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Britain beat France 2-1 in Davis Cup, Australia struggle

Reuters
Nov 27 (Reuters) – Britain beat France 2-1 in their opening Davis Cup tie in Innsbruck to move top of their group after Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie won their singles rubbers in straight sets on Saturday. Evans beat Adrian Mannarino 7-5 6-4 in a little under two hours to......

Italy and France sign agreement on space launchers

Reuters
MILAN, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Italy and France clinched an accord on Friday to strengthen their cooperation on space launchers as part of a broader bilateral treaty. Among the goals laid out in the bilateral treaty were pledges to reinforce military connections, including at an industrial level, and work together......

Channel migrants: UK officials head to France for talks after tragedy

BBC
A UK government source told the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg that talks earlier between Mrs Patel and her French counterpart, Mr Darmanin, had been positive and that both countries had accepted there needs to be more collaboration between the two governments to help tackle people smuggling. BBC – For......

Live Updates: After Channel Migrant Drownings, France and U.K. Promise Action

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ImageMigrants from another boat were rescued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and brought to Dungeness, on the southeast coast of England, on Wednesday. Credit…Ben Stansall/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The day after at least 27 people died trying......

France plans new COVID measures but wants to avoid new lockdown

Reuters
A medical worker holds a test-tube after administering a nasal swab to a patient at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing centre in Nice, France, November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register PARIS, Nov 24 (Reuters) – France will announce new COVID-19 containment measures......

France orders websites to remove online marketplace Wish

Reuters
PARIS, Nov 24 (Reuters) – France ordered search engines and online platforms on Wednesday to strip Wish from their listings over concerns about product safety and the U.S. e-commerce marketplace said it was taking legal action to challenge the move. The French government, which has been investigating a number of......

A Socialite, a Gardener, a Message in Blood: The Murder That Still Grips France

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PARIS — The wealthy socialite was found dead in the basement of her villa on the Côte d’Azur. The only door was locked from the outside but also barricaded from within. A message, scrawled in the victim’s own......

Record high cases, more rules and partial lockdowns: A new Covid wave engulfs Europe

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Medical personnel works at the intensive care unit with Covid-19 patients in a hospital in Freising near Munich, southern Germany, on November 16, 2021. CHRISTOF STACHE | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The latest wave of Covid-19 cases is......

Kylian Mbappe hat trick: France, Belgium qualify for 2022 World Cup

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Andrew Gastelum France will have a chance to defend its World Cup title, while fellow European power Belgium will look to finally overcome its newfound rival.  Both nations clinched their tickets to Qatar on Saturday with comfortable wins in their......

In France, Kamala Harris Asserts Herself as a Diplomatic Asset

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here PARIS — Vice President Kamala Harris spent hours talking with Emmanuel Macron, the French president, managing to skirt a recent diplomatic rift between the two allies over an Australian submarine deal. She attended a conference on promoting democratic......

France warns Russia over Ukraine, Moscow denies weighing attack

Reuters
Diplomats say U.S. shared details of Russian military activities Russia dismisses suggestions it may attack Ukraine French and Russian ministers met in Paris for crisis talks MOSCOW/PARIS, Nov 12 (Reuters) – France on Friday warned Russia against harming Ukraine’s territorial integrity, after the United States shared with European allies its......

PSG player arrested for attack on teammate

ESPN
Aminata Diallo was arrested for an alleged attack on a PSG teammate. Photo by Aurelien Meunier – PSG/PSG via Getty Images Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Aminata Diallo has been arrested in connection with an alleged attack on a teammate, the club said on Wednesday. The France international was arrested Wednesday morning following......

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