Tour de France
Tour de France 2020

Tour de France 2020: stage 16 – live! | Sport

2.07pm BST14:07 96km to go: Rolland collects the points unopposed by Roche and the rest of the breakaway crest the Col de Porte soon afterwards. 2.06pm BST14:06 98km to go: Pierre Rolland jumps from the front of the breakaway group a little over a kilometre from the top of the Col de Porte. Nicolas Roche […]

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Emmanuel Macron
European Union
Vladimir Putin

Opinion – Macron’s Pivot Towards Russia

Russia has become an important component of Emmanuel Macron’s foreign policy. In his first sorties on the world stage, Macron sought to reconnect with his Russian counterpart at the Château de Versailles in an effort to reset relations. Under François Hollande’s presidency, relations with Moscow were marred by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war […]

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UK had ‘no choice’ but to add France to quarantine list

The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, said there “has to be a cut-off” in regards to a time period for those being mandated to self-isolate on their return to the UK from abroad. Mr Shapps was asked why it is the case that those who return to the UK from France before 4am on Saturday will […]

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Travel ban lifted: Government announces list of 59 countries exempt from quarantine, including France, Spain and Italy

The government has finally revealed its list of 59 countries where restrictions no longer apply for those travelling from England, including France, Spain and Italy. Previously, a “double lock” prevented nearly all international travel: the Foreign Office (FCO) advised against all non-essential travel abroad, invalidating Britons’ travel insurance, and a mandatory 14-day quarantine period was […]

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Paris riots: France in flames as fury at Macron’s reforms spiral out of control | World | News

French police fired tear gas at protesters to try to calm mass demonstrations across the country on Thursday. Thousands of protesters took to the streets in fury at Emmanuel Macron’s controversial pension reform plans. Railway workers, teachers and emergency room medics launched one of the biggest public sector strikes in France for decades on Thursday. […]

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