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A migrant child holds a balloon in Victoria Square in central Athens, Greece, 27 January, 2016
05/02/2016 - Greece - France - Germany

France, Germany call for fewer migrants from Turkey

The huge flow of migrants and refugees to Europe via Turkey must be slowed, the interior ministers of France and Germany said on Friday after inspecting registration facilities in Greece.
Choreographer Benjamin Millepied with wife Natalie Portman, at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival,
05/02/2016 - Culture/FRANCE

Star choreographer Millepied quits Paris Opera Ballet

Star choreographer Benjamin Millepied on Thursday announced he was quitting the Paris Opera Ballet, which he had been directing for more than a year.
The famed Louvre museum in Paris, undated
05/02/2016 - FRANCE - IRAN

Louvre inks historic deal with Iran on archaeology, exhibits

The Louvre has signed an historical agreement with Iran that clears the way for renewed cultural and scientific cooperation with France.
Biotrial's laboratory in Rennes, undated
05/02/2016 - FRANCE

"Major shortcomings" in French drug trial death lab: inquiry

An inquiry into the death of a man during a drug trial has found "three major shortcomings" at the French laboratory where he was being tested, the country's minister of health said on Thursday.

Airbnb employees at the company's Paris office in April, 2015
05/02/2016 - FRANCE

Airbnb pays city of Paris 1.2 million euros in tourist tax

The home rental web platform Airbnb, which last year agreed to start charging users in Paris a tourist tax, handed over nearly 1.2 million euros to city authorities in the last quarter of 2015, ...
General view of the National Assembly during a debate to extend a state of emergency, 19 November 2015
05/02/2016 - FRANCE

French MPs to debate post-attacks constitution changes

French lawmakers have begun debating proposals to change the constitution to strip dual nationals of their French citizenship in terrorism cases and enshrine in the text controversial measures put in ...

French press review 5 February 2016

The French press talks about identity this morning. In La Croix's case it's about France, and in Libération it's about the Front National.
French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem with a pupil of a school in Blois.
04/02/2016 - FRANCE - Switzerland - BELGIum - Canada

French education minister calms nation after spelling reform outcry

France's Education Minister, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, was obliged to calm the nation's nerves today as reports of a reform of French spelling sent panic across social media and aroused protests from ...
A striker at the Amiens Goodyear factory before its closure
04/02/2016 - FRANCE

French workers strike to oppose jail sentence on Goodyear bossnapping activists

Public transport in the Paris region was disrupted on Thursday and demonstrations were held in several cities as part of a one-day strike in protest at jail sentences passed on eight trade unionists involved in a bossnapping and what unions claim is a rise in the use of the law against workplace activists.

Edinson Cavani scored the first goal in PSG's 3-1 win over Lorient.
04/02/2016 - football

PSG set record top flight unbeaten streak

Champions Paris Saint-Germain established a Ligue 1 record on Wednesday night when they stretched their unbeaten run to 33 matches.