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France holds trial of firms accused of selling horse meat as beef

21 Jan 2019

PARIS Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris on Monday accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.

France investigates Japan's Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

11 Jan 2019

PARIS The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan's successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday. | Video

French ministers aghast at support for boxer who fought police

08 Jan 2019

PARIS A former French boxing champion who surrendered to police after he was filmed raining blows on riot officers during a "yellow vest" protest has received tens of thousands of euros in public donations, infuriating government ministers.

Few turn out for French 'yellow vest' protests, driver dies at road block

22 Dec 2018

TOULOUSE/PARIS, France France's anti-government "yellow vest" protest was losing steam on Saturday but caused traffic disruption through road blocks across the country, leading to the death of a 10th person since the start of the movement last month. | Video

French court fines oil group Total in Iran bribery case

21 Dec 2018

PARIS A Paris court fined French oil and gas group Total 500,000 euros ($570,000) on Friday for bribing foreign public officials in a case related to Iranian contracts in 1997.

Main suspect in Strasbourg attack killed in gunbattle with police - officials

14 Dec 2018

STRASBOURG/PARIS The suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gunbattle with police after being on the run for 48 hours, police sources said. | Video

Macron plant nach neuen Proteste Rede an die Nation

10 Dec 2018

Paris Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron will sich nach neuen gewaltsamen Protesten gegen seine Reformpolitik am Montagabend in einer Rede an die Nation wenden.

'State of insurrection' as fuel tax riots engulf central Paris

02 Dec 2018

PARIS Rioters ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and clashing with police in the worst unrest in more than a decade, posing a dire challenge to Emmanuel Macron's presidency. | Video

French police brace for more violent protests over rising fuel costs

01 Dec 2018

PARIS, Dec 1 French authorities have drafted thousands of additional police officers into Paris ahead of a third demonstration on Saturday by protesters angry at high fuel prices as security officials warned of renewed violence.

French police clash violently with protesters on Champs Elysees over petrol costs

25 Nov 2018

PARIS Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, the second weekend of "yellow vest" protests across France. | Video

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