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Jamie Vardy scores the first goal for Leicester City against Liverpool on Tuesday.
03/02/2016 - Football

Vardy's brace helps Leicester retain English Premier League lead

Leicester City continued their dream run in the English Premier League by scoring yet another emphatic victory against a top side.
Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg in Antichrist
03/02/2016 - FRANCE - DANEMARK

France blocks Lars von Trier's Antichrist for sex, violence

Lars von Trier's film Antichrist has been banned from screens in France, seven years after its release, because it contains "extreme violence" and "unsimulated sex".
Unita chief Jonas Savimbi in December 1985
03/02/2016 - ANGOLA - FRANCE

Angolan rebel leader Savimbi's family sue Call of Duty makers in French court

The family of the late Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi took the makers of the best-selling video game Call of Duty to court in France on Wednesday, claiming that it libels their father by portraying him as a "babarian".

A Roma campin Saint-Denis, near Paris, last year
03/02/2016 - FRANCE

Big Roma camp evacuated from disused Paris rail line

Paris police cleared a Roma camp from disused railway lines in the north of the city on Wednesday morning, promising to place the 80 people who had remained there in temporary accomodation.
Australian Captain Steve Smith failed to make any impression in the first ODI against New Zealand.
03/02/2016 - Cricket

Thunder-Boult-struck Australia lose first ODI against New Zealand

Pace bowlers Trent Boult and Matt Henry destroyed Australia's top order by claiming three wickets each and handed the World Champions a humiliating 159-run defeat in the opening One Day International ...
A self-defence group on Kiev's Maidan Square in June 2014
02/02/2016 - FRANCE - RUSSIa -UKRAINE

Ukraine asks French TV channel not to show documentary on far-right militias

A French documentary on the influence of far-right militias in the Ukraine conflict has caused a storm with the Ukrainian embassy in France asking TV channel Canal+ not to broadcast it.
Front National vice-president Florian Philippot
02/02/2016 - FRANCE - QATAR - SYRIa

European parliament protects French Front National MEP from Qatar libel suit

The European parliament on Tuesday refused to suspend the parliamentary privilege of French Front National MEP Florian Philippot, thus blocking an attempt by the Gulf state of Qatar to sue him for ...
Pastor Maldonado is set to be replaced by Kevin Magnussen at Renault.
02/02/2016 - Formula One

Magnussen set to replace Maldonado at Renault

Pastor Maldonado is set to be replaced by Kevin Magnussen to drive for Renault this year.
Stoke City had paid 16 million euros for Xherdan Shaqiri (centre) last year.
02/02/2016 - Football

Stoke City spend record sum as transfer window closes

English club Stoke City shelled out a club record of 24 million euros for French player Gianneli Imbula on the final day of mid-season transfer on Monday night.
Residents in the Iraqi town of Sinjar after it was captured fom Islamixc State by Kurdish peshmerga
02/02/2016 - FRANCE - SYRIa

Six arrested in France for planning to join Syria jihadists

Five men and one woman were arrested near the central French city of Lyon on Tuesday, suspected of planning to go to join armed Islamists in Syria.