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6 dead in Paris suburb building explosion

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Six people were killed on Sunday when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

French government dissolved amid internal feud

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French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after an open feud in his Cabinet over the country’s stagnant economy.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Paris relives the joy of liberation, 70 years on

Visitors sunbathe next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Monday, March 10, 2014. Meteo France, the French national meteorological service, says this winter is the second mildest in the country since 1900. AP

“Paris! Paris outraged! Paris broken! Paris martyred! But Paris liberated! Liberated by itself. Liberated by its people…” – the words of Charles De Gaulle to an ecstatic crowd cheering the capital’s liberation from Nazi occupation after four long, painful, bitter years.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British couple walled into French home by ‘neighbors from hell’

Retired British citizens Faith Dyson (right) and husband John Dyson pose in their house in Brugairolles, southwestern France, on August 19, 2014. Residents of the village of Brugairolles have been rallying on August 18 to help Faith and her husband John Dyson, who have been owning a house in Brugairolles since 2004, after their British neighbors Krystina et Robert James Dunlop boarded up their front door and shutters. Villagers dismantled the barricade, the latest episode of a 10-year dispute turned into harassment over property access.  AFP

A British couple’s dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbors walled them into their home.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snap raid: French customs destroy 14,000 ‘dangerous’ blow-up crocs

French customs officials on Thursday destroyed 14,000 inflatable crocodiles shipped from Hong Kong because they did not conform to EU safety regulations.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »