

Ireland have to settle for second as France claim glorious Grand Slam

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 10:34 PM 47,794 Views 48 Comments

France have won their first title since 2010 after beating England in Paris.

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton
# Support
# Support

'For the first time, we’re cheering on England tonight' - Johnny Sexton

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 9,582 Views 10 Comments

Ireland notched a bonus-point win to secure the Triple Crown in Dublin.

Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown
# Super Saturday
# Super Saturday

Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown

Mar 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 41,277 Views 16 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will also be hoping for a favour from England in Paris.

# france - Thursday 17 March, 2022

'The ref said a few decisions went against us when they shouldn’t have'
# Clarification
# Clarification

'The ref said a few decisions went against us when they shouldn’t have'

Mar 17th 2022, 7:30 PM 23,902 Views 20 Comments

Ireland were heavily penalised last weekend against England.

Galthie says France have learned from defeats before Six Nations decider
# Le Crunch
# Le Crunch

Galthie says France have learned from defeats before Six Nations decider

Mar 17th 2022, 1:13 PM 2,758 Views 3 Comments

Galthie believes his team was ready for the pressure under the Stade de France floodlights.

Penaud returns as France name side for Grand Slam shot against England
# Grand Chelem
# Grand Chelem

Penaud returns as France name side for Grand Slam shot against England

Mar 17th 2022, 11:28 AM 5,104 Views 3 Comments

Romain Taofifénua is also back from Covid-19 for the clash at Stade de France.

# france - Monday 14 March, 2022

Scotland call up Cummings and Brown for Ireland match

Scotland call up Cummings and Brown for Ireland match

Mar 14th 2022, 5:59 PM 6,002 Views 7 Comments

Star winger Damian Penad is back for France.

# france - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees
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Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 12th 2022, 9:58 AM 25,836 Views 22 Comments

The French president criticised Boris Johnson’s Government over a policy which requires visa applications to be made in person in Brussels or Paris.

# france - Friday 11 March, 2022

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff
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# Les Bleus

France close in on Grand Slam after battling to victory over Wales in Cardiff

Mar 11th 2022, 10:09 PM 13,346 Views 13 Comments

Victory over England in Paris next week will see France crowned kings of Europe.

# france - Saturday 26 February, 2022

France march on in Grand Slam bid with bonus-point win against Scotland
# Trés Bien
# Trés Bien

France march on in Grand Slam bid with bonus-point win against Scotland

Feb 26th 2022, 4:07 PM 10,376 Views 10 Comments

Fabien Galthié’s men were too strong for the Scots at Murrayfield.

France intercepts Russian ship in the English Channel
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# Sanctions

France intercepts Russian ship in the English Channel

Feb 26th 2022, 12:58 PM 74,869 Views 51 Comments

The interception was triggered by financial sanctions levied days ago against Russia.

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