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Not horsing around: donkey trekking in rural France

Not horsing around: donkey trekking in rural France

Accidental detours are embraced on a family break amid the Lot valleys forests, abbeys and wildlife all in the company of Lulu, their trusted donkey companion A riding holiday used to be my ultimate dream: for 30 horse-mad years, I stared out of car windows […]

Eiffel Tower Suspect Says He Was in Touch With IS Member

Eiffel Tower Suspect Says He Was in Touch With IS Member

Paris (AP) — A young French man who recently was discharged from a psychiatric hospital is under investigation for an attempted terrorist attack after he brandished a knife and tried to breach security at the Eiffel Tower, authorities said Sunday. No one was hurt in […]

Emmanuel Macron under fire for plan to give wife ‘first lady’ role

Emmanuel Macron under fire for plan to give wife ‘first lady’ role

French president facing peoples revolt over proposal to give Brigitte Macron an office, staff and allowance from public purse The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is facing a peoples revolt against plans to give his wife an official first lady role. More than 150,000 people have […]

‘Amazing’ ancient Roman village unearthed in France

‘Amazing’ ancient Roman village unearthed in France

(CNN)Archaeologists have unearthed a well-preserved ancient Roman neighborhood complete with mosaics and furniture on the outskirts of a city in southeastern France. “This is an incredible discovery because it’s the biggest excavation of a Roman site in almost 50 years,” Benjamin Clement, the scientific manager […]

Award-winning French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Award-winning French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Credit: Associated Press PARIS — French actress Jeanne Moreau, the smoky-voiced femme fatale of the French New Wave who starred in Francois Truffaut’s love triangle film “Jules and Jim” and worked with many other acclaimed directors during a decades-long career, has died at 89. Outspoken, […]

French Farmers Pose For Hot 2017 Calendar, And Everything Is Going To Be Fine Next Year

French Farmers Pose For Hot 2017 Calendar, And Everything Is Going To Be Fine Next Year

Remember the smoking hot fireman calendar by French fashion photographer Fred Goudon? Well, now he’s back with an even hotter calendar featuring a bunch of semi-naked French farmers posing with livestock. Because why not, right? Show Full Text OK, so working on a farm with […]

Tour de France: why I am bidding au revoir to the greatest race of all

Tour de France: why I am bidding au revoir to the greatest race of all

After covering 26 Tours William Fotheringham looks back on some wonderful memories because the 2017 race was his last reporting full-time for the Guardian When I returned from reporting on the Tour de France for the first time I told my then boss, Martin Ayres, […]

France’s Effort To Steal America’s Climate Scientists Is Working

France’s Effort To Steal America’s Climate Scientists Is Working

  Back in February, before his successful election as the President of the French Republican, Emmanuel Macron had a message for Americans beleaguered federal scientists: come to France. Eventually, details emerged of a program, mischievously entitled Make Our Planet Great Again, that set aside $69 […]

France isnt heading for a belle poque, but its future looks better than Britains

France isnt heading for a belle poque, but its future looks better than Britains

Emmanuel Macron new dawn may be a false one, but at least his country has some industry, a decent education system and no Brexit bind The French economy is growing at the same pace the UK managed in 2016 and looks set to maintain it […]

The Swiss Work Harder Than Anyone  in the EU

The Swiss Work Harder Than Anyone in the EU

The average full-time worker in Switzerland spent 42 hours and 48 minutes on the job each week, longer than any country in the European Union, according to the Swiss Federal Statistics Office. The lightest workload? France, where the average workweek is 37 hours and 36 minutes. President […]