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Tory leadership: Truss criticised for Macron remark

Tory hopeful Liz Truss has been criticised after she said the “jury was still out” on French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Spain, France, Portugal, Greece to charge UK tourists to visit as new launch date set

Daily Mirror says Brits planning holidays to hotspots such as Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain, France and Portugal will soon need to pay a new charge simply to enter the countries.

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Rainfall raises hopes for respite from French wildfires

France wildfire update: some return home as rain dampens blazes

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Apocalyptic ‘monster’ wildfire rips across France as 1,000 firefighters tackle ‘ogre’

Apocalyptic ‘monster’ wildfire rips across France as 1,000 firefighters tackle ‘ogre’ Daily Mirror says More than 1,000 firefighters in France are battling a “monster” wildfire near the wine-growing heartland of Bordeaux. There have been several unprecedented fires in France and thousands of hectares were destroyed in the Gironde area of southwestern France on Wednesday. This […]

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Thousands evacuated as wildfires tear through French countryside 

Thousands evacuated as wildfires tear through French countryside  Wildfires in southwest France have forced thousands from their homes, in a region known for its pine forests.  The fire, near the famed city of Bordeaux, forced the evacuation of about 6,000 people and destroyed at least sixteen houses. It also forced the closure of a major […]

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Beluga whale that strayed into River Seine dies during rescue operation

The Guardian says A beluga whale that strayed into the River Seine has been euthanised after it developed breathing difficulties while being transferred by road to the coast, the local French authority has said.

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Beluga whale lifted from River Seine and put into refrigerated lorry to save it

The Metro says Fears remain for the long-term survival of a Beluga whale despite it being rescued from a Paris river.

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Man with knife shot dead by police at airport in Paris

The Metro says A knife-wielding man has been shot dead at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. Police were called to the scene, an area near the airport’s 2F terminal, this morning.

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River Seine rescue: Experts free trapped beluga whale

The operation to move a beluga whale that had been trapped in the River Seine has started. The whale had been trapped since Friday but is now free but dangerously thin and still at risk of dying.

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France creates LGBTQ rights ambassador post to fight discrimination 

France has taken a major leap forward, as prime minister Elisabeth Borne announced the creation of a new position of ambassador for LGBTQ rights in an effort to combat discrimination across the world.