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April 17, 2018 10:57 AM York triathlete completes Paris marathon

A TRIATHLETE from York has completed the Paris Marathon in four hours and 11 minutes as he prepares for the Hamburg Ironman in July. Stephen Phillips, 55, from the Walmgate area, who works at City of York Council’s recycling department at Hazel Court, ran in the French capital in memory of his father Brian, 82, of Osbaldwick, who recently died. He said: "The weather 10

April 17, 2018 7:14 AM Israel FIRES WARNING: Right of 'total freedom of action' in Syrian airspace

ISRAEL’S defence minister has vowed to protect his country against Iran’s aggression and refused to rule out breaching Syrian airspace to launch future attacks. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed that Israel has “total freedom of action” in Syrian airspace if necessary. He told Walla News: “We will maintain total freedom of action. We will not accept 9

April 16, 2018 11:44 PM ‘I plan on RUINING his lunch’ Nigel Farage issues SCATHING threat to Emmanuel Macron

LEADING Brexiteer Nigel Farage has issued French leader Emmanuel Macron with a scathing threat ahead of a lunch between the pair today at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, it has emerged. The former Ukip leader said “I plan on ruining his lunch” before the banquet following Mr Macron’s address to MEPs at the Parliament. The Telegraph also reported 9

April 13, 2018 7:17 AM Klepierre walks away from bid for Hammerson

The French firm had been pursuing Britain's shopping centre giant Hammerson, which owns Birmingham's Bullring, among others. Klepierre said in March that it had made a takeover approach to Hammerson, valuing it at £4.9bn. But Hammerson had rejected the approach, calling it "wholly inadequate and entirely opportunistic". Klepierre said that its chairman 5

April 10, 2018 9:44 AM FRANCE ERUPTS: Police injured and ROCKET fired at military helicopter in violent clashes

FRENCH police officers have been injured and a rocket has been fired at a military helicopter in violent clashes with anti-capitalist squatters when officials tried to clear the group from an abandoned airport project. Plans for a "Great West" trans-Atlantic gateway to France and Europe were first considered in the 1960s and the Notre-Dame-des-Landes 15

April 9, 2018 8:11 PM Frenchmen Simon and Gasquet reach 2nd round at Hassan II

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) - Gilles Simon beat Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-7 (1), 7-6 (5) in an erratic all-French match featuring 12 breaks of serve to reach the Grand Prix Hassan II second round on Monday. Although Simon had no aces and double-faulted four times, he returned better and broke the sixth-seeded Paire's serve seven times from eight chances 4

April 9, 2018 5:06 PM Macron: France to stand by Baltic countries on security

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron says France is standing by the Baltic countries on security and defense issues. The presidents of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia were in Paris on Monday, when they stressed their commitment to NATO amid tensions between the West and Russia. Macron told the Baltic leaders: "This choice of Europe you made is all the more important

April 3, 2018 3:05 PM York hotel in French take-over talks

A FRENCH property company is in talks over a deal to buy a 14-strong hotel portfolio which includes The Principal in York. Discussions are ongoing between Foncière des Régions (FdR) and private equity firm Starwood Capital about the sale of 14 four and five-star hotels operating under the Harrogate headquartered Principal Hotels Company brand 19

April 3, 2018 2:20 PM 'This is not your TOILET' Macron blasted over illegal raid as France-Italy row EXPLODES

FRANCE and Italy have became embroiled in a bitter diplomatic row after a French border patrol ‘illegally’ entered an Italian clinic run by a non-governmental organisation that treats migrants trying to cross the Alps. Italian officials say French border police went into a migrant clinic “without permission,” before forcing an illegal immigrant suspected 19

March 31, 2018 1:09 PM Today in History, 1/4

1204 - Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France and England, who led troops in the Second Crusade. 1666 - French forces capture St Kitts, Leeward Island, West Indies, from England. 1852 - Second Burmese War breaks out after British ultimatum to King of Burma. 1875 - The Times of London becomes the first newspaper to print a daily weather chart 10