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Volunteers are taught how to work with patients infected with the Ebola virus at the hospital Henri Mondor in Creteil
24/10/2014 - FRANCE - EBOLA - GUINEA

France calls for volunteers to help in Ebola-hit countries

France is calling for volunteers to fight against the Ebola virus, asking health professionals to travel to regions currently experiencing the outbreak.


French press review 24 October 2014

Algeria’s surprise refusal to allow French magistrates to take home DNA samples of the seven monks killed in Tibhirine 18 years ago attracts angry reactions from the national dailies.

24/10/2014 - FRANCE - US

French Academy of Science award winner on need to protect scientists

The French Academy of Science has awarded its top prize to Joel Lebowitz, a professor of physics and mathematics at Rutgers University

French riot police of the force out immigrants who were hidden in a truck.
23/10/2014 - FRANCE

Police reinforcements sent to Calais to quell migrant violence

France is sending police reinforcements to the port of Calais, where illegal migrants trying to reach Britain are "causing havoc", said the country’s interior minister Bernard ...
The Picasso museum will reopen in October after five years of renovation
23/10/2014 - FRANCE

After years of controversy, Picasso museum in Paris is set to finally reopen

An over-budget, controversy-riddled reopening of Paris's Picasso museum is planned for Saturday, amid the fallout from a 71 million euro renovation.

Neanderthal DNA extraction
23/10/2014 - FRANCE

Scientists discover oldest human DNA, linking us to Neanderthals

Scientists say they have unravelled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, shedding light on human colonisation of the planet.


French press review 23 October 2014

France's socialists are not a happy lot. Three of this morning's papers give pride of place to the ruling party, and two of the headlines use the word "crisis".
French export companies
23/10/2014 - On-the-spot France

French export companies

French companies that export their goods and services are more innovative, according to a report published Wednesday by the French Statistics Institute, INSEE.
The 2015 Tour de France route was unveiled in Paris on Wednesday
22/10/2014 - Tour de France

2015 Tour de France to start from the Netherlands

Next year's Tour will commence from the Dutch city of Utrecht, making it the 21st overseas start in Tour history.
Total named Thierry Desmarest (left) and Patrick Pouyanne (right) as the new chairman and new CEO respetively
22/10/2014 - France - Russia

French oil giant Total names new bosses

The company named a new chairman and a new CEO on Wednesday following the death of its chief executive Christophe de Margerie in a plane crash in Moscow.