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Beachfront houses at Saqint-Jean-de-Luz
19/10/2014 - France

Austrian tourist drowns as warm weather fills France’s beaches

Unseasonably warm temperatures combined with French schools’ autumn break encouraged bathers and surfers to take to the beaches this weekend.
Sierra Leone's Iron Lady protects healthworkers from Ebola
10/10/2014 - International report

Sierra Leone's Iron Lady protects healthworkers from Ebola

Healthworkers are as vulnerable to the Ebola virus as anyone else.
Sierra Leonean Ebola survivor gives message of hope
09/10/2014 - International report

Sierra Leonean Ebola survivor gives message of hope

At least five hundred people are estimated to have died from Ebola in Sierra Leone since the beginning of the outbreak.
The château of Montbéliard
02/10/2014 - France - Switzerland

Five Swiss die in French helicopter crash

Five people died and two more were injured when a helicopter crashed in the garden of a house near the Swiss border on Thursday morning.

Ebola vaccine trial at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre , 17 septembre 2014
18/09/2014 - France - Africa

First French Ebola patient to be airlifted home

A French volunteer for the Doctor Withouth Borders (MSF) NGO, infected by the Ebola virus in Liberia, was to be airlifted to Paris on Thursday.
The scene of the accident at Brétigny-sur-Orge
18/09/2014 - France

French rail company charged with manslaughter over fatal 2013 crash

France’s state-owned rail company was charged with manslaughter on Thursday over the deaths of seven people in the 2013 derailment of a high-speed train.
Somali government soldiers during the attack
01/09/2014 - Report: Somalia

Al-Shebab attack Somali intelligence HQ

Suspected Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists attacked the Somali intelligence headquarters in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday.
A box jellyfish
26/08/2014 - Thailand - France

Thailand warns of box jellyfish danger after French boy's death

Thai authorities have warned tourists to be alert over the potentially lethal box jellyfish after a five-year-old French boy died from its sting in a popular resort.

Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.
23/08/2014 - France - Algeria

Algerian man dies while being deported from France, investigation opens

An investigation is underway to examine the circumstances around the death of an Algerian man who died at a Paris airport on Thursday night as he was being deported from the country.

The A25 motorway in northern France
26/07/2014 - France

Thousands caught in 600km traffic jams as French head for summer holidays

Thousands of motorists are caught in 600km of traffic jams on France’s roads on Saturday as holiday-makers head for south and others headed home.