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American actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment

American actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment

American actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment © Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images North America, AFP | Actor Morgan Freeman speaks at the 43rd Chaplin Award Gala on April 25, 2016 in New York City At least eight women have accused Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman of subjecting them to inappropriate […]

by July 28, 2018
Two former French spies under formal investigation for treason

Two former French spies under formal investigation for treason

Two former French spies under formal investigation for treason © Étienne Laurent, AFP | French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly in Paris on May 8, 2018 Two former French spies are facing trial for treason over allegations that they passed state secrets to a foreign power, France’s defence ministry said. […]

by July 28, 2018
More than a dozen wounded in bombing at restaurant in Canada

More than a dozen wounded in bombing at restaurant in Canada

More than a dozen wounded in bombing at restaurant in Canada © FRANCE 24 screengrab | Two men detonated a bomb at the Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga, Canada on May 24, 2018 Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set […]

by July 28, 2018
North Korea says still open to talks with US

North Korea says still open to talks with US

North Korea says still open to talks with US © FRANCE 24 | Images of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were writ large on the facades of buildings to mark a planned summit in Singapore on June 12 which Trump has since cancelled. North […]

by July 28, 2018
‘I’m being arrested,’ blogger posts as Egypt’s repression intensifies

‘I’m being arrested,’ blogger posts as Egypt’s repression intensifies

‘I’m being arrested,’ blogger posts as Egypt’s repression intensifies © Mohamed El-Shahed, AFP | Posters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo in March 2018. Prominent Egyptian blogger and journalist Wael Abbas, known for standing up against police violence, was arrested and taken to an unknown location, his lawyer […]

by July 28, 2018
Lyon women beat Wolfsburg to win Champions League for record fifth time

Lyon women beat Wolfsburg to win Champions League for record fifth time

Lyon women beat Wolfsburg to win Champions League for record fifth time © Genya Savilov, AFP | Olympique Lyonnais win women‘s football Champions League for third-straight year. A stunning burst of goals in extra time allowed Lyon to come from behind and beat Wolfsburg 4-1 as the French side made […]

by July 28, 2018
Harvey Weinstein ‘to turn himself in to New York police‘

Harvey Weinstein ‘to turn himself in to New York police‘

Harvey Weinstein ‘to turn himself in to New York police‘ © Robyn Beck / AFP (file photo) | US film producer, Harvey Weinstein. Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to New York police on Friday and face sexual assault charges, nearly eight months after his […]

by July 28, 2018
Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies?

Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies?

Is GDPR a good thing for EU tech companies? As the EU‘s General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect with far-reaching privacy implications for tech and digital companies, we take a look at the details of the legislation. We also speak to a leading French start-up CEO, Rand Hindi of […]

by July 28, 2018
Deschamps promotes new, young talent with France‘s World Cup squad

Deschamps promotes new, young talent with France‘s World Cup squad

Deschamps promotes new, young talent with France‘s World Cup squad France’s 2018 World Cup squad is very different from those of recent competitions, with manager Didier Deschamps including lots of young talent and making some surprise choices. Of the , just nine players went to ; a mere six were […]

by July 14, 2018
European firms working with Iran will be held ‘to account‘, Pompeo warns

European firms working with Iran will be held ‘to account‘, Pompeo warns

European firms working with Iran will be held ‘to account‘, Pompeo warns © Win McNamee, Getty Images / AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the Heritage Foundation May 21, 2018 in Washington, DC. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned European businesses who work […]

by July 14, 2018