Equatorial Guinea detains 6 French soldiers

Six French soldiers were detained at the Bata airport in Equatorial Guinea on Thursday morning while stopping to refuel their helicopter, according to the French military and local media. Vice President of Equatorial Guinea Teodorin Obiang The six, who the army said were still awaiting authorisation to take off, were detained a day after a Paris court upheld … Continue reading Equatorial Guinea detains 6 French soldiers

Emmanuel Macron switches phone over espionage concerns

Hungary, Israel and Algeria on Thursday probed allegations that Israeli-made spyware was used on journalists, rights activists and 14 heads of state, as French leader Emmanuel Macron ordered tighter security and changed his phone over espionage concerns. Francis Emmanuel Macron President Macron -- whose name was on a list of alleged targets -- ordered "a … Continue reading Emmanuel Macron switches phone over espionage concerns

PEGASUS: Morocco sues Amnesty International

Morocco has filed defamation claims against Amnesty International and a French NGO who claim its intelligence services used the Pegasus mobile phone spyware against dozens of French journalists, lawyers for the government said Thursday. Emmanuel Macron Paris prosecutors opened their own inquiry this week into the claims by Amnesty and the French media nonprofit Forbidden … Continue reading PEGASUS: Morocco sues Amnesty International

Best anti-aging tips you should learn from French women

French Women are considered the epitome of beauty and grace at every age. It is said that a french woman can never lose her sense of style. What is it about them that makes their beauty effortlessly natural? Many of us think that one has to invest in eye-lifts and botox for defying the signs … Continue reading Best anti-aging tips you should learn from French women

Barcelona studying a cost-cutting formula for France international footballer

Barcelona are continuously studying formulas to make the Antoine Griezmann swap deal happen. They need him off the wage bill.  Antoine Griezmann Griezmann is not up for losing any of his money, however, and is part of a collective pandemic deal that he doesn’t want to break. It was signed by all the squad in … Continue reading Barcelona studying a cost-cutting formula for France international footballer

France demands €500m Euros from Google

France’s competition regulator on Tuesday slapped Google with a 500-million-euro ($593-million) fine for failing to negotiate “in good faith” with media companies over the use of their content under EU copyright rules. It is “the biggest ever fine” imposed by the Competition Authority for a company’s failure to adhere to one of its rulings, the … Continue reading France demands €500m Euros from Google

Cannes is back for movie lovers

Cannes is back. The lights are in position, the stars en route to the French Riviera. And Spike Lee’s face is peering out onto the Croisette from a huge banner announcing Tuesday’s debut of the world’s premier film festival. The show is running 14 months late, thanks to the pandemic. And it's about time for … Continue reading Cannes is back for movie lovers

Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over campaign finance violations for his 2012 reelection bid. At the end of proceedings in Paris, they issued withering criticism of the former head of state and demanded a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a … Continue reading Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

A French court on Thursday sentenced a man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron across the face this week to a prison term of 18 months, 14 of which were suspended. President of France Emanuel Macron (l) and president of the United States Donald Trump (r) are seen during the family photo opportunity at the … Continue reading Court jails man who slapped the French President, Emmanuel Macron

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron