Paris Olympics organisers urged to cut numbers for river Seine opening ceremony

France, March 14 -- Transport chiefs for the zones around Paris are urging 2024 Olympic Games organisers to limit the crowds for the lavish opening ceremony along the river Seine to 500,000. On 26 Ju... Read More

French patients launch court action over antibiotic side effects

France, March 13 -- French patients who suffered serious side effects from a certain type of antiobiotic, have filed a complaint and denounced a health scandal, public media revealed on Monday. Fluor... Read More

Bottom-placed Angers in disciplinary trouble as fans smoke-bomb 21st defeat

France, March 13 -- French football's disciplinary watchdogs were on Monday considering sanctions against Angers after home fans threw smoke bombs onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Toulouse... Read More

At least 22 drown in Madagascar migrant boat tragedy

France, March 13 -- At least 22 would-be migrants attempting to reach the French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte died when their boat sank off the coast of Madagascar over the weekend, according to mar... Read More

Climate group criticises Paris claim that 2024 Olympics will reduce emissions

France, March 13 -- Environment experts slam as misleading the claim by organisers of the 2024 Olympics that the Paris Games will be the world's first climate positive sporting event. "We want to sho... Read More

Michelle Yeoh makes history as 'Everything, Everywhere' sweeps seven Oscars

France, March 13 -- Malaysian Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win best actress for her part in the science-fiction movie"Everything Everywhere All at Once". The film took seven gongs in ... Read More

Has the French government forgotten Mali hostage Olivier Dubois?

France, March 12 -- French journalist Olivier Dubois was taken hostage in Mali nearly two years ago. His family and support group regularly contact the French authorities and try to raise public aware... Read More

India's Women's Premier League hailed a game-changer for cricket

France, March 12 -- The inaugural edition of the Women's Premier League, India's top-flight domestic 20-over cricket tournament, got off to a rousing start last week. Many see the new league as a game... Read More

Australian PM boosts ties with security partner India ahead of US visit

France, March 11 -- Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited India to cement ties before dashing off to the US for talks that could include a scuppered submarine deal which infuriated France... Read More

England rugby coach makes brave selection call before French crunch

France, March 11 -- England's chief coach Steve Borthwick has put his reputation on the line with a remarkable selection decision ahead of Saturday's crucial match against France. Borthwick has chose... Read More