France detains 80 in unprecedented child sex crime swoop
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Police in France have arrested dozens of men accused of child sex abuse in the largest operation of its kind ever conducted ..read more
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French film star faces backlash after sexually suggestive comments
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17h ago
GĂ©rard Depardieu, one of the most well-known figures in contemporary French cinema, is already facing a string of sexual assault allegations. A new behind-the-scenes documentary captures him making obscene comments about women ..read more
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French minister 'angry' with big oil producers at COP28
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19h ago
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is pushing against proposals to target fossil fuels at the COP28 climate summit, drawing fury from France ..read more
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French court convicts six teens for role in beheading of teacher
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19h ago
The brutal murder of schoolteacher Samuel Paty shocked France in 2020. Six teenagers involved in the killing have finally received prison sentences ..read more
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Amid global climate breakdown, French farmer bets on chicken
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20h ago
Chicken has the smallest carbon footprint of any meat. But contrary to the claims of a poultry farmer in Brittany, scientists say we should still be eating less ..read more
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Inside France: The modern Frenchwoman and l'entente cordiale
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20h ago
From the latest manoeuvres in parliament to a slightly desperate trip to Nice, via the UK-France relationship and the face of modern France, our weekly newsletter Inside France looks at what we have been talking about in France this week ..read more
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France's Le Pen ordered to stand trial in EU funding scandal
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2d ago
French prosecutors on Friday ordered far-right figurehead Marine Le Pen to stand trial over claims she used EU funds to finance party activities in France ..read more
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'We will be on time' to reopen Paris' Notre-Dame, says Macron
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2d ago
French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Friday that the restoration of Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral, badly damaged by fire in 2019, would be completed in time for its planned reopening next December ..read more
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Moving to France: Language tests, new immigration law and jobs for non French-speakers
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2d ago
Moving to France - a country famous for its complicated bureaucracy - can be a daunting task. Fortunately, our new newsletter is here to answer your questions - this month we're looking at new immigration plans, acquiring language skills and healthcare ..read more
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French Expression of the Day: Partir en couille
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2d ago
This French expression is quite vulgar, but it can be useful when describing a dramatic event ..read more
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