• PYSO: Tour de France stage 14 – GC vs Helpers 20 Jul 2019 20:20 Who's helping whom here? Episode 14 digs into team tactics, recon missions, saving energy and pre-race nerves. Also - there is no place to hide on the Tourmalet. Team PYSO is on a high coming off a scorching Episode 13, and the Tour de France gets even …
  • What you need to know about the new heatwave hitting France next week 20 Jul 2019 19:22 France is set to experience yet another heatwave across most of its metropolitan territory, with temperatures expected to be "at least as intense" as June’s extreme weather conditions.  "As of Sunday, a mass of hot air from Spain will reach …
  • Tour de France 2019: Thibaut Pinot wins 14th stage; Julian Alaphilippe increases lead 20 Jul 2019 18:50 Thibaut Pinot powered his way up the Col du Tourmalet to win the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, and Julian Alaphilippe increased his lead over Geraint Thomas on a memorable day for French cycling. Pinot summoned one final burst to secure a …
  • Geraint Thomas ‘quite weak’ in Tour de France fight 20 Jul 2019 18:42 Though the defending champion lost more time to GC rival Julian Alaphilippe on the Tourmalet, he is not ruling out his chances of taking a second Tour title. COL DU TOURMALET, France (VN) — Geraint Thomas (Ineos) admits that he was “quite weak” in one of …
  • Julian Alaphilippe Stills Leads After Tour de France’s First Big Climb 20 Jul 2019 18:14 LA MONGIE, France — When the team of Geraint Thomas was in its pomp at the Tour de France, a time trial followed by a big mountain stage would have been playgrounds for Sky — now in new colors as Ineos — to take cycling’s greatest race by the scruff of the …
  • Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead 20 Jul 2019 18:04 At the end of the 14th stage, however, it was Alaphilippe who extended his overall lead over the defending champion to more than two minutes to give the host nation real hopes of producing its first race winner since Bernard Hinault in 1985. The race …
  • Tour de France: Alaphilippe extends lead as Frenchmen shine in Pyrenees 20 Jul 2019 17:09 Going into the Tour de France’s first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe? At the end of the 14th stage, however, it was Alaphilippe who extended his overall lead over the …
  • Tour de France stage 14: Thibaut Pinot triumphs on the Tourmalet 20 Jul 2019 17:02 Julian Alaphilippe again defied expectations to take second place on the stage, while his GC rival Geraint Thomas cracked on the final slopes of the first high mountain of the race. French fans were once again given something to cheer on Saturday’s stage, …
  • Geraint Thomas holds on to second at Tour de France as Sir Bradley Wiggins issues warning 20 Jul 2019 16:56 Sir Bradley Wiggins has voiced fears Geraint Thomas' defence of the Tour de France could crumble. 'Wiggo', the first Briton on win the Tour in 2012, believes tomorrow's 15th stage to Foix Prat d'Albis in the Pyrenees will be crucial. He …
  • Libya accuses Egypt, UAE, France of backing new attack by Haftar 20 Jul 2019 16:35 The High Council of State in Libya has revealed that Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France are backing Libyan general Khalifa Haftar in carrying out a new attack on Libyan capital Tripoli. The High Council of State is an advisory body for Libya  …
  • Tour de France diary: Geraint Thomas struggles and seduction in Brioude 20 Jul 2019 16:22 Sunday We wake early on the banks of the Rhone watching huge barges slide south, before driving on wild roads across the plateau of the Haute-Loire, past the distant volcanoes of the Puy de Dôme, to Brioude, Romain Bardet’s home town. The press room goodie …
  • Pinot wins Tour de France stage 14 and Alaphilippe extends lead over Thomas 20 Jul 2019 15:58 Thibaut Pinot took the honours at the iconic Col du Tourmalet finish to a punishing stage where the Col du Soulour climb had already caused hopes throughout the field to evaporate. Defending champion Geraint Thomas sagged alarmingly in the closing stages, …
  • Tour de France 2019: Pinot wins stage 14 as Alaphilippe extends lead – as it happened 20 Jul 2019 15:58 I just didn’t feel quite on it from the start. Just quite weak. At the end I knew I had to try to pace it. I didn’t really attempt to follow them when they kicked. I felt it was better to ride my own pace and limit my losses that way, rather than trying to …
  • Thibaut Pinot wins Tour de France’s 14th stage; Julian Alaphilippe retains lead 20 Jul 2019 15:47 The first super-tough 6,500-foot climb of the Tour de France has proved to be no obstacle for Julian Alaphilippe. The race leader kept his yellow jersey while defending champion Geraint Thomas struggled up the Tourmalet pass and lost time. Thibaut Pinot …
  • Thomas loses more time in Tour de France as Pinot wins thrilling stage 20 Jul 2019 15:40 Thibaut Pinot celebrates at the summit of the iconic Col du TourmaletDefending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe as Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet. Britain's Thomas was dropped by the lead …
  • Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker 20 Jul 2019 14:47
  • Germany, France urge Iran to release UK-flagged tanker 20 Jul 2019 13:43 Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port, in this undated handout photo. — Reuters pic BERLIN, July 20 — Germany and France today called on Iran to immediately release a British oil tanker it seized in the …
  • 'Humans will go to Mars,' European Space Agency chief tells FRANCE 24 20 Jul 2019 13:13 Date created : 20/07/2019 - 11:08 To mark the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, FRANCE 24 spoke to Johann-Dietrich Wörner, the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), about the legacy of Apollo 11. "I don't want to go …
  • Italy 'overtakes France in tourism stakes' 20 Jul 2019 12:55 Italy had more overnight stays by foreign nationals than tourist hotspot France, it's been claimed. The country's government tourist board said there were 216.5 million such stays in 2018 in Italy, compared with 140.7m in France. Spain, it added, …
  • Tour de France Live as Geraint Thomas aims to crack rival and take yellow jersey on mountain monster 20 Jul 2019 12:54 There's a hectic pace with a big breakaway Seventeen riders have established a lead of 2min 34sec over the peloton, which has picked up the pace in order not to let the gap get too wide. Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) aren’t the …
  • Notre Dame Fire Revives Demand For Skilled Stone Carvers In France 20 Jul 2019 12:46 Students chip and chisel away at heavy slabs of stone in the workshops of the Hector Guimard high school, less than three miles from Paris' Notre Dame cathedral. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption toggle caption Eleanor Beardsley/NPR Students …
  • France Expresses Concern Over Iranian Detention of British Tanker 20 Jul 2019 12:18 (MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Paris, July 20, 2019, SPA -- France expressed concern over Iran's detention of a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. The French Foreign Ministry said in a statement today that Iranian forces detention of the UK tanker …
  • Tour de France stage 14 live - who will triumph on Tourmalet? 20 Jul 2019 12:13 Here is the general classification after stage 13. It is fair to say that nobody expected Alaphilippe to be on top of the standings now and as Geraint Thomas said on Friday: "The way he's riding, if he can keep that up, he'll win." 1. …
  • France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker 20 Jul 2019 12:11
  • Senior Lawmaker: UK, France's Abrogation of N. Deal Unimportant 20 Jul 2019 11:55 Senior Lawmaker: UK, France's Abrogation of N. Deal UnimportantTEHRAN (FNA)- A senior member of the Iranian parliament lashed out at European countries for failing to deliver on their commitments under the nuclear deal, adding that it makes no …
  • The Latest: France calls on Iran to release UK tanker 20 Jul 2019 11:10 TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 3:35 p.m. France’s foreign ministry has called on Iran to quickly free a British-flagged oil tanker and its crew, as well as respect freedom of …
  • Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker 20 Jul 2019 11:06 Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and several Western powers.... read more... Published …
  • France, Germany and Britain band together to condemn Iran's actions 20 Jul 2019 10:45 British Purpose - Crud oil tanker - Calandkanaal - Port of Rotterdam. (photo credit: FRANS BERKELAAR) France, Germany and Bahrain rallied behind Britain after a British oil tanker was seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. All condemning Iran's …
  • Heat wave to hit France 20 Jul 2019 10:12 (MENAFN) A heat wave is set to hit most French cities starting this weekend and lasting until next week, as said by the country's weather forecast, Meteo France, the agency reported that "As of Saturday, the mercury is on the rise... We expect a …
  • Strategic coordination reinforces between China, France 20 Jul 2019 10:12 (MENAFN) Strategic coordination to be reinforced between China and France, both countries agreed on Friday, according to Xinhua. The Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the Chinese State Councilor visited the French president's diplomatic counselor Emmanuel …
  • France expresses concern over Iran's seizure of British tanker 20 Jul 2019 10:11 PARIS (Reuters) - France’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it was very concerned by the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, saying such an action harmed de-escalation efforts in the region. Iran said on Friday it had seized Britain’s …
  • The jobs you can do if you live in deepest rural France 20 Jul 2019 09:38 When you arrive in France it often feels like your chances of finding work are limited, especially if you haven't spoken a word of French since your last lesson at school.   And while unemployment might be falling, finding a job in France, especially …
  • India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France 20 Jul 2019 09:21 New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An India-built cryostat base and lower cylinder are ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) that is under construction in France, it was announced on Saturday. ITER — a …
  • Algerian football fans celebrate African Cup of Nation win in France 20 Jul 2019 08:29 Algeria scored early to beat Senegal 1-0 and lift their second African Cup of Nations on Friday evening. Football fans erupted in celebration across Europe and France, with thousands taking to the streets to celebrate in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg …
  • Algeria AFCON title sparks street parties across France 20 Jul 2019 06:01 Date created : 20/07/2019 - 02:41Latest update : 20/07/2019 - 02:45 Tens of thousands of Algeria supporters across France celebrated the Desert Foxes’ victory against Senegal in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening, with …
  • Uzbekistan and France cooperate in tourism industry 20 Jul 2019 05:47 TASHKENT (TCA) — A delegation of Paris Academy and higher education institutions of France visited Uzbekistan this week to strengthen cooperation between educational institutions of bоth countries, introduce best practices in tourism, exchange students and …
  • Salmonella from Italian meat sickens 80 in France 20 Jul 2019 04:50 More than 80 people are ill in France due to a Salmonella outbreak linked to a meat product from Italy. A spokeswoman from Santé Publique France told Food Safety News that 83 people had been infected by Salmonella Typhimurium and 13 of them needed hospital …
  • France to provide €50m credit for power plants 20 Jul 2019 04:46 PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: France on Friday committed to provide €50 million in credit and €0.2 million worth of grant for the rehabilitation of Chitral and Dargai hydroelectric power plants. The main objective of the funding is to meet current and future …
  • France urges UK to sign up to withdrawal deal 20 Jul 2019 04:03 France urges UK to sign up to withdrawal deal BELFAST: The French government has urged Britain to sign up to the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement. Europe minister Amelie de Montchalin visited the Irish border on Friday and said she had seen at first hand the …
  • Wout Van Aert Abandons Tour de France after Crash 20 Jul 2019 02:58 Wout Van Aert Abandons Tour de France after Crash PAU, France – Belgian cyclist Wout Van Aert was forced to abandon Tour de France as he crashed during Friday’s time trial, the 13th stage of the road race. Van Aert was going at nearly 50 km/h when he …
  • Julian Alaphilippe Wins Stage 13 at Tour de France 20 Jul 2019 02:57 Julian Alaphilippe Wins Stage 13 at Tour de France PAU, France – French cyclist Julian Alaphilippe won the 13th stage of the Tour de France. He clocked the fastest time and extended his overall lead at the Grand Tour. Alaphilippe finished Friday’s time- …
  • France provides €50 million loanfor power rehabilitation projects 20 Jul 2019 02:39 France provides €50 million loanfor power rehabilitation projects LAHORE: French government would provide €50 million (Rs9 billion) soft loan and €0.2 million (Rs36 million) grant to Pakistan for rehabilitation of Dargai and Chitral hydropower projects, a …
  • Stunning Tour de France TT keeps Julian Alaphilippe in yellow as Geraint Thomas says rival is now favourite 20 Jul 2019 02:37 Geraint Thomas has called Julian Alaphilippe the favourite to win the Tour de France after the Frenchman’s shock time trial victory in Pau saw him extend his overall lead. Alaphilippe produced the time trial of his life to complete the lumpy 27km course in …
  • Eat, Drink And Be Murphy: A taste of France comes to Canandaigua 20 Jul 2019 02:26 Bon Ami on South Main Street is owned by familiar faces Georges Vindigni and Lisa Herrick. CANANDAIGUA — Georges Vindigni and wife Lisa Herrick decided to sell Il Posto nearly five years after they opened the popular Main Street Italian eatery in 2013. It …
  • Students: How to find out how much you can claim in housing benefits in France 20 Jul 2019 01:17 If you're set to start university in France in September and are still looking for accommodation then you should find out if you are eligible for benefits first. If you are starting school at a French university this year, then no doubt you have an …
  • Hottest ever temperature recorded in France revised up to... 46C 20 Jul 2019 01:17 A village in southern France has been named as the record holder of the country's all-time hottest temperature reached in June's heatwave. A village in southern France in June recorded the country's first ever 46 degree temperature, the French …
  • QUIZ: How well do you know the north west of France? 20 Jul 2019 01:17 As summer is here tourists will once again be flocking to this stunning area of France - with its lush green fields, beautiful beaches and fabulous cuisine. But how well do you know the food, history and geography of this beautiful area with its proud …
  • PYSO: Tour de France stage 13 – Technology 19 Jul 2019 23:29 It's heartbreaks and breakbeats on this episode, as Bobby and Gus are joined by Specialized human performance engineer Jesse Frank to go deep on TT technology. For the time trial, teams and riders use technology to gain every advantage possible. We …
  • Testing sweat for Tour de France performance 19 Jul 2019 23:29 In this episode of Beyond Limits, Allen Lim measures the sodium concentrate of sweat in two Tour de France riders so they know how to replenish during the race. From Tour de France pros to beginner cyclists, we all sweat. But we don’t sweat the same – at …
  • Julian Alaphilippe Holds On to the Tour de France Lead With a Bold Time Trial 19 Jul 2019 22:49 “I didn’t really expect that,” Thomas said. “He’s obviously going incredibly well, so he’s certainly the favorite and the one to watch.” Mindful of how quickly the Tour’s mountains can destroy podium hopes, Alaphilippe furiously sought to temper …
  • France seeks science-fiction writers to help futureproof its military against science-fact 19 Jul 2019 22:15 The French army has said it is looking to recruit four or five sci-fi writers and futurologists to staff a "Red Team" that predicts future threats and how to disrupt or defend against them. The unit will be run by the l'Agence Innovation …
  • Young artists from Bishkek represent Kyrgyzstan at int’l children's festival in France 19 Jul 2019 21:57 Bishkek, July 19, 2019. /Kabar/. Young artists from Bishkek represented Kyrgyzstan at the international children’s festival Peace Children in France! Participants from Kyrgyzstan stayed in France during 10 days at the invitation of the …
  • Reigning time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in midstage 19 Jul 2019 21:09 Fox News Flash top headlines for July 19 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Reigning time-trial world champion Rohan Dennis has officially dropped out of the Tour de France after inexplicably stopping in the middle of Stage 12 on …
  • Lamborghini-Based Batmobile Crashed by YouTuber in France 19 Jul 2019 20:55 Earlier this week, YouTuber Sebastien Delanney crashed this unique replica of a Batmobile during a road rally. French media reports that it was struck by a humble Renault Scenic. The 22-year-old car enthusiast is the grandson of rally driver Jean Ragnotti. …
  • Geraint Thomas believes Julian Alaphilippe can win the Tour de France 19 Jul 2019 20:51 Geraint Thomas and other GC riders now believe Julian Alaphilippe is a serious threat to win the Tour de France overall PAU, France (VN) — Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) has what it takes to win the 2019 Tour de France, says last year’s …
  • Q&A: Marianne Martin won the first women’s Tour de France 35 years ago 19 Jul 2019 20:51 American Marianne Martin won the first edition of the women's Tour de France in 1984. She reminisces about her experience 35 years later. While Marianne Vos may have won the 2019 La Course on Friday, 35 years ago another Marianne won a much bigger …
  • Tour de France 2019: Rohan Dennis in bizarre abandonment as team claim he is 'missing' 19 Jul 2019 20:35 Rohan Dennis abandoned the Tour de France in bizarre circumstances as his Bahrain Merida team “launched an investigation” into his whereabouts, only for the rider to turn up at his team bus minutes later. Time-trial world champion Dennis, one of the …
  • Prosecutors want Air France tried for Rio crash that killed 228 19 Jul 2019 20:34 PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard, a judicial official said Wednesday. Prosecutors also have asked that the case …
  • Wout van Aert crash: Time-trial favourite abandons Tour de France after hitting stage 13 barrier 19 Jul 2019 20:33 Wout van Aert, the talented young Belgian who was tipped to win the stage 13 time-trial around Pau, has abandoned the Tour de France after crashing into a barrier and suffering a flesh would to his thigh.  The 24-year-old Jumbo-Visma rider was coming round …
  • Tour de France results: Julian Alaphilippe shocks Geraint Thomas in time-trial to retain yellow jersey 19 Jul 2019 20:32 On stage 13, an individual time-trial around Pau, the question that has been lurking in the background for the past few days will finally be answered. Geraint Thomas is the only GC rider with real time-trial pedigree, and he will gain time on the yellow …
  • Julian Alaphilippe stuns Geraint Thomas to win Tour de France time-trial and keep yellow jersey 19 Jul 2019 20:31 Julian Alaphilippe stunned Geraint Thomas and the rest of the Tour de France field to win the stage 13 time-trial around Pau by 14 seconds and strengthen his hold on the yellow jersey.  The Frenchman was supposed to lose time here, and the question coming …
  • Germany, Spain through; France close in 19 Jul 2019 20:29 Group A: France (6pts), Netherlands (3), Norway (3), Scorland (hosts, 0) France will be through with a draw against Norway on Monday. A win against Scotland ensures the Netherlands' progress, while a draw is enough for the Dutch if Norway do not beat …
  • Tour de France Abuzz After Rider Vanishes - Newser 19 Jul 2019 20:10 (Newser) – In 116 years of racing at the Tour de France, riders have done all sorts of bizarre things, from jumping on trains to fighting with fans at mountain stops. Rarely have they just vanished in the middle of a stage like Rohan Dennis did on Thursday …
  • Tour de France heat on Geraint Thomas after missed stage 13 chance 19 Jul 2019 19:56 Geraint Thomas suffered a shock time trial defeat against Yellow Jersey rival Julian Alaphilippe — and admitted he was cooked in the heat. Wales' Tour de France champion was expected to cut the gap on overnight leader Alaphilippe in the 17-mile race …
  • Defending champion Geraint Thomas left stunned in battle for yellow jersey at Tour de France 19 Jul 2019 19:48 Geraint Thomas was left stunned by the sizzling display of Julian Alaphilippe in the Tour de France's 'race of truth'. Defending champion Thomas had expected to gain time on the French darling but lost 14 seconds in the Pau 27.2km time trial. …
  • Thomas labels Alaphilippe Tour de France favourite after shock time trial win 19 Jul 2019 19:48 A stunned Geraint Thomas called Julian Alaphilippe the favourite to win the Tour de France after the Frenchman’s shock time trial victory in Pau saw him extend his lead in yellow. Alaphilippe produced the time trial of his life to complete the lumpy 27km …
  • Foreign Minister Seals Climate Change Deal In France 19 Jul 2019 18:41 Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has on behalf of the Ministry Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Expertise …
  • Ghana-France Sign Skill Exchange, Volunteering Agreement 19 Jul 2019 18:40 Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey The Governments of Ghana and France have signed an agreement to support and promote skill exchange and links between young people by developing volunteering between the two countries. Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and …
  • Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax 19 Jul 2019 18:39 WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns with the country’s proposed digital services tax, the White House said. The two leaders also discussed ongoing efforts …
  • Benin Plans to a Open a Museum to Exhibit Art Looted by France 19 Jul 2019 18:22 The historical museum of Abomey, Benin, on the site also planned to host Benin’s new museum. YANICK FOLLY/AFP/Getty Images The histories of colonialism and art are hopelessly intertwined; it’s unfortunately impossible to talk about one without the …
  • Tour de France stage 13: Alaphilippe wins TT, extends lead 19 Jul 2019 18:11 Julian Alaphilippe won Friday's individual time trial at the Tour de France, holding off defending champion Geraint Thomas Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) surprised his doubters to win Friday’s 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2 …
  • Guide to the Tour de France - stages, riders and the British challenge 19 Jul 2019 18:08 Geraint Thomas won the 2018 Tour de France with team-mate Chris Froome (right) finishing thirdThe Tour de France starts in Brussels on Saturday, 6 July, and concludes with its traditional finish on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on 28 July. It will take in 21 …
  • Tour de France 2019: Julian Alaphilippe tightens yellow jersey grip with surprise time-trial win 19 Jul 2019 17:47 Julian Alaphilippe fittingly marked the 100th anniversary of the yellow jersey Friday by increasing his Tour de France lead with a magnificent individual time-trial stage win in Pau. Defending champion Geraint Thomas was fancied to take over as leader of …
  • The moment dancers from the Paris Opera performed a flash-mob BALLET on board an Air France flight  19 Jul 2019 17:35 The incredible moment dancers from the Paris Opera perform a flash-mob BALLET on board an Air France flight Yvon Demol, a dancer from the Paris Opera, created original choreography specially adapted to the space The dancers were able to offer a unique …
  • Tour de France 2019: Alaphilippe storms to stage 13 time trial win – as it happened 19 Jul 2019 17:01 Wout van Aert update: It was a very bad day indeed for the young Belgian, who won a sprint finish earlier this week. He suffered a sickening crash into a barrier after misjudging a turn and has been taken to hospital. “According to French TV, Van Aert has …
  • Tour de France Live time trial as Geraint Thomas aims to seize yellow jersey in 'race of truth' 19 Jul 2019 16:59 Yellow jersey wearer is feeling the pressure Home favourite Julian Alaphilippe, who is 72 seconds ahead of Thomas in the general classification, vowed he wouldn’t go down without a fight. “I feel the pressure of France on my shoulders but I’m going to …
  • Scott D. Pierce: Utah’s ‘Queer Eye’ guy, Tan France, did NOT name (or invent) the French tuck 19 Jul 2019 16:46 “This is insane. No!” said France, the fashion guru on the show, which starts streaming its fourth season Friday on Netflix. For those of you who haven’t seen the show, the Fab Five — France, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness …
  • Exclusive: Apollo Global makes offer for France's Coface - sources 19 Jul 2019 16:42 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC <APO.N> has approached Coface SA <COFA.PA>, the credit insurance subsidiary of French bank Natixis <CNAT.PA>, with an acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said on …
  • Cycling-Van Aert crashes out of the Tour de France 19 Jul 2019 16:10 PAU — Wout van Aert abandoned the Tour de France after suffering a leg injury in a crash during the 13th stage, a 27.2-km individual time trial on Friday. The Belgian’s foot clipped a barrier on a right-hand bend and was attended to by race medics before …
  • Albanian man in France claims he was shocked to find his amputated leg on cigarette pack 19 Jul 2019 16:09 A 60-year-old who had his leg amputated after he was attacked was shocked when he saw an image of his leg on a cigarette packet, he claims. The Sun reports that the Albanian man made the discovery when his son bought a packet of rolling tobacco in …
  • Meteo France revises June record temperature to 46 degrees Celsius 19 Jul 2019 15:41 PARIS (Reuters) – The highest temperature in France was 46 degrees Celsius on June 28 at Verargues in the south of France, meteorological service Meteo France said on Friday, following analysis of data collected from other stations. Meteo France said the …
  • Van Aert crashes out of the Tour de France 19 Jul 2019 15:41 PAU, France (Reuters) – Wout van Aert abandoned the Tour de France after suffering a leg injury in a crash during the 13th stage, a 27.2-km individual time trial on Friday. The Belgian’s foot clipped a barrier on a right-hand bend and was attended to by …
  • France revises June temperature record up to 46 degrees 19 Jul 2019 14:59 An area in southern France in June recorded the country's first ever 46 degree temperature, the French state weather service said on Friday, revising up the country's all-time record reached in last month's heatwave. Much of Europe sweltered …
  • Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in bizarre fashion 19 Jul 2019 14:40 In 116 years of racing at the Tour de France, riders have done all sorts of bizarre things, from jumping on trains to fighting with fans at mountain stops. Rarely have they just vanished in the middle of a stage like Rohan Dennis did on Thursday during the …
  • Vos wins La Course, still no women's Tour de France planned 19 Jul 2019 14:33 Samuel Petrequin, Ap Sports Writer Published 10:14 am EDT, Friday, July 19, 2019 Marianne Vos, of the Netherlands celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win La Course by Le Tour de France, a women's cycling race, with start and finish in Pau, …
  • Football: France legend Trezeguet stopped for drink driving in Turin 19 Jul 2019 14:32 ROME: Former France striker David Trezeguet faces legal action in Italy after being stopped by police for drink driving in Turin. The 41-year-old, who scored the winning goal for France at Euro 2000, was pulled over shortly before 1am on Thursday (Jul 19), …
  • France to provide 50.2 million Euros to Pakistan for rehabilitation of Dargai, Chitral hydropower projects 19 Jul 2019 14:29 France to provide 50.2 million Euros to Pakistan for rehabilitation of Dargai, Chitral hydropower projects ISLAMABAD: France will provide 50.2 million Euros to Pakistan for rehabilitation of Dargai and Chitral hydropower projects. Secretary, Economic …
  • Vos wins La Course, still no women’s Tour de France planned 19 Jul 2019 14:29 PAU, France (AP) — There is nothing bigger for male riders than victory at the Tour de France. It’s the pinnacle of cycling. But there is no such prize for female riders. Despite calls from cycling’s governing body UCI for the creation of a women’s Tour, …
  • Bruno Manga just sent a heartfelt message to Cardiff City fans as transfer to France confirmed 19 Jul 2019 14:18 Bruno Manga has sent a heartfelt message to Cardiff City fans after his move to Dijon was confirmed. After five years with the Bluebirds and 150 league appearances, the centre-back has decided to return to France. But he couldn't leave south Wales …
  • Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race 19 Jul 2019 14:12 PAU, France (Reuters) - Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women’s race which “would be to women’s cycling what the Tour de France is to men’s cycling”, they said on Friday. A senior Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) official told …
  • Tour de France organisers plan to launch major women's race 19 Jul 2019 13:43 PAU, France: Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a women's equivalent of the most prestigious race in men's cycling, they said on Friday. A senior Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) official told Reuters that ASO was setting up a group …
  • France’s Boutier and Icher share lead at LPGA team event 19 Jul 2019 13:30 France’s Celine Boutier and Karine Icher shot a best ball eight-under 62 for a share of the lead at the halfway stage of the inaugural Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational tournament on Thursday. Boutier and Icher birdied four of the first five holes and …
  • Chief ministers offer political support for Guernsey-Jersey-France tunnel 19 Jul 2019 13:11 Guernsey’s Gavin St Pier and Jersey’s John Le Fondre have written to the scheme’s proposer, Martyn Dorey, saying that the ‘Connect 3 Million’ vision could be a ‘defining project’ for the Channel Islands. The letter comes after Mr Dorey presented his …
  • High tech bikes that could win the Tour de France 19 Jul 2019 13:02 A bike is a bike, right? Wrong. Especially if you’re a professional bike team. With margins for the winner of a stage of the Tour de France often down to less than a hundredth of a second (a tire width), and with the overall winning divide being under two …
  • France sued for failing to stop spread of killer seaweed in Brittany 19 Jul 2019 12:57 The family of a man who died on a Brittany beach in 2016 is suing the French state for not doing enough to fight killer seaweed. His death is suspected to have been caused by green algae, which releases toxic gas, and which has inundated the north-western …
  • Sport24.co.za | Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage 19 Jul 2019 12:57 Pau - Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the finish line took Australia's Amanda Spratt out of the reckoning. On a bright, sunny day in the Pyrenees Vos got clear at the very end of the 121km …
  • Video: Mid Pack Action from Les Orres, France in 'EWS or Bust' 19 Jul 2019 12:24 Words by Remap Clothing It's been a while since we've heard from privateer Rich Payne but plenty has gone on. We catch up with him after a bit of a break at the 5th round of the Enduro World Series in Les Orres, France. It's not easy being a …
  • France legend stopped for drink driving in Turin 19 Jul 2019 11:35 By AFP More by this Author Former France striker David Trezeguet faces legal action in Italy after being stopped by police for drink driving in Turin. The 41-year-old, who scored the winning goal for France at Euro 2000, was pulled over shortly before 1:00 …
  • How learning a language as a child opened up France and the world to me 19 Jul 2019 11:27 In the summer of 1996 - when I was nine years old - my family moved from south London to Spain.   I had been on holiday to Spain once before - a package holiday to Mallorca which my mother had made sure was equal parts kids fun (pirate shows and chips) and …
  • Sport24.co.za | Algerian football fans touch off national identity debate in France 19 Jul 2019 11:12 Cairo - Thousands of extra French police are set to be on duty later Friday in Paris and other major cities following clashes involving Algerian football fans that have touched off a debate about national identity. Algeria play Senegal in the final of the …