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French press review 25 March 2014

The French front pages are still filled with analysis, vituperation and various sorts of blather associated with the ongoing local elections.


French press review 10 March 2014

The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing, the diplomatic deadend that is Ukraine, a bidding war in the French mobile telephone market, former president Sarkozy the victim of official and other sorts ...

An Algerian army Hercules C130
12/02/2014 - Algeria

77 dead, one survivor in Algerian military plane crash

The final death toll in Tuesday's Algerian military plane was 77 dead, with just one survivor. First reports put the toll at 103. 

Algerian President Abdoulaziz Bouteflika
11/02/2014 - Algeria

One survivor in Algeria military plane crash

One survivor has been found after a military aircraft carrying 103 people crashed in eastern Algeria, officials announced on Tuesday. 

Rescue workers search for the bodies in the Dordogne river
23/12/2013 - France - China

Bordeaux police search for Chinese billionaire's body after helicopter crash

The crashed helicopter that was carrying Chinese billionaire Lam Kok is to be fished out of the Bordeaux river where it has been lying since Friday, French police said on Monday.

Mouffy village, Burgundy
19/11/2013 - France

Six die in plane crash in France

Six people have died in a plane crash in France's central Burgundy region.

Villagers watch rescue personnel at the crash site of an ATR-72 turboprop plane near Pakse
17/10/2013 - Laos - France

No survivors expected in Laos plane crash, seven French on board

No survivors are expected after Wednesday's crash of a passenger plane in Laos. Seven French citizens were aboard. A French minister has blamed human error and stormy weather.

Diana poster, near Alma Tunnel, where Princess Diana died.
01/10/2013 - France - UK

Paris Diana film poster removed after UK outcry

The French distributors of "Diana" removed a poster for the film from the site where she died on Monday, after an outcry in some British newspapers.

Mont Blanc
27/09/2013 - France

Mountaineer finds emeralds, rubies, sapphires in Mont Blanc snows

A French climber, scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc earlier this month, stumbled across a treasure trove of precious gems, probably lost after the crash of an Air India plane decades ago, police ...

Lyon-Bron airport
24/09/2013 - France

Four die in Lyon plane crash

Four people died when a light passenger aircraft crashed near the southern French city of Lyon on Tuesday morning.