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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.        ...

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force

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France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and th...
01:48 2019-07-14

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of ...
08:48 2019-07-14

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. ...
19:48 2019-06-06

French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc. ...
07:32 2019-07-01

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and th...
19:48 2019-06-12

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

French President Macron slams EU summit failure, hopes for deal on Tuesday French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday severely criticized the failure of an EU summit to reach a decision on who should take over the bloc's top...
07:32 2019-07-01

Steve Bannon, Russians conspiring with nationalists to destroy the EU, French President Macron warns Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, Macron said Tuesday.  ...
15:32 2019-05-21

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country'...
19:16 2019-07-13

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 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

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

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibil...
10:48 2019-06-03

With French-flavored EU line-up, Macron builds future influence After struggling to get his way in Brussels for much of the past two years, Emmanuel Macron can claim a rare victory in brokering a deal on Europe's ...
14:32 2019-07-03

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

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

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid...
14:16 2019-05-22

French inventor flies hoverboard over crowd; impresses Macron at Bastille Day celebration. Bastille Day celebrations included a demonstration of a fly-board that could be used as an assault platform. President Macron tweeted video of it. &...
14:16 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now - French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid...
14:16 2019-05-22

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic...
13:00 2019-06-18

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace relat...
16:00 2019-05-22

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's a...
01:16 2019-07-06

Donald Trump Throws a Tax Bomb at Emmanuel Macron The White House is using France’s digital tax in an attempt to divide and rule in the EU. It’s a big test of whether Europe’s leaders will stand by P...
22:01 2019-07-11

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but s...
10:48 2019-06-06

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their...
14:48 2019-05-23

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper...
10:16 2019-05-21

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biar...
23:32 2019-06-10

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship ...
16:32 2019-06-10

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump To Replace 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House gar...
11:16 2019-06-13

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship ...
01:48 2019-06-10

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House s...
22:16 2019-07-08

"Indian Pilots Taking To Rafale Jets Was Amazing": French Air Force Chief Indo-French Garuda VI exercise, held at Mont-de-Marsan air base in France, aimed at enhancing the interoperability level of the French and Indian cre...
00:48 2019-07-13

Cycling: Alaphilippe reclaims yellow and Pinot impresses in French tour de force Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France's yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials as the French pair highly impresse...
12:32 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

French Open: rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's semi-final away from main court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a gr...
08:00 2019-06-07

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

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

Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe The president of French soccer champion Paris Saint-Germain is the latest sports official implicated in a sprawling five-year corruption probe that k...
03:16 2019-05-25

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

President Trump Hints at His Next Trade War Target: French Wine (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump promised to do “something” about French wine that he said is allowed into the U.S. virtually t...
16:32 2019-06-10

D-Day 75th anniversary: lone piper plays a lament as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, and Donald Trump honour sacrifices made by the heroes of World War II Military veterans joined world leaders including Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump in honouring brave servicemen and women who made sacri...
06:32 2019-06-06

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion. The po...
04:16 2019-06-06

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist...
10:16 2019-06-21

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Co...
04:48 2019-05-23

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wil...
20:48 2019-05-21

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's presiden...
09:32 2019-06-12

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the pro...
02:48 2019-06-12

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but membe...
23:48 2019-06-10

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the Eu...
15:00 2019-05-27

Air Force Announces Rs 5 Lakh Reward For Information On Missing Plane The Indian Air Force has announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh for information on the An-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taki...
20:48 2019-06-08

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
23:16 2019-06-10

Eric Cantona announces trip to space (maybe) with levitating sculpture of himself Footballer Eric Cantona is planning to take a trip into space (perhaps), and has announced it in the only logical way: by unveiling a life-sized levi...
23:00 2019-06-05

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generati...
20:48 2019-07-09

Planes, Tanks, & Space Force: Scenes From Trump's Soggy Fourth of July Extravaganza Donald Trump was super excited for his Fourth of July Tanks, Planes, and Big Guns Spectacular—so much so that he reallocated $2.5 million from the Pa...
00:32 2019-07-06

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democra...
14:00 2019-06-11

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an inciden...
09:16 2019-05-27

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while r...
13:32 2019-05-23

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

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

At least 60 percent of Mexican police officers cannot pass tests for new force, president says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to...
14:16 2019-07-09

| Malawi president accuses opposition of wanting to 'overthrow government by force' Malawi President Peter Mutharika accused the opposition which has rejected the outcome of last month's election of wanting to "overthrow the governme...
12:48 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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: 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

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

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

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

Billionaire Tom Steyer makes 2020 U-turn and announces run for president Steyer, Democrats’ largest donor, says he will run after allActivist favors Trump impeachment and climate crisis actionBillionaire environmental acti...
17:32 2019-07-09

Mexican president announces plan to provide 40,000 jobs to migrants Mexico is finalizing a deal to provide 40,000 factory jobs to migrants in northern states, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday, address...
14:32 2019-06-28

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

'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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against ...
14:32 2019-06-23

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

'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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday _____ President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he would delay the White House’s plans to begin mass raids that were to begin Sunday again...
22:48 2019-06-22

French Open glance: Federer, Nadal face qualifiers on Day 4 A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal face German qualifiers ranked outside the top 100 in the second round   &#...
16:32 2019-05-28

The Latest: Del Potro shakes off poor start at French Open Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 through wind and bits o...
08:16 2019-05-28

Why willpower wasn't enough this time for Serena, Osaka at French Open Serena Williams tried to tap into the queen within in her third-round match against Sofia Kenin. Naomi Osaka tried to put dreams of a calendar slam o...
18:48 2019-06-01

French GP: Hamilton takes emphatic win, Bottas resists Leclerc Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton absolutely dominated the French Grand Prix, leading every lap from pole position to extend his lead in t...
14:16 2019-06-23

Double penalty drops Renault F1's Ricciardo out of French GP points Daniel Ricciardo has dropped from seventh to 11th in the final Formula 1 French Grand Prix classification after receiving two five-second penalties f...
17:32 2019-06-23

2019 French Open: Players to bet on who aren’t Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal has ruled the red clay of Roland Garros like no other player in the history of tennis. Nadal, who has won the French Open 11 times in th...
13:16 2019-05-25

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of k...
11:32 2019-07-03

France says Fiat-Renault merger must protect French jobs Local factories must stay open as part of a proposed merger between the French and Italian automakers, insists France's finance minister. If accepted...
07:48 2019-05-28

French Open: Roger Federer cruises through against Leonardo Mayer • Swiss No 3 seed beats Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-3, 6-3• Britain’s Joe Salisbury reaches doubles quarter-finalsRoger Federer continued his straightforwa...
10:48 2019-06-02

Hamilton feared French GP tyre blowout like Stroll's in 2018 Lewis Hamilton said he feared a repeat of Lance Stroll's spectacular 2018 blowout after suffering from "quite big blisters" on his front tyres during...
14:16 2019-06-23

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

2019 French Open: Roger Federer Reaches the Quarterfinals Federer has not yet dropped a set playing at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015. Three women became first-time quarterfinals in Paris on Sun...
10:48 2019-06-02

Round-up: Vondrousova routs Sevastova to reach French Open last eight "Teenager Marketa Vondrousova continued to impress at the French Open when she walloped Latvia\u0027s Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-0 to reach her maide...
08:00 2019-06-02

Konta impresses as she cruises into first French Open quarter-final "Johanna Konta produced a display full of authority and confidence as she beat Donna Vekic in straight sets to reach her first French Open quarter-fi...
08:00 2019-06-02

Lewis Hamilton storms to pole for F1 French Grand Prix • Hamilton holds off challenge of Bottas and Leclerc• ‘Valtteri goes in and puts in bloody good laps every time’For Lewis Hamilton, pole at the Frenc...
07:48 2019-06-23

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open on Wednesday        ...
06:32 2019-05-29

Muguruza, Stephens post straight-set wins at French Open Former champion Garbine Muguruza and last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens both posted straight-set wins to reach the third round of the French ...
08:00 2019-05-29

Ferrari to replace Mission Winnow branding for Canadian, French GPs Ferrari has confirmed it will replace its Mission Winnow branding for the Canadian and French rounds of the Formula 1 season, and use a 90th annivers...
12:48 2019-05-28

Why Juan Martin del Potro could be a sleeping giant at the French Open Due to an injury-plagued year, del Potro entered Roland Garros under the radar. But if his opening win is any indication, he could yet be a factor in...
18:16 2019-05-28

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the pri...
17:16 2019-05-28

Faultless Roger Federer eases into French Open quarterfinals Roger Federer's return to French Open clay is going so smoothly he still has not dropped a set in reaching the quarterfinals    ...
10:48 2019-06-02

Zverev digs deep to reach French Open round two Alexander Zverev was made to work hard to reach the second round of the French Open, trashing a racket in frustration in a 7-6(4) 6-3 2-6 6-7(5) 6-3 ...
12:32 2019-05-28

Vettel: Ferrari failed to hit French GP target of big gain vs Mercedes Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari failed to accomplish its target at the French Grand Prix because its updates did not help it significantly reduce i...
14:16 2019-06-23

The Latest: 20-year-old Moutet downs Pella at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Corentin Moutet produced the biggest win of his burgeoning career in front of...
08:48 2019-05-29

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people...
10:48 2019-05-28

Bernard Tomic 'pretty sure' he tried in one-sided French Open defeat Australian falls to Taylor Fritz in just 82 minutesNonchalant and impatient display prompts questionsBernard Tomic has denied not giving it his all d...
19:32 2019-05-28

1, not done: Osaka avoids French Open upset; Halep wins, too Top-seeded Naomi Osaka was two points from losing her first-round match at the French Open before coming back to win; Simona Halep also needed 3 sets...
15:32 2019-05-28

French police hunt bomber who planted device in Lyon Paper bag bomb in pedestrian shopping street exploded on Friday, wounding 13 peopleFrench police are hunting a suspect believed to have deposited a p...
14:16 2019-05-25

French police criticised for using pepper spray on climate protesters Video showing police removing seated demonstrators in Paris causes outrage on social mediaFrance’s interior minister has asked the Paris police chief...
08:16 2019-07-01

Monfils hails girlfriend Svitolina as new French clash looms Gael Monfils paid tribute to both his girlfriend and his new coach on Thursday, after he won his all-French clash against Adrian Mannarino which set ...
22:32 2019-05-30

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenho...
12:32 2019-05-26

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

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

Red dirt capital offers green experience at French Open At the heart of the Jardin des Serres botanical exhibition, Roland Garros's new Simonne Mathieu court offers a green experience in tennis' capital of...
16:00 2019-05-26

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death aft...
16:00 2019-05-26

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear h...
16:00 2019-05-26

French drugmaker Sanofi, Google to use data tech for innovations French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines ...
02:48 2019-06-18

Video: Why Renault's French Grand Prix F1 update is a gamble Renault is expected to reveal a major Formula 1 update package at this weekend's French Grand Prix, where plenty of attention will be given to the ho...
07:16 2019-06-18

Federer returns to play at French Open after 4-year absence PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open. Returning to play at Roland Garros for the first time since 2015, Fede...
08:16 2019-05-26

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials sai...
21:48 2019-05-24

Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon PARIS (AP) — French police are hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the city of Lyon...
06:32 2019-05-25

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ...
17:16 2019-05-31

French Open 2019, day six: Pliskova takes on Martic – live! Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Johanna Konta in actionKonta faces meeting of minds against KusmovaFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg ...
05:48 2019-05-31

| 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 Open glance: Federer, Nadal both in 3rd-round action A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer's third-round opponent at the French Open is the son of a player who was in the field when the 20...
01:16 2019-05-31

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

French Foreign Minister Congratulates New Indian Counterpart S Jaishankar French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking...
20:32 2019-05-31

For French Open competitors, red clay dust comes free. So does the laundry. Former tennis stars recall having to wash their dirty match clothes by hand, while today’s competitors have a free cleaning service at their disposal...
23:48 2019-05-30

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the cit...
17:00 2019-06-28

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

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

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a v...
12:16 2019-06-28

Naomi Osaka rallies again at French Open, beats Azarenka For the second straight match at the French Open, Naomi Osaka came back from the brink of defeat. This time the Japanese No. 1 beat former No. 1 Vict...
08:32 2019-05-30

Nishikori downs Tsonga to reach French Open third round Japan's Kei Nishikori overcame a sluggish start to see off local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 and reach the third round of the French ...
12:32 2019-05-29

French Open 2019: Tsonga left holding baby "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga easied into the French Open second round with a 7-6 6-1 4-6 6-3 win over Peter Gojowczyk before being asked to pose for a photo w...
14:16 2019-05-27

Serena Williams flirts with disaster at French Open — and then she screams PARIS — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her ope...
18:16 2019-05-27

French Open glance: Serena vs. qualifier; Osaka vs. Azarenka A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka meets Victoria Azaranka in a second-round matchup between the current No. 1 in women's tennis and a...
21:32 2019-05-29

French government cautious on Fiat-Chrysler-Renault hookup PARIS (AP) — France’s government is sounding a note of caution about a possible alliance between French automaker Renault and Fiat Chrysler Aut...
19:48 2019-05-26

French missiles found on rogue Libyan general’s base French military officials Wednesday denied violating a U.N. arms embargo after several of their missiles were found on a base loyal to a rogue Libyan...
15:16 2019-07-10

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

Leclerc explains Vettel hurry-up messages in French GP qualifying Charles Leclerc says his hurry-up messages to Sebastian Vettel over Ferrari's Formula 1 team radio during French Grand Prix qualifying were prompted ...
17:32 2019-06-22

Shooting at French mosque injures famous imam in Brest A well-known and controversial imam and one other person were wounded in the attack on the Sunna mosque in Brest on the French Atlantic Coast. The gu...
19:48 2019-06-27

| 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

England's finest, Bronze draws on her French and American influences She is England's most influential player at this World Cup, has scored a contender for goal of the tournament and her coach believes she is the best ...
17:16 2019-07-01

French Court Paves Way to End Life Support for Man in Vegetative State The family of Vincent Lambert, 42, has been bitterly divided over his fate because he did not leave written instructions about his end-of-life wishes...
11:32 2019-06-28

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open secon...
11:32 2019-06-01

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters...
13:32 2019-07-01

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary followi...
07:16 2019-06-28

French tussle erupts for control of British Steel unit A division of British Steel, the ailing Scunthorpe-based industrial group, is at the centre of a takeover tussle between two French rivals, days befo...
06:48 2019-06-28

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as ...
05:32 2019-06-21

French Police Have Arrested Two Suspects Over the Lyon Explosion That Wounded 13 (PARIS) — French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities s...
09:48 2019-05-27

French police probed over rough break-up of climate demo French prosecutors said on Monday they had opened a preliminary investigation after police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of clim...
15:00 2019-07-01

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with French carmaker Renault PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is proposing a merger with French carmaker Renault aimed at saving billions of dollars for both companies. Fiat Chrysler A...
10:00 2019-05-27

2019 French Open: Nadal and Federer Cruises Into Third Round Rafael Nadal posted a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win over Yannick Maden. Roger Federer also advanced easily, with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 victory over 144th-ranked Oscar ...
14:48 2019-05-29

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

Renault/Fiat case 'not closed', says French transport minister Plans to merge carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler could re-emerge despite the breakdown of negotiations last week, France's transport minister said ...
07:00 2019-06-11

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch i...
17:32 2019-07-17

Kentucky WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinct...
12:16 2019-06-10

Promoted: Winfield driver victorious in Ledenon French F4 race 2019 Volant Winfield finalist Nicky Hays was a class act during the Ledenon round of the FIA French F4 Championship, as the young American claimed a ...
18:48 2019-07-11

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

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

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

On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenage tennis burno...
21:32 2019-06-08

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French diplomatic source said, confi...
08:32 2019-06-10

Renault-Nissan audit findings submitted to French prosecutors Renault has handed French prosecutors the conclusions of an audit into its joint finances with alliance partner Nissan , the carmaker said on Friday...
15:00 2019-07-12

Federer-Nadal showdown highlights French Open semifinals PARIS (AP) — All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Rog...
03:16 2019-06-07

Can Roger Federer upset Rafael Nadal at the French Open? The way Roger Federer was talking ahead of his battle against Rafael Nadal at the French Open, you would think something especially crazy has to happ...
22:48 2019-06-06

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

Pinot, Alaphilippe boost French hopes at Tour de France Thomas De Gendt won the eighth stage of the Tour de France on Saturday as Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe claimed back the yellow jersey   &#...
14:32 2019-07-13

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. L...
09:32 2019-06-18

Ex-French Leader Francois Hollande Finds Second Career -- On Stage Former French president Francois Hollande made the first tentative step into what may or may not be a second career this weekend when he trod the boa...
20:16 2019-07-13

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

The Shortlist: 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...
01:32 2019-05-22

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that al...
18:16 2019-06-04

With French Open title in hand, can Rafael Nadal win Wimbledon? No man has accomplished the Roland Garros-Wimbledon double since Nadal himself in 2010, but that's what Rafa is aiming for as he chases Grand Slam ti...
05:01 2019-06-11

French court rejects claim over 1994 ferry disaster A Paris court is set to adjudicate on a compensation claim related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one Europe’s deadliest mar...
09:16 2019-07-19

Konta sweeps Stephens off the court to reach French semis Johanna Konta produced a remarkably dominant performance against Sloane Stephens in a 6-1, 6-4 victory to become the first British woman to reach the...
21:16 2019-06-04

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

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

Barty ends Anisimova's run to reach French Open final Australian Ashleigh Barty weathered the fierce challenge of Amanda Anisimova to end the 17-year-old's barnstorming run at the French Open and reach t...
10:16 2019-06-07

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

French organizers move to defuse women's semis scheduling row French Open organizers sought on Friday to defuse a simmering row over their scheduling of the women's semi-finals, stating they had chosen to hold t...
10:16 2019-06-07

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

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

Anisimova eager to carry French Open confidence onto grass Teenager Amanda Anisimova hopes the confidence she gained during her amazing run at the French Open will help her to succeed during the grasscourt s...
10:16 2019-06-07

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron...
03:16 2019-05-22

Nadal too tough for Federer, reaches 12th French final Before this French Open semi-final match-up it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics, but once great foes Roger Federer and Rafa Nad...
10:16 2019-06-07

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to...
05:48 2019-07-18

Pardon his French, it was a tough day for Thibaut Pinot at the Tour de France A Frenchman hasn't won a Tour de France in 34 years, it's early but Thibaut Pinot -- considered France's best hope -- is headed in the wrong directio...
06:00 2019-07-17

Belgian monks resurrect brewery 200 years after French raid GRIMBERGEN, Belgium – Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years. The ab...
19:32 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

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

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

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

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

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on P...
19:16 2019-07-16

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

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

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champ...
10:32 2019-06-09

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

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 media giant acquires Nollywood film studio As part of its plan to strengthen its position in Africa's movie market, French media giant, Canal+ Group, has acquired Nigerian production studio, R...
06:48 2019-07-16

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

Iran confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran confirmed on Tuesday it had detained French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah but declined to give any more details, a day after Paris demanded in...
07:32 2019-07-16

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

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

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

The Latest: Nadal-Thiem final at French Open starts The latest on the French Open: The men's final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem has started at Roland Garros.     ...
09:48 2019-06-09

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

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

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

French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine Historic wins from Rafael Nadal and Ashleigh Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finall...
17:16 2019-06-09

Nadal tops Thiem for record 12th French crown Rafael Nadal beat Dominic Thiem in the French Open final for the second straight year, giving Nadal his 12th career title at Roland Garros -- the mos...
17:16 2019-06-09

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

Cycling: Pinot triggers huge French hopes on the Tour The prospect of a home-grown rider winning the Tour de France for the first time in more than three decades started to take shape on Saturday when Th...
18:16 2019-07-13

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

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do...
01:48 2019-07-17

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

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said. ...
15:32 2019-05-21

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

American Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis "American Nicole Gibbs has revealed she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month\u0027s French Open after being diagnosed wit...
10:32 2019-05-21

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 Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembl...
13:32 2019-07-16

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
16:32 2019-06-13

Disgruntled Novak Djokovic exits French Open to end win streak Novak Djokovic's bid to win four straight majors for the second time came to an end when the disgruntled Serb fell to Dominic Thiem in five sets in t...
13:32 2019-06-08

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber, named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and add...
04:32 2019-06-04

West Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
12:16 2019-07-05

French Open glance: Federer renews rivalry with Wawrinka A quick look at the French Open: Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the ...
06:32 2019-06-04

Young American who upset Williams in action at French Open Sofia Kenin will try to follow up her upset of Serena Williams at the French Open by reaching her first Grand Slam quarterfinal    &#...
03:48 2019-06-03

The Latest: Zverev beats Fognini, back in French quarters The Latest on the French Open: Alexander Zverev has reached the quarterfinals for the second straight year        ...
13:16 2019-06-03

The Latest: Nadal joins Federer in French Open quarterfinals Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to the French Open quarterfinals after beating unseeded Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in th...
13:16 2019-06-02

France to impose green tax on flight tickets from French airports All tickets for outbound flights from French airports will include a green tax from 2020. It is expected to raise €180 million a year, which will pay...
09:16 2019-07-09

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the ...
08:16 2019-06-04

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is con...
19:32 2019-06-02

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continu...
21:48 2019-06-11

Rafael Nadal is just way too good for Roger Federer at French Open PARIS — Rafael Nadal made quick work of Roger Federer in their first French Open meeting since 2011, beating his rival 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Friday in strong...
14:01 2019-06-07

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, ...
11:16 2019-06-12

At the French Open, Novak Djokovic Is Aiming to Rewind to 2016 Djokovic held all four singles Grand Slam titles simultaneously after he won at Roland Garros three years ago, and he looks capable of doing the same...
21:16 2019-06-03

Anna Tatishvili fined £41,000 for playing ‘below standard’ at French Open • Maria Sakkari beat former world No 50 6-0, 6-1 in first round• Tatishvili was playing her first tour match since October 2017The former world No 50...
10:48 2019-06-03

The Latest: Keys, Barty reach French Open quarterfinals PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:40 p.m. Madison Keys and Ash Barty will face off in the quarterfinals of the Fre...
08:00 2019-06-03

FRENCH OPEN '19: Serena Williams tries again for 24th major The AP takes a look at some of the women to watch at the 2019 French Open, including 23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams, No. 1 Naomi Osa...
18:32 2019-05-22