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Ten people, including three French sports stars, were killed during the filming of a reality show in Argentina
22/03/2015 - France

Bodies of French sports stars killed in helicopter crash arrive in Paris

The coffins of yachtswoman Florence Arthaud, Olympic champion swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis Vastine, along with those of five crew members, arrived on Sunday morning at the Charles De ...
Sport - a vector of citizenship
20/03/2015 - On-the-spot France

Sport - a vector of citizenship

Candidates in France's departemental elections have up until midnight today to persuade voters to vote them into the second round.
The suviving athletes and crew leave Villa Union for Buenos Aires
13/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French sport stars return home after Argentine helicopter tragedy

French sports stars and crew from the reality TV show 'Dropped' returned home from Argentina on Saturday as experts investigate the helicopter crash that killed 10 people, including three French ...

French press review 11 March 2015

The deaths of three French sports stars, along with five other French citizens and the two Argentine pilots, in a helicopter accident in Argentina on Monday dominate this morning's front pages.

The eight athletes taking part in the TV reality show Dropped in Buenos Aires on Friday
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

French experts leave for Argentina as recovery teams arrive at helicopter crash scene

French aviation experts left for Argentina on Tuesday to join the inquiry into the helicopter crash that cost the lives of 10 people, including three French sporting stars.
The scene of the crash at Villa Castelli, north Argentina, on 9 March 2015
10/03/2015 - France - Argentina

‘France in mourning’ after top athletes killed in Argentina helicopter crash

“All France is in mourning,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared on Tuesday after the death of three French Olympic athletes and five other French nationals in a helicopter crash during ...

French press review 2 March 2015

We don't often start these Press Reviews with a look at the sports pages, but this seems like a good morning to break that habit.

Chelsea fans before the match Chelsea v Burnley on 21 February, 2015
22/02/2015 - France - United Kingdom

Police spoke with three men involved in alleged racist Paris metro incident

British police have spoken to three men suspected of being involved with an alleged racist incident involving Chelsea football fans last week on a Paris metro train.


French press review 19 February 2015

An closer look at the Front National, infighting within the ruling Socialist Party and the situation in Ukraine - all in today's French papers ..


French press review 16 February 2015

Saturday's attacks in Copenhagen dominate the front pages of Libération and Le Figaro. Le Monde looks at how hunting threatens the survival of the tiger.