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French tourist saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

French tourist saves bus from plunging into ravine in Austrian Alps

The quick reflexes of a French tourist saved a coach carrying 22 people from plunging into a ravine in the Austrian Alps, police said on Sunday.

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Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

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French police evacuate 200 in Lille over car with gas cylinders

French police evacuate 200 in Lille over car with gas cylinders

Nearly 200 residents of a wealthy suburb of the northern French city of Lille were evacuated Saturday night after five gas cylinders were found in a car, police said, while playing down the likelihood of it being terrorist-related.

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The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

Moving abroad? Nothing helps you feel at home faster than having a new luxury car to zip around in. And it's easier to get one than you think.

 
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The forgotten feminist history of the French fairy tale

The forgotten feminist history of the French fairy tale

The term ‘fairy tale’ was first coined by storyteller and noblewoman Madame d'Aulnoy.

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Le Pen's deputy quits party as National Front crisis rumbles on

Le Pen's deputy quits party as National Front crisis rumbles on

The fall out from Marine Le Pen's drubbing in the presidential election continues as party vice-president quits.

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Nine essential French phrases for the modern traveller

Nine essential French phrases for the modern traveller

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The dos and don'ts of taking your clothes off on French beaches

The dos and don'ts of taking your clothes off on French beaches

France is world famous for its nudist beaches and its topless sunbathers but there are some rules or customs you need to abide by when it comes to taking your clothes off this summer. Here's what you need to know about dropping your top (or bottoms) on French beaches.

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IN PICTURES: France as seen from space through the unique lens of an astronaut

IN PICTURES: France as seen from space through the unique lens of an astronaut

Here's a look at France from a different angle - through the lens of a French astronaut in space.

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Insurance giant Chubb picks Paris as post-Brexit EU headquarters

Insurance giant Chubb picks Paris as post-Brexit EU headquarters

The company, which employs 31,000 worldwide, says moving to Paris makes sense as the city is already a major base for Chubb.

France: Monet's 'secret' art collection on show for first time

France: Monet's 'secret' art collection on show for first time

"I am selfish. My collection is for myself only... and for a few friends," the master once told journalists.

French university introduces gender-neutral toilets in nationwide first

French university introduces gender-neutral toilets in nationwide first

The University of Tours in central-west France has become the first in the country to offer gender-neutral toilets, in an effort to make transgender students feel more comfortable.

Bomb scare forces evacuation of Paris to London flight

Bomb scare forces evacuation of Paris to London flight

UPDATED: A London-bound British Airways flight was evacuated at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport on Sunday due to a bomb scare, but was later cleared for take-off.

France slams Silicon Valley for skirting tax in Europe

France slams Silicon Valley for skirting tax in Europe

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire accused US internet giants on Friday of escaping their fair share of taxes in Europe, as he pushed the EU to urgently address the issue.

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Djibril Cissé 'one million percent' confident of sex tape exoneration

Djibril Cissé 'one million percent' confident of sex tape exoneration

France international Djibril Cissé insisted he's done nothing wrong over the Mathieu Valbuena sex tape scandal in an interview published on Saturday.