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French press review 30 June 2015

“Pay Day” for Greece as the deadline to service its 240-billion-euro loan from Western creditors expires tonight.
Yassin Salhi escorted by police officers, near Lyon, France, June 28, 2015.
29/06/2015 - FRANCE

France deports 40 imams for preaching hatred

France has deported 40 imams for “preaching hatred” in the past three years, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.


French press review 29 June 2015

Greece is in the fangs of all the national dailies after Athens calls off debt reform talks and announces a referendum on creditors' proposals, to be held days after a repayment deadline.

Coach Mark Sampson has guided England to their first semi-final at the Women's World Cup.
28/06/2015 - football

England end Canada's World Cup dream

England advanced to the semi-final of the World Cup for the first time after beating hosts Canada 2-1.
A French forensic team on the site where the severed head of the victim was found, 26 June 2015
28/06/2015 - FRANCE

French terror suspect 'sent image of beheading to Syria'

The suspect in the attack on an industrial chemical plant in southeastern France has confessed and was to be transferred to Paris Sunday for further questioning by anti-terror police.

Canada's Josee Belanger (9) holds off the attentions of China defender Liu Shanshan during their Group A clash at the women's World Cup.
26/06/2015 - football

Canada's new generation of footballers set to emulate 2003 vintage

It couldn't have been better timed. Hosts Canada are achieving at the Women's World Cup tournament.
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay
13/06/2015 - CANADA - FRANCE - United States

French ex-Guantanamo barred from flight to Montreal

A French former Guantanamo detainee was barred from boarding a flight to Montreal, where he was to address a conference on Islamist radicalisation in the West,

The Lariboisière hospital in Paris
25/05/2015 - France

France's first drug consumption room to open in Paris hospital despite protests

The Paris city council announced Monday that France's first drug consumption room will open in the Lariboisière hospital, following a campaign by residents against it opening in another ...
Robbie Rogers in a press conference for the US national team in 2009
10/05/2015 - sports

Homophobia widespread in team sports, international survey shows

Homophobia in sports remains a rampant obstacle on the field, in schools and for spectators across the English-speaking world, a new international survey found on Sunday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
25/03/2015 - FRANCE

Indian Prime Minister Modi to visit France mid-April

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to visit France on 9-12 April as part of a tour that will also take him to Germany and Canada, officials in Delhi announced on Wednesday.