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Tour de France 2020: Rookie Tadej Pogacar rides to famous victory at coronavirus-defying edition of race
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Tour de France 2020: Rookie Tadej Pogacar rides to famous victory at coronavirus-defying edition of race

On Sunday, as riders rode into Paris' tree-lined Champs-Elysees boulevard, the Tour was celebrating a victory, too — over the coronavirus.

France’s yellow vest protests enter fourth month: Rioters set fire to stores at Champs Elysees, police fire tear gas
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France’s yellow vest protests enter fourth month: Rioters set fire to stores at Champs Elysees, police fire tear gas

Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’s Champs Elysees avenue on Saturday, in a new flare-up of violence as France’s yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered their fourth month.

As France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum, govt calls for dialogue to 'unite those who want to transform' nation
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As France's 'yellow vest' protests lose momentum, govt calls for dialogue to 'unite those who want to transform' nation

Many protesters in France appeared to have switched their focus from the core issue of the protests so far — taxes and spending power — to other demands such as the greater use of referendums to decide government policy.

Yellow vest protests likely to continue despite concessions announced by Emmanuel Macron; French people divided in opinion over iconic movement
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Yellow vest protests likely to continue despite concessions announced by Emmanuel Macron; French people divided in opinion over iconic movement

Thousands of France's "yellow vest" demonstrators were expected to take to the streets again on Saturday, a month after the start of their protest movement which has plunged President Emmanuel Macron's government into its biggest crisis.

'Yellow vest' protests in France: Police arrest over 1,700 people; clashes break out in several cities
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'Yellow vest' protests in France: Police arrest over 1,700 people; clashes break out in several cities

More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest round of "yellow vest" protests, in which demonstrators clashed with riot police.

France agitation: Tear gas, water cannons used to disperse mob protesting rising taxes; 63 arrested in Paris
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France agitation: Tear gas, water cannons used to disperse mob protesting rising taxes; 63 arrested in Paris

Protesters angry about rising taxes clashed with French police for a third straight weekend and dozens were arrested after pockets of demonstrators built barricades in the middle of streets in central Paris, lit fires and threw rocks at officers Saturday.

Tour de France 2018: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas seals maiden victory to become first Welsh winner of yellow jersey
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Tour de France 2018: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas seals maiden victory to become first Welsh winner of yellow jersey

Geraint Thomas of Team Sky coasted to victory at the Tour de France 2018 as Norway's Alexander Kristoff won the 21st and final stage. Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb came second, with Chris Froome coming in third.

Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas virtually secures title after finishing third in penultimate stage time trial
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Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas virtually secures title after finishing third in penultimate stage time trial

"I don’t know what to say. It’s just overwhelming," said Geraint Thomas, who finished 14sec behind stage winner Tom Dumoulin of Sunweb on the last real test of the race before Sunday's final stage to Paris.

Clashes, vandalism mar World Cup victory celebrations in France; 2 killed; 10 arrested in Marseille
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Clashes, vandalism mar World Cup victory celebrations in France; 2 killed; 10 arrested in Marseille

After France's World Cup win, about 30 people broke into a drugstore in Paris and stole alcohol, and around 100 youths clashed with the police in Lyon.

FIFA World Cup 2018: France banks on football to unite a nation fractured by anti-immigrant sentiments
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FIFA World Cup 2018: France banks on football to unite a nation fractured by anti-immigrant sentiments

The French football team's exploits at the World Cup has brought a temporary sense of unity to a country that has been fractured by rising anti-immigrant sentiment.

Tour de France 2018: Vincenzo Nibali, Tom Dumoulin lead challengers to Chris Froome’s throne at 105th edition
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Tour de France 2018: Vincenzo Nibali, Tom Dumoulin lead challengers to Chris Froome’s throne at 105th edition

Froome is not coming to the Tour this year in ideal conditions.His legal troubles notwithstanding, defeating the Brit cyclist will not be easy as he demonstrated in the Giro recently.

Paris thieves get frisky with whisky, loot rare bottles worth $800 mn from famous LMDW liquor store
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Paris thieves get frisky with whisky, loot rare bottles worth $800 mn from famous LMDW liquor store

A group of thieves targetted one of France's La Maison du Whisky store near the upscale Champs-Élysées in Paris and made their way through $800,000 worth whisky

Man held at Eiffel Tower for brandishing knife, had history of psychological problems
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Man held at Eiffel Tower for brandishing knife, had history of psychological problems

A man arrested at the Eiffel Tower after brandishing a knife in front of tourists and security forces has told investigators he wanted to kill a soldier, sources close to the case said on Sunday.

Neymar at PSG: Ligue 1 club sell more than 10,000 shirts on first day to make quick million
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Neymar at PSG: Ligue 1 club sell more than 10,000 shirts on first day to make quick million

Neymar was signed from Barcelona for a world record €222 million ($264m) but with shirts emblazoned with his name and No 10 on the back selling at an average of €100, PSG generated €1 million on his first day.

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome wins his fourth title, Dylan Groenewegen claims maiden win in Stage 21
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Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome wins his fourth title, Dylan Groenewegen claims maiden win in Stage 21

Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title at the end of the 21st and final stage won by Dylan Groenewegen on Sunday and said it was a huge honour to be amongst cycling's greats.

Paris Champs-Elysees attack: Weapons stash found at attacker's home
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Paris Champs-Elysees attack: Weapons stash found at attacker's home

Investigators have found a stash of weapons at the home of a man killed while ramming a car loaded with guns and a gas canister into a police van on Paris's Champs-Elysees.

Champs-Elysees attack: French police take four family members of assailant into custody
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Champs-Elysees attack: French police take four family members of assailant into custody

French police have taken into custody four members of the family of a radicalised Islamist who was killed when he rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Car ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'
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Car ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

A 31-year-old man on a jihadist watchlist rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees Monday but inflicted no casualties, in the latest of a string of attacks in Paris, sources said.

Paris attack: Policeman shot dead at Champs Elysees in assault claimed by Islamic State
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Paris attack: Policeman shot dead at Champs Elysees in assault claimed by Islamic State

A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris's Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.

Nice truck attack: France's embattled state of emergency continues
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Nice truck attack: France's embattled state of emergency continues

The Islamic State group has repeatedly singled out France as a prime target for its military actions against the group in Iraq and Syria, and hundreds of jihadists have left France to go and fight in its ranks.