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03  juillet     10h36
Peter Brook, Paris-based British theatre visionary, dies at 97
FRANCE 24    Peter Brook who has died aged was among the most influential theatre directors of the th century reinventing the art by paring it back to drama s most basic and powerful elements
02  juillet     16h44
Wimbledon: France’s Alizé Cornet knocks out world number one Iga Swiatek
FRANCE 24    Iga Swiatek was dumped out of Wimbledon in straight sets on Saturday by French veteran Alizé Cornet ending the world number one s match winning streak
01  juillet     06h53
Australia’s Albanese hails ’new start’ with France after submarine row
NEWS WIRES    Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese welcomed a new start in relations with France as he met President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday after an acrimonious row between the countries over a submarine contract last year
02  juillet     11h07
Paris airport strike triggers flight cancellations for third day
FRANCE 24    Airport workers striking for a third consecutive day on Saturday said they would stage another walkout at the French capital s main international hub from July to to press their pay demands signalling further disruption for early summer travellers
01  juillet     17h33
Tour de France: Lampaert wins first stage in rain-lashed Copenhagen
NEWS WIRES    Belgian rider Yves Lampaert won the Tour de France opening stage while two time defending champion Tadej Pogacar finished third on Friday
30  juin     12h37
Hard-left MP to take charge of French parliament’s powerful finance committee
NEWS WIRES    Hard left MP Eric Coquerel was elected chair of the French parliament s powerful finance committee on Thursday a day after the far right obtained two assembly vice presidencies signs of the growing power of radical parties in the new parliament
01  juillet     12h45
France’s Château de Maintenon: The castle of Louis XIV’s secret wife
FRANCE 24    This French Renaissance style castle would probably have remained largely unknown if it hadn t become home to the secret wife of Louis XIV Madame de Maintenon Françoise d Aubigné her real name was a woman of humble origins who is often compared to Cinderella After Louis secretly married her
30  juin     12h10
France holding 10 suspects over migrants’ drowning in English Channel
NEWS WIRES    French police are holding people suspected of involvement in the November Channel drowning of migrants in which people died a judicial source said Thursday
Thousands attend Tour de France teams presentation in Copenhagen
NEWS WIRES    Raucous crowds at the Copenhagen Tivoli theme park gave the Tour de France the kind of reception organisers could only have dreamed of on Wednesday
29  juin     19h01
French prosecutors open investigation into Solidarity Minister Damien Abad after rape accusations
NEWS WIRES    The Paris prosecution office said on Wednesday it had opened an investigation into France s minister for the disabled Damien Abad on suspicion of attempted rape an accusation his lawyer said he denied
Salah Abdeslam sentenced to life in prison as Paris attacks trial winds up
Benjamin DODMAN    Judges handed down verdicts on Wednesday to men accused over the November terrorist attacks in Paris that left people dead wrapping up the biggest trial in modern French history
Paris court rejects Italy’s extradition request for ex-Red Brigade members, former terrorists
NEWS WIRES    A Paris court on Wednesday ruled against extraditing to Italy former left wing militants including some former Red Brigades members convicted of domestic terrorist crimes in the s and s
28  juin     16h50
French lawmakers elect Yaël Braun-Pivet as National Assembly president, first woman in role
FRANCE 24    The French National Assembly has elected Yaël Braun Pivet as its president equivalent to a Speaker of the House in the opening session of its th Legislature Braun Pivet a year old member of Emmanuel Macron s Renaissance party will be the first woman ever to hold the position in France a
Covid-19: Paris court rules French govt did not stock enough masks in 2020
NEWS WIRES    A Paris court ruled on Tuesday that the French government failed to sufficiently stock up on surgical masks at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic in and prevent the virus from spreading
Verdict expected Wednesday in Paris 2015 attacks trial
NEWS WIRES    The trial of suspects in the attack that killed people across Paris in will come to an end on Wednesday when judges hand in their verdict in what victims said will be a relief after nearly months of harrowing hearings