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Macron says Brexit is alarm call for EU as he blames ‘lies’ for Leave vote

French president Emmanuel Macron has taken a thinly veiled swipe at Boris Johnson by claiming the Brexit campaign was “based on lies”. The British Prime...

French cardinal cleared of sex abuse cover-up

A French cardinal has been acquitted of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. Philippe Barbarin said he will ask the Pope...

New strikes and protests as France unveils retirement bill

The Eiffel Tower has shut down as French unions held last-ditch strikes and protests around the country on the day the government unveils a...

Migrants picked up by French authorities north of Calais

Eleven migrants have been picked up by French authorities in the English Channel. A boat was detected about 4.5 miles north of Calais at about...

Macron bids to calm ongoing tensions over retirement age changes

French president Emmanuel Macron has tried to calm nationwide tensions and salvage support for his overhaul of the country’s retirement system, as France faced...

French PM open to talks on pension proposals which have sparked mass protest

The French prime minister has told the unions behind a crippling railway strike that he is open to backing down on controversial proposals to...

Nationwide protests in France over pension plans

Rail workers, teachers, doctors, lawyers and others have joined a nationwide day of protests and strikes in France to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s plans...

France fines Google for abusing ad dominance

France’s competition authority has fined Google €150 million for “abusing its dominant position” in the online ad market. The agency announced the fine on Friday,...

French telecom company Orange convicted over employee suicides

French phone and internet provider Orange has been found guilty over a string of employee suicides and its former chief executive was sentenced to...

France enters new week of strikes over pension changes

French transport strikes against a planned overhaul of the pension system entered their twelfth day Monday, as French president Emmanuel Macron’s government appeared determined...

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Boeing sells just one plane in June amid crisis in aviation

Boeing reported that customers cancelled orders for 60 of its grounded 737 Max jets in June, and the aircraft maker removed another 123 planes...

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City deserve apology after overturning Euro ban

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City deserve an apology after successfully overturning their European ban. The City boss has hit out at rival clubs for what...

France says ‘merci’ to virus heroes on poignant Bastille Day

Medics in white coats replaced uniformed soldiers as stars of France’s Bastille Day ceremonies as the usual grandiose military parade was recalibrated to honour...

Chinese firm Huawei to be stripped out of UK 5G networks by 2027

Boris Johnson risked deepening tensions with Beijing after telecoms firms were ordered to strip Chinese tech giant Huawei’s equipment from 5G networks by 2027. The...

Samantha Womack settles phone hacking claim

Actress Samantha Womack has settled a damages action over phone hacking, the High Court has heard. The TV, film and stage star, best known for...
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