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Alstom faces new problems with a corruption case in the UK
24/07/2014 - United Kingdom - France

Britain's Serious Fraud Office charges Alstom with corruption

British prosecutors have charged French engineering giant Alstom with corruption after a five-year investigation into large transport projects in India, Poland and Tunisia between 2000 and ...

Pro-Russian separatists with debris from the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in east Ukraine
20/07/2014 - France - EU - Ukraine - Malaysia

Hollande, Cameron, Merkel demand Putin obtains access to Malaysia Airlines crash site

French President François Hollande have threatened action against Russia unless Vladimir Putin obtains free access to the site of the MH-17 crash in a joint statement British Prime Minister ...

Eurotunnel, Dover, England
08/07/2014 - France - UK

Traffic back to normal later today, Eurotunnel

Eurotunnel says it has fixed the problem which caused delays on Monday and Tuesday, and that traffic should return to normal by the end of Tuesday.

04/07/2014 - France - UK

France fines British Easyjet 60,000 euros over discrimination

A French court on Thursday fined British budget airline Easyjet 60,000 euros for refusing to let a disabled woman fly unaccompanied to her son's funeral.

A MyFerrryLink ferry in Calais port
27/06/2014 - France - United Kingdom

Eurotunnel to appeal British ban on cross-Channel ferry service

Eurotunnel is to appeal against a British ban on its subsidiary MyFerryLink’s Dover-Calais cross-Channel service, it announced on Friday.

Greece's Giorgios Samaras (top) consoles Ivory Coast's Boubacar Barry after scoring a goal past Barry from a penalty kick
25/06/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Eliminated England needs talent, Côte d’Ivoire misses advance by one goal

On day 13 of the World Cup we learned that English football talent needs to blossom abroad, England fans aren’t making many friends, one goal steals Côte d’Ivoire’s chances ...

Cameroon's Allan Nyom, Brazil's Neymar, Brasilia national stadium
24/06/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Dazzling Neymar takes Brazil to face Chile

Five things we learned on day 12.

Portugal's Eder (R) fights for the ball with Matt Besler of the U.S.
23/06/2014 - Report: Brazil World Cup 2014

Portugal in with a chance thanks to Ronaldo and Varela

Five things we learned on day 11.


French press review 23 June 2014

The French engineering company Alstom is getting married to an American by the name of General Electric, and we wish the happy couple well.

Heading for Britain ... Eriteran refugees at food distribution centre in Calais. 27 May.
12/06/2014 - France - UK

Calais migrants hoping to enter UK start hunger strike

Around 35 migrants hoping to enter Britain from Calais in northern France began a hunger strike on Wednesday.