Roland Garros: Five things we learned on Day 11 - shocks and snares

France, June 6 -- Shock Imagine that. Your first time on the centre court at the French Open happens to be your first quarter-final at a Grand Slam tournament. Twelfth seed Jasmine Paolini appeared t... Read More

France detains Ukrainian-Russian man over suspected explosives plot

France, June 6 -- According to the National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor's Office, the man was treated by a fire brigade on Monday evening "when he suffered serious burns following an explosion". "Produ... Read More

Dutch voters launch four-day EU election marathon

France, June 6 -- The European Union's 370 million voters have been called to the polls at a time of deep geopolitical uncertainty for the bloc - two and a half years after Russia's invasion of Ukrain... Read More

The politics of commemorating 80 years of D-Day

France, June 6 -- In the early hours of 6 June 1944, more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied nations' troops landed on five beaches along the Normandy coastline, launching a mas... Read More

Djokovic seeks rapid return after surgery to knee injured at French Open

France, June 6 -- Djokovic said the operation, which took place in a Paris clinic on Wednesday, went well. "I had to make some tough decisions after sustaining a meniscus tear during my last match," ... Read More

Swiatek surges past Gauff into French Open final

France, June 6 -- The top seed and defending registered her 11th win in 12 matches over the American to give herself the chance of emulating Justine Henin's feat of three successive French Open crowns... Read More

Top French candidates face-off in final debate ahead of EU elections

France, June 5 -- Broadcast live on France 2 television and France Inter radio this Tuesday, the debate gave the candidates a last chance to engage with the French people and for the contenders to mak... Read More

Andreeva forgets the plan to stun Sabalenka and reach French Open semi-final

France, June 5 -- The Russian won 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier to become the youngest woman to reach the last four at a Grand Slam tournament since a 16-year-old Martina Hingis achieved th... Read More

Paolini shocks Rybakina to move into semi-final at French Open

France, June 5 -- The 28-year-old Italian showed laudable resilience to retain her wits after letting the match slip away from her in the second set. The 12th seed was leading 6-2, 4-3 and had two po... Read More

Charities slam 'social cleansing' ahead of 2024 Paris Olympic Games

France, June 4 -- A new report presented by "The Other Side of the Medal" group - which brings together 80 different charities - said Paris has followed a playbook used by other Olympic host cities by... Read More