PROTESTERS gathered in north-east Paris yesterday for a second day of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a Chinese man in his home, and police launched an internal investigation into a death that took on diplomatic implications.
Clashes broke out on Monday night as dozens of...
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
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Far-right leader slammed in first presidential candidate debate
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE father of the slain Paris airport gunman said yesterday that his son was under the influence of drink or drugs, not radical Islam.
His comments on a radio programme hours after being released from police questioning came as Paris prosecutors said that coroners were testing Ziyed...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
The BBC will broadcast every game from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France as part of a new deal which will see extensive coverage across TV, radio and online, it was announced yesterday.
England’s Lionesses reached the semi-finals of the 2015 World Cup in Canada, with a...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
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By Scott Hiley
Monday 6th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
FRENCH-SWISS cement giant LafargeHolcim admitted yesterday its Syrian operation made “unacceptable” deals with armed extremists.
The group said in a statement that an internal investigation had established that Lafarge’s local branch in Syria provided funds to armed...
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
EURO-MPs voted yesterday to lift French fascist leader Marine Le Pen’s immunity from prosecution for tweeting images of Isis beheadings.
Members of the European Parliament voted by a large show of hands, clearing the way for the possible prosecution of the National Front (FN)...
France is facing a political identity crisis before its presidential election in April but left unity would offer a cohesive and principled programme of renewal. Scott Hiley reports
Thursday 2nd Mar 2017
FRENCH conservative presidential hopeful Francois Fillon refused to pull out of the contest yesterday, despite receiving a summons for allegedly giving fake parliamentary jobs to his family.
Calling the investigation a “political assassination,” Mr Fillon urged his...
THE two main left-wing candidates in France’s presidential election ruled out joining forces at the weekend.
Socialist Benoit Hamon and Left Party candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, whose coalition includes the French Communist Party, both announced that they were staying in the...
Tuesday 28th Feb 2017