November 25th @ 5:01 PM GMT
Yahoo! Written off as finished on more than one occasion, Republicans party presidential candidate Alain Juppe is living proof that in French politics death is often temporary. Juppe, 71, who faces Francois Fillon in Sunday's rightwing primary runoff, has rebounded from what seemed hopeless lows to have a tilt at the president. Worse was to come in 2004 when he was convicted over a party finance scandal from the 1980s when he was finance director at Paris City Hall, then run by mayor Jacques Chirac. (Politics)
November 25th @ 11:11 PM GMT
Yahoo! A Brazilian judge froze Friday some $300 million in assets owned by a former Rio de Janeiro state governor, five of his aides and French tire-maker Michelin over illegal tax breaks. Judge Neusa Larsen ordered the freeze in the wake of a Rio court decision in October ordering the parties to reimburse the government in the amount of illegal tax breaks received beginning in 2010. At the time, Sergio Cabral was governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro. (World)
November 26th @ 6:33 AM GMT
CBS News French prosecutors say they've broken up a major terror plot. An attack was said to be planned for Paris as early as next week. Elizabeth Palmer has more. (World)
November 27th @ 4:06 PM GMT
Yahoo! French conservatives voted Sunday for their nominee in next year's presidential election, choosing between two former prime ministers with some similar ideas on the economy but divergent views on how to prevent further terror attacks on French soil. (World)
November 27th @ 11:43 PM GMT
Yahoo! Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans' bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed for its bars, bright lights and live music. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 6:24 PM GMT
Yahoo! Senior officials from Britain's EU partners gather next week to coordinate plans for looming Brexit negotiations with Prime Minister Theresa May - but they can do little in detail until London works out what it wants. Michel Barnier, the French former minister who will lead the negotiations for the European Commission, will host Tuesday's follow-up ''seminar'' after meetings in Brussels last week with the 27 other member states which several officials and diplomats involved said revea... (World)
November 28th @ 11:22 AM GMT
Yahoo! Francois Fillon, frontrunner to become France's next president, has sparked unease in Germany with his friendly attitude toward Russia, which could make him an uncomfortable ally for Chancellor Angela Merkel. Fillon secured the nomination of the French conservative Republicans on Sunday with a resounding victory over his more moderate challenger Alain Juppe. Opinion polls currently predict that he would handily beat far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the knock-out finals of n... (Politics)
November 28th @ 4:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! England back Elliot Daly was given a three-week ban Monday after being sent off for what officials deemed a ''reckless'' tackle on Argentina's Leonardo Senatore at Twickenham. Saturday's match, which England eventually won 27-14 despite being down to 14 men for the bulk of the contest, was just five minutes old when Daly was shown a red card by French referee Pascal Gauzere for taking out Senatore when the Pumas No 8 was in mid-air. Daly, best known as a centre but playing on the wing... (World)
November 25th @ 7:47 PM GMT
Yahoo! Police on Friday arrested a suspect in the fatal knife attack on a woman at a retirement home for Catholic missionaries in southern France after a vast manhunt, authorities said. (World)
November 27th @ 9:12 PM GMT
Reuters Francois Fillon, a socially conservative free-marketeer, won France's center-right presidential primaries on Sunday, setting up a likely showdown next year with far-right leader Marine Le Pen that the pollsters expect him to win. (Top Stories)
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