- French prosecutors call for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema to receive a 10-month suspended sentence
Karim Benzema is one of five people on trial over a 2015 extortion attempt that halted his career with the French national team for five-and-a-half years.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 18:32:02 +0100.
- Facebook agrees to compensate French newspapers for content
Facebook agreed to compensate French news publishers for content shared on the social media platform, the company ...
Rebecca Klar. The Hill. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:44:46 +0000.
- Facebook Inks Deal With French Publishers To Pay For News Content
The agreement comes as publishers worldwide argue Facebook and tech platforms should pay for news content big tech uses to attract advertising revenue.
By Lisa Kim, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 11:54:15 -0400.
- Storm Aurore leaves 250,000 French homes without power
A powerful autumn storm, named Aurore, blasted parts of western Europe on Thursday, knocking out power to a quarter of a million French homes and damaging buildings in at least four countries.
News Wires. France 24. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 13:47:37 GMT.
- Parts makers Nexteam, Ventana to merge
French aircraft parts manufacturers Nexteam Group and Ventana Group have agreed to join forces, creating a combined company with 2,400 employees, according to a ...
Janes 360. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 05:50:14 Z.
- US, Europe condemn N Korea ballistic missile launch at UN
US, UK and France say country has advanced its weapons programme, while Pyongyang accuses US of 'double standards'.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 01:45:40 +0000.
- French storm bringing heavy rain and disruption to parts of UK
Southern parts of England suffered torrential downpours overnight after a storm moved in from France.
Sky News. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:33:00 +0100.
- Youthful GB win team sprint bronze at World Championships
Great Britain's youthful team sprint squad of Milly Tanner, Blaine Ridge-Davis, Sophie Capewell and Lauren Bate took bronze at the first day of the World Championships in Roubaix, France.
BBC News. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:19:44 GMT.
- French African Mom Works to Boost Numbers of African Bone Marrow Donors
A French woman of African origin is leading a campaign to encourage more members of France's African diaspora to register as bone marrow donors to potentially save lives. ....
Voice of America. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:28:00 -0400.
- French education minister declares war on American 'wokeism'
The French government has declared war on U.S.-imported "wokeism," with French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer warning that the left-wing ideology is what contributed to the rise of former U.S. President Trump.
Jessica Chasmar. Fox News. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:26:58 GMT.
Facts About France
The French Republic, located in western Europe, is governed by an elected
President, who appoints a Prime Minister and presides over a Council of
Ministers. Its bicameral legislature consists of a Senate and a
National Assembly. France's capital city is Paris, and its currency
is the Euro. The primary language used in France is French, and
in 2020, France's estimated population was 65,273,511.
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