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In a major govt reshuffle, Emmanuel Macron names Jean Castex France's new prime minister
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In a major govt reshuffle, Emmanuel Macron names Jean Castex France's new prime minister

The low profile conservative politician had coordinated France’s reopening strategy after coronavirus lockdown, will replace Edouard Philippe

Ligue 1: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas requests French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to rethink premature end to season
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Ligue 1: Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas requests French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to rethink premature end to season

In a letter on Monday to French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu, Aulas argued the premature conclusion of the season will have catastrophic consequences for French clubs, which could face losses of “700 to 900" million euros ($760 million to $980 million).

Champions League: PSG to consider playing home matches in another country, says club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi
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Champions League: PSG to consider playing home matches in another country, says club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe earlier announced that professional soccer, rugby and other league sports would not be allowed to return before September due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the country hard.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ligue 1 season effectively cancelled as French Prime Minister announces sports ban until September
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ligue 1 season effectively cancelled as French Prime Minister announces sports ban until September

The Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 are the top tiers of football in the country, and this suspension will raise a multitude of concerns, including the matter of European football, promotion and relegation and the league championships

Three rescuers among six dead as heavy rains, floods ravage France’s Mediterranean Coast for second consecutive week
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Three rescuers among six dead as heavy rains, floods ravage France’s Mediterranean Coast for second consecutive week

A helicopter crash killed three French rescuers on a mission to save people trapped by floods, and three others were also killed in heavy rains that pounded France’s Mediterranean coast in a second week of deadly flooding in the region

French government launches construction on village for 2024 Paris Olympic Games
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French government launches construction on village for 2024 Paris Olympic Games

The Olympic village, which will house some 15,000 athletes and officials, is being built in the Seine-Saint-Denis area north of Paris, which for years has suffered from social tensions and neglect

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea against ED today; Narendra Modi to begin three day visit to UAE, Bahrain from 23 August
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Daily Bulletin: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea against ED today; Narendra Modi to begin three day visit to UAE, Bahrain from 23 August

Daily Bulletin: INX Media case: SC to hear P Chidambaram's plea on anticipatory bail today even as ex-FM remains in CBI custody; Narendra Modi to visit UAE; day's top stories

Narendra Modi begins three-nation visit today, says engagements will strengthen India's relations with France, UAE, Bahrain
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Narendra Modi begins three-nation visit today, says engagements will strengthen India's relations with France, UAE, Bahrain

'It will be an honour to receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civilian decoration conferred by the UAE government, during this visit', said Modi

Europe prepares for chaotic Brexit: Security beefed up, airport lanes increased, import checks heightened across continent
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Europe prepares for chaotic Brexit: Security beefed up, airport lanes increased, import checks heightened across continent

One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly likely possibility that Brexit will take place on 29 March without a plan.

France government activates $56 million plan for investment in ports and airports in case of no-deal Brexit
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France government activates $56 million plan for investment in ports and airports in case of no-deal Brexit

The French parliament is expected to complete the adoption of a bill on Thursday allowing the government to pass five decrees covering preparations for a no-deal Brexit, which could create chaotic scenes on both sides of the Channel

Paris riots: French PM Edouard Philippe announces suspension of fuel tax for six months, calls for calm
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Paris riots: French PM Edouard Philippe announces suspension of fuel tax for six months, calls for calm

Pressure has been mounting after protests by the grassroots "yellow vest" movement degenerated into the worst street clashes in central Paris in decades at the weekend, leading to scores of injuries and arrests

France hostage crisis: Three persons killed in suspected Islamic State attack; PM Edouard Philippe says it is 'terror attack'
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France hostage crisis: Three persons killed in suspected Islamic State attack; PM Edouard Philippe says it is 'terror attack'

At least two people were killed after a gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group opened fire and took hostages at a supermarket

French president Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating falls to 44 percent, lowest since October last year
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French president Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating falls to 44 percent, lowest since October last year

Approval rating of French president Emmanuel Macron has fallen below 50 percent to its lowest level since October last year

Narendra Modi meets French PM Edouard Philippe in Dubai, says he 'looks forward to' Emmanuel Macron's India visit
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Narendra Modi meets French PM Edouard Philippe in Dubai, says he 'looks forward to' Emmanuel Macron's India visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and had a "good discussion" on ways to boost bilateral strategic ties ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's first visit to India next month

Suspected Islamist stabs two women to death in France's Marseille; patrol soldiers kill attacker
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Suspected Islamist stabs two women to death in France's Marseille; patrol soldiers kill attacker

A suspected Islamist knifeman killed two women at the main train station in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille on Sunday before being shot dead by soldiers on patrol, local officials and police said.

Emmanuel Macron's popularity falls by 10 percentage points in France after allegations of high-handedness
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Emmanuel Macron's popularity falls by 10 percentage points in France after allegations of high-handedness

A poll has shown that the popularity rating of France's new president Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

EU memo says France using Brexit to weaken London, Emmanuel Macron-led govt playing 'bad cop'
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EU memo says France using Brexit to weaken London, Emmanuel Macron-led govt playing 'bad cop'

France is seeking to use Brexit to weaken the City of London, the British finance sector's EU pointman warned in a leaked report published Sunday.

France readies raft of measures to attract foreign investors, as global firms look to leave Brexit-bound UK
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France readies raft of measures to attract foreign investors, as global firms look to leave Brexit-bound UK

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Friday laid out a raft of measures aimed at boosting Paris's attractiveness to high finance to cash in on Britain's exit from the European Union

Emmanuel Macron address both houses of French Parliament, says country ready for 'radically new path'
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Emmanuel Macron address both houses of French Parliament, says country ready for 'radically new path'

In his first address to members of the National Assembly and Senate since his election in May, French president Emmanuel Macron delivered a US-style state of the nation speech in the Versailles palace

Emmanuel Macron's 'regal setting' for rare address to both houses of parliament draws criticism
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Emmanuel Macron's 'regal setting' for rare address to both houses of parliament draws criticism

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to address both houses of parliament in the splendour of the Palace of Versailles, a move seen by critics as further evidence of his regal style of ruling