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    Metro Six Dead As Heavy Storms Hit France – Channels Television

    At least six people died after heavy storms swamped parts of southwestern France, flooding rivers and cutting roads, officials said Monday. The Aude department, which includes the fortress city of Carcassonne, was particularly badly hit.... Read more via Channels Television –...
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    Metro The Notorious Paris Park Where Nigerian Women Are Forced Into Selling Their Bodies – Stella Dimoko

    Asawo no be work in Nigeria but in Paris,it is…. A new report by the CNN has revealed … Read more via Stella Dimoko Korkus News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Finance: Italy budget fears spark another selloff as 10-year bond hits 2014 high – News

    Concerns about Italy are rising once again. Last week, Italian stocks sold off sharply and bond ... Read more via News – Get more World News
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    World Mob beats 17-year-old boy in brutal Paris attack – Dailymail Online News

    Three youths including a 14-year-old schoolboy were facing attempted murder charges in France today … Read more via Dailymail Online News – Get more World News
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    World Police chief stabbed to death in France – BBC News

    A police chief has been stabbed to death in the city of Rodez, in southern France, outside the city hall. Pascal Filoé was stabbed three times in the middle of the... Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World France’s Marine Le Pen Ordered to Undergo Psychiatric Tests – Time

    French far-right politician Marine Le Pen expressed indignation Thursday over a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation in response to photos she tweeted of violent acts committed by the Islamic State... Read more via Time – Get more World News
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    World French Interior Minister To Quit In Further Blow To Macron – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    France’s Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced on Tuesday (Sep 18) that he will stand down next year to run again for his old job as mayor of the city of Lyon, in yet another blow to President Emmanuel Macron. The announcement from Collomb, a political … Read more via Welcome To Ladun...
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    World Macron Walks Back On Pledge To End ‘Exit Tax’ On High Earners – Channels Television

    France will keep a less restrictive version of its “exit tax” on wealthy people who take assets out of the country, and not completely scrap it as President Emmanuel Macron pledged earlier this year. The 30 per cent levy was introduced by former president Nicolas Sarkozy.... Read more via...
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    Metro Man Screaming ‘Allah Akbar’ Drives Car Through Crowd in France –

    In what appears to be yet another terror attack, a man drove into a crowd of patrons gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes Friday, slightly wounding two before hitting a security barrier and being arrested... Read more via – Get More Nigeria...
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    World French police’s attempt to arrest intruder shuts down airport runway – Punch Newspapers

    France’s Lyon Airport temporarily closed its runway on Monday as police chased an intruder who had rammed a car through a terminal building. Consequently, the intruder sped across the tarmac before being detained, police and judicial sources said... Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    World Man held in France over alleged crimes against humanity in Liberia – Punch Newspapers

    A Dutch national, originally from Liberia, has been placed under investigation in France for crimes against humanity allegedly committed in the West African country, a judicial source in Paris said on Friday. The man was arrested on Tuesday by French gendarmerie... Read more via Punch...
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    World Macron’s Approval Drops Behind France’s Least Popular President Ever – Newsweek

    France’s political season is back after the summer break and President Emmanuel Macron returns to work with an approval rating of 31 percent—worse than both his predecessors at this point in their terms. Macron’s popularity has suffered greatly in the first year-and-a-half of his presidency...
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    Metro Shock as female artist strips completely naked at sacred Catholic site Lourdes in front of horrified believers (photo +18) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A female artist shocked believers by stripping down and posing naked at a sacred Catholic site in Lourdes, France, in front of horrified believers visiting the Sanctuary. Deborah de Robertis, known for her provocative appearances... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –
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    World Theresa May holds Brexit talks with President Macron at French retreat – Evening Standard

    Theresa May has met with French president Emmanuel Macron with the aim of winning his support on her latest Brexit plans. The pair met on Friday evening at his.... Read more via Evening Standard – Get more World News
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    Business France To Boost Agribusiness Ties In Nigeria – Leadership Nigeria Newspaper

    To support government’s current diversification drive and mitigate the impact of oil price, the French government is increasing its agribusiness ties with.... Read more via Leadership Nigeria Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Entertainment Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial after French airport brawl – Reuters News

    French judges ruled on Saturday that two celebrity rappers should be held in custody ahead of their trial in a month’s time following a brawl in the departure lounge of.... Read more via Reuters News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Frenchman Paire Fined $16,500 For Epic ATP Meltdown – Channels Television

    France’s Benoit Paire was fined $16,500 by the ATP Tour on Wednesday after an epic meltdown at the end of his first-round match at the ATP Washington Open. Paire lost to Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Tuesday at the... Read more via Channels Television –
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    World France President, Emmanuel Macron accused of dating his former bodyguard - Linda Ikeji

    French president Emmanuel Macron has been accused of dating his former bodyguard who was recently fired, but he has denied this report. Alexandre Benalla, 26, was sacked after footage emerged of him wearing a police helmet and beating up protesters. READ MORE HERE
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    Sports Giroud to shave his head after losing 2018 World Cup bet – Daily Post Nigeria

    France striker, Olivier Giroud, has confirmed he will fulfill his vow to shave his head, after losing a bet made at the 2018 World Cup. Giroud promised to cut off all his hair, if Les Bleus won the tournament. Despite not having a single shot on target … read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Sports Victorious France team land back in Paris and head for Champs-Elysées – The Local

    France’s triumphant World Cup winning team landed back in Paris on Monday afternoon to a hero’s welcome where tens of thousands of jubilant fans waited on the.... Read more via The Local – Get More Nigeria Sports News