PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is attempting a political comeback before next year's election, said on Saturday that Britain should open an asylum center on its territory to deal with asylum seekers now camped in Calais.
In the Russian city of Saransk a center is about to open named after the French movie star Gerard Depardieu, who will celebrate his three-year anniversary as a Russian citizen. Depardieu became part of a trend of “new wave of immigration” by famous athletes and artists to Russia.
It didn't end well for Serena Williams at last year's U.S. Open. After running through the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon, all she needed to do was continue to dominate the field in her home country and she would have won...Show More Summary
PARIS, Aug 26 (Reuters) - France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body burkini swimsuits that has outraged Muslims and opened divisions within the government, pending a definitive ruling. The Conseil d’Etat...Show More Summary
MIKE DICKSON IN NEW YORK: Federer believes Djokovic is still favourite, despite Murray's Wimbledon and Olympic triumphs, and the Serb playing only nine matches since the French Open,
French, Dutch and Portuguese embassies open their doors to the public.
Monaco defender Djibril Sidibe has opened up on why he rejected the chance to join Arsenal in favour of a move to the French Riviera. Meanwhile, Inter Milan are said to have moved ahead of the Gunners in the race to sign Moussa Sissoko. Sidibe...Show More Summary
With a stagnating economy, security concerns and rising nationalism, French President Francois Hollande is facing an uphill battle ahead of next year's national elections. Deeply unpopular in the polls, Hollande is now facing challenges from within his own party amid calls for him to stand down.
French Elections What do you do when your socialist government isn't working? Why, you double down on socialism of course. As minister, he introduced a measure to broaden the government's authority to intervene when foreign companies want to buy firms the state considers vital, including in the sectors of transport, health and communications. Show More Summary
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the appeal of French swimmer Aurelie Muller who was disqualified from the 10km open water race at the Rio Olympics, CAS said in a statement.
Having quietly made its way through production, KIDNAPPED director Miguel Ángel Vivas's remake of the 2007 French film INSIDE has now secured an impressive venue for its European premiere - the new version of INSIDE will be...Show More Summary
Paris-based women’s label Vanessa Seward has chosen the City of Angels as the home for the designer’s first retail boutique in the U.S. The 1,000-square-foot space on Melrose Place was designed by French architect Laurent Deroo and mirrors the look of Seward’s Paris boutiques with marbled stone...
La Liga opens the 2016/17 season at the weekend, and as ever, Real Madrid's squad is packed with talent who will battle to play a big part in Zinedine Zidane's plans. The French manager had a firm 4-3-3 layout and a basic first XI that...Show More Summary
In many ways, Grow Up is the quintessential Ubisoft game. It's rife with the systems that have come to define the French publisher -- specifically an open world and a ton of collectibles. Actually, that's basically the entire makeup of Grow Up. Go everywhere and collect everything. Somehow, it's far more bearable when the pretense is stripped away. Read more...
French fashion house Dior has launched their first home collection, available exclusively at the brand’s newly opened London flagship. “Living in a house that doesn’t reflect who you are is akin to wearing someone else’s clothes,” Christian Dior used to say. Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) – Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette scored a hat-trick on the opening weekend of the French season as last year’s Ligue 1 runners-up won 3-0 away to promoted Nancy on Sunday. Lacazette, who has been linked with a move to the...Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) – New Bordeaux coach Jocelyn Gourvennec saw his side hold off a late Saint-Etienne fightback to win a thrilling encounter 3-2 on the opening weekend of the French Ligue 1 season. Gaetan Laborde, Uruguayan international Diego...Show More Summary
French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice will pay tribute to the ’85 victims of July’s terrorist attack in the Riviera city by playing in a special kit in Sunday’s season opener against Rennes. Nice will change its traditional red and black colors for a white strip, with the logo of a heart made up of […]
Talking to the acclaimed French director about her newest film 'Mon Roi (My King),' which opens tomorrow in New York.