Portugal stuns host France

Jul 11, 2016

Portugal stuns host France

Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, with a goal in extra time from substitute Eder securing the country’s first soccer title. Just as the final looked destined for a penalty ...

Griezmann's double sends host France into Euro final

Jul 8, 2016

Griezmann's double sends host France into Euro final

France is heading back to soccer’s elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way. Griezmann scored both goals to give France a 2-0 win over world champion Germany on Thursday and a place in the European Championship final against Portugal. It was ...

Jul 8, 2016

Apparent EgyptAir crash debris washes up on Israeli shores

Pieces of wreckage believed to be from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in May were found on Thursday along the coast of Israel, according to the office of Israel’s prime minister. The fragments were found in the morning hours north of Tel Aviv, along ...

Jul 5, 2016

Wacoal may relocate logistics base from U.K. to France

Wacoal Holdings Corp. is considering relocating its logistics base in Britain to France in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union. “We need to find a place to store inventories if tariffs are imposed in trade between Britain and ...

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Kiarostami dies in France at 76

Jul 5, 2016

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Kiarostami dies in France at 76

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has died at the age of 76 in France, Iranian media reported on Monday. Kiarostami, who won the coveted Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1997 for “Taste of Cherry,” left Tehran last week to undergo treatment ...

France beats upstart Iceland to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Jul 4, 2016

France beats upstart Iceland to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

The Icelandic thunderclap roar proved no match for the sheer talent of France as the hosts finally showed their title credentials at Euro 2016 on Sunday. A crushing 5-2 victory lined up a semifinal with Germany as France displayed the attacking ruthlessness that had ...