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Andrés Iniesta in 2011
12/06/2014 - Brazil World Cup 2014 player portraits

Will Iniesta’s skill save Spain’s place in the World Cup sun?

Andres Iniesta is acknowledged as one of the greatest players of his generation.
Lionel Messi playing for Dan wasan Barcelona with Cristiano Ronaldo playing for Real Madrid
12/06/2014 - Brazil World Cup 2014 player portraits

Can Messi win his place among the football giants?

Is Lionel Messi the Mozart of modern football? And can he make beautiful music for Argentina in the Brazil World Cup? If he does, the little man will have a place among the soccer giants.

Franck Ribéry (L) Karim Benzema (R)
30/01/2014 - France

Ribery, Benzema sex case charges dropped

A Paris court on Thursday dropped the case against French footballers Karim Benzema and Franck Ribery, who had both been accused of having sex with an underage prostitute.

Antonio Gaudi's Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona - now six hours away from Paris
15/12/2013 - France - Spain

Paris-Barcelona high-speed rail link launched

Travellers can now go from Paris to Barcelona in six hours and 17 minutes, thanks to a high-speed rail link launched by France's SNCF and Spain's Renfe railway networks on Sunday.

Football insights with Roque Santa Cruz
03/08/2013 - Sports Insight

Football insights with Roque Santa Cruz

The new boss of Barcelona is working in Europe for the first time, and few players can claim to know him better than Malaga's Roque Santa Cruz.
The race to win La Liga
20/04/2013 - Sports Insight

The race to win La Liga

This week, we hear from a man who was once worth more than forty million euros. This, when he moved from Valencia in Spain to the Italian club, Lazio.

French press review 3 April 2013

The Jérôme Cahuzac affair dominates the French newspapers today...


French press review 2 April 2013

Kenya's new President Uhuru Kenyatta and vice-president William Ruto; French President François Hollande's growing unpopularity, and tonight's football match between Paris and Barcelona ...
21/03/2013 - France - Mexico - Peru

Mexico, Peru, Guatemala demand Sotheby's stops Paris auction

Mexico has asked France to withdraw 130 Mexican art works, 51 of them pre-Colombian, from an auction at Sotheby’s Paris this weekend.
26/07/2012 - France

Delays on southbound French railway after TGV sabotage

Up to 60,000 TGV passengers heading for the south of France experienced delays of up to an hour and a half on Thursday after vandals cut a cable on the high-speed train line in Burgundy.