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British Finance Minister George Osborne
27/07/2015 - France - United Kingdom

UK finance minister Osborne in Paris to push EU reform

British finance minister George Osborne is in Paris to drum up support for a reformed European bloc amid reports London could hold its referendum on European Union membership next year.

Chris Froome (centre) crosses the finishing line with his Sky Team mates.
27/07/2015 - Tour de France 2015

Froome wins second Tour de France

Three weeks of trials and tribulations came to an end on the Champs Elysées in Paris on Sunday. The 2015 Tour de France is over and Chris Froome is the cyclist supreme.

French police with a migrant who had climbed into a lorry entering the Channel Tunnel in Calais
24/07/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

Two more migrants die in attempt to cross Channel from France

Two more migrants were killed Thursday and Friday trying to reach England from northern France, as the rail operator Eurotunnel blames travel delays on "intensive migrant activity”.

French police try to persuade a migrant to get off a lorry held up by ferry strikers in July 2015
22/07/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

Eurotunnel wants 9.7 million euros compensation for migrant disruption

The company that runs the cross-Channel rail tunnel wants the British and French governments to pay it nearly 10 million euros compensation for disruption caused by migrants trying to reach Britain from Calais.

Ferry workers block the tunnel in early July
21/07/2015 - France

French ferry workers block access to Channel Tunnel

Striking ferry workers from the struggling maritime company MyFerryLink blocked access to the Channel Tunnel from the French side on Tuesday.
Miners in La Paz, Bolivia, in 2014
17/07/2015 - France - Bolivia

French volunteers trapped in Bolivian mine strike

Twenty French volunteers are trapped in the southern region of La Paz in Bolivia as miners there enter their 11th day of strike.
Raheem Sterling's transfer to Manchester City
17/07/2015 - Sports Insight

Raheem Sterling's transfer to Manchester City

In this week's sports insight RFI looks at the transfer of Raheem Sterling from English Premier League football clubs Liverpool to Manchester City, and the millions spent by Manchester United and ...
High-speed Eurostar train exits the Channel tunnel near Calais, 5 May 2014.
14/07/2015 - France, Britain

Three Calais migrants suffer electric shock burns in Channel tunnel

Three migrants experienced burns from electric shocks while attempting to enter the Channel Tunnel entrance near Calais on Monday.
Novak Djokovic after beating Roger Federer in Wimbledon
12/07/2015 - TENNIS

Defending champion Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon final

World number one Djokovic beat Federer 7-6 (7/1), 6-7 (10/12), 6-4, 6-3, winning his third Wimbledon title Sunday in London.

Serena Williams celebrates after winning her Women's Final match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain at Wimbledon
11/07/2015 - TENNIS

World number one Serena Williams wins sixth Wimbledon championship

Serena Williams made Wimbledon history as the world number one became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam title against Garbine Muguruza in Saturday's final.