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Mbappe says 'dream has come true' at Real Madrid inauguration: French superstar Kylian Mbappe was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Tuesday ...
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Mbappe says 'dream has come true' at Real Madrid inauguration
Copa America: Argentine national players reportedly chant invective on the team bus
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Copa America: Argentine national players reportedly chant invective on the ...
Kylian Mbappé savors ‘incredible day’ as he is unveiled as a Real Madrid player: Kylian Mbappé was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player in front of tens ...
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Kylian Mbappé savors ‘incredible day’ as he is unveiled as a Real Madrid ...
Quick Glance: Historic Moment: Kylian Mbappé Officially Presented at Real Madrid
  • In front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Santiago Bernabéu, Kylian Mbappé was formally introduced as a Real Madrid player.

  • The French superstar emphasized that it had always been his cherished dream to don the Real Madrid jersey.

  • Despite his accomplishments with PSG and the national team, Mbappé aims to live up to the expectations of Real Madrid.

  • Having sealed his move to Real Madrid, Mbappé pledges to dedicate himself wholeheartedly to the club.
Rafael Nadal reaches first final since 2022 French Open: Rafael Nadal reached his first final since the 2022 French Open by rallying to beat Duje Ajdukovic ...
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Rafael Nadal reaches first final since 2022 French Open
Soldiers in Paris take part in combat training ahead of Olympics: The French army says such training sessions are regular refresher courses that every soldier ...
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Soldiers in Paris take part in combat training ahead of Olympics
Quick Glance: Paris' Rich Olympic History Unveiled
  • Paris hosted the Summer Olympics in 1900 and 1924.

  • The 1900 Games were peculiar and barely accepted as part of the Olympic canon.

  • The 1924 Games introduced the Olympic motto and a 50-meter swimming pool with painted lanes on the bottom.

  • Colombes stadium, built on a former horse-racing track, had a famed life and is still used for Olympic field hockey events today.
Paris Olympics: Metro fares rise sharply from today: The cost of a single ticket now stands at €4, nearly doubling the previous price of €2.15.
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Paris Olympics: Metro fares rise sharply from today
Camper van warning for UK driving licence holders in France: UK driving licence holders who are swapping their licence for a French one have been warned that ...
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Camper van warning for UK driving licence holders in France
Actor Johnny Depp turns to tarot to inspire art collection: Actor Johnny Depp has turned to tarot iconography to inspire an art collection that includes a ...
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Actor Johnny Depp turns to tarot to inspire art collection
Chelsea: Consequences after racist excesses on the Argentine team bus: A video with racist insults from Argentine national players about the French national team ...
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Chelsea: Consequences after racist excesses on the Argentine team bus
Netflix ends its cheapest ad-free subscription: Netflix says it will no longer offer its basic plan for U.S. and French subscribers, which had already been ...
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Netflix ends its cheapest ad-free subscription
Azerbaijan's president pledges to help French territories secure independence: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev pledged on Saturday to help France's overseas ...
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Azerbaijan's president pledges to help French territories secure ...
Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, with no clear successor in sight: French President Emmanuel Macron has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Gabriel ...
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Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, with no clear successor in sight
Quick Glance: Macron accepts French PM’s resignation, successor uncertain
  • French President Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged the resignation of Prime Minister Gabriel Attal and his government, yet the future successor remains uncertain.

  • Starting from Attal's resignation, the newly elected National Assembly appears to be heading towards a deadlock, with no clear successor in sight.

  • According to the French constitution, it is the president's duty to appoint a new Prime Minister, but the specific process and timeline are not specified.

  • During the interregnum period, a provisional government is in place, capable of managing emergencies but lacking the authority to implement legislative changes.
Carolyn Hax: Family ‘won’t let’ him marry until his partner speaks fluent French: Medical resident doesn’t have time to learn French to satisfy suspicious future ...
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Carolyn Hax: Family ‘won’t let’ him marry until his partner speaks fluent ...
Leverkusen sign forward Terrier from Rennes: Bayer Leverkusen have signed French forward Martin Terrier from Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais on a five-year contract ...
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Leverkusen sign forward Terrier from Rennes
Gucci’s Owner Lost His Patience. What Came Next Was a Grand Reinvention.
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Gucci’s Owner Lost His Patience. What Came Next Was a Grand Reinvention.
The linguistic divide: Unraveling Belgium's struggles of identity and autonomy: The events of January 1968 shocked Belgium. In Leuven, French-speaking students ...
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The linguistic divide: Unraveling Belgium's struggles of identity and ...
Paris police officer wounded in knife attack: Attack in the 8th arrondissement comes as the French capital is already on high security alert days before the July ...
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Paris police officer wounded in knife attack
'Incredible': Leftists Poised to Win Most Seats in France as Voters Reject Fascists
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'Incredible': Leftists Poised to Win Most Seats in France as Voters Reject ...
Quick Glance: France's Shock Elections and Political Turmoil
  • After surprising election results in France, political instability and uncertainty over government formation ensue.

  • Radical left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon quickly claimed victory as the far-right was unexpectedly pushed to third place.

  • Despite the left's success, no party can individually secure the 289 seats in the 577-seat parliament, leading to a political deadlock.

  • President Macron's government faces challenges as a period of political instability and uncertainty begins for France.
France: left-wing NPF dominate executive body of National Assembly: While the presidency of the National Assembly has remained in the hands of a Macronist ...
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France: left-wing NPF dominate executive body of National Assembly
Fire breaks out in spire of French cathedral: A fire broke out in the spire of the cathedral in the French city of Rouen on Thursday morning.
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Fire breaks out in spire of French cathedral
Quick Glance: Fire at Rouen Cathedral Recalls Notre-Dame Incident
  • A fire on the top of Rouen's historic cathedral in northern France was brought under control by firefighters on Thursday after it emitted a thick plume of smoke into the sky, evoking memories of the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.

  • The spire had been undergoing renovations for an extended period and was covered with scaffolding and a white sheet when the fire broke out approximately 120 meters above the ground.

  • Onlookers witnessed in shock as 40 fire engines raced to the scene and emergency personnel cordoned off the cathedral, a masterpiece of French medieval Gothic architecture, immortalized by the artwork of Claude Monet in the 19th century.

  • As reported by fire brigade chief Stephane Gouezec, upon their arrival, plastic elements from the construction site were ablaze, with 70 firefighters and around 40 fire engines engaged in the operation to extinguish all remaining hot spots.
Should I avoid France this summer because of the Olympics?: With the Paris Olympics about to start many fans have their tickets and are waiting impatiently - but ...
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Should I avoid France this summer because of the Olympics?
Divided, reshuffled and politically bruised: Europe’s leaders head to the NATO summit
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Divided, reshuffled and politically bruised: Europe’s leaders head to the ...
Wimbledon triumph eclipses Krejcikova's childhood dream to win French Open: As a precocious 12-year-old tennis novice, Barbora Krejcikova had scribbled into her ...
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Wimbledon triumph eclipses Krejcikova's childhood dream to win French Open
French police officer stabbed in Paris as knife attacker 'neutralised': The officer was stabbed on the Champs-Elysees on Thursday just over a week before the ...
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French police officer stabbed in Paris as knife attacker 'neutralised'
Projections in France's election show voters rejecting the far right: Voters turned out in numbers not seen in decades to stop the far-right National Rally from ...
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Projections in France's election show voters rejecting the far right
Knife attack in Paris: soldier injured before the start of the Olympics: A French soldier was injured with a knife by an attacker at the Gare de l'Est train ...
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Knife attack in Paris: soldier injured before the start of the Olympics
Advertising firm Publicis ups guidance after Q2 beat: French advertising group Publicis upgraded its organic growth guidance on Thursday after beating ...
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Advertising firm Publicis ups guidance after Q2 beat
Greece's Tsitsipas keen on completing childhood dream at Paris Games: Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas said the Olympics holds a special significance to him due to ...
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Greece's Tsitsipas keen on completing childhood dream at Paris Games
Olympic flame arrives in Paris, at the center of Bastille Day parade: Authorities limited the number of spectators this year, citing space constraints and ...
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Olympic flame arrives in Paris, at the center of Bastille Day parade
Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica taps streetwear audience with Supreme deal: EssilorLuxottica has agreed to buy streetwear brand Supreme from VF Corporation for $1 ...
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Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica taps streetwear audience with Supreme deal
Quick Glance: EssilorLuxottica Buys Supreme and Heidelberg Engineering
  • EssilorLuxottica acquires streetwear brand Supreme for $1.5 billion

  • Company strengthens medical technology presence with Heidelberg Engineering purchase

  • Sale of Supreme expected to impact VF Corp until 2025

  • Supreme provides EssilorLuxottica direct access to younger audience
Joe Biden sets his final price with offer to ‘limit’ the Supreme Court: It was another defining moment for Biden, and it was far from complimentary.
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Joe Biden sets his final price with offer to ‘limit’ the Supreme Court
Korean Nuclear Stocks Soar on Multibillion Dollar Czech Deal for New Reactors: South Korean nuclear energy stocks surged after Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co ...
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Korean Nuclear Stocks Soar on Multibillion Dollar Czech Deal for New ...
Rouen cathedral spire in northern France catches fire, firefighters working to control blaze
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Rouen cathedral spire in northern France catches fire, firefighters ...
Quick Glance: Princess of Wales receives applause at Wimbledon in rare public appearance since cancer diagnosis
  • The Princess of Wales attended the men’s Wimbledon final at the All England Club and handed out the winner's trophy to Carlos Alcaraz after the match, marking only her second public appearance since announcing her cancer diagnosis.

  • After Alcaraz secured victory in straight sets, Kate walked onto the court to present the trophies to both players as part of her duties as the patron of the All England Club.

  • Kate wore a purple dress, one of Wimbledon's official colors, while being accompanied by her sister Pippa Matthews in the front row of the Royal Box. Behind them sat actors such as Tom Cruise and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with former Wimbledon champions.

  • Since 2016, the princess has been the patron of the All England Club, with her ceremonial responsibilities including handing out the winner's trophies after the singles finals, although she was absent on Saturday when Barbora Krejcikova won the women's title.
The ‘first’ post-Covid Olympics are exciting sponsors. Fans? Not so much: The brownish, once-polluted River Seine in Paris isn’t the glitziest or most glamorous ...
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The ‘first’ post-Covid Olympics are exciting sponsors. Fans? Not so much
French cyclist Julien Bernard fined after stopping to kiss his wife at the Tour de France
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French cyclist Julien Bernard fined after stopping to kiss his wife at the ...
Quick Glance: Penalty for Cyclist Bernard after Kiss at Tour de France 2024
  • The cycling world governing body UCI imposed a fine on Julien Bernard for his conduct during the Tour de France.

  • Bernard received the penalty after kissing his wife and being cheered by fans during the seventh stage.

  • Former cycling world champion Mads Pedersen had to withdraw from the Tour due to injuries from a fall.

  • Pedersen is the third rider to exit the Tour de France prematurely due to injuries.
Four migrants die crossing English channel overnight: Four migrants have died in the English Channel after their boat capsized in the early hours of this morning ...
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Four migrants die crossing English channel overnight
Quick Glance: Fatal Crossing: Migrants in English Channel
  • During the night, a boat capsized in the English Channel near Boulogne-sur-Mer, causing migrants to fall into the sea.

  • Four individuals were discovered unconscious but unfortunately could not be saved, while 63 others were rescued.

  • These tragic deaths occurred amidst over 14,000 migrants who have already reached the UK this year by crossing the Channel.
Alex Eala nears doubles crown, makes W100 Vitoria-Gasteiz final: MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala inched closer to her third International Tennis Federation (ITF) ...
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Alex Eala nears doubles crown, makes W100 Vitoria-Gasteiz final
Fnac Darty offers to buy Italy's Unieuro for around $270 mln: French retailer Fnac Darty on Tuesday offered to buy Italy's Unieuro for around 249 million euros ...
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Fnac Darty offers to buy Italy's Unieuro for around $270 mln
Migrant dies in latest tragedy during English Channel crossings: Some 86 migrants were rescued off the coast of Calais, including one unconscious person who ...
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Migrant dies in latest tragedy during English Channel crossings
The Sound Kitchen - What’s in a name?: This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the Eurosatory weapons show ...
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The Sound Kitchen - What’s in a name?
The linguistic divide: Unraveling Belgium's struggles of identity and autonomy: The events of January 1968 shocked Belgium. In Leuven, French-speaking students ...
brusselstimes.com/belgium/49791/the-flemish-movement-how-language-shaped-belgium
The linguistic divide: Unraveling Belgium's struggles of identity and ...
Dress Codes: Why do tennis players wear white?: Tennis whites have persisted for centuries, influencing fashion on and off courts. At Wimbledon ...
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Dress Codes: Why do tennis players wear white?
French Leftist Coalition Appears to Win Most Seats in Parliamentary Elections: The New Popular Front is projected to take the biggest share of the National ...
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French Leftist Coalition Appears to Win Most Seats in Parliamentary ...
The end of the French exception: A fragmented election with no clear winner is typical for most EU countries. Can France learn to love the messy art of ...
politico.eu/article/france-election-absolute-majority-prime-minister-alliance-three-blocs-emmanuel-macron/
The end of the French exception
Accusations of racism against Argentina's footballers: "Pathetic behavior": After winning the Copa America final, some Argentina national team players racially ...
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Accusations of racism against Argentina's footballers: