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Top French military officer arrested for sharing intelligence with foreign power; Russia link suspected
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Top French military officer arrested for sharing intelligence with foreign power; Russia link suspected

A treason investigation was opened in late July after the defence ministry alerted the Paris prosecutor's office to suspect activity n

The late Michel Piccoli in the role of his lifetime, as an artist in Jacques Rivette's 1991 masterpiece La Belle Noiseuse
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The late Michel Piccoli in the role of his lifetime, as an artist in Jacques Rivette's 1991 masterpiece La Belle Noiseuse

French actor Michel Piccoli died on 12 May. When I looked at his filmography, one film stood out, Jacques Rivette’s 1991 masterpiece La Belle Noiseuse.

Jean Cocteau’s 1950 French film Orpheus transcends biological death to ponder on artistic death
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Jean Cocteau’s 1950 French film Orpheus transcends biological death to ponder on artistic death

Orpheus is a reworking of the Greek myth about a musician but has been remodeled around the life of a poet.

Open 13 Provence 2020: Daniil Medvedev bows out in quarter-finals after third straight loss to Gilles Simon; Stefanos Tsitsipas advances to semi-finals
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Open 13 Provence 2020: Daniil Medvedev bows out in quarter-finals after third straight loss to Gilles Simon; Stefanos Tsitsipas advances to semi-finals

Medvedev, the US Open runner-up and the top seed in Marseille, dropped his serve five times against the 35-year-old Simon, after breaking him in the first game

Auckland Open 2020: Unseeded Ugo Humbert makes all-French final against fifth-seed Benoit Paire
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Auckland Open 2020: Unseeded Ugo Humbert makes all-French final against fifth-seed Benoit Paire

Humbert has been the giant killer this week beating second-seeded Denis Shapavalov and 20th-ranked Isner

French football federation votes to suspend League Cup competition from next season
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French football federation votes to suspend League Cup competition from next season

The current edition of France's League Cup will be the last as the tournament has been suspended from next year, reason being its failure to find takers for TV rights

Neymar takes another potshot at PSG, says Barcelona's win over French club in 2017 Champions League is his favourite memory
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Neymar takes another potshot at PSG, says Barcelona's win over French club in 2017 Champions League is his favourite memory

Neymar is wanting to leave PSG and possibly seeking a move to former club Barcelona but is finding it difficult to find suitors considering his high price

Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames
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Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames

A massive fire consumed France's Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark. Firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control.

How to read anthologies, and learn about the adult world through Guy de Maupassant’s short stories
Life

How to read anthologies, and learn about the adult world through Guy de Maupassant’s short stories

Much of Guy de Maupassant's writing was adult in ways that had little to do with sexually explicit content. It opened a window of insight into the mysteries of adult behaviour, and examined ideas and conflicts I had no firsthand experience of, at the time

Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White on winning Michelin stars, sharing knowledge, discovering India’s culinary diversity
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Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White on winning Michelin stars, sharing knowledge, discovering India’s culinary diversity

Marco Pierre White, who was the youngest (and first Englishman) to be awarded three Michelin stars is in Mumbai for a weekend as part of the fourth annual World on a Plate festival.

Google Assistant goes bilingual, can understand, speak two languages at a time
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Google Assistant goes bilingual, can understand, speak two languages at a time

Google Assistant can understand any pair within English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese.

FIFA World Cup 2018: France's triumph coincides with growing French influence on the tournament
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FIFA World Cup 2018: France's triumph coincides with growing French influence on the tournament

As many as 50 players of the 736 that entered the 2018 World Cup were born in France, and a majority of them are products of the French system.

French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, director of documentary Shoah, passes away aged 92
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French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, director of documentary Shoah, passes away aged 92

Shoah was filmed in the 1970s during Claude Lanzmann's trips to the barren Polish landscapes where the slaughter of Jews was planned and executed.

Emmanuel Marcon criticises US president Donald Trump's policies, regrets US decision to slap tariffs on steel, aluminium
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Emmanuel Marcon criticises US president Donald Trump's policies, regrets US decision to slap tariffs on steel, aluminium

A phone call between US president Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Marcon was described as 'terrible' by a source. The latter criticised the former's policies and was not for Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium.

Artists and students celebrate 50th anniversary of France's May 1968 revolt, Emmanuel Macron stays away
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Artists and students celebrate 50th anniversary of France's May 1968 revolt, Emmanuel Macron stays away

French President Emmanuel Macron was not even born when students and workers joined forces during the May 1968 Paris uprising, a pivotal moment in making France what it is today

Azzedine Alaïa's last ready-to-wear collection to be shown in Paris next year
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Azzedine Alaïa's last ready-to-wear collection to be shown in Paris next year

Azzedine Alaïa couture house said it would show the last ready-to-wear clothes and accessories he created in the French capital in January and March

French rock legend Johnny Hallyday passes away aged 74 after battle with lung cancer
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French rock legend Johnny Hallyday passes away aged 74 after battle with lung cancer

France's rock legend Johnny Hallyday passed away at 74 after a battle with cancer. He announced his diagnosis in March and said he would undergo treatment

Ligue 1: PSG striker Edinson Cavani insists penalty-taking situation with team-mate Neymar has 'calmed down'
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Ligue 1: PSG striker Edinson Cavani insists penalty-taking situation with team-mate Neymar has 'calmed down'

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani has played down his penalty-taking spat with Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

GST impact: Renault India cuts vehicle prices by up to 7% to pass on benefits
Business

GST impact: Renault India cuts vehicle prices by up to 7% to pass on benefits

The prices have been reduced between Rs 5,200 and Rs 29,500 for KWID Climber AMT, between Rs 30,400 and Rs 1.04 lakh for Duster RXZ AWD