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New French PM defends promotion of minister accused of rape

France’s new prime minister has staunchly defended the appointment of a colleague accused of rape as his interior minister, in charge of enforcing French...

Louvre reopens in Paris for first time in four months

Paris’ Louvre Museum, which houses the Mona Lisa, has reopened after a four-month coronavirus lockdown. Face masks were a must and visitor numbers were limited,...

French prime minister Edouard Philippe resigns

French prime minister Edouard Philippe has resigned, with a government reshuffle expected in the coming days. The official statement did not say whether whether Mr...

France’s former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife guilty of fraud

France’s ex-prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife have been found guilty in a fraud trial. Fillon was accused of using public funds to pay...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo declares victory after French municipal elections

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo has declared victory in her fight to win re-election in the French capital. Ms Hidalgo, a Socialist Party member, beat conservative...

Statues related to France’s colonial era daubed in paint

Two Paris statues related to France’s colonial era were daubed with red paint amid a global movement to take down monuments to figures tied...

Parisians pack cafes after surprise lockdown easing announcement from President Macron

  Paris is rediscovering its joie de vivre, as cafes and restaurants reopen for the first time since coronavirus forced them to close on March...

Notre Dame forecourt opens to public a year after blaze damaged cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral’s forecourt has opened to the public for the first time since the devastating fire of April 15 last year. The body overseeing...

Famous tourist sites remain closed as lockdown rules are eased

None of France’s three most famous tourist sites will reopen when the country lifts most of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions next week. The Mona...

French way of life to resume with restaurants reopening

The French way of life is set to largely resume next week, with most virus-related restrictions easing as the country prepares for the summer...

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Hundreds stranded in Japan as downpours cause more than 60 deaths

Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan. Rescue workers searched on Thursday for more...

Russian warships shadowed through English Channel

Russian warships have been shadowed through the Channel by the British Navy.The four-strong group of Russian ships included the submarine-hunting destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov,...

Seoul mayor reported missing with searches under way

The mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and search operations are under way, according to police. Officers are looking for Mayor...

Democratic presidential candidate Biden proposes ‘Buy American’ campaign

Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden has proposed sweeping new uses of the state’s regulatory and spending power to bolster US manufacturing and technology...

India records almost 25,000 new coronavirus cases

India has reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections as the disease continues to spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. The virus is...
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