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French lawyer in submarine probe deported from Malaysia

Malaysia has deported a French lawyer representing a human rights group in an inquiry into alleged corruption linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak, an activist said Saturday.

One of two Air France strikes called off

One of two Air France strikes called off

A planned four-day strike by cabin crew from this Friday, July 29th, has been called off after talks between Air France management and the unions.

 

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Maid speaks out, seeks jail for Strauss-Kahn

A Guinean woman who has accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her in a New York hotel broke her silence Sunday, saying she wants him to go to jail and to clear her name.

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Liliane Bettencourt ‘faces €30m tax bill’

 

Weekly magazine Marianne claims that L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt owes at least €30 million in taxes.

 

France rediscovers love of Tour de France

France rediscovers love of Tour de France

After years of scandal during which many French seemed to fall out of love with the Tour de France, this year’s event has had excitement, suspense and enough local heroes to win them back.

 

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Over 300 passengers stranded at Paris airport due to storms

Storms and aircraft damage left over 300 XL Airways passengers due to fly to New York stranded at Paris' Roissy international airport over the weekend, the airline said on Sunday.

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Sarkozy condemns ‘odious’ attack on Norway

French President Nicolas Sarkozy condemned the deadly bombing in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Friday as an "odious and unacceptable act" of violence.

Runners suspended after post-race punch-up

Runners suspended after post-race punch-up

Two French athletes who provided some unexpected post-race entertainment when they started brawling on the track have been suspended by the French Athletics Federation (FFA).

 

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Norway killer’s father in ‘state of shock’

The France-based father of the Norwegian man accused of the Oslo bombing and a shooting spree at a youth camp has spoken of his shock at his son’s actions.