England 3-0 Senegal: Gareth Southgate’s side set up quarter-final showdown with France

England set up a huge World Cup quarter-final showdown with defending champions France after easing past Senegal with a 3-0 victory in the last 16. After a sluggish start at the Al Bayt Stadium, England burst into life in the…

World Cup 2022: Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe both break records as France reach quarter-finals

France await the winner of England’s World Cup last-16 clash with Senegal after strikers Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe both broke scoring records in a comfortable 3-1 win over Poland. The reigning World Cup champions claimed victory as Giroud made…

French embassy demands more protection after protests

The French embassy in Burkina Faso has asked the West African state for more protection after violent protests targeted the property. In a letter to Burkina Faso’s foreign ministry seen by Reuters, the French embassy said Burkina Faso’s military police…

L’Oréal partners KongaHealth, set to launch in Nigeria

L’Oréal, the world’s leading beauty company, is set to finally launch in the Nigerian market after an exclusive distribution agreement was signed with KongaHealth, a leading health care distribution company early last week. Headquartered in Paris, France, L’Oréal would be…

France captain Lloris will not wear anti-discrimination armband at World Cup

France skipper Hugo Lloris has confirmed that he will not join other European national team captains in wearing an anti-discrimination armband during the World Cup in Qatar. Lloris had previously refused to say if he would participate in the initiative…

Family found dead in their home in northern France

Two children and their parents have been found dead in their house in the region of Brittany on the northern French coast, local media reports. According to initial investigations, the killing of the family members seems to be related to…

Paris murder: Killing of Lola, 12, sparks immigration row in France

Grief and outrage in France over the murder of a 12-year-old girl found dumped in a plastic trunk in Paris has turned into a political row over the migrant status of the suspect. Lola’s body was found last Friday in…

French Broadcaster M6 put up for sale by Bertelsmann following failed TF1 merger

European giant Bertelsmann has put M6 up for sale following the collapse of the French broadcaster’s merger with TF1. Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Rabe confirmed to the Financial Times he has asked for non-binding offers for the company after saying he…

Woody Allen’s new Paris-set film to star Valerie Lemercier and Niels Schneider

After “Midnight in Paris,” Woody Allen will return to the French capital for his 50th movie which he’s described as a “poisonous romantic thriller” with a pair of French stars, Valerie Lemercier (“Aline”) and Niels Schneider (“Love Affair(s)”. The untitled…

Appeal trial opens over 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack in France

The appeal trial opened in Paris on Monday for two men suspected of helping the gunmen who stormed the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, the first of a wave of Islamist terror attacks that…

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