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Remains of 'Big John', largest known triceratops, fetch nearly $8 million

Oct 21 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -A private, anonymous U.S. collector bought the fossilised remains of 'Big John', the largest triceratops dinosaur ever discovered by paleontologists, for 6.65 million euros ($7.74 million) at a Paris auction on Thursday. | Video

Fear, bullets and blood: Bataclan survivors relive ordeal in Paris court

Oct 06 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -"They were shooting us down like animals. As soon as a mobile phone rang, as soon as someone screamed, they fired," Cedric Bouhour, 43, a survivor of the 2015 attack on the Bataclan concert hall, testified in a Paris court on Wednesday.

French clergy sexually abused over 200,000 children since 1950, report finds

Oct 05 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -French clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 children over the past 70 years, a major investigation released on Tuesday found, and its authors said the Catholic Church had turned a blind eye to the 'scourge' for too long. | Video

Eclectic French tycoon Tapie, dies aged 78

Oct 03 2021

PARIS Bernard Tapie's rags-to-riches life story of a failed pop singer-turned-tycoon who dabbed into politics, bought a top soccer club and did a stint in jail transfixed France for decades.

France's Sarkozy likely to avoid jail despite new conviction

Oct 01 2021

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French Greens pick Jadot to run for president in fragmented left

Sep 28 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Former Greenpeace executive Yannick Jadot beat a more radical opponent on Tuesday to become the French Greens' candidate for president next year, potentially boosting their chances of reaching out beyond their traditional base.

France suspends 3,000 health staff as Europe targets vaccine refusal

Sep 16 2021

PARIS (Reuters) -Hospitals, care homes and health centres have suspended around 3,000 workers across France for failing to comply with mandatory COVID vaccination, the government said on Thursday, as countries around Europe weigh how far to go to combat the pandemic https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/european-nations-plans-coping-with-covid-19-2021-09-15.

"So violent, so sudden": trial may help France come to grips with Nov. 2015 attacks

Sep 06 2021

PARIS History teacher Christophe Naudin's life was shattered six years ago when what should have been a pleasant evening out at a concert became the target of jihadists in the most deadly attack in peacetime France.

Get vaccinated, French pupils told as they go back to school

Sep 02 2021

PARIS Twelve million French children, who returned to school from their summer break on Thursday, wearing masks, were told by head teachers and President Emmanuel Macron that they should get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Reform is 'indispensable,' EDF says after France puts off overhaul

Jul 29 2021

PARIS A thorough reform is vital if France's state-backed utility EDF is to retain its role as a major player beyond the short term, its CEO said on Thursday after the government delayed an ambitious overhaul.

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