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The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup Anime Introduces Cast for French Team

  From one country of red, white and blue to another, The Prince of Tennis II: U-17 World Cup today moved the spotlight onto France to introduce another squad of international athletes ahead of the sports anime’s premiere later this week.   A short trailer for the world number-three team was released, along with character […]

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Science

Greece gets European assistance in fighting wildfires | Science-Environment

The first of the more than 200 firefighters from six European countries that will help their Greek colleagues in fighting wildfires have arrived in Athens. The 28 Romanian firefighters were welcomed Saturday by Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides and the leadership of Greece’s Fire Service. “Romania is happy to join the pre-positioning […]

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France’s Macron: Australia’s PM visit to Paris symbol of new relationship | Politics

French President Emmanuel Macron said his meeting this Friday in Paris with the new Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese reflected the will to rebuild the relationship between the two countries, which had been strained by a ditched submarine procurement contract. Last October, France accused its allies of stabbing it in the back when Australia opted […]

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Business

Forget the Eiffel Tower. Here’s where the French travel in France

International travelers may prioritize visits to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre when they visit France.     But French residents have other ideas. Border restrictions during the pandemic largely gave locals the chance to explore their country without foreign tourists, which in 2019 numbered some 90 million. The French did not squander the opportunity. More […]

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Science

France’s Macron says deep-sea mining must not go ahead | Science-Environment

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday a legal framework was needed to stop deep-sea mining from going ahead and urged countries to put their money on science to better understand and protect the world’s oceans. There is growing international interest in deep-sea mining but there is also pressure from some environmental groups and governments […]

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World

Macron shamed over Olympic hopes as most FRENCH people think security will be a ‘fiasco’

The next Olympic Games will be held in Paris in the July and August of 2024. But with just two years to go, most French voters have suggested they do not trust that the event will be secure enough. A Fiducial/Odoxa poll for Le Figaro suggested that 59 percent of French people think the Government will […]

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Breeder from Netherlands is Reengineering French Bulldogs\u2019 Faces To Make Them Healthier

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Who is Harmony Tan? French tennis player upsets Serena Williams in first Wimbledon appearance

Harmony Tan had never reached Wimbledon in her tennis career before this year. The closest she had gotten to the world’s oldest tennis tournament was the second round of 2021 women’s singles qualifying, where she was eliminated. She finally earned a spot in the main draw in 2022. Her first-round opponent? Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena […]

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World

French economy in chaos as public debt soars to 114% of GDP – could get ‘out of control’

Public debt reached 114.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) at the end of the first quarter of 2022 – up from 112.9 percent from the end of December 2021. The figures have been released by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) in France. French President Emmanuel Macron is now coming under […]

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Champions League final: French interior minister apologises to Liverpool fans for ticketing chaos

French interior minister Gérald Darmanin has offered an apology to Liverpool fans for the distressing scenes at the Champions League final in Paris. Liverpool fans were initially blamed by the French authorities for the chaos outside the ground ahead of the 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid, which saw thousands of supporters locked out and then […]