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French policemen on trial over alleged gang-rape of tourist at Paris headquarters https://t.co/gzUZw5bmAM https://t.co/lvWmVZT3YR
Bristish Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence in her government Wednesday and immediately embarked on cross-party talks to try to salvage a Brexit deal for the U.K. https://t.co/2i4ORQy2IM
French govt calls for scandal-hit Ghosn to be replaced as Renault boss https://t.co/St5Kx3FXwb
Last year 251 journalists languished in jails as a result of doing their jobs, according to @pressfreedom https://t.co/v2ChIWnbJE
French govt calls for scandal-hit Ghosn to be replaced as Renault boss The French government on Wednesday called for former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, who has spent the last two months in Japanese custody, to be replaced as chief executive of carmaker Renault.
HSH Prince Albert II at the Institut de France HSH Prince Albert II went to the Institut de France, to attend the reception of Mr. Pierre-André Chiappori at the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.
The post HSH Prince Albert II at the Institut de France appeared first on Monaco Life.
MonacoRun combines four events in one Triathlete Sara Dossena will be at the start of the 5km Herculis in the "Monaco Run supported by Laureus" on Sunday 17 February.
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Joanna Lumley OBE to host 2019 Datacloud Awards in Monaco The 12th Annual Datacloud Awards ceremony to be held in Monaco, June 4th, 2019 has announced Joanna Lumley OBE as host of the event.
The post Joanna Lumley OBE to host 2019 Datacloud Awards in Monaco appeared first on Monaco Life.
Club le Temps de Vivre members gather for the galette des rois 120 members of Club le Temps de Vivre were gathered January 15, 2019 at Espace Léo Ferré for a festive afternoon around the traditional galette des rois.
The post Club le Temps de Vivre members gather for the galette des rois appeared first on Monaco Life.
'We're about to be thrown under a Boris bus': businesses on a no-deal Brexit https://t.co/AWlxtAjywO
Brexit is a bit like a group of friends having a great evening in a fantastic pub and then deciding to find another pub, but only to discover that no one can agree on what pub to go to and they end up stumbling from pub to pub secretly wishing...
"The first losers of [a no deal Brexit] are the British people".
So, after last nights defeat of Theresa May's deal, what's next for Brexit? Here is French President Macron outlining the possible scenarios.
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Eye on France: May's Brexit battering stuns Europe Europe in general and France in particular are in a state of shock following yesterday’s vote in the House of Commons to reject Theresa May’s proposals on the terms under which Great Britain will leave the European Union.
UKIP leader joins Marine Le Pen's far-right EU group The head of British eurosceptic party UKIP and two more of its MEPs have joined a European parliamentary group led by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen's National Rally.
France steps up no-deal Brexit preparations France is preparing for a no-deal Brexit after the British parliament overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed divorce settlement. The Conservative leader faces a vote of no confidence on Wednesday evening.
British tourist scammed and attacked by stripper in Paris A British tourist on the hunt for a raunchy night out in the French capital got more than he bargained for after coming face to face with the wrong stripper. *French language learner article.*
Macron fights back at launch of great debate French President Emmanuel Macron held forth Tuesday for close to seven hours at the launch of the great debate in Normandy, aimed at responding to the Yellow Vest protests. But members of the movement remain sceptical.
Paris aims to have world's top fashion school France has officially launched a new fashion school in Paris. A merger between two existing schools, the Institut français de la mode aims to make Paris the world's capital of fashion education. And that includes educating students in how to make the industry more sustainable.
Weedkiller Roundup banned in France after court ruling French authorities on Tuesday officially forbid the sale of a form of controversial weed-killer Roundup following a court ruling that regulators failed to take safety concerns into account when clearing the widely used herbicide.
Monaco basketball team wins in Belgrade AS Monaco won a thrilling encounter against Partizan Belgrade after losing a 21-point lead during the EuroCup match.
The post Monaco basketball team wins in Belgrade appeared first on Monaco Life.
Serge Telle: vows 2019 in support of the press On the occasion of the new year, journalists from the main local and regional media were invited to share a moment of conviviality at the Monaco Yacht Club, in the presence of HE the Minister of State, Serge Telle, of Jean Castellini, Councilor Government-Minister of Finance and the Economy and ...
Seeking to quell Yellow Vest anger, Macron says some of the poor are just 'screwing around' President Emmanuel Macron's hopes of quelling the economic anger of Yellow Vest protesters by launching a national debate ran aground Tuesday when he sparked new outrage by saying some of those struggling economically were just “screwing around”.
Macron launches his 'national debate' with speech in Normandy French President Emmanuel Macron tried to assuage the anger of Yellow Vest protesters and others as he launches his proposed "national debate" with a speech in the northern town of Grand Bourgtheroulde on Tuesday.
Macron's open letter on a 'grand debate' comes under fire from rivals, yellow vests French President Emmanuel Macron announced a three-month "grand debate" in an open letter to the French on Sunday, hoping to quell "yellow vest" unrest by promising to listen to new ideas but vowing to proceed with economic reforms.
Elite French police on trial in alleged rape of Canadian tourist Two elite police officers go on trial in Paris on Monday, five years after a Canadian tourist alleged they raped her at the judicial police’s prestigious headquarters in the heart of the French capital after a late-night encounter at a nearby pub.
French MPs face unprecedented death threats from 'Yellow Vest' protesters As thousands of 'Yellow Vests' took to the streets for a 9th Saturday of demonstrations in France, some 50 MPs have been the target of attacks, including death threats and gunshots, which have raised concerns about the state of democracy in France.
Tens of thousands take to streets in Act 9 of ‘Yellow Vest’ protests Around 84,000 protesters -- up from 50,000 the previous week -- took to the streets in "Yellow Vest" rallies across France on Saturday for a ninth straight weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies.
Death toll from Paris bakery gas explosion rises to at least four A powerful explosion caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery on Saturday killed two firefighters and a Spanish national and injured almost 50 others, according to French and Spanish authorities. A fourth victim was found in the rubble on Sunday.

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