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The Guardian : France
03  juillet     10h33
Peter Brook obituary
Michael Ratcliffe    Revered and influential theatre director who took drama out of the auditorium to stages and spaces all over the world Peter Brook one of the most original and influential theatre directors of the th century who has died aged was a questioner all his life He disliked being called a guru
It’s not just the far right that should worry us. It’s their ideas seeping into the mainstream Kenan Malik
Kenan Malik    Marine Le Pen might have lost the presidential election but the RN leader s influence runs deep in FranceIt is not often that the election of deputy speakers to a parliament can be described as portentous The appointment last week of vice presidents the equivalent of deputy speakers of the
02  juillet     14h00
Great auks and seal-headed men: a window into ice age Provence
Matthew Reisz    The Cosquer cave near Marseille astonished the diver who discovered it with its ancient depictions of sea and land animals Now it has been painstakingly recreated in the French port for all to enjoyIt was in that the diver Henri Cosquer discovered along the coast from Marseille what has
We want it to come alive’: architect’s plan to transform Notre Dame area
Kim Willsher in Paris    Bas Smets project featuring trees and a cooling system aims to create a more pedestrian friendly space around Paris landmarkFor most of the last year the Belgian landscape architect Bas Smets could be found walking purposefully around the Île de la Cité in central Paris staring at and thinking
01  juillet     20h51
French police foil counterfeiters passing off cheap plonk as classy Bordeaux
AFP in Bordeaux    Discovery of of printing machinery used to make fake labels led to arrest of people in seven areas of FranceFrench police have broken up a gang that had allegedly produced hundreds of thousands of bottles of fake Bordeaux wine in an elaborate counterfeiting operation prosecutors said on Friday
Albanese arrives in France to heal rift with Emmanuel Macron
Kim Willsher    Australian prime minister says he wants to reset relations between Canberra and Paris after Aukus deal riftFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app morning email briefing and daily news podcastThe Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese has said he is
Australia and France seek ’new start’ in relations as Albanese visits Macron - video
Elias Visontay (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier)    The French president Emmanuel Macron has met his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese in Paris in an effort both agreed to repair relations between the two countries after a diplomatic spat over a cancelled submarine deal In October Australia opted for nuclear powered
Nation records 33 Covid deaths as Victoria reports fifth monkeypox case - as it happened
Angelique Chrisafis in Paris    Mark Butler urges Australians to get boosters as new subvariant circulates nation records Covid deaths This blog is now closedWestern Australia s EPA urges year extension of country s most polluting gas projectNot just a number families of five Australian pandemic victims reflect on loss
Albanese says ’private conversations will stay private’ ahead of Macron meeting - video
Philip Carr    Australia s prime minister Anthony Albanese says conversations with the French president Emmanuel Macron will stay private ahead of a meeting in Paris The relationship between the two countries was damaged when the former government in Canberra cancelled a submarine contract with France in
29  juin     18h25
Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam found guilty of murder and jailed for life
Angelique Chrisafis in Paris    Abdeslam was only survivor of man terrorist unit that struck in city killing people in Salah Abdeslam the only survivor of the man unit that carried out coordinated terror attacks in Paris in has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to full life in prison the toughest
Tour de France: a month’s national obsession - archive, 1949
Elias Visontay, Mostafa Rachwani and Stephanie Convery (earlier)    July Priests nuns peasants and schoolchildren line the roads on the day the race caravan passes their district while a million Parisians are said to have turned out to see the startFrom Philip Carr July Continue reading
Paris attacks trial to conclude after 10 months of harrowing testimony
Kim Willsher in Paris and Daniel Hurst in Canberra    Trial hailed as crucial step for France in facing its collective trauma over terror attacksIt was the biggest criminal trial ever held in France where hundreds of people who survived the deadliest peacetime attack on French soil gave shocking details of their ordeal from crawling past
PM meets British counterpart at Nato summit - as it happened
Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor    Defence minister blames Coalition for submarine delay nation records Covid deaths This blog is now closedTurnbull says Albanese is not Scott Morrison and that s a big advantage Australia s new prime minister will have an easier time mending relations with the French because he is not Scott
28  juin     17h30
Albanese is not Scott Morrison and that’s a big advantage’, Malcolm Turnbull tells French media
PA Media and Guardian sport    Former Australian PM calls successor s conduct over submarine deal disgraceful ahead of Anthony Albanese s meeting with MacronFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app morning email briefing and daily news podcastAustralia s new prime minister will have an
Eau no France turns to dowsing as water shortage looms
Kim Willsher in Paris    With most of the country facing drought a record number of would be water diviners have begun training in the Burgundy village of PouillouxName Water divining AKA Dowsing Continue reading
Response to Russia’s war in Ukraine dominates G7 summit
Kim Willsher    Analysis Talks close with pledge to support Kyiv for as long as it takes but price caps on Kremlin oil and gas remain sticking pointRussia Ukraine war latest updatesWestern leaders ended the three day G summit in Germany promising to increase the economic and political costs to Vladimir
French minister sorry for Champions League final’s bad management’
Peter Bradshaw    Darmanin stops short of apology for blaming Liverpool fansMP Ian Byrne calls comments a hugely significant moment The French interior minister Gérald Darmanin has apologised to everyone who suffered from bad management at the Champions League final in Paris Darmanin s comments were
27  juin     15h45
Paris attacks trial: accused given last chance to speak before verdict
   Sole surviving member of cell alleged to have carried out terrorist attacks insists I m not a killer The sole surviving member of a cell alleged to have carried out the November terrorist bombings and shootings across Paris insisted he was not a killer as the nine month trial drew to a
Parisian motorcyclists mourn end of freedoms with introduction of parking charges
   City hall targets anarchic parking and pollution with move but bikers say it is just another taxFor years Paris drivers have complained that while they have been hit with rising parking charges the city s estimated half a million motorbike and moped owners have had a certain liberté to park
We (Nous) review - a tender homage to the unnoticed
   French Senegalese film maker Alice Diop offers a sensitive portrayal of the disparate communities that live along one of Paris s commuter rail linesAlice Diop s calm and subtle documentary is very loosely and freewheelingly structured around people and communities that she has found along the RER