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Family skiing in the French Alps – fun on and off the slopes

The small resort of La Rosière has great beginners’ pistes, but for these kids it’s the non-ski activities – from ice hockey to dog sledding – that make their holidayMy six- and eight-year-old sons are watching an ice hockey match, their no...

Family skiing in the French Alps – fun on and off the slopes

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Who needs snow? Family fun and fromage in the French Alps With a wide choice of ways to throw yourself down a mountainside, the ski resort of La Clusaz makes a perfect summer playgroundSqueezed into a rental...
21:16 2019-08-09

French Alps: An outdoor sports paradise Sick of stifling summer heat? You'll feel a little cooler after looking at these photos of people climbing, biking and paddling in the French Al...
19:32 2019-07-16

French court jails far-right activists over anti-immigrant Alps stunt Three members of Generation Identity group jailed for six months over incident in 2018A court in France has jailed three members of the far-right pan...
05:00 2019-08-30

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when...
07:48 2019-05-28

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on th...
11:48 2019-05-24

Alpine skiing: Former Spanish skier Fernandez Ochoa found dead - prime minister Olympic medalist Blanca Fernandez Ochoa has been found dead, Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday, following a long search a...
23:00 2019-09-04

Me, myself and my family on holiday in a French Airbnb ‘You can go on holiday, but you take yourself with you. And yet, both of us are having a lovely time’*The view from where we have breakfast, down a s...
05:00 2019-08-04

Me, myself and my family on holiday in a French Airbnb | Eva Wiseman ‘You can go on holiday, but you take yourself with you. And yet, both of us are having a lovely time’*The view from where we have breakfast, down a s...
16:32 2019-08-04

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident...
20:32 2019-05-21

French man wanted for murdering family arrested in Scotland Police in Scotland have arrested a man who is believed to be Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes, a murder suspect French police have been pursuing for eight y...
22:48 2019-10-11

Action stations: a family activity break in the French Pyrenees Tree climbing, ziplining, rafting and hiking, plus many more activities from a flexible menu, make a fun-packed family holidayOur night at the Vénasq...
02:32 2019-05-26

| Notorious French 'doctor' who killed family released to abbey A Frenchman who killed his parents, wife and children after pretending to be a successful doctor for two decades in a case that inspired a book and f...
23:16 2019-06-28

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according ...
20:00 2019-08-05

Patient At Centre Of French Family's Battle Over Life Support Dies A French man at the centre of a bitter row over right-to-die legislation passed away in hospital on Thursday more than a week after doctors removed h...
06:00 2019-07-11

Tate Modern incident: Police say child who was thrown from tenth-floor viewing platform is six-year-old French boy visiting London with family The child who was thrown from the tenth floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern is a six-year-old French boy who was visiting the UK capital w...
04:32 2019-08-06

20 of the best Alps ski resorts by train Think skiing in the Alps has to mean taking a flight? Think again: our rail and ski expert picks resorts to suit all abilities – all accessible by tr...
03:00 2019-10-12

Nine Million Cubic Feet of Ice May Soon Collapse in the Alps A glacier is on the verge of collapsing in the northwestern Italian Alps. This is yet another reminder of why global leaders need to take action to s...
19:16 2019-09-25

Stage 17 LIVE - Could it be a day for the breakaway as Alps loom? "Live updates from Stage 17 of the Tour de France between Pont du Gard and Gap, with Felix Lowe (aka @SaddleBlaze). Can Geraint Thomas take time out ...
10:16 2019-07-24

Tour de France bracing for battle of the Alps After a couple of quiet days in the heat, the Tour de France enters its decisive phase with three successive gruelling Alpine stages, where the much-...
00:48 2019-07-25

The ebike revolution: Cycling in the Alps? No sweat Ebikes aren’t just easing the pain of hill climbing, they’re changing the face of cycling. There’s even a new festival in Verbier celebrating their p...
11:32 2019-06-09

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer ALPS to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 29, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today wel...
09:48 2019-05-21

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are ...
20:00 2019-08-14

Baby among 3 killed in Swiss Alps plane crash A small plane carrying three people, including a baby, crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all on board. The doomed flight took off Sunday morning fro...
22:16 2019-08-26

Eagle films global warming destruction in Alps The images will be stunningly beautiful yet also hint of dire future consequences. Filmed with a camera mounted between his majestic wings, they'll s...
18:16 2019-10-02

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping...
09:48 2019-05-21

Rick Steves: Castles and cobbles in the Bavarian Alps The romantic region's most popular sights include the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle and the wood-carving capital of Oberammergau.  ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Bearded vultures soar again in Alps after breeding scheme Record 35 chicks expected to leave nests this year in successful wildlife comebackThis summer, as the snows finally melt across the Alps, a record 35...
04:16 2019-08-02

Ice from the Alps reveals Europeans ditched gold for silver in AD 660 The people of north-west Europe embraced a silver currency instead of gold in the seventh century, and this may have fuelled a post-Roman economic bo...
09:32 2019-05-21

With ‘Deepest Sadness,’ Swiss Mourn the Passing of Alps Glacier About 250 mourners, including many dressed in black, ascended a Swiss mountainside on Sunday to bid farewell to a longtime resident of the Alps: the ...
03:00 2019-09-24

Giant Glacier in the Alps Is in Danger of Collapse, Experts Warn The Italian authorities have closed two roads and evacuated mountain huts after researchers found a gaping crack in an ice mass on the Mont Blanc mas...
13:16 2019-09-25

A glacier in the Alps could collapse at any moment thanks to climate change, experts warn A massive chunk of ice is in danger of breaking away from a glacier on Mont Blanc, and Italian officials are closing roads.     &...
01:00 2019-09-26

Tour de France: Matteo Trentin triumphs ahead of Alps showdown The Italian Matteo Trentin triumphed on the 17th stage as the favorites remain cautious ahead of a gruelling showdown in the Alps that will ultimatel...
19:16 2019-07-24

'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps As Switzerland’s glaciers melt, dangerous rockfalls become more likely and towns are forced to live under an existential threatThe thunderous roar th...
05:32 2019-10-02

A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught u...
16:32 2019-05-23

Victor the eagle's bird's eye view of the Alps raises climate change awareness Victor, a nine-year old white-tailed eagle, set off this week on a mission to raise awareness of climate change in the Alps, which have already been ...
11:00 2019-10-09

Golf: McIlroy falters late as Romero regains lead in Swiss Alps Rory McIlroy said his recent exertions had caught up with him after a sloppy bogey, bogey finish left him three strokes behind leader Andres Romero i...
16:16 2019-08-31

Wheels: A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught u...
07:16 2019-05-22

Pompeo to discuss Iran in Europe and make a side trip to a secretive conference in the Alps The secretary of state will meet with officials in Germany and Switzerland, where he will stop by an exclusive meeting whose participants must vow to...
14:16 2019-05-29

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.  &...
21:48 2019-07-13

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz w...
17:32 2019-06-06

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argen...
15:32 2019-06-06

World’s coolest family recreates iconic album covers for family photos Sure, maybe your family tried to get cute with the annual Christmas card picture, putting a Santa hat on the dog or some such whimsy. Sorry, but that...
16:00 2019-09-16

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/chal...
12:32 2019-06-27

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by...
06:32 2019-07-16

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
17:48 2019-06-14

'Family first': Kirk Douglas, 102, poses for sweet family photo featuring four generations The Douglas family photo includes Kirk, his wife, Anne, son Michael, daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones, his grandchildren and great-grandchild. &...
15:48 2019-08-21

If You Are Going To Buy A Family Car, Don’t Forget The Family Part People buy vehicles for all kinds of reasons. Some of them are rational, and some of them are emotional. There is nothing wrong with buying a car bec...
18:32 2019-10-11

How to have a French August It's au revoir email and bonjour les Grande Vacances as across the Channel everything shuts for summer — and it's catching on here. As she flees a de...
11:32 2019-08-01

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day ...
00:00 2019-06-05

The French Version of ‘Fleabag’ Is Exactly the Same. Until It’s Different. There may be Paris landmarks in the background, but the dysfunctional relationships, slow-burning grief and sly asides to camera are all still there....
22:48 2019-06-04

10 best French restaurants in Paris You come to Paris hungry and ready for the real deal -- classic restaurants, masterful chefs and authentic French food. Here are 10 of the best Frenc...
17:00 2019-08-09

Owning a French castle: not what it seems When Jean-Pierre Potet fell in love with this French castle he was young and wealthy. Now he and his son run it as a B&B to pay for the upkeep. ...
13:16 2019-07-15

The rise and fall of French cuisine French food was the envy of the world – before it became trapped by its own history. Can a new school of traditionalists revive its glories? By Wende...
10:48 2019-07-16

Will Mr Nice transform French football? French Ligue 1 club Nice have been taken over by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe. More proof that France is edging closer to the English and Italia...
11:16 2019-09-16

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your...
18:48 2019-06-19

US looks to complete its French summer with a final win The United States is about to conclude its summer in France with an opportunity to cement its place as the best team on the international stage ...
07:16 2019-07-07

French Grand Prix: F1 – live! Lap-by-lap commentary on the action at Paul RicardDaniel Ricciardo: ‘Renault excited me’Any thoughts? You can email John or tweet @johnbrewin_ 3.13pm...
10:16 2019-06-23

Hamilton fastest in first French GP practice "Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the pace in a Mercedes one-two in first free practice for the French Grand Prix on Friday with Fe...
08:48 2019-06-21

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett ...
06:32 2019-05-24

Kyrgios withdraws from French Open "Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open only days after claiming the event \"sucks\" compared to Wimbledon, according to tournament organise...
09:48 2019-05-24

Google Won't Pay for News Links Under New French Law Google said Wednesday it will not pay European media outlets for using their articles, pictures and videos in its searches in France, in a move that ...
10:48 2019-09-26

Bottas on top in final French GP practice "Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes on top in final practice for the French Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader and team mate Lewi...
08:16 2019-06-22

Federer waltzes into French Open last eight Roger Federer's dream return to the French Open continued as the Swiss waltzed into quarter-finals by giving Argentine Leonardo Mayer a 6-2 6-3 6-3 m...
13:48 2019-06-02

Tsonga leads good day for French men Jo-Wilfried Tsonga led a home charge into the second round of the French Open on Monday, beating Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in four sets to book a sta...
05:00 2019-05-28

| Osaka crashes out of French Open Naomi Osaka's hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam ended when she was knocked out of the French Open in Round 3 by unheralded Katerina Sini...
12:48 2019-06-01

Calum French left in limbo While his friends and team-mates are competing in the World championships, Calum French is a man stranded without a weight class The post Calum Frenc...
07:48 2019-09-09

Tennis Legends: The French fan conundrum "Eurosport\u0027s tennis legends - John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander - discuss how to improve the attendances on the show courts at Roland...
07:32 2019-06-04

Why the French GP will be a key race in Ferrari's season Ferrari hopes the French Grand Prix will mark a turning point in the development of its 2019 car as it rolls out a number of updates aimed at shiftin...
11:00 2019-06-18

Promoted: Last chance to buy French GP tickets! This year's French Grand Prix at Circuit Paul Ricard is set to be the bigger and better than last year, and with time running out to secure yourself ...
07:16 2019-06-18

| French ducks in the dock for quacking Less than two months after the owner of a French rooster was hauled before a court over his rowdy crowing, the owner of a gaggle of geese and ducks i...
17:48 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson's 'insult to the French was cut by BBC' Boris Johnson is reported to have called the French "turds" when he was foreign secretary, in a Brexit outburst filmed for a BBC documentary but neve...
10:16 2019-06-28

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned ...
17:48 2019-06-27

Black panther stolen from a French zoo A young black panther that escaped last week and was seen prowling the rooftops of a northern French town has been stolen from the zoo where it was h...
18:48 2019-09-24

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alterna...
19:48 2019-06-01

Breakthroughs Are Not Just for the Young at the French Open Jan-Lennard Struff, 29, reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time on Saturday. His next obstacle is No. 1 Novak Djokovic...
17:32 2019-06-01

Promoted: French GP - Come for the F1, stay for the entertainment Motorsport Live explains what else there is to keep everyone entertained throughout the packed three-day schedule through an-depth look at what the F...
09:48 2019-06-08

Stan the Man: Wawrinka's 5-set French win gets him Federer This is why Stan Wawrinka went through two operations on his left knee in the span of a month. Why he dealt with the rigors of rehabilitating that jo...
07:48 2019-06-03

U.S. to hold hearing on French tax investigation Aug. 19 The U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR) Office will hold a hearing on Aug 19 in its probe of France's new planned tax on big technology companies, cal...
15:00 2019-07-12

Renault-FCA merger 'behind us', French carmaker says Fiat Chrysler's $35 billion merger offer for Renault, which was abandoned in June, was no longer on the table, the French carmaker's Chairman Jean-Do...
14:48 2019-09-24

PSG come from behind to beat Rennes in French Super Cup Mbappé and Di María score in 2-1 victoryWin gives PSG their seventh successive Super CupParis Saint-Germain substitute Angel Di María scored the winn...
14:48 2019-08-03

French Protesters Hang Up Their Yellow Vests Seven months after waves of demonstrations first washed over France—bringing the government to its knees—the yellow-vest movement has run out of stea...
08:32 2019-06-16

Serena knew she had no chance at French: Mouratoglou Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou had written off her chances of winning this year's French Open even before she lost to fellow American Sof...
13:48 2019-06-02

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave ...
19:32 2019-06-03

Mustard ice cream is now a thing, thanks to French's French’s, in partnership with Coolhaus Ice Cream, released a mustard ice cream, available for a limited time only.     &#...
14:16 2019-08-01

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could s...
06:32 2019-07-11

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t ...
13:16 2019-05-24

French Tech has made big strides but wants to go faster and further France's image has improved when it comes to startups and innovation, but it is not yet seen as the place for launching an international company.Read...
12:32 2019-06-03

Hamilton surprised to save "serious moment" in French GP FP2 Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton says he was surprised he caught his "serious moment" in French Grand Prix second practice immediately before...
18:32 2019-06-21

Traffic flowing but ticket sales down at French GP French Grand Prix organizers hailed their new traffic management scheme as a success on Friday, after gridlock sorely tested the patience of Formula ...
20:16 2019-06-21

Scotch whisky and French wine hit by $7.5bn US tariffs The 25% levies also include British knitwear and EU cheese and aircraft as White House retaliates for subsidies given to AirbusThe US is set to impos...
20:00 2019-10-02

G7 or G5? Trump and Johnson add unpredictability to French summit Brexit Britain's overtures to U.S. President Donald Trump risk further complicating the search for common ground this weekend at a Group of Seven sum...
09:32 2019-08-21

French submarine found 50 years after disappearance La Minerve, which vanished in 1968 with 52 sailors on board, discovered off ToulonThe French navy has located one of its submarines that disappeared ...
11:48 2019-07-22

The Cool Striped Top That Will Give You French-Guy Style A favorite for fashion icons from Pablo Picasso to Kurt Cobain, the Breton shirt is trending for men again. An exhaustive look into the history of th...
16:16 2019-07-31

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Frida...
14:32 2019-06-28

Wozniacki goes from perfect in 1st set to French Open loss Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start her French Open campaign to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previou...
10:01 2019-05-27

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissol...
10:48 2019-05-27

U.S. duties on French wine are bad news for all, exporters say The U.S. decision to impose tariffs on French wines will penalize American consumers who will see a sharp rise in prices while severely hurting Frenc...
15:16 2019-10-03

What The Hell Are These Questions From The French Open Pressers? Today at the French Open, No. 7 seed Sloane Stephens lost her quarterfinal match. She went to press after, only to field this question, as noted by t...
01:16 2019-06-05

It Will Be Federer vs. Nadal in the French Open Semifinals Federer earned his spot by defeating his Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4, while Nadal routed Kei Nishikori, 6-1, 6-1, 6-3....
14:16 2019-06-04

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
19:32 2019-07-10

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franc...
12:00 2019-05-26

| 500 firefighters to battle blaze in French forest More than 500 firefighters have been deployed to battle a blaze that has already destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest in southern France, the fire s...
12:00 2019-08-16

French musician killed by bear in Canada Julien Gauthier, 44, was on an expedition recording sounds of nature for his musicA French artist who used sounds of nature in his music has been kil...
17:00 2019-08-20

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Sta...
03:48 2019-05-27

The Latest: Play suspended at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Play has been suspended during the men’s French Open quarterfinals beca...
12:16 2019-06-04

Stan the Man: Wawrinka's 5-set French win gets him Federer 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka's 5-hour, 5-set victory over an opponent who's 14 years younger earned a matchup against Roger Fede...
06:32 2019-06-04

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Isla...
08:00 2019-06-03

| Serena flops again, crashes out of French Open Serena Williams' bid to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was thwarted again when she was knocked out of the French Open by compatriot Sof...
15:48 2019-06-01

French police thwart attack on G7 summit French authorities have arrested five people suspected of planning an attack on this weekend's G7 summit in Biarritz. The meeting of world leaders ha...
02:00 2019-08-21

Same Old Roger Federer Shines at the New-Look French Open In his first French Open match in four years, Federer breezed through in straight sets. He walked on court to a standing ovation and finished the sam...
19:48 2019-05-26

French inventor flies across Channel on hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata has successfully crossed the Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard for the first time, after a failed attempt last month....
04:16 2019-08-04

The Latest: Federer eases into French quarterfinals Roger Federer still has not dropped a set at the French Open and eased into the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 win against unseeded Argentine Leo...
10:48 2019-06-02

Teen Vondrousova into French quarters without losing a set The next in a long line of talented left-handed tennis players from the Czech Republic is making a run at the French Open     &#...
16:16 2019-06-02

Bon appétit! How I rediscovered the joys of French cuisine Like many Britons, Felicity Cloake lost her passion for steak frites and creme brulee when more exotic options appeared – so she embarked on a tour o...
21:48 2019-06-04

| Federer, Nadal march on at French Open Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Op...
19:16 2019-06-02

Woman behind French #MeToo fined for defamation Sandra Muller, the French journalist who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement, expressed her dismay over a ruling she called "a message...
22:00 2019-09-25

Suicides Among French Police Rise, With 64 So Far This Year (PARIS) — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have ...
16:16 2019-08-18

The Latest: French parties to have same number of EU seats BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The parties of France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centri...
01:32 2019-05-27

French games should not be stopped for homophobia, says FFF president • Noël Le Graët ‘not interested’ in homophobic chanting• Anti-discrimination groups call on Le Graët to resign from postAnti-discrimination groups ha...
14:16 2019-09-10

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020 "The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organisers said on...
10:32 2019-06-09

Fort Diamant, A Little French Gem in South America The presence of France has been documented in the Caribbean and Latin America for centuries. Today, French Guiana, located in South America, is part ...
00:32 2019-08-09

'They didn't look old enough': who filled a French art gallery with fakes? Last year, a museum dedicated to the work of Étienne Terrus revealed most of its paintings were probably not by him. How did they get there?Odette Tr...
14:48 2019-06-15

Australia's Barty wins French Open Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete ...
14:32 2019-06-08

All's well that ends well for No. 1 Osaka at French Open Naomi Osaka again gets off to a terrible start at the French Open, and the No. 1 seed again prevails        ...
15:16 2019-05-30

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why. Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and...
08:48 2019-07-13

French rooster in court for crowing too loudly Meet Maurice, the rooster whose early morning crowing has divided French opinion. His fans, including a chicken called Pompadour and a rooster called...
12:16 2019-07-05

One killed, nine hurt in French knife attack An Afghan man seeking asylum was arrested after a 19-year-old was killed and nine others wounded in a knife attack at a subway stop near Lyon, France...
17:48 2019-08-31

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it c...
16:16 2019-08-10

Top figures in French far-right identity group get prison A court in southeastern France has sentenced the president of the far-right anti-migrant group Generation Identity, its spokesman and a third person ...
13:00 2019-08-29

French police take down global malware botnet French police have revealed they took down a signficiant malware campaign that had infected nearly a million machines.The force teamed up with securi...
11:32 2019-08-29

Grinding Barty through to French Open final Sometimes, tennis is just about grinding through the bad moments and Ashleigh Barty did just that on Friday when she weathered tough conditions and a...
11:00 2019-06-07

Look: Wallaby on the loose after escape from French park Officials at a French leisure park are urging members of the public to keep an eye out for a wallaby that escaped from its enclosure at the park's zo...
11:00 2019-10-10

How a Member of French Intelligence Turned to Terror As police intelligence agents in Paris tracked Islamist radicals over the summer, one of their longtime colleagues was quietly embracing a more extre...
07:00 2019-10-10

Man killed while riding e-scooter on French motorway Rider was reportedly in the fast lane when he was hit from behind by a motorbikeA 30-year-old man has been killed after being hit by a motorbike whil...
11:16 2019-08-11

Thiem battles through to third round at French Open Austrian Dominic Thiem overcame a tough test to reach the French Open third round with a 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 7-5 win over defiant Kazakh Alexander Bublik ...
09:32 2019-05-30

French nominee for EU won’t automatically resign if indicted France’s nominee for the next European Commission says it will be up to the next EU chief to decide whether she needs to step down in case she is ind...
06:32 2019-10-10

5 Easy Tips to Get a French Girl Apartment Here at Jezebel, we’re always interested in what French girls, as a monolith, are up to—whether they’re sharing cute outfit pictures on Instagram or ...
12:48 2019-06-11

Brutal Nadal through to French Open third round Rafa Nadal left German qualifier Yannick Maden no hope as he booked his ticket for the third round of the French Open in ruthless fashion with a 6-1 ...
12:32 2019-05-29

Renault's Boss Is Stymied by French Government Renault shareholders hold their first annual meeting since Jean-Dominique Senard was appointed chairman in January to succeed Carlos Ghosn. The Frenc...
08:16 2019-06-12

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his l...
09:48 2019-05-21

French prosecutors interview Epstein accusers Three alleged victims have been interviewed as part of France’s probe into Jeffrey Epstein, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Wednesd...
12:48 2019-09-11

French 'Spider-Man' climbs Frankfurt skyscraper French free climber Alain Robert, known as "Spider-Man" for his exploits, succeeded in climbing the 153-meter Skyper skyscraper before being arrested...
00:16 2019-09-29

Froome in intensive care after French crash Britain's Chris Froome is in intensive care and "not in great shape" after suffering serious multiple fractures in a high-speed crash, says his team ...
03:48 2019-06-13

Muguruza canters into French Open third round Former champion Garbine Muguruza cantered past Swede Johanna Larsson 6-4 6-1 on Wednesday to set up a potentially explosive third-round clash with El...
09:16 2019-05-29

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earning...
13:32 2019-07-15

| 'Too many' matches stopped for homophobia: French FA chief The head of French football has pulled away from a hardline stance against homophobic chanting and banners, saying that "too many matches" have stopp...
11:48 2019-09-06

French 'Spiderman' climbs Frankfurt skyscraper French free climber Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman" for his exploits, succeeded in climbing the 153-meter Skyper skyscraper before being arrested ...
11:16 2019-09-28

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean ...
13:16 2019-06-13

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endo...
11:48 2019-09-06

What's in a name? You say French Open; I say Roland Garros The clay-court Grand Slam tournament being played in Paris right now is that rare sporting event with multiple names       ...
03:16 2019-05-30

| French bid farewell at coffin of ex-president Chirac Thousands of people have queued in Paris to bid a final farewell to France's former president Jacques Chirac, fondly remembered as a charismatic gian...
11:48 2019-09-30

| 100 years ago, French daredevil flies under Arc de Triomphe Early on a Thursday morning 100 years ago, a French WWI veteran took off on a secret mission that would propel him into the record books: a daredevil...
02:32 2019-08-07

3 French sea rescuers die trying to save fishing boat A boat carrying maritime rescuers who set off to help a fishing boat in trouble in wind-whipped waters off the western coast of France has overturned...
09:48 2019-06-07

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
03:16 2019-05-23

Experience: I woke up from a coma speaking French I still don’t know why I spoke French. I’ve never had any desire to visit FranceIt was May 2006, and I had just been swimming. I was on my way from m...
06:48 2019-05-31

Del Potro finding the right combination at French Open Playing Grand Slam tennis for the first time since fracturing his right knee last year, ninth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second rou...
10:48 2019-05-28

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome...
06:32 2019-05-24

Rocker Hallyday's estate to be shared under French, not U.S., law French rock singer Johnny Hallyday's estate must be shared under French law, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday, overriding a will written in California ...
11:16 2019-05-28

| Nadal, Federer on French Open collision course Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were placed in the same half of the draw for the French Open on Thursday meaning the two longtime rivals could meet in...
00:48 2019-05-24

French Woman Could Get 20 Years For Strangling Her Five Newborns French prosecutors on Thursday demanded a 20-year prison term for a woman charged with killing five of her children right after they were born, a cri...
09:48 2019-06-20

Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big U.S. technology companies and threatened a...
04:32 2019-08-24

Jacques Chirac, former French president, is dead at 86 Former French President Jacques Chirac, known for a carefully crafted "everyman" image but whose later years were dogged by allegations of corruption...
12:00 2019-09-26

Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86 Jacques Chirac was long the standard-bearer of France's conservative right, and mayor of Paris for nearly two decades.      ...
12:32 2019-09-26

Barrere leads big day for French players in Metz A pair of seeded players fell in the opening round of the Moselle Open in Metz, France, on Tuesday, as French players went 4-1 on the hardcourt on th...
22:32 2019-09-17

| Strong French contingent set for Mauritius Open A strong contingent of French professionals have confirmed their presence in this year's Mauritius Open as they edge closer to a first French champio...
05:32 2019-09-18

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The...
17:16 2019-06-06

Bottas ahead of Hamilton in 2nd practice for French GP Valtteri Bottas tops leaderboard in second practice session for the French Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton    &#...
13:16 2019-06-21

French protests against IVF treatment for gay and single women Thousands march in Paris to oppose new law aimed at extending reproductive rightsTens of thousands of people have marched in Paris to protest against...
20:32 2019-10-06

| Kyrgios right to hate French Open, says Tomic Bernard Tomic suffered a dispiriting exit from Roland Garros and admitted Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios was right to say the tournament 'sucks'....
08:48 2019-05-28

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corru...
09:32 2019-05-23

Halep loses to Anisimova at French Open Amanda Anisimova, 17, crushed defending champion Simona Halep at the French Open to become the youngest semifinalist at Roland Garros since 2006, whi...
22:48 2019-06-06

PSG would cope without Neymar but would French football suffer? Neymar’s popularity in Paris has plummeted but his presence still attracts attention, TV viewers and money for Ligue 1 clubsBy Adam White and Eric De...
21:00 2019-08-12

Ferrari to meet F1 stewards ahead of French GP Ferrari will meet Formula One stewards at the French Grand Prix on Friday after seeking a review of the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory i...
09:32 2019-06-20

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.    ...
19:48 2019-06-06

Tsitsipas sweats into French Open fourth round Greek sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas dug deep to book his place in the French Open fourth round on Saturday, completing a 7-5 6-3 6-7(5) 7-6(6) victor...
11:32 2019-06-01

Nadal's draw at French Open includes qualifier Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round...
14:48 2019-05-23

Federer, Nadal race into third round of French Open He is one of tennis' best ever players and known for his attention to detail but Rafael Nadal didn't have any complicated scouting plans in place ahe...
08:16 2019-05-30

French leader vows to block enlargement until EU is reformed BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron insists he will block any attempt to enlarge the European Union until it has undergone deep reforms,...
09:16 2019-07-01

French Open draw opens up for all-business Barty Ash Barty has reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time without dropping a set along the way and, even if the Australian says she is ...
05:00 2019-06-02

French parliament taskforce agrees on controls for 5G roll-out French parliamentarians edged closer on Wednesday to adopting new controls governing the roll-out of next generation 5G networks and infrastructure, ...
02:00 2019-07-04

Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86 Head of state from 1995-2007 led opposition to the Iraq war and was first president to acknowledge France’s role in the Holocaust The former French p...
07:16 2019-09-26

| Czech teenager Vondrousova into French Open quarters Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova raced into her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open by thrashing of Latvian 12th seed Anastasija Seva...
08:48 2019-06-02

Roger Federer achieves more milestones at French Open Roger Federer became the first player to play 400 grand slam matches Friday and he marked the occasion by becoming the oldest man in nearly 50 years ...
05:48 2019-06-01

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those he...
21:16 2019-05-29

| WATCH | Former French president Jacques Chirac, 86, has died Former French president Jacques Chirac, a centre-right politician who served as head of state from 1995 to 2007, has died, his family told AFP. He wa...
11:16 2019-09-26

Ex-French President Jacques Chirac dies, aged 86 The former French president, Jacques Chirac, has died "peacefully" at the age of 86, his family said. The conservative politician led France between ...
09:16 2019-09-26

The Latest: Nadal drops set but advances at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Rafael Nadal dropped a rare set against David Goffin before getting back on t...
13:48 2019-05-31

Sluggish Thiem into French Open fourth round Last year's runner-up Dominic Thiem of Austria overcame a second-set blip as he huffed and puffed into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3...
18:48 2019-06-01

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in US against French digital tax Google, Facebook and Amazon are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the French government's digital ser...
16:00 2019-08-14

French Open finalist Vondrousova out in Wimbledon first round French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova was knocked out in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday, the Czech 16th seed beaten 6-4 6-4 by American M...
13:32 2019-07-01

Only a few French yellow vest protesters out for 29th week PARIS (AP) — The French yellow vest movement that has challenged President Emmanuel Macron is a shadow of itself on the 29th straight Saturday of pro...
13:32 2019-06-01

Notre Dame Reconstruction to Resume, French Officials Say The repair of Notre Dame Cathedral can resume later this month, French officials said Friday, announcing safety measures to protect against the sprea...
22:48 2019-08-09

Federer and Nadal back in action at French Open PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer’s third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20-time Grand Slam ch...
03:16 2019-05-31

Wandering black panther stolen from French zoo after recapture A young black panther seen wondering French rooftops last week has been stolen from the zoo where it was being held after recapture, police officials...
20:16 2019-09-25

All's well that ends well for No. 1 Naomi Osaka at French Open Naomi Osaka again gets off to a terrible start during the second round at the French Open, and the No. 1 seed again prevails.    ...
01:16 2019-05-31

The Latest: Serena Williams loses in 3rd round of French Serena Williams handed earliest loss at major in 5 years, losing to Sofia Kenin in 3rd round at French Open        ...
16:32 2019-06-01

French Open bids adieu to much-loved 'Bullring' Few showcourts draw crowds as close to the thunderous power of modern-day tennis as Roland Garros' 'Bullring', a brutalist-but-adored concrete arena ...
13:16 2019-06-01

Doctors ending life support for quadriplegic French man Doctors have decided to end life support for a quadriplegic French man whose case has torn apart his family and has been taken to the United Nations....
11:00 2019-07-02

'They said I used cheddar!': French chef cheesed off over Michelin demotion A French chef has demanded his restaurant be removed from the elite Michelin guide after the loss of one of his stars led to "depression for six mont...
12:32 2019-07-12

Vondrousova humiliates Sevastova to reach French Open last eight Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Gran...
07:16 2019-06-02

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State g...
05:32 2019-06-02

The Latest: Thiem reaches 3rd round at French Open Dominic Thiem overcame some trickery from Kazakh opponent Alexander Bublik to advance to the third round at the French Open with a 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3,...
09:32 2019-05-30

French MPs approve IVF draft law for single women and lesbians Bill is Emmanuel Macron’s biggest social reform since he was elected in 2017France has taken a step towards allowing lesbian and single women to conc...
14:16 2019-09-27

Cuevas through to third round after Edmund retires French Open Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas reached the third round of the French Open after Kyle Edmund, the last British man left in the singles draw, retired with a k...
09:32 2019-05-30

French "Spiderman" Scales Skyscraper In Germany, Arrested Alain Robert, dubbed the French "Spiderman" for his exploits in climbing buildings around the world, was arrested Saturday in the German city of Fran...
09:48 2019-09-28

French all-time record temperature rises further to 45.8 degrees France saw a temperatures rise to record levels for the third time in a same day on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and cen...
12:48 2019-06-28

Google, Facebook, Amazon to testify in U.S. against French digital tax Alphabet Inc's Google unit, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc are among the companies that will testify Monday at a U.S. government hearing on the Fren...
19:48 2019-08-13

Kenin stuns Serena in straight sets at French American Sofia Kenin, 20, handed Serena Williams her earliest loss in a Grand Slam event since 2014, beating the 23-time major champion in straight s...
18:48 2019-06-01

Mother of French quadriplegic brings appeal to keep him alive to U.N. The mother of a quadriplegic French man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade brought her case to the United Nations on Monday, s...
14:32 2019-07-01

Hamilton fastest in first French Grand Prix practice Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the pace in a Mercedes one-two in first free practice for the French Grand Prix on Friday with Fer...
08:32 2019-06-21

Bon apetite! Here’s how G-7 leaders feasted to start French summit The 45th Annual Group of 7 Summit officially kicked off Saturday night — with President Trump joining world leaders for a fancy dinner at a cli...
17:00 2019-08-25

| Murray beats French teen for first singles comeback win Andy Murray cruised to an important win but not at the US Open but at a second-tier Challenger Event against a teenager with just $150 in career earn...
19:32 2019-08-26

The French Fleabag: 'Viewers in France are shocked by the sexuality' Camille Cottin, France’s Fleabag and the standout star of showbiz comedy Call My Agent, talks about seduction, ruthless women and the power of chic d...
22:32 2019-09-10

French Ligue 1 match interrupted by homophobic chanting "A Ligue 1 derby between Nice and Olympique Marseille was interrupted for several minutes on Wednesday over the display of banners with homophobic co...
21:00 2019-08-28

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager...
18:32 2019-06-07

Google Pays More Than $1 Billion to Settle French Tax Cases The Alphabet subsidiary is paying more than $1 billion in fines and back taxes to settle a pair of tax disputes in France, where it has faced a numbe...
15:16 2019-09-12

Strange tastes but good jokes: how the French really see the English Benjamin Carle’s new TV documentary shows a baffled Frenchman’s attempt to understand EnglandFrenchman Benjamin Carle likes a challenge. First he set...
22:16 2019-08-31

French Open women’s final: A breakthrough win awaits Ashleigh Barty is aiming to become the first Australian woman to win the French Open since 1973; Marketa Vondrousova would be the first teenage winne...
09:32 2019-06-08

Bon apetite! Here’s how G-7 leaders feasted on arriving at French summit The 45th Annual Group of 7 Summit officially kicked off Saturday night — with President Trump joining world leaders for a fancy dinner at a cli...
23:32 2019-08-24

WTA 'extremely disappointed' by French Open semi scheduling Women's Tennis Association boss Steve Simon has criticized French Open organizers for scheduling both of the women's semi-finals away from center cou...
04:48 2019-06-07

US Would Tax French Wine In Response To Digital Tax, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies and threatened again...
09:32 2019-08-24

| French woman 'killed by partner in front of their three children' A French woman was killed by her partner in front of their three children, prosecutors in northern France say, prompting hundreds of protesters to g...
20:00 2019-09-18

The Latest: French town’s service remembers D-Day sacrifices Britain’s Prince Charles, his wife Camilla and Prime Minister Theresa May are attending a service of remembrance in Bayeux, the first Normandy town l...
05:32 2019-06-06

A Faithful Man review – drearily frothy French romcom The female objects of desire in this disappointing ménage à trois comedy by Louis Garrel are more fantasies than charactersFrench actor Louis Garrel ...
09:00 2019-08-23

Changes to French GP pitlane entry for 2019 F1 race revealed French Grand Prix officials have changed the location of the Paul Ricard pitlane entry in a bid to avoid the problems that occurred during last year'...
08:48 2019-06-20

Promoted: What to expect from F1's 2019 French Grand Prix After seven races and seven wins for Mercedes, it might appear that the result of the French Grand Prix is a foregone conclusion, but as Motorsport L...
08:48 2019-06-20

Biarritz in lockdown as G7 summit descends on French resort More than 13,000 police arrive in town with authorities saying any unrest will not be toleratedThe French seaside resort of Biarritz is under lockdow...
06:32 2019-08-24

Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction ov...
08:00 2019-08-24

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions    ...
15:16 2019-06-06

French soldier shoots knife-wielding man in Lyon A French soldier opened fire on Sunday at a man clad in a North African-style robe who was threatening military personnel with a knife in Lyon, polic...
15:16 2019-06-16

Thiem outlasts Djokovic to reach French final Dominic Thiem has advanced to the French Open final for the second straight year after upsetting No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 on Satu...
10:32 2019-06-08

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down...
12:16 2019-06-13

French probe of Jeffrey Epstein case heating up The French investigation into the sprawling Jeffrey Epstein sex case is heating up — thanks to two women who are providing evidence against one...
03:16 2019-09-07

'He is a genius': Why Nadal pulled away to win his 12th French Open As has been the case throughout his incredible Roland Garros run, intensity and mental toughness set Rafael Nadal apart once again in Sunday's final ...
17:16 2019-06-09

| French 'yellow vest' protesters look to revive movement Anti-government protesters turned out in several French cities, hoping to inject fresh momentum into weekly demonstrations calling for social justice...
16:48 2019-09-07

'I don't want to be held hostage on homophobia,' says French football boss The president of the French Football Federation (FFF) has said he is "totally against" the interruption of football matches as a result of homophobic...
11:48 2019-09-11

French Open champ Barty up to career-best No. 2 in rankings French Open champion Ash Barty's first Grand Slam title has lifted her to a career-best No. 2 in the WTA rankings      ...
08:48 2019-06-10

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and Franc...
14:32 2019-06-11

Promoted: Making a holiday of the French Grand Prix Motorsport Live looks at why Provence in the end of June is the best place to be on Earth thanks to the famous French Riviera but also picturesque co...
13:16 2019-06-11

| Thanks for the memories: Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open triumphs Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday when he defeated Dominic Thiem in the final for the second straight year. Let's look at his 12 ...
15:48 2019-06-09

Nadal beats Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for 12th French Open Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th Fren...
14:48 2019-06-09

French referees keep right to halt games for abusive chants The French league insisted Wednesday that referees still have the right to stop matches in case of homophobic chanting, despite the national federati...
18:16 2019-09-11

Ash Barty’s unusual journey leads her to French Open win PARIS — Ash Barty decided to take a break from tennis in 2014 to play cricket. After almost two years away, the Australian returned to the tour...
14:32 2019-06-08

Georgia WWII veterans gets French Legion of Honor KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Georgia has been bestowed with a high honor for his valor on the front lines in France. WXIA-TV repo...
19:16 2019-06-14

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it ca...
23:32 2019-09-04

French, Italian shipbuilders forge naval alliance France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint ventu...
10:16 2019-06-14

French Open trophy gaffe gives Australia another champion When Ash Barty won the French Open title on Saturday she thought she was the first Australian woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Margaret ...
10:32 2019-06-09

Main French Open courts to be lit in 2020: organizers The four main courts at the French Open will be lit from next year, meaning the top matches will not be interrupted by bad light, organizers said on ...
10:32 2019-06-09

Promoted: How the French Grand Prix works a Formula 1 car Paul Ricard offers a unique set of challenges to a Formula 1 car, allowing fans to witness both man and machine stressed to their limits. Motorsport ...
09:16 2019-06-14

French literati ponder 'brexit' dictionary entry French literary types aghast at the political turmoil engulfing Britain as it seeks to leave the European Union launched a tongue-in-cheek Twitter ca...
18:16 2019-09-11

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French nati...
13:48 2019-06-10

French mayors ban glyphosate weedkiller, defying government Some 20 French mayors have banned glyphosate from their municipalities, defying the government, which is now taking legal action to impose national l...
01:32 2019-08-23

Woman behind French #MeToo movement is fined for defamation A Paris court has ruled that the woman who launched the French version of the #MeToo movement must pay 20,000 euros ($22,000) in damages and fees for...
12:48 2019-09-25

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nis...
18:16 2019-06-03

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-f...
18:32 2019-06-03

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.  ...
13:16 2019-06-27

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save ...
21:32 2019-06-03

French chef sues after losing top rating 'for using Cheddar' A celebrity chef is suing the Michelin guide because he claims his restaurant lost its three-star status for using Cheddar cheese in a classic French...
12:48 2019-09-24

Stephens keen to end Konta run in French Open quarters Sloane Stephens is hopeful that the Roland Garros clay will prove to be the "neutraliser" when she faces Johanna Konta in the French Open quarter-fin...
00:16 2019-06-04

Federer seeks revenge vs. Wawrinka in French quarterfinals Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals  ...
04:16 2019-06-04

Choreography comes to clay: No replay review at French Open Leave replay review to other tennis tournaments and other sports: The French Open will stick to the choreography of checking marks on clay when there...
10:32 2019-06-04

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government in...
14:48 2019-06-03

Black panther stolen from zoo after capture in French town The black panther captured while walking the rooftops of a French town has gone missing from the zoo to which it was taken and is believed to have be...
13:16 2019-09-24

Wawrinka outlasts Tsitsipas in French Open epic It will be just like old times at the French Open for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, who will meet in the quarterfinals again after completely cont...
11:48 2019-06-03

Teen advances into French Open quarters without losing a set Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 Sunday in just 59 minutes...
13:16 2019-06-02

Vondrousova demolishes Sevastova to reach French Open last eight Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maiden Gran...
13:48 2019-06-02

Stephens downs Muguruza to reach French Open last eight Last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens downed former champion Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-3 to book her place in the quarter-finals of the French Open on S...
16:00 2019-06-02

The Latest: Stephens beats Muguruza at French Open Sloane Stephens is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3 of Spain on the fifth match ...
16:16 2019-06-02

| Federer marches on at French Open, Vondrousova also into quarters Roger Federer made short work of Argentinian Leonardo Mayer to become the oldest man in 28 years to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Op...
19:16 2019-06-02

Barty too hot for Kenin as Aussie's French Open run continues Ashleigh Barty's impressive run at the French Open continued on Monday when the Australian saw off American Sofia Kenin 6-3 3-6 6-0 to reach the quar...
08:32 2019-06-03

French GP DNF allows Grosjean upgraded Haas F1 rear suspension Romain Grosjean will be able to switch to the Haas Formula 1 team's new rear suspension from the Austrian Grand Prix thanks to retiring in France las...
17:16 2019-06-27

Ricciardo: Double F1 penalty for French GP overtakes was too harsh Daniel Ricciardo still thinks it was "too harsh" that he received two penalties for overtakes on the final lap of Formula 1's French Grand Prix last ...
17:16 2019-06-27

Perez baffled by French GP penalty for off-track moment on first lap Racing Point Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he is baffled about why he was penalised for his off-track moment at the start of the French Grand Pr...
14:16 2019-06-23

F1: Mercedes Claims 1-2 Finish In French GP; Leclerc Finishes Third Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the championship with another win in the 2019 French Grand Prix. The British driver started on po...
13:48 2019-06-23

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth...
04:00 2019-06-05

Halep vs. Anisimova, Djokovic vs. Zverev in French quarters PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Simona Halep will face 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. in the French Open quarterfinals — weather permitting...
04:00 2019-06-05

| Hamilton powers to French Grand Prix pole Lewis Hamilton timed his best lap to perfection when he took pole position ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with a late effort at the ...
12:16 2019-06-22

Bottas quickest ahead of Hamilton in 3rd French GP practice LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Valtteri Bottas finished ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in third and final practice for the French Grand Prix ...
07:32 2019-06-22

Ricciardo: Renault's French GP F1 turnaround plan has substance Daniel Ricciardo says there is "some substance" to the Renault Formula 1 team's optimism that it can make a big step forward with its French Grand Pr...
10:16 2019-06-05

Rain wipes out French play; all semis likely Friday With rain wiping out two quarterfinal matches in each the men's and women's singles draw at the French Open , play will resume Thursday with semifina...
11:16 2019-06-05

Weather gives French Open organizers scheduling headache Four of the survivors in French Open women's singles face the prospect of playing three days in a row to win the title after heavy rain washed out th...
16:48 2019-06-05

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political cond...
20:48 2019-06-05

Hamilton takes pole position for French GP; Vettel 7th Lewis Hamilton again peaked when it mattered to clinch a record-extending 86th career pole position at the French Grand Prix     ...
12:16 2019-06-22

Motor racing: Bottas on top in final French GP practice Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes on top in final practice for the French Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader and team mate Lewis...
13:16 2019-06-22

French Open: Federer, Nadal advance to semifinals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will play one another in the French Open semifinals after winning their respective matches during Tuesday's quarterfin...
03:16 2019-06-05

British and French Climate Activists Step Up Protests (PARIS) — Environmental activists in Britain and France stepped up campaigns Saturday to get their governments to confront climate change with ...
02:32 2019-09-23

Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was confused by the missed upshift and lack of grip he suffered during "a bit of a funny" French Grand Prix...
04:48 2019-06-23

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ail...
22:32 2019-06-22

The Latest: Vondrousova moves into French Open semifinals Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has needed four match points to end a four-match losing streak against Petra Martic and reach the semifinals for t...
21:16 2019-06-04

French court rules Steam games must be able to be resold In a court decision that could fundamentally change how Steam operates, European Union consumers have won the right to resell their Steam titles thro...
20:48 2019-09-19

Grosjean "gutted" not to have Haas suspension update for French GP Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he is "a bit gutted" that a new rear suspension is available to Kevin Magnussen rather than him for his ho...
17:32 2019-06-22

French Minister, In Call With Pak, Calls For "Restraint" Over Kashmir France has called for "restraint and de-escalation" in a phone-call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, asserting that it is "essen...
03:00 2019-08-21

Black panther spotted prowling French rooftops A black panther that was seen roaming rooftops near the French city of Lille has been captured. The juvenile big cat appeared to have escaped from a ...
18:48 2019-09-19

Mercedes dominate French Grand Prix practice Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas set the pace in free practice for the French Grand Prix on Frid...
11:16 2019-06-21

Bertens retires from French Open second-round match "Dutch fourth seed Kiki Bertens, one of the pre-tournament favourites, retired due to illness from her second-round match against Slovakian Viktoria ...
14:48 2019-05-29

New French Fiction: With an Emphasis on Food, Film and Frolics Savor English translations of Maylis de Kerangal’s “The Cook,” Olivier Bourdeaut’s “Waiting for Bojangles” and Yannick Haenel’s “Hold Fast Your Crown...
17:48 2019-05-21

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke poin...
06:32 2019-05-24

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. Th...
09:32 2019-05-26

The Latest: Zverev pushed to 5 sets again at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:30 p.m. Another French Open, another five-setter for No. 5 seed Alexander Zverev,...
11:16 2019-05-28

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money In an attempt to better compete with other Grand Slam tournaments, the French Open is renovating and reaching out to young fans, and has increased th...
06:32 2019-05-24

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The ...
12:32 2019-05-26

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic Sta...
12:32 2019-05-26

Serena remains America's best hope at French Open Serena Williams represents the United States' best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she wa...
02:00 2019-05-24

Cycling odyssey through French countryside: Best of Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.   &#...
02:32 2019-07-18

Djokovic concedes he has mountain to climb at French Open World number one Novak Djokovic has enjoyed two good weeks on red clay but admitted that winning a second French Open title would be a tall order aft...
12:00 2019-05-22

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, after a previous ended wit...
05:00 2019-08-04

French inventor is first to cross English Channel using a hoverboard It took a second try, but Franky Zapata has become the first to cross the English Channel using a hoverboard. The French inventor used his jet-powere...
14:00 2019-08-04

Kenny breaks French hearts with LGCT win in Chantilly Irish rider Darragh Kenny clinched his first win on the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) for the world's top show jumpers in Chantilly, France o...
04:32 2019-07-14

The French Revolution and Birth of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity The French Revolution is often considered to be one of the most significant events not only in the history of France and Europe, but also in the worl...
11:32 2019-10-11

French conservatives protest bill allowing IVF for lesbians PARIS — Several thousand conservative activists of all ages marched through Paris on Sunday to protest a French bill that would give lesbian couples ...
17:00 2019-10-07

Study of French postmen's testicles is an Ig Nobel winner Nappy-changing machine and saliva calculation also triumph in annual science prizeThere comes a time in a scientist’s life when the surest route to g...
02:32 2019-09-13

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalis...
09:16 2019-05-24

Naomi Osaka escapes after French Open scare Naomi Osaka, the world No. 1, was on the brink of exiting the French Open at the first hurdle before rallying past 90th-ranked Anna Karolina Schmiedl...
14:48 2019-05-28

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers s...
23:48 2019-05-21

French Parliament Passes Law Taxing Digital Giants France on Thursday became the first major economy to impose a tax on digital giants, with parliament passing the legislation in defiance of a probe o...
07:48 2019-07-11

Former French Open champion Ostapenko blows out in first round again Jelena Ostapenko suffered her second successive first-round loss at the French Open since winning the 2017 title as she was beaten by former world nu...
12:32 2019-05-28

French government to create ‘ICO white list’ with new regulations While the world is looking at Facebook’s Libra and its recent senate hearing, France is knuckling down and is set to approve the first wave of crypto...
06:32 2019-07-17

The Latest: Kerber loses in 1st round at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:21 a.m. Angelique Kerber won’t complete a career Grand Slam this year. The...
08:16 2019-05-26

No. 1 Naomi Osaka finally starts her French Open on Day 3 Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open       ...
05:00 2019-05-28

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that ...
04:16 2019-05-28

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make i...
13:16 2019-08-02

How a D-Day mistake caused the ‘secret massacre’ of a French village GRAIGNES, France — The lost US paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family’s farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles...
14:32 2019-05-23

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his ...
15:16 2019-07-11

French government: looking 'reasonably favorably' on Renault/Fiat deal The French government is looking "reasonably favorably" on a proposed merger deal between Italian carmaker Fiat and French peer Renault, said governm...
04:32 2019-05-27

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology...
13:16 2019-05-23

Michael Chang: ‘I chat with Ivan when I see him. But never about the French Open’ Thirty years on from his Paris triumph, the 1989 champion on underarm serving, toppling Lendl and how Tiananmen Square tinged success with sadnessIt ...
08:48 2019-05-23

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of ...
16:16 2019-07-11

French Police Protest en Masse: ‘It’s About the Lack of Respect’ About 27,000 French police officers demonstrated, according to union officials, driven by frustration over working conditions, public image and a wav...
22:32 2019-10-02

| Coe defended IAAF from corruption charges in French court Global head of athletics Sebastian Coe defended the allocation of three World Championships and denied corruption in bidding processes in a French co...
19:00 2019-10-09

Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams - owners of a combined collection of 55 Grand Slam singles titles - are each in action on Day 2 at t...
06:16 2019-05-27

Party leaders fan out across Canada following first French language debate With another major debate behind them, the federal party leaders are scattering Leaders scatter after first French language debate, hoping to find mo...
09:00 2019-10-03

Vega rocket crashes into the ocean off French Guiana A European Vega launcher failed just minutes after launch, crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of French Guiana and destroying a surveilla...
11:16 2019-07-11

French hoverboard inventor readies second Channel crossing bid A French inventor will on Sunday make his second attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, having abandoned a pre...
02:32 2019-08-04

Many happy returns for Federer at 1st French Open since 2015 Roger Federer returns to refurbished Court Philippe Chatrier for his first French Open match since 2015 and wins easily     ...
14:48 2019-05-26

Goulard was victim of 'political game': French President French President Emmanuel Macron said Sylvie Goulard had been the victim of a "political game", following the European Union assembly's decision to r...
13:32 2019-10-10

French police clash with protesters in Nantes after man's death Police fired tear gas and used water cannons against protesters in Nantes on Saturday as skirmishes broke out on the fringes of a demonstration and t...
23:48 2019-08-03

French withdrawal a painful lesson for Auger-Aliassime Fast-rising Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime said he will have to be more careful with his schedule in the future after pulling out of the French Open ...
16:00 2019-05-26

French chef demands withdrawal from Michelin Guide A Michelin star is arguably the greatest accolade that a chef can receive, and celebrated French restaurateur Marc Veyrat had three for his Haute-Sav...
09:32 2019-07-12

French submarine that vanished in 1968 found in Mediterranean The Minerve disappeared without explanation, leaving families without answers for fifty years. France's Defense Ministry had announced a renewed push...
11:32 2019-07-22

'The French Grand Prix could mark the beginning of the end for Formula 1' Opinion 7 Jul, 2019 The French Grand Prix will go down as one of the dullest races ever and has damaged the reputation of Formula 1, sa...
15:32 2019-07-07

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters France's foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has...
05:48 2019-05-27

French police march in Paris for better working conditions Thousands of French police officers marched in the streets of Paris on Wednesday, protesting against poor working conditions they say have led to doz...
13:00 2019-10-02

The Latest: 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova out of French The Latest from the French Open: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the event        ...
06:16 2019-05-27

French Submarine That Vanished in 1968 Is Found in the Mediterranean The Minerve wreckage was found by the same Norwegian-flagged vessel that last year located a submarine that had disappeared off Argentina’s coast wit...
17:32 2019-07-22

French protests against IVF treatments for single women, lesbians Conservative activists gathered in Paris streets to protest a bill that would allow single and lesbian women to receive fertility treatment. The prot...
19:00 2019-10-06

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies: source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United S...
17:48 2019-07-10

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world’s major crises, including Ukrai...
14:32 2019-08-19

Lost French Submarine Located In Mediterranean 50 Years Later A private search vessel has located a French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean more than 50 years ago, officials said Monday, ...
15:00 2019-07-22

French right-wingers to shun Greta Thunberg at parliament Conservative and far-right French lawmakers said they would boycott a meeting with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and hurled insults at the 16-year-...
08:48 2019-07-23

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament The visit by the leader of Fridays For Future had divided opinion among French politicians. The movement calls on students around the world to protes...
10:48 2019-07-23

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French go...
15:32 2019-07-04

French Open 2019: Nadal races into third round Tougher tests are on the way for King of Clay Rafael Nadal at this year's French Open but for now the Spaniard is cruising, reaching the third round ...
10:16 2019-05-29

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targetin...
20:16 2019-07-10

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an usual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural ...
10:48 2019-07-04

The Latest: Kateryna Kozlova out of French Open with virus French Open organizers say Kateryna Kozlova withdrew from the clay-court Grand Slam because of a viral infection       ...
08:00 2019-05-29

U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and o...
20:48 2019-07-10

Chardy beats Paire in all-French battle in Hamburg Jeremy Chardy has beaten fellow Frenchman Benoit Paire to reach the second round of the Hamburg European Open        ...
16:16 2019-07-22

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
23:16 2019-07-10

French submarine Minerve located after disappearing in 1968 A French submarine that went missing more than a half-century ago with 52 sailors aboard has been located by a search team using a boat belonging to ...
13:32 2019-07-22

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests,...
11:16 2019-05-21

French inventor crosses English Channel on 'Flyboard' Franky Zapata flew at speeds of up to 190 kilometers per hour during his successful crossing on the state-of-the-art hoverboard. He "really enjoyed" ...
01:32 2019-08-05

Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “atta...
21:16 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the U...
18:32 2019-07-10

Quartararo used qualifying mode to help MotoGP French GP recovery MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo has revealed that he turned his bike engine settings into qualifying mode during the French Grand Prix in a bid to rec...
08:31 2019-05-21

Australian police link bones to French backpacker Police in Australia say DNA testing has identified the remains of missing French backpacker Erwan Ferrieux. Fears were raised after his rental car wa...
11:48 2019-07-15

Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open "Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this yea...
12:16 2019-05-24

Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnin...
13:32 2019-07-23

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private din...
13:16 2019-07-16

The Latest: Halep advances in 3 sets at French Open The Latest on the French Open: Simona Halep overcomes a mid-match lapse in a 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 win over 47th-ranked Ajla Tomljanovic    &...
15:32 2019-05-28

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the Uni...
16:16 2019-07-10

No More Family Separations, Except These 900 Separations of migrant families are continuing in substantial numbers, often for reasons as simple as a parent with a traffic ticket, the American Ci...
20:48 2019-07-31

The Whole Stupid Family Is There President Donald Trump is having a jolly good time looking like a deer in the headlights in the UK, but his adult children are the ones really having...
14:00 2019-06-04

The new Addams Family is all together okay There’s one moment of sharp satire in MGM’s new, wholly unnecessary animated Addams Family reboot. It takes the form of a song performed by the resid...
21:00 2019-10-10

French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead...
20:16 2019-09-19

Who is Amanda Anisimova? 17-year-old American on shocking French Open run The match ended and Tennis Channel’s Ted Robinson declared, “A star is born.” That is what it is starting to feel like with America...
09:48 2019-06-06

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these trea...
13:32 2019-07-11

Nadal opens bid for 12th French Open title against qualifier Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier        ...
17:00 2019-05-23

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world graduall...
15:48 2019-05-23

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
09:48 2019-07-11

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case. The former French president has been plagued by mul...
23:48 2019-06-19

Halep crashes out to American teen Anisimova at French Open Simona Halep crushed a teen in her last French Open outing, but the defending champion was in turn humbled by teenager Amanda Anisimova in their rain...
11:16 2019-06-06

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being wa...
03:32 2019-07-22

Nadal primed for another French Open charge after Rome crescendo Rafael Nadal has hit form at the perfect time heading into the French Open after a slow start, by his standards, to the claycourt season caused some ...
14:48 2019-05-23

Coach on French Open star Amanda Anisimova: 'Just a matter of when' Amanda Anisimova's meteoric rise to the top of the tennis world at the 2019 French Open came as a surprise to many, but her coach saw it coming. He t...
17:00 2019-06-06

Pierre Gasly blames French GP qualifying struggle on set-up choice Red Bull Racing's Pierre Gasly says he made the wrong set-up choice in qualifying for the French Grand Prix, leaving him struggling for pace and nint...
17:32 2019-06-22

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the Europ...
14:32 2019-05-23

Moroccan lawmakers vote to bolster French in education system Moroccan lawmakers passed a draft law on Monday evening that would pave the way for strengthening the place of French in Moroccan schools, overturnin...
22:32 2019-07-22

French police clear ‘security hazard’ migrant camp Hundreds of people removed from site near Dunkirk after court orders its closureMore than 700 people, including families and young children, have bee...
08:00 2019-09-17

Anisimova tops '18 French Open champ Halep; gets Barty in SF In the latest surprise at a French Open filled with them, defending champion Simona Halep was knocked out in the quarterfinals with a 6-2, 6-4 loss t...
15:32 2019-06-06

Garcia wins all-French matchup to reach Strasbourg semifinal STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia won an all-French matchup against Chloe Paquet to reach the final of the Internationaux de St...
17:32 2019-05-24

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gérard Depardieu Allegations dating from August 2018 will not go forward due to lack of evidence, according to authoritiesProsecutors investigating the French actor G...
22:48 2019-06-04

Anisimova blows Halep out of French Open as dream run continues Teenage sensation Amanda Anisimova blew defending champion Simona Halep out of the French Open with a shock 6-2 6-4 victory in the quarter-finals on ...
15:16 2019-06-06

French inventor to attempt to cross Channel on jet-powered flyboard ‘Flying soldier’ Franky Zapata expects to cross from France to England in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became...
11:32 2019-07-21

Barty outplays Keys to reach French Open semis Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty reached her first Grand Slam semi-final as she outplayed error-prone American Madison Keys 6-3 7-5 at the Frenc...
15:16 2019-06-06

French officials criticize US over announced military pullback in Syria French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe said Tuesday that his country's forces would remain in Syria to battle ISIS and defend Kurdish-led forces fig...
18:00 2019-10-08

Nadal and Federer set up classic French Open semi-final French Open fans will be treated to the semi-final they had always hoped for as great rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal advanced in contrasting f...
23:48 2019-06-04

Rape probe against French actor Gerard Depardieu dropped An investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence...
02:48 2019-06-05

FCA withdraws Renault merger offer, blaming French state Fiat Chrysler pulled a $35 billion merger offer for Renault. FCA said "political conditions in France do not currently exist for such a combination t...
09:16 2019-06-06

India, Pak Should Resolve Kashmir Bilaterally: French President Macron India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French Presid...
17:32 2019-08-22

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some gua...
15:16 2019-05-24

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France's Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies, potentially opening a new front in a trade row between Washingt...
07:48 2019-07-11

The Latest: Rain delaying start of play at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. Rain is delaying the start of play for the last two women’s quarterfin...
09:48 2019-06-05

French Open glance: Djokovic looks to keep Slam streak alive A quick look at the French Open: Djokovic looks to extend his Slam streak with quarterfinal matches rescheduled for Thursday after Wednesday's w...
23:32 2019-06-05

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Rola...
10:32 2019-05-21

Tennis: Osaka adjusting to clay on time for French Open Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this year...
15:16 2019-05-24

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held wide-ranging talks with French President Emmanuel Macron during which the two leaders discussed issues ...
15:00 2019-08-22

Paris in the springtime? French Open rainout sinks schedule Rain washes out day's entire schedule at French Open for 2nd time since 2000, jumbling the schedule and creating the possibility of a delayed wo...
23:32 2019-06-05

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilat...
22:48 2019-06-05

Kate Middleton's brother James just got engaged to his French girlfriend Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images James Middleton just announced his engagement to his French girlfriend Alizee Thevenet. The brother of the D...
06:00 2019-10-07

French Open: Rain keeps Djokovic, Halep off court in wet Paris A roof at the French Open can't come soon enough after rain completely washed out the four remaining quarterfinals Wednesday. It was a headache for f...
17:32 2019-06-05

| Tens of thousands protest French IVF law for single women, lesbians Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Paris to protest the government's plan to let single women and lesbians become pregnant with fertility t...
23:00 2019-10-06

A Revolution in Brittany: Mayors Defy French State to Ban Pesticides A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed h...
10:00 2019-09-19

Could This Finally Be The Year A French Rider Wins The Tour de France? Since Bernard Hinault won the 1985 Tour de France, the French have been shut out of their home Grand Tour. Riders from Germany, Italy, Spain, the Uni...
14:32 2019-07-22

Man at center of French soul-searching on life support dies A man in a vegetative state for 11 years who was at the center of a bitter dispute that divided his family and French courts, and provoked national s...
08:32 2019-07-11

U.S. explorers, French navy find submarine missing for 51 years U.S. seabed explorers and the French navy have located a submarine that's been missing for more than 50 years, after decades of prior searches were n...
17:16 2019-07-22

French officials probing whether Jeffrey Epstein committed sex crimes there An investigation has been launched into whether Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territories or against any French minors – a probe...
15:00 2019-08-23

French wine-makers hope for G7 detente with Trump over tariffs Trump had threatened high tariffs on French wine as punishment for Macron’s tax on tech firmsFrench wine-makers are increasingly concerned about Dona...
09:00 2019-08-23

Two French economists from Berkeley advise Warren and Sanders on wealth tax Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have the same two outside advisers to thank for shaping their wealth tax proposals: University of California, Ber...
17:32 2019-10-07

Important for Europe to stay united on Iran: French official The three major European powers - Britain, France and Germany - must stay united on Iran, said a French official on Friday, speaking as world powers ...
08:00 2019-08-23

French minister rejects resignation calls over police killings France's interior minister rejected opposition calls for his resignation on Sunday but acknowledged opportunities had been missed to prevent the kill...
14:32 2019-10-06

Federer, Nadal to meet at French Open for first time since 2011 Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face off at the French Open for the first time since 2011 after they won contrasting quarterfinals in wet Paris. ...
04:00 2019-06-05

Federer relishes French Open return after 3-year absence Roger Federer is looking forward to returning to the French Open on Sunday after a three-year absence        ...
16:16 2019-05-24

French government: No rush for Renault-Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says Renault and Fiat Chrysler shouldn’t rush into a merger. Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday on BFM ...
04:00 2019-06-05

| French mother faces 20 years in jail for murdering 5 of her children French prosecutors demanded a 20-year prison term for a woman charged with killing five of her children right after they were born, a crime that only...
13:32 2019-06-21

Fiat Chrysler says French politics ended Renault merger Fiat Chrysler pulled out of an offer to merge with French automaker Renault late Wednesday, saying in a statement that France’s political climate wou...
05:32 2019-06-06

French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts French auction house Millon denied accusations by the Mexican government that a sale of dozens of pre-Columbian artifacts was illegal and proceeded w...
15:00 2019-09-18

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open PARIS (AP) — After an entire day’s play was washed out, organizers at the French Open are optimistic that the four remaining quarterfinal match...
04:16 2019-06-06

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags ...
05:16 2019-05-24

Two French economists from Berkeley advising Warren and Sanders on wealth tax Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have the same two outside advisers to thank for shaping their wealth tax proposals: University of California, Ber...
04:32 2019-10-07

French foreign minister arrives in Sudan to meet new leaders France’s foreign minister has arrived in Sudan to meet with the African country’s new leaders, weeks after the formation of the first civilian-led go...
15:00 2019-09-16

The Latest: Krawietz, Mies win French Open doubles on debut The Latest on the French Open: The German pair of Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies has become only the second team in the Open era to win the men&apos...
16:48 2019-06-08

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to rep...
03:48 2019-07-17

G7 finance ministers look to rein in tech giants at French meeting G7 finance ministers will have the growing powers of big digital firms in their sights when they meet on Wednesday outside Paris despite divisions ab...
02:16 2019-07-17

Top-seeded Barty withdraws from French Open warm-up event Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty has withdrawn from the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament because of a right arm injury    ...
15:16 2019-05-21

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leave...
15:16 2019-06-09

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open, citing right shoulder Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year's second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder. ...
15:16 2019-05-21

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 million over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at l...
15:00 2019-05-21

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion indus...
13:48 2019-05-21

French widow sues Boeing for at least $276 millioin over Ethiopian crash A French woman whose husband died in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX airliner in Ethiopia has filed a U.S. lawsuit against the planemaker, seeking at l...
12:32 2019-05-21