Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

Nov 28, 2016

Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, clinched the right-wing nomination for next year’s presidential election on Sunday with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe. Ex-prime minister Fillon, 62, will now become a favorite to be France’s next ...

Nov 14, 2016

Turkey expels French reporter

A French reporter was expelled from Turkey on Sunday after being detained near the Syrian border in the country’s southeast, his employers said. “Our journalist, Olivier Bertrand, is free, he is on the plane for Paris,” the online news media Les Jours announced on ...

Nov 12, 2016

England, France record victories

England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer. A trio of headers from Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana and Chelsea’s Gary ...

In Paris, 'almost' foolproof Harry's Bar votes Hillary

Nov 9, 2016

In Paris, 'almost' foolproof Harry's Bar votes Hillary

Hillary Clinton scored a landslide victory Tuesday in a traditional Harry’s Bar “straw poll,” garnering 513 votes to 188 for Donald Trump at the legendary Paris watering hole. “Harry’s Bar never fails” to pick the winner, the owner Isabelle MacElhone said before adding: “Well, ...