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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron

France denies it has softened stance on Brexit

17 February 2019, 7:09 PM

France on Sunday denied British media reports that President Emmanuel Macron had offered concessions on the Irish backstop to end the stalemate over Brexit negotiations.

Paris seeks $14 million from Airbnb for illegal adverts

11 February 2019, 6:31 AM

The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost the American rental website more than 12.5 million euros ($14 million), the mayor of Paris told a newspaper in an interview published on Sunday. Under French law, home owners in Paris can rent out their places on short-term rental […]

Fire fighters battling the blaze

Seven dead in Paris building blaze: fire service

5 February 2019, 9:06 AM

Seven people died and another was seriously injured in a building fire in a wealthy Paris neighbourhood on Monday night, the fire service said.

WWI grenade.

WW1 grenade found in French potato shipment

3 February 2019, 6:52 AM

A German World War I hand grenade was found among a shipment of French potatoes imported for a Hong Kong crisp factory, police said.


France, Spain demand release of detained journalists in Venezuela

31 January 2019, 5:36 PM

France and Spain called on Venezuelan authorities on Thursday to immediately release foreign journalists who have been detained as part of a crackdown on international media.

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