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Wellwishers mark marriage at Paris Diana shrine

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As millions of television viewers around the world watched Prince William marry Kate Middleton in London on Friday, in Paris a small number of wellwishers remembered his late mother, Diana, Princess o

France to discuss N-safety with India

In what may provide some measure of reassurance to those raising doubts about the safety of the proposed Jaitapur nuclear plant in Maharashtra post the Fukushima disaster, the French authorities here

French supermodel writes book on Parisian style

BEFORE ANYONE gets the wrong idea, Ines de la Fressange would like to point out that you cannot just spend your way into becoming a Parisian.

Taiwo strike sees Marseille retain League Cup


A late goal from Taye Taiwo saw Marseille edge Montpellier 1-0 in the French League Cup final on Saturday, becoming the first team to retain the trophy in its 17-year history.

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Tens of millions live in nuclear 'danger zone': study


Some 90 million people worldwide live within 30 kilometres (18.6 miles) of a nuclear reactor, equivalent to the exclusion zone around Japan's crippled Fukushima plant, a study released on Friday shows

Allen: Sarkozy could play hardboiled role like Bogart

Film director Woody Allen could see French President Nicolas Sarkozy playing a role like those of Humphrey Bogart, who was famous for his cynical and hardboiled anti-heroes.

Champions League: United and Barca cruise into last four


Manchester United and Barcelona wrapped up their places in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday as they progressed at the expense of Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk respectively.

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Galaxies came sooner after Big Bang than thought

Astronomers said on Tuesday they believed the first galaxies formed just 200 million years after the Big Bang, a finding that challenges assumptions of how the universe grew from infancy into childhoo

Veil crackdown begins in Paris

The police in France, home to Europe’s biggest Muslim population, arrested two protesters wearing niqab veils on Monday after a ban on full-face coverings went into effect.

World scale for rating nuclear accidents

Following is a factfile on the International Nuclear Events Scale (INES), following Japan's decision on Tuesday to upgrade the gravity of the Fukushima accident from five to seven on this benchmark.

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