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Airlines waive change fees on France labor unrest - USA TODAY

Google News France - Tue, 2016-05-24 13:55

USA TODAY

Airlines waive change fees on France labor unrest
USA TODAY
American and Delta are waiving change fees for some passengers traveling in France, where transit strikes have been threatened on Wednesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, labor-related protests at fuel depots and refineries led to spotty disruptions across ...

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At French Open, Hard Worker Faces a Talent Who Could Work Harder - New York Times

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 13:33

New York Times

At French Open, Hard Worker Faces a Talent Who Could Work Harder
New York Times
Bernard Tomic, above, of Australia, defeated Brian Baker of the United States, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, on Tuesday in the first round of the French Open. Credit Christophe Petit Tesson/European Pressphoto Agency. PARIS — It was a rough afternoon for poetic ...
Bernard Tomic breaks claycourt drought at French Open against world No.662Herald Sun
French Open: Bernard Tomic through to second round with straight sets win over Brian BakerABC Online

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France on strike: Refineries blockaded by protesters - Aljazeera.com

Google News France - Tue, 2016-05-24 13:31

Aljazeera.com

France on strike: Refineries blockaded by protesters
Aljazeera.com
France is suffering from major fuel shortages, with oil refineries blockaded by striking oil workers who are unhappy with planned changes to France's labour regulations. Six out of the eight refineries in the country have either stopped operating or ...
France set to grind to a halt as strikes spark fuel shortages and air and rail blockagesTelegraph.co.uk
All of France's refineries shut down due to strikes: ReportsCNBC
France fuel strikes leave petrol stations dry and pose threat to Euro 2016The Independent
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Why did France raid Google Paris? - Mashable

Google News France - Tue, 2016-05-24 12:53

Mashable

Why did France raid Google Paris?
Mashable
If you want to know why French authorities conducted a dramatic, early morning raid of Google's Paris, France, offices, you need to look at Ireland. On Tuesday, French authorities sent in dozens of tax officials who searched Google's offices at 8 Rue ...
Investigators raid Google Paris HQ in tax evasion inquiryReuters
Google's Paris offices raided in tax fraud investigationFRANCE 24
France raids Google over tax evasionNewshub
RFI -Financial Times -Android Authority (blog)
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Johanna Konta and Laura Robson frozen out in bitter cold at French Open - The Guardian

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 12:36

The Guardian

Johanna Konta and Laura Robson frozen out in bitter cold at French Open
The Guardian
Angelique Kerber, still searching for the form that won her the Australian Open this year, was the first major casualty in the women's draw on day three of the French Open and she was joined soon enough by Johanna Konta and Laura Robson, who both fell ...
Johanna Konta upbeat despite first-round exit at French OpenTelegraph.co.uk
Johanna Konta and Laura Robson out of French Open in first roundBBC News
French Open 2016: Johanna Konta and Laura Robson crash out of first round in straight setsThe Independent
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Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka Lose at French Open - New York Times

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 12:18

New York Times

Angelique Kerber and Victoria Azarenka Lose at French Open
New York Times
Nadal, the nine-time French Open champion, beat Sam Groth, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1, in 80 minutes and hit the shot of the tournament so far, a between-the-legs, down-the-line winner. Djokovic beat Yen-Hsun Lu, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1, in 90 minutes. Tsonga, the No. 6 seed ...
Murray survives, Nadal cruises and Kerber loses on French Open Day 3Sports Illustrated
Serena Williams' quest for a French Open title just got easierYahoo Sports (blog)
French Open scores 2016: Serena Williams advances, Angelique Kerber upset TuesdaySB Nation
USA TODAY -Tennis Magazine -Deutsche Welle
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France petrol chaos: British families left stranded in their cars as petrol pumps go dry - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News France - Tue, 2016-05-24 12:10

Telegraph.co.uk

France petrol chaos: British families left stranded in their cars as petrol pumps go dry
Telegraph.co.uk
Millions of British holiday makers visiting France could be left stranded in their cars during the half-term holidays, the AA has warned, as half of local petrol pumps could run dry if French drivers panic-buy fuel over supply fears. A shortage caused ...
Here is where France is hit hardest by fuel shortagesThe Local.fr
Tourists Stranded in France Amidst Fuel ShortagesCondé Nast Traveler
Warning for Brit holidaymakers in France as drivers are left stranded by a massive petrol strike that has led to ...The Sun

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Trust to run city's children's services

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 11:37
Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust after failings that saw the department named "a national disgrace".
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French Open 2016: Andy Murray edges Radek Stepanek in thriller - CNN International

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 11:22

CNN International

French Open 2016: Andy Murray edges Radek Stepanek in thriller
CNN International
Murray improved to 21-7 in fifth sets as Stepanek slumped to 15-24 and 1-7 at the French Open. "It could turn out to be one of the biggest wins of my career," Murray told reporters. Stepanek swiveled and saluted the crowd as he prepared to leave the ...
Andy Murray fights back to beat Stepanek in five sets at French OpenThe Guardian
Andy Murray puts his qualities on show in French Open fight-back against Radek StepanekTelegraph.co.uk
French Open, Day Four Order of play: TV details, match of the day, potential upsets and moreEurosport.com
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Exxon 'has to change or die' on climate

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 11:17
The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.
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Giggs: Should he stay at Man Utd or leave?

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 11:15
Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs is considering his future at the club after being made an offer to stay.
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Hundreds Evicted from Greek Refugee Camp

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:50
Kiryn Lanning, protection coordinator for the International Rescue Committee, describes the scene as evictions begin at the makeshift refugee camp in Idomeni, Greece.
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1,000 teddies move to Newby Hall

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:42
A collection of 1,000 teddy bears, including Sooty and the original Paddington Bear, move to a permanent home at Newby Hall in North Yorkshire.
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Stokes 'devastated' to be out of series

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:32
Ben Stokes says he is "devastated" to miss the rest of England's series against Sri Lanka after undergoing knee surgery.
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Tour de France riders to be protected by elite anti-terror police - Telegraph.co.uk

Google News France - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:27

Telegraph.co.uk

Tour de France riders to be protected by elite anti-terror police
Telegraph.co.uk
Elite police squads will guard riders of the Tour de France for the first time in the legendary bike race's history due to the terrorist threat. Special operations gendarmes of the GIGN, the equivalent of Britain's SAS, will be among 23,000 police ...
Tour de France riders to be guarded by terror police as country remains in state of emergencyMirror.co.uk
23000 police mobilized to protect Tour de FranceUSA TODAY
France to Deploy Elite Anti-Terror Police Unit to Secure World's Most Famous Cycle RaceVICE News
Bicycling -The Local.fr
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French strike hits refinery output in labour reform showdown - Reuters

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:21

Reuters

French strike hits refinery output in labour reform showdown
Reuters
The company's chief executive said the strikes could make it reconsider investments in its French plants. Total's U.S. rival Exxon Mobil Corp. said its two French refineries were operating at normal levels, but damage to the road and terminal tracks at ...
Union blockades disrupt French fuel supplyFinancial Times
Strike hits French oil refineries as police break up Marseille picketThe Guardian
In pictures: French fret, and laugh off, widening fuel shortagesFRANCE 24
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Mauresmo split claims untrue - Murray

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 10:08
Andy Murray says suggestions his partnership with coach Amelie Mauresmo ended because of his on-court behaviour are "untrue".
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Paris attack victims demand answers from French government - Washington Post

Google News French - Tue, 2016-05-24 09:47

Washington Post

Paris attack victims demand answers from French government
Washington Post
PARIS — Six months after terrorists struck the French capital, survivors of the rampage and family members of the 130 people killed in coordinated attacks across the city met Tuesday with the justices in charge of the ongoing investigation, seeking ...

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VIDEO: Foreign Office cat's rise on Twitter

BBC News - Tue, 2016-05-24 09:45
The Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, has told MPs that his department's cat is on course to have more Twitter followers than him.
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In Sweden, an Experiment Turns Shorter Workdays Into Bigger Gains

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2016-05-24 09:36
A trial in the city of Gothenburg mandates a six-hour day and is testing whether it can reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.
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