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PARIS (AP) -- Thousands of people are expected to march in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms as rail strikes and student ... plans to revamp the national railway company SNCF before the network is opened to competition, while students continue to occupy campuses across France. protests
Travellers in France face more travel headaches on Thursday as French rail chiefs SNCF cancels scores of services across the country due to the ... In Paris anyone taking the RER A, Europe's busiest train line, there will be one train out of two running on the Cergy/Poissy branch and three trains out of ...

It's nothing but sun, sun and more sun in France at the moment, with the mercury set to rise to a whopping 29C in the French capital on Thursday. ... In Paris on Thursday afternoon, temperatures will reach highs of a staggering 29C and the eastern Grand Est region and south west ...
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in the first address to France's parliament by a Canadian leader, called on the signatories of the 2015 Paris climate accord to ensure the landmark deal became a "reality". Trudeau, one of just a handful of foreign leaders given the honour of a parliament ...
The university cited security reasons for sealing off access to the campus in the sixth district of Paris, which was once attended by Macron as well as many other leading figures in France's political elite. "The main building of Sciences Po Paris is occupied peacefully and on a renewable basis, a decision ... students
In Paris, at least, three new services are trying to break the language barrier so non-French speaking tourists can get the most out of their trip. ... Unlimited calling and texting within France and to other countries in Europe is included in the rental cost while texting and calling to the United States and ...

Travellers in France were hit by more travel headaches on Wednesday as French rail chiefs SNCF were forced to cancel scores of services across the country due to a fresh two-day rail strike. ... In Paris anyone taking the RER B, which serves both Paris airports will have to change trains at Gare du Nord.
PARIS -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ventured into the heart of French democracy Tuesday in hopes of enlisting his hosts as progressive, like-minded defenders against the onslaught of global perils like climate change, authoritarianism and inequality. His message -- a call to arms of sorts in the face ... France
PARIS (Reuters) - US e-commerce giant Amazon has made further inroads into food retail in France as Casino's upmarket Monoprix chain became the first local retailer to agree to sell groceries via Amazon. Future cooperation could extend beyond France. A source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday ... France
Last Friday, 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim killed four people and injured 16 others after taking hostages in a supermarket in south-west France. It has since emerged that he was known to French intelligence services, who were concerned he was at risk of Islamist radicalisation. Lakdim himself was shot ... France
Francis Kalifat of the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish organisations said Le Pen and her party were "not wanted" at the march on Wednesday ... has shocked France's Jewish community, coming a year after an Orthodox Jewish woman in her sixties was thrown out the window of her Paris flat by a ... France
The French police officer who died after he offered himself in exchange for a hostage in an Islamist attack is being honoured in Paris. Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame, 44, was one of four victims of a shooting spree in southern France on Friday. He will be awarded France's highest accolade, the Legion d'Honneur, ... France
... Talking Point · People & Politics · The Hub · Sweet and Sour · Onochie Anibeze · Sunday Perspectives · My World · Frankly Speaking · The Orbit · Nigeria Today · Vista Woman · Relationships. More. Breaking News. Translate. Home » News » Nigeria/France friendly: Super Falcons to report in Paris April 3 ... France
French investigators are treating the killing of an 85-year-old Jewish woman in Paris as an antisemitic murder, after it emerged that she had survived France's most notorious second world war round up of Jews in 1942. Mireille Knoll lived alone and was found dead after a fire broke out in her flat in Paris's ... France
The investigation by the Paris prosecutor's office is trying to establish whether it was a killing "motivated by the real or supposed adherence to a religion", the source said. France's chief rabbi described Knoll's death as a "horror". Jewish leaders have called for a march in her memory. French Foreign ... France
He added that France is in favour of a Cyprus settlement, that takes into account the acquis communautaire. “We are not Cypriots ourselves, but we are friends of Cyprus and of the Republic of Cyprus” he went on. Explaining the position of Paris with regard to regional developments, Troccaz said that “we ... France
The Paris municipal election – the French capital's top political job – is two years away, but as the current mayor Anne Hidalgo becomes increasingly ... co-chair of the Green party at the Paris City Council, and Paris City councillor Danielle Simonnet, from the far-left party 'La France Insoumise', could be ... France

In a statement (in French), France's Jewish umbrella organisation Crif expressed "anger and concern" at the attack. It urged "the fullest transparency" by the authorities "so that the motive of this barbaric crime is known as quickly as possible". France's Jewish community has voiced increasing concern over a ... France
L'Entente describes itself as inspired by traditional British cuisine, “but focused entirely on French Terroir Produce.” They work with producers in France to get their sausages and bacon for full English breakfasts, but they also partner with British cheesemakers for Stilton, and a Scottish salmon producer. France
French prosecutors are now treating the brutal murder of an 85-year-old Jewish woman whose partly charred body was found in her Paris home as an ... flee a mass roundup of Jews in Paris during World War II, was found dead Friday in her apartment in the east of the French capital, where she lived alone. France
Only 42 percent of Parisians said they were satisfied with their mayor, Anne Hidalgo, according to an Ifop poll published in the French Journal du Dimanche on Sunday. The results show a 10 point slide in her popularity compared to the previous poll in March 2016 when 52 percent of respondents gave the ... France
People hold banners during the "March For Our Lives" event in Paris, France, Saturday, March 24, 2018. The march is one of hundreds happening across the U.S. and the world to urge U.S. lawmakers to pass stricter gun safety legislation after deadly school shootings. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)more +. France
Inside Paris' March For Our Lives, Where Expats Desperately Want To Help Loved Ones Back Home ... But unlike them, Emily lives an ocean away, in Paris, France. She's a ... It was for this reason that so many Americans — as well as their French allies — gathered across from the Eiffel Tower on Saturday. France
The coffee shop is the latest in a chain of lunch joints springing up across France staffed by people with Down syndrome, autism and other cognitive ... skills as she helped with last-minute preparations for its grand opening on Wednesday, when French first lady Brigitte Macron dropped in for a quick bite. France
Colombia fought from 2-0 down to beat France 3-2 in Friday's friendly match in Paris, with Juan Quintero netting the winner from a controversial late penalty. The midfielder fired in five minutes from time at the Stade de France following goals from Luis Muriel and Radamel Falcao, after the home side had led ... France
... of its kind in France, though similar outlets operate in Japan and Germany. "This establishment ... is the latest invention to bring brothels back into the landscape," Nicolas Bonnet Oulaldj, a left-wing Paris council member who opposes Xdolls, said in a statement. Other critics include French feminist groups ... France
The French are notoriously snobby about food – but the restaurant has become a cult favourite. Run by Englishman Oliver Woodhead who's lived in Paris for two decades, it also serves up British classics like shepherd's pie and lemon posset. Speaking to the Telegraph, owner Oliver said: “So many people ... France
France continues to be on high alert after deadly terrorist attacks struck the country in 2015 and 2016, mainly in Paris and Nice. Although there have not been any large attacks since the one in Nice in July 2016, there have been several smaller-scale assaults by lone individuals, and the French authorities ... France
The gunman who held people hostage as part of a 'terrorist act' at a supermarket in the south of France reportedly demanded the release of one of the 2015 Paris attackers. Salah Abdeslam is a prime suspect and the only surviving suspect involved in the Islamic State backed attack in the French capital ... France
French President Emmanuel Macron lit the fuse in Paris earlier today after announcing a host of new economic reforms. Tens of thousands of students, teachers, nurses and public sector workers took to the streets to voice their discontent. Between 140 and 180 demonstrations broke out across the country ... France
The distinction bestowed to the UAE by Paris is a matter of great pride for us. ... invited to visit the Paris Book Fair to participate in the signing of their books which have been translated from Arabic to French by the Sharjah Book Authority, ... Sharjah is participating as a 'special guest' at the Paris Book Fair. France
A man holds up an 'Obey' placard made to depict the French President (Picture: AFP/Getty). Strikes affected all transport, from planes to underground trains, as well as public services including hospitals and schools. As Eurostar announced cancellations 'due to industrial action in France', budget airline ... France
Communist councillors and feminist groups had called on the Council of Paris - the body responsible for governing the city - to study the possibilities of closing Xdolls. They argued it was demeaning to women - and effectively a brothel. Owning or operating a brothel is illegal in France. But police visited the ... France
PARIS - France received its 14th A400M Atlas military airlifter on March 16, a hand over earlier than expected due to the higher quality of the aircraft, the ... Separately, an A400M for the first time flew 26 tons of fuel to the Menaka and Tessalit French army bases in Mali, supporting the Barkhane mission, ... France
There was similar disruption at airports, particularly in Paris where some 30 percent of flights were cancelled at Orly, CDG and Beauvais airports. Budget airline Ryanair was also forced to cancel over 100 flights to, from and over France, which left the airline's chiefs furious. "Ryanair call on the French ... France
The Associated Press. A man waits at the Saint Lazare station, Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Paris. French trains, flights, schools and other public services are set to be disrupted by nationwide strikes to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's economic measures. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)more +. France · @thelocalfrance. 21 March 2018. 11:13 CET+01:00. Paris City Hall has announced its latest method for helping the city's homeless population - distributing one hundred "small bubbles" around the streets of the French capital which can be used for shelter at night. The launch of ... France
PARIS: Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been called in for questioning by investigators looking into suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry said today. It is the first time Sarkozy has been questioned in the inquiry, and comes several weeks after ... France
Fan-filmed video footage of EYES SET TO KILL performing a cover version of THE CRANBERRIES' "Zombie" on March 18 at Backstage O'Sullivan in Paris, France can be seen below. EYES SET TO KILL is continuing to tour in support of its self-titled album, which came out last month via Century Media. France
Other politicians in Paris have defended its right to exist. "Wanting to close a business supplying sex toys, which concerns individual liberties between consenting adults, is not legal," leading centrist Eric Aziere has said. In 2016, France changed its law on prostitution after years of parliamentary debate to ... France
In nearly three decades of visiting Paris, a highlight of my sojourns is shopping for the sort of Franco-distinct fashions impossible to find at home. Over the years, the proliferation of chain stores in Paris (and easy access to French luxury brands at home) has made finding unique pieces a challenge. So, on a ... France
Lorraine Questiaux of the feminist group Mouvement du Nid (Nest Movement) has argued that Xdolls is making money from “simulating the rape of a woman.” “Can we in France approve a business that is based on the promotion of rape?” she asked. But a police source said that while the brothel posed ... France
French aviation authority the DGAC has asked airlines to cut services at the three Paris airports CDG, Orly and Beauvais by 30 percent.= The main airlines affected will be Air France, Ryanair and easyJet. Flights from the following airports will also be hit: Bordeaux, Toulouse, Marseille, Lyon and Nantes. France
Giacometti's chaotic studio to be recreated in Paris ... French photographer Robert Doisneau in the 1950s immortalised the creative chaos of the studio where Giacometti entertained friends and visitors including the writers ... "There are lots of museums in Paris but we wanted to do something different.". France
Paris councillors are due to decide on the future of a business where clients are charged €89 ($109; £78) to spend an hour with a silicon sex doll, local media report. Communist councillors and feminist groups have been calling for the closure of Xdolls. Currently, Xdolls is registered as a games centre, but ... France
This project born for the 50th anniversary of May 1968 (Nanterre University it's was a crucial place for the philosophy of May 1968). The goal for this project was to use art piece from the Louvre. For this we used a lot of fragments of the statue from this museum (Venus de Milo, Hannibal, Les 4 Captifs…) ... France
Olympe de Gouge, Marie Curie, Simone de Beauvoir, Marguerite Durand, George Sand ... such women have contributed to the social, political and artistic development of Paris. But they don't pop up in your average guide book. The Guide de Voyage has changed that, giving women their rightful place in ... France
Eurosatory is an International Defence & Security industry trade show that is held every two years in Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Paris, France. In 2006 it had over 1000 exhibitors and 46,000 visitors. It is organized by COGES in partnership with the French Ministry of Defense. The event in 2010 ... France
Victoria Moorer and Melvin Gladney of Irmo are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Danielle Gladney, to Brian Douglas Warfield, son of Joanne and Jay Warfield of Sun City. The bride-elect, a resident of Jacksonville, Florida, is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C.J. ... France
"Gerard Depardieu voted in the Russian presidential election at a polling station at the Russian embassy in France. Come!" it tweeted, urging other Russians in France to follow suit. A video of the moment, tweeted by a reporter from Russian broadcaster RT, was widely circulated on French news sites, ... France


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