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Unita chief Jonas Savimbi in December 1985
03/02/2016 - ANGOLA - FRANCE

Angolan rebel leader Savimbi's family sue Call of Duty makers in French court

The family of the late Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi took the makers of the best-selling video game Call of Duty to court in France on Wednesday, claiming that it libels their father by portraying him as a "babarian".

Pakistan's mobile games industry
08/12/2015 - International report

Pakistan's mobile games industry

Pakistan's mobile gaming studios generate 2.5 billion euros per year to the economy. Mobile gaming entrepreneurs say Pakistan is a prime location for mobile game development.
Nigel Richards, New-Zealander is the new Francophone scrabble champion.
22/07/2015 - France

Francophone Scrabble world in shock after victory by New Zealander who does not speak French

The French Scrabble world is reeling after 47-year old New Zealander Nigel Richards' victory in the Francophone Scrabble title in Belgium but he is not a French speaker.
So long Singapore!
01/07/2015 - Culture in France

So long Singapore!

The grand finale of the three month-long Singapore in France festival was a weekend of food and games on the banks of the river Seine.
Few and far between, French American football players are dedicated to their sport
15/06/2015 - Spotlight on France

Few and far between, French American football players are dedicated to their sport

The final of France's American football championship is scheduled for next weekend, 20 June. This may come as a surprise, as the most popular sport in the United States is rarely played in France.
Australia's wicket keeper Brad Haddin holds the Cricket World Cup trophy alongside his team mates, Melbourne Cricket Ground, 29 March 2015.
29/03/2015 - Cricket

Australia overwhelms New Zealand to claim fifth cricket World Cup title

No Shane Warne in Australia’s team, but their bowlers secured a fifth World Cup for their country by beating New Zealand by seven wickets on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in front of a ...
29/03/2015 - Football

France hopes to turn a corner in friendly against Danes

France is hoping to bounce back in a friendly against Denmark in Saint-Etienne on Sunday after a 3-1 defeat earlier in the week to Brazil.


French press review 20 November 2014

Funding the army, poverty, and behind the scenes with the French president - all in today's papers ...

Playing computer games can contribute to science
12/07/2014 - Webwatch

Playing computer games can contribute to science

How can crowdsourcing and computer games help science? That’s what our Webwatchers look at this week…

The world of Minecraft
31/05/2014 - Webwatch

The world of Minecraft

This week our Webwatchers explore the world of Minecraft, a popular video game developed in 2009 by the Swedish programmer Markus Persson alias Notch.