2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia; France coach Didier Deschamps; Socceroos star Tom Rogic

2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia; France coach Didier Deschamps; Socceroos star Tom Rogic

MANCHESTER United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette have both been left out of France‚Äôs World Cup squad. The Premier League pair were not in the 23-man group announced by coach Didier Deschamps to face Australia in their first match on June 16. Instead they were included on …

War hero gets fire-ravaged medal reissued by France after State Government steps in

War hero gets fire-ravaged medal reissued by France after State Government steps in

Updated May 09, 2018 18:03:04 Photo: Bob Jackson receives his replacement Legion of Honour from French Consul Lady Jane Edwards. (ABC News: Ari Balle-Bowness) A decorated World War II veteran whose Brisbane home was destroyed by fire has been presented with France’s highest honour from his hospital ward. Photo: Firefighters …

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech to the National Rifle Association – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 06, 2018 16:09:35 Photo: Trump gave the controversial speech at the NRA annual convention in Dallas. (AP: Sue Ogrocki) US President Donald Trump has sparked anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent the deadly Paris attacks in 2015, and linking a …

Lance Armstrong settles with US Government over lawsuit suing for lost sponsorship during Tour de France doping

Lance Armstrong settles with US Government over lawsuit suing for lost sponsorship during Tour de France doping

Posted April 20, 2018 07:27:18 Photo: Lance Armstrong’s confession to using performance-enhancing drugs shattered his legacy. (AP: Thao Nguyen) Lance Armstrong has reached a $US5 million ($6.46 million) settlement with the US Government in a whistle-blower lawsuit that could have sought $US100 million in damages from the disgraced cyclist. Key …

US, UK, France launch air strikes on Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

US, UK, France launch air strikes on Syria in response to chemical weapons attack

Updated April 14, 2018 11:09:02 US President Donald Trump says the US, UK and France have launched “precision strikes” on targets linked to chemical weapons in Syria. Reuters has reported several explosions have been heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Smoke has also been seen rising from the area. …

SA Digger’s descendants heading to France to see school named after him over WWI sacrifice

SA Digger’s descendants heading to France to see school named after him over WWI sacrifice

Posted April 02, 2018 09:11:33 Photo: Private Arthur Clifford Stribling, just a month before he was killed. (Supplied: Australian War Memorial) Related Story: French primary school to be renamed in honour of young SA digger Descendants of a South Australian farmer who died 100 years ago fighting on the Western …

Afrin: Turkey warns France it could become ‘target’ for backing Syrian Kurds

Afrin: Turkey warns France it could become ‘target’ for backing Syrian Kurds

Updated March 31, 2018 15:19:23 Photo: Mr Erdogan said he exchanged ‘heated words’ with Mr Macron over Afrin. (Reuters: Ludovic Marin) Turkey has said that a French pledge to help stabilise a region of northern Syria controlled by Kurdish-dominated forces amounted to support for terrorism and could make France a …

Bradley Wiggins hits out at ‘malicious’ accusation Team Sky crossed ‘ethical line’ at Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins hits out at ‘malicious’ accusation Team Sky crossed ‘ethical line’ at Tour de France

Updated March 06, 2018 10:53:15 Photo: Bradley Wiggins, an asthma sufferer, was granted an exemption for a banned anti-inflammatory in 2012. (AP: Laurent Rebours) Bradley Wiggins has said he is the subject of a “malicious” attempt to smear his name amid accusations he used banned substances to enhance his performance …

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

Updated March 23, 2018 08:17:03 Video: Thousands protest Macron reforms in Bastille (ABC News) Tens of thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers have joined forces to march against French President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms, causing widespread travel disruption and bringing brief clashes with police in some cities. Key …