All Blacks end year with hard-fought victory over France

Nov 27, 2016

All Blacks end year with hard-fought victory over France

New Zealand absorbed long spells of pressure to beat France 24-19 in clinical style at the Stade de France on Saturday. A year after being humiliated by the All Blacks 62-13 at the Rugby World Cup, the French put the world champions on the ...

Killing at religious retirement residence brings manhunt in France

Nov 25, 2016

Killing at religious retirement residence brings manhunt in France

French police searched Friday for a masked gunman suspected of stabbing an elderly woman to death in a retirement home for Catholic missionaries in southern France, authorities said. An unusually large police operation was launched to search for the suspected attacker, believed to be ...

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 ...

France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks 1 year ago

Nov 13, 2016

France remembers the 130 killed in Paris attacks 1 year ago

In somber ceremonies, France is remembering the horrors of one year ago, when Islamic extremists attacked bars, restaurants and other symbols of the joyful life that Paris embodies, turning a night on the town into a spasm of violence that shook the nation to ...

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, ...