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French Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting That Set Off Riots

NANTES, France — A police officer who fatally shot a younger man in western France this week, setting off three nights of rioting, has been charged with manslaughter, his lawyer mentioned on Friday. The officer had initially claimed that he acted in self-defense whereas attempting to arrest a 22-year-old man in Nantes on Tuesday, however […]

‘Fraternité’ Brings Immunity for Migrant Advocate in France

‘Fraternité’ Brings Immunity for Migrant Advocate in France

PARIS — “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” is not only France’s motto, it’s the regulation. In reality, the nation’s highest constitutional tribunal decreed on Friday, it might probably now be a protection towards prosecution. In a landmark resolution, the Constitutional Council mentioned French farmer was not responsible of against the law when he smuggled migrants into the […]

France vs. Uruguay: World Cup 2018 Live

France vs. Uruguay: World Cup 2018 Live

Kevin Draper: That French purpose was simply what this recreation wanted to enliven a bit. Uruguay hoped it may win 1-Zero with an impenetrable protection and a second of Luis Suarez magic, however now it’ll must chase the sport. GOAAAALLLL!! VARANE WITH A SUPERB HEADER!!!#WorldCup⁠ ⁠#URU⁠ ⁠#FRA⁠ ⁠#URUFRA pic.twitter.com/YspBcmcZpc — FIFA World Cup (@WorIdCupUpdates) July […]

In France, Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

In France, Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

PARIS — An evening of rioting touched off by a police killing set off a well-known replay of grim media photos on Wednesday morning in France, the place regulation enforcement techniques in immigrant neighborhoods are a daily supply of friction. French tv replayed a seemingly countless loop of photos from the western metropolis of Nantes […]

Benjamin Pavard, and His World Cup Highlight, Came Out of Nowhere

Benjamin Pavard, and His World Cup Highlight, Came Out of Nowhere

KAZAN, Russia — It was one of the spectacular targets of this World Cup, and what made Benjamin Pavard’s 20-yard half-volley in opposition to Argentina all of the extra exceptional was that so few noticed him coming. A bit greater than a yr in the past, Pavard, 22, was taking part in within the German […]

Works of Art That Belong on a Track

Works of Art That Belong on a Track

Beautiful artworks. That is how Jenson Button, the 2009 Formula One world champion, and Derek Bell, a five-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, describe the vehicles within the Le Mans Classic, the classic auto occasion the lads will attend this weekend. “The overriding fact about the whole event is that, instead of […]

The Glory of Le Mans Spawns a Celebration of Its History

The Glory of Le Mans Spawns a Celebration of Its History

In 2002, the debut of the Le Mans Classic was “a financial disaster,” mentioned Patrick Peter, the organizer of the occasion. It did, nonetheless, stir curiosity with the drivers who participated and the 30,000 followers who attended. Having its ninth anniversary this yr, the celebration of the historical past of the 24 Hours of Le […]

Maintaining the Traditions of Le Mans

Maintaining the Traditions of Le Mans

Since its first working in 1923, the 24 Hours of Le Mans has turn into one of the crucial historic occasions in auto racing. It is the place many automotive producers attempt to show themselves, testing the boundaries of their expertise and designs. “Le Mans made motorsport, in a way,” stated André Lotterer, a three-time […]

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eight Years of the Le Mans Classic

This 12 months’s Le Mans Classic would be the ninth. The race began in 2002 and is held each two years. Here are a few of the highlights from the previous eight occasions. Ian Parkes 2002 The inaugural basic attracted 300 automobiles in 5 courses, every representing a distinct period of the 24 Hours of […]

Ohio wants to use camera drones to monitor highway traffic

Did a drone assist this infamous French gangster escape from jail?

It was a jail escape that wouldn’t have seemed misplaced in a Hollywood motion film. Last Sunday, at the very least three armed associates of infamous French gangster Rédoine Faïd flew a hijacked helicopter into the grounds of Réau jail, south of Paris. Witnesses watched in shock because the helicopter flew in and the operation […]