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News

World

Hollande hails Obama's 'courage' on climate…

President François Hollande has hailed the "courage" of Barack Obama for committing the US to unprecedented cuts in carbon emissions, as the US president takes up the fight against climate change before December's key global conference in Paris.…

The Local, Aug 4

Sports

Manaudou wins men's 50m butterfly…

France's Florent Manaudou won the men's 50m butterfly title at the world swimming…

France 24, Aug 4

France

Wild wallabies roam villages west…

A tiny French village in Paris's leafy western suburbs is ringed by scores of wild…

The Local, Aug 4

France

Christian tombs desecrated in…

Around 40 Christian tombs were desecrated in a cemetery in eastern France on Monday,…

France 24, Aug 4

Europe

Banking family's Picasso seized…

A Picasso worth more than 25 million euros and deemed a Spanish national treasure…

rfi English, Aug 4

Events

Sport

FIRA Cévennes hiking festival

29 October to 1 November 2015 - some forty trails for all levels. Twice a year, more than thirty towns of the Gard, Lozère and Hérault departments invite you to the spring edition (Ascension day) or Autumn edition (All Saints' Day week-end)…

Oct 29 - Nov 1
Cévennes,

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Features

French shoppers willing to pay…

Demonstrations by French farmers continued on Saturday, while a new poll found that…

rfi English, Jul 26

Features

Paris homeless man gets job after…

A homeless man, who became the talk of the web after handing out his CV on the Paris…

The Local, Jul 24

Features

French ferry workers blockade…

Few stories highlight the difference in treatment of industrial relations issues…

Scoop, Jul 21

Features

Tiger mosquitoes in 40 departments

Doctors in France have dealt with 32 confirmed cases of tropical diseases linked…

The Connexion, Jul 20