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World Cup Final: France vs. Croatia Live Updates

New York Times - 18 Oct 2018
That's Pogba's first goal of the World Cup, but it's enormous. For him. For France. And for the referee, Pitana, since the penalty isn't the difference as it stands right now. Victor Mather: Pogba plays in a more reserved role for France than for ...

In Maps: The parts of France most at risk from disastrous floods

The Local France - 18 Oct 2018
Only this week, flash floods killed 14 people in towns and villages around Carcassonne in southern France. Following those floods the French government declared a state of natural disaster for some 126 communes around Carcassonne. The state of natural ...

France considers bike register as part of drive to increase cycling

The Guardian - 18 Oct 2018
French cyclists would have to register their bikes on a national database under a proposed law aimed at increasing cycle use and reducing thefts. Bike owners would be given a “certificate of ownership” similar to car documents to be either presented to ...

Brexit: France's Macron plays down UK 'no deal' visa fears

BBC News - 18 Oct 2018
A draft law has been tabled in the upper house of the French parliament that will let the government set new rules for Britons visiting France after Brexit. The draft suggests they will be treated as "third country" visitors - a similar category to ...

Macron battles to stay on top in France as presidency falters

Financial Times - 18 Oct 2018
FT Europe editor Ben Hall looks at how the meteoric rise of French president Emmanuel Macron has been followed by criticisms of a Napoleonic leadership style that makes him out of touch. He assesses the chances of boosting his popularity and pushing ...

France great Henry set for coaching debut with Monaco - 18 Oct 2018
PARIS (AP) — Thierry Henry's managerial career could hardly be starting under more challenging circumstances, with struggling Monaco leaking goals, hit by injuries and low on confidence. The French great, who started his glittering playing career at ...

Proposed law will make cyclists in France register their bikes - 18 Oct 2018
Cyclists in France will be required to carry a document proving that the bike they are riding belongs to them under a proposed law currently going through the country's parliament. Due to come into effect in 2020, the planned legislation, ostensibly ...

France faces growing threat of skills shortages

Financial Times - 18 Oct 2018
In a factory near the town of Cholet, some 50km from Nantes in the west of France, large blocks of clay are being shaped, dried out and finally fired in a kiln at 1,000 degrees centigrade. These terracotta building blocks are then shipped off to ...

Passport control halts SA-born lock's France call-up

Sport24 - 18 Oct 2018
Paris - South African lock Paul Willemse and Fijian winger Alivereti Raka were thwarted in their attempts to be included in France's November Test squad on Wednesday after they were told they needed to wait until they have their French passports in ...

In Southwest France, Flash Floods Turn Deadly

NPR - 16 Oct 2018
ELEANOR BEARDSLEY, BYLINE: Flying in a helicopter over the Aude River in southeastern France, a reporter from BFMTV points out villages, roads and fields underwater. You can see cars and trucks floating like toys in a bath. During the night Sunday to ...

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