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Man on scooter steals jewelry worth $2.36 million from upmarket Paris jeweller, search launched

Paris police are searching for a man who stole more than $2.36 million worth of jewelry and precious stones from an upmarket jeweller. The man, thought to be in his 50s or 60s, arrived at and left the Chaumet boutique on a stand-up scooter on Tuesday afternoon. He drew a weapon and threatened to set […]

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‘Slip of tongue’ by air traffic controller saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other

A “slip of the tongue” by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other last July, according to a report released Tuesday. The incident on July 20, 2020, involved a United Airlines Boeing 787 arriving from Newark, New Jersey, and an […]

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France launch probe into Pegasus spyware allegations

French prosecutors have opened an investigation into allegations that Moroccan intelligence services spied on several French journalists using the Pegasus software at the heart of a global scandal. The probe announced on Tuesday will examine 10 different charges, including whether there was a breach of personal privacy, fraudulent access to personal electronic devices and criminal […]

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Ella Emhoff: Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter walks the ramp at Paris Haute Couture Week 2021

Ella Emhoff, the step daughter of US Vice President Kamala Harris recently walked the ramp for US based luxury fashion house Balenciaga. The 22-year-old former art student looked sleek in a black suit paired with an oversized shawl as she owned the runway on Wednesday last week. She kept her signature classic round-framed spectacles on. At […]

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Woman who allegedly caused Tour de France crash arrested; faces up to two years in prison, $35k fine

French authorities arrested the woman who allegedly held out a banner causing the crash of dozens of cyclists during the first stage of the Tour de France last Saturday. The accident happened 45 kilometers from the finish of the first stage of the race on Saturday when a female spectator on the side of the […]

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Max Verstappen races ahead of Lewis Hamilton in France to extend title lead

Max Verstappen extended his lead at the top of the Formula One championship with a thrilling victory at the French Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen overtook Lewis Hamilton with little over a lap to go at Circuit Paul Ricard, his Red Bull team having opted for two pit stops during the race while Hamilton and […]

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French police on lookout for two e-scooter riders for fatally crashing into pedestrian

French police are searching for two women after the death of a pedestrian who was hit by an electric scooter in Paris, officials say. The 31-year-old victim named Miriam, an Italian citizen, was walking along the Seine on Monday when she was hit by the e-scooter. The pair were reportedly travelling at high speed, and […]

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French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas in thrilling final

Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a thrilling French Open final on Sunday. Djokovic came back from two sets down in a grand slam final for the first time in his career. 22-year-old Greek star, Tsitsipas, appearing in only his first grand slam final, displayed experience and poise beyond his years to race into a […]

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French Open 2021: Barbora Krejcikova wins singles Grand Slam title in Paris

Barbora Krejcikova claimed her first major title in a hard-fought French Open final. Unseeded Czech Krejcikova, 25, won 6-1 2-6 6-4 against Russian 31st seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Roland Garros. The former doubles world number one has won the title on her fifth appearance in a Grand Slam singles draw. On Sunday, Krejcikova has the chance […]

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Roger Federer withdraws from French Open keeping knee trouble and Wimbledon in mind

Former world number one Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open on Sunday, a day after winning a tough third-round match, opting to save himself for the grass-court season at Wimbledon. “After discussions with my team, I decided that I should withdraw from the French Open today,” Federer said in a statement released by the […]

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Yana Sizikova: Russian tennis player arrested on allegations of match fixing in French Open

Russian tennis player Yana Sizikova was arrested in Paris for sports corruption and fraud in an organized group. She was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday for “sports corruption and fraud in an organized group, concerning acts that may have been committed in September 2020,” according to the Paris prosecutor’s office. Sizikova was arrested […]

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Day after threatening expulsion from tournament, French Open organisers ‘feel sad’ for Naomi withdrawing

The president of the French tennis federation said Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open is “unfortunate” and wished her the “quickest possible recovery.” The four-time Slam champion pulled out of French Open on Monday, saying that she would be taking a break from competition. She said she has “suffered long bouts of depression.” Naomi […]