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The Paris ring road
29/08/2015 - FRANCE

Gridlock on French motorways as holidays end, travellers blockade

There were over 300 kilometres of traffic jams on French roads on Saturday as holidaymakers headed home to Paris and to the Channel ports.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve (L) and his Britain's Theresa May  on an overpass near the Eurotunnel entrance in Calais
20/08/2015 - FRANCE - UNIted kingdom

May, Cazeneuve in Calais to agree British-French migrant command and control centre

British police are to be stationed in Calais at a "command and control centre" that the two countries will set up to prevent migrants crossing the Channel to the UK.

Jose Mourinho
17/08/2015 - Football

Chelsea smashed by Manchester City

Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho scored as Manchester City crushed Chelsea 3-0 on Sunday to establish a five-point advantage over the champions in the Premier League table.

12/08/2015 - France

Plenty of bread in Paris: French media deny reports of 'baguette crisis'

French media were quick to discredit a British press report that Parisians are having trouble finding bread during the month of August.
London Somalia Conference, May 2013.

Somalia: Accusations from UN experts prompt corruption probe into British oil company

UN sanctions experts this week accused a British company of making large payments to Somalia’s oil ministry, saying it creates a serious conflict of interest.

French press review 6 August 2015

The inauguration of the expanded Suez Canal opens a new era in global trade, and Americans feel no remorse 70 years after the Hiroshima nuclear bomb that ended World War II.


French press review 5 August 2015

Egypt is amid a huge PR operation, as world leaders troop to Suez for the inauguration of the expanded Canal.

French press review 4 August 2015

The French press grills Turkey's dubious play in the war against the Islamic State armed group.
Migrants next to the Eurotunnel site in Calais, on28 July 2015.
29/07/2015 - Migrant crisis in Calais

Activists slam France's migrant policy after more police sent to Calais

In Calais, one man died on Wednesday as migrants attempted to storm the Eurotunnel terminal at least 1,500 times. It's the ninth death since the beginning of June.
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.