Tour De France 2017: All you need to know
The Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries. The 2017 race starts on July 1 (northern hemisphere time). The race has been held annually since its ...
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(Paris) – The French government's new counterterrorism bill would move some overly broad emergency powers into normal criminal and administrative law ...
Cannon stepping down as ambassador to France at the end of September
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South western and central France placed on alert for violent storms
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UPDATED: After last week's scorching temperatures, 17 departments in the south west of France have now been placed on alert for violent storms on Tuesday. French national weather agency Météo France has placed 17 departments in the south west of ...
Macron on the March in France
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Tour de France 2017 preview: Your guide to the teams, route, key stages and favourites
There is little suggestion, at least in this country, that Sky's Tour de France success has been ill-gotten, and the current riders' reputations remain intact. The team as a whole, though, knows it heads to France this year under pressure like never ...
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On top of that, the man he will be riding for in flat stages at this year's Tour de France – Dimension Data team-mate Mark Cavendish – has also had a less than ideal lead in to the Grand Tour. He suffered from the Epstein–Barr virus. And to further add ...
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