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Did Paris pinch its 2024 Olympic Games logo?
The Paris Olympic logo, left, and 4 Global, right.

Did Paris pinch its 2024 Olympic Games logo?
12 hours ago

The logo sure looks familiar...

Hollande brings former PM back in from the cold
Jean-Marc Ayrault. Photo: AFP

Hollande brings former PM back in from the cold
13 hours ago

Former prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault has been named as France's new foreign minister.

Seven held in northern France for attacking migrants
Photo: AFP

Seven held in northern France for attacking migrants
14 hours ago

Seven men from northern France were held for attacking Iraqi-Kurds with iron bars who were trying to get onto UK-bound lorries.

Five ways France throws money down the drain
Photo: AFP

Five ways France throws money down the drain
16 hours ago

France needs to raise the cost of taking the Paris Metro, according to a report into how the country is wasting money.

French taxi wars
Uber bosses in court as French taxis demand €100m
Manager of Uber France Thibaud Simphal. Photo: AFP

Uber bosses in court as French taxis demand €100m
17 hours ago

The trial of two French executives from Uber was due to start in Paris on Thursday and it could be a costly one for both them and the company.

Opinion
What happened to liberté, égalité, fraternité in France?
Whatever happened to liberté, égalité and fraternité? Photo: AFP

What happened to liberté, égalité, fraternité in France?
18 hours ago

Some would say it was always an impossible motto to live up to, but since the terror attacks of last year France seems to have abandoned its founding principles altogether.

Six pupils killed in second school bus crash in France
Photo: AFP

Six pupils killed in second school bus crash in France
18 hours ago

Six pupils were killed in the second fatal school bus crash in France in just two days, after a truck's side panel sliced through the side of the vehicle.

'France just isn't what it was,' says Donald Trump
Photo: AFP

'France just isn't what it was,' says Donald Trump
22 hours ago

US presidential candidate Donald Trump reckons France has changed for the worse and that he would have saved the day if he'd been at the Bataclan the night it was attacked by kalashnikov-wielding suicide bombers.

Bataclan to undergo post-attacks renovation
Photo: AFP

Bataclan to undergo post-attacks renovation
22 hours ago

The Bataclan concert hall is going to be given a major renovation before it reopens later this year.

Features
Americans in France
Where do Americans choose to live (or avoid) in France?
Photo: AFP

Where do Americans choose to live (or avoid) in France?
February 05, 2016

Can you guess which region in France only 55 Americans call home?

How Paris plans to become a 'model' of cleanliness - really
The Canal Saint Martin area of Paris that has been plagued by litter problems. Photo: AFP

How Paris plans to become a 'model' of cleanliness - really
February 05, 2016

Yes, you read that right.

French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
Photo: AFP

French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
February 04, 2016

The French are kicking up a storm about 2,400 spelling changes, including no more "i" in "oignon" and a cull of the circumflex (little hat) accent.

What's on in France: Ten things to do in February
Photo: Flickr/Nebunel1

What's on in France: Ten things to do in February
February 02, 2016

The holidays are over and spring may seem far away, but there’s always something of interest going on in France, even in February. Here are ten ideas.

Are these 'the only streets in Paris' you need to go to?
Photo: The Local

Are these 'the only streets in Paris' you need to go to?
January 29, 2016

If you had to pick one street in Paris, just one, what would it be? See what a group of Paris-based bloggers, authors and travel guides went for when we asked them.

More news
Madonna's ex fined for this selfie with sleeping Le Pen
Photo: Brahim Zaibat

Madonna's ex fined for this selfie with sleeping Le Pen
1 day ago

But only one euro.

France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)
Photo: Philippe Huguen/AFP

France rolls out fake speed cameras (but where are they?)
1 day ago

France has began rolling out its new legion of fake speed cameras, which will soon number in the thousands, but where are they exactly?

Revealed: The huge cost of France's ex-presidents
Sarkozy, Giscard, and Chirac. France's three living former presidents bag €6.2 million a year between them. Photo: AFP

Revealed: The huge cost of France's ex-presidents
1 day ago

The salaries of France's former presidents have been revealed - and they're enormous.

Fabius quits as Hollande pins hopes on final reshuffle
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and President François Hollande. Photo: AFP

Fabius quits as Hollande pins hopes on final reshuffle
1 day ago

France's foreign minister quit on Wednesday as the French president hopes a final reshuffle will boost his government's popularity before next year's elections.

'Two children killed' in French school bus crash
Archive photo: AFP

'Two children killed' in French school bus crash
1 day ago

A crash involving a school bus in eastern France has left two children dead, according to reports.

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From our other editions
Asylum seekers given priority for hospital visits
Refugees arriving at Vienna's Westbahnhof station. File photo: Caritas

Asylum seekers given priority for hospital visits
AUSTRIA

An admission by Austrian health officials that asylum seekers are given priority for hospital visits has been greeted by angry reaction.

Two people dead and one officer wounded in Geneva
Photo: Geneva cantonal police

Two people dead and one officer wounded in Geneva
SWITZERLAND

UPDATED: Two people died from gunshots and one police officer was wounded in a shootout in Geneva early Tuesday, justice officials say.

As it happened: Bavaria train crash
An aerial shot shows the extent of the devastation at the crash site, where two trains ran into one another head-on on a single-track rail line just outside Bad Aibling. Photo: DPA

As it happened: Bavaria train crash
GERMANY

Two trains collided early on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, derailing carriages and killing nine passengers and injuring around 80 others.

700-year-old Danish 'Civil War' coins uncovered
The instability of the era is said to be reflected in the poor quality minting and low silver content of the coins. Photo: Viborg Museum

700-year-old Danish 'Civil War' coins uncovered
DENMARK

A hoard of 700 year-old coins has been found by a group of metal detector enthusiasts in Jutland.

Hapless man has FOUR steel rings cut off penis by firemen
Stock photo: Evaingesl / Flickr

Hapless man has FOUR steel rings cut off penis by firemen
SPAIN

Firefighters on the Costa Blanca were called to an unusual rescue last week after a kinky sex game went disastrously wrong.

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Scandals and deals: Fabius bows out (but he won't be short of cash)
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The English called 'barbarians' after this 'massacre' of French crepes
National
This terrifying video shows why you should avoid the sea during a storm
Lifestyle
A closer look at the 11 different American expats you'll meet in France
Gallery
Ten reasons why France is a great place to work
Politics
Why France is unlikely to force UK to move border back home
Society
The French foods you need to eat (in moderation) to stay healthy
Lifestyle
So where do all the Americans live in France and where do they avoid?
Public warned as gale force winds and giant waves lash the French coastline
Lifestyle
How Paris plans to become a 'model' of cleanliness - that's not a joke
Only in France - Pig's entrails, cheese and steak sold in vending machines
Travel
Wait... that's not snow! Check out France's most unique ski slope
Culture
Don't panic, France isn't bidding a final adieu to the circumflex
Culture
VIDEO: UK group performs Shakespeare for Calais refugees
National
France cuts more red tape: E.G. No license needed to collect horse's sperm
Gallery
How France could really simplify the French language (for us learners)
Culture
Say good bye to 'oignon': How 2,400 French words will get new spellings
Sport
US calls on French help to prevent 'Paris-style' attack at Super Bowl
Culture
Betty Blue star Béatrice Dalle says she ate a dead man's ear (while on acid)
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It's no surprise the French are losing faith in Hollande's war on terror
Culture
What's on: Here are 10 great things to do in France in February
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