Category: France

Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Rehearsal Delayed Again Due to Seine’s High Water Levels

Recent data collected by water charity Surfrider in mid-May revealed E. coli levels surpassing four times the authorized limit, raising alarms about the presence of untreated human waste in the waterway

Macron Makes Urgent Visit to New Caledonia Amidst Escalating Violence

Upon his arrival at La Tontouta International Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers from the capital, Noumea, Macron expressed his foremost priority: "My wish, along with that of my ministers and the government, is to be alongside the people and see a return to peace, calm, and security as soon as possible."

French Lawmakers to Debate Assisted Dying Amid Divisive National Conversation

The parliamentary marathon, expected to extend possibly until the summer of 2025, will center on a proposed legislation that could reshape the landscape of end-of-life care in France

PSG Snubs Kylian Mbappé for Last Ligue 1 Encounter

Despite fervent anticipation surrounding Mbappé's potential move to the Spanish giants, PSG has chosen to remain tight-lipped regarding the rationale behind his exclusion from the matchday squad

France Escalates Efforts to Quell Unrest in New Caledonia Amid Rising Tensions

High Commissioner Louis Le Franc, the highest state official in New Caledonia, issued a stern warning in a televised address on Sunday, May 19th, asserting that France would spare no effort in reclaiming control of the territory, "whatever the cost"

France Accuses Azerbaijan of Interference in New Caledonia Protests

France has leveled accusations against Azerbaijan, claiming the country's involvement in the recent wave of protests and violence that have gripped the Pacific island territory of New Caledonia

European Union Population Trends: Growth, Decline, and Shifting Densities

While some countries have witnessed substantial population growth, such as France and Spain, which each recorded a remarkable increase of 6.3 million people, others have faced declines

N’Golo Kanté Returns: Deschamps Unveils French Squad for Euro 2024

Deschamps, speaking on French television channel TF1, expressed confidence in Kanté's return, citing his full season of play with Saudi club Al Ittihad, despite the midfielder's struggles with injuries during his time at Chelsea.

Violence Eases in New Caledonia as Paris Sends Reinforcements Amid Voting Rules Dispute

The unrest has prompted a substantial deployment of security personnel, with an additional 1,000 reinforcements expected to bolster the existing 1,700-strong contingent

Paris Saint-Germain Edge Past Nice Despite Mbappe Absence; Marseille Stumble Against Reims

The match, held on Wednesday, not only saw PSG secure three crucial points but also dashed Nice's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League

Tensions Escalate Over Electoral Reforms as New Caledonia Grapples with Deadly Unrest

What began as simmering discontent over proposed electoral reforms has erupted into a full-blown crisis, claiming lives and igniting long-standing tensions between indigenous Kanak communities and descendants of European colonizers

Kylian Mbappe Secures France’s Player of the Year Award in Gala Triumph

The announcement came during the prestigious UNFP Trophies gala held in Paris, where Mbappe, 25, was recognized for his remarkable contributions to Ligue 1 throughout the season

Norway Closes Border to Russian Tourists Amid Ukraine Conflict

"The decision to tighten the entry rules is in line with the Norwegian approach of standing by allies and partners in the reactions against Russia's illegal war of aggression against Ukraine," Mehl stated

Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Rehearsal Delayed Again Due to Seine’s High Water Levels

Recent data collected by water charity Surfrider in mid-May revealed E. coli levels surpassing four times the authorized limit, raising alarms about the presence of untreated human waste in the waterway

Macron Makes Urgent Visit to New Caledonia Amidst Escalating Violence

Upon his arrival at La Tontouta International Airport, located approximately 50 kilometers from the capital, Noumea, Macron expressed his foremost priority: "My wish, along with that of my ministers and the government, is to be alongside the people and see a return to peace, calm, and security as soon as possible."