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Anzac Day

Anzac Day

My Sobering 200km Journey To See Where The ANZACs Fought And Fell

10 min read

A five-day cycle along the Australian Remembrance Trail was an emotional and incredible journey for this history hobbyist.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Massive Brawl Breaks Out At Servo Over Hot Dogs

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Australia Has No Business Helping Rebuild Notre Dame

6 min read

Like most people yesterday, I watched as flames engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral, overcome with shock, disbelief, horror and helplessness.

Sport

Sport

Soccer Captain Stops Match After Being Target Of Racist Chants

1 min read

Amiens captain Prince Gouano has been subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans during a French Ligue 1 match with Dijon.

Music

Music

There's Going To Be A Rave At The Palace Of Versailles

1 min read

Finally, the Palace of Versailles is putting on an event that combines French history and house music.

World

World

1100 Mutilated Dolphins Washed Up On French Beaches This Year

3 min read

*WARNING*: Graphic images.

News

News

Health Officials Tell The French To Lay Down The Wine

3 min read

French people have been shocked by the suggestion they should moderate their alcohol intake.

World

World

France Has Banned The Words 'Mother' And 'Father' On Official School Forms

2 min read

The seemingly innocent words have been banned on school documents nationwide and replaced with "parent 1" and "parent 2".

News

News

Barking Mad: A French Town Just Banned Dogs From Barking, Kinda

1 min read

Dog owners in Feuquières, northern France, will be slapped with a $AU108 fine if their pooch won't stop barking.

World

World

Huge Protests Are Lighting Up Europe Right Now And This Is Why

4 min read

There's dissatisfaction in the air across Europe and the momentum has only grown, as disenchanted locals join hundreds of thousands marching across the continent.

Sport

Sport

Search Suspended For Missing Plane With Premier League Player Onboard

1 min read

Premier League club Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala was onboard a private plane which is now missing.

World

World

Police Use Tear Gas And Water Cannons As French Yellow Vest Protests Renew

2 min read

Paris police have fired water cannons and tear gas to push back "yellow vest" demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument, in the ninth straight weekend of protests against economic reforms.

World

World

'Miraculous' Rescue Of 12-Year-Old Buried By Avalanche

1 min read

A young boy has incredibly survived without serious injury, after being buried under an avalanche in the French Alps.

World

World

This 71-Year-Old Man Is Trying To Cross The Atlantic Ocean In A Barrel

1 min read

Most people spend the day after Christmas relaxing with their families. But one man began a journey across the Atlantic in a barrel. 

World

World

Death Toll In France 'Yellow Vest' Protests Climbs To 10

1 min read

A driver died in southern France on Friday when their car hit a truck at a roundabout that was blocked by “Yellow Vest” protesters, French local authorities said.

World

World

Who Are The Protesters In Yellow Vests?

3 min read

For weeks, the streets of France have been on fire. 

Updated

Updated

Christmas Market Shooting: Four Dead, At Least 11 Critically Injured In Strasbourg

2 min read

A gunman is currently exchanging fire with police after a shooting near a Christmas market in Strasbourg on the French-German border.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Mighty Ducks Star Shaun Weiss Arrested

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Teargas And Water Cannons: France's 'Yellow Vests' Clash With Police

2 min read

Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police on Saturday, hurling projectiles and torching cars in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Liberals Change Spill Rules And Attenborough On Global Warming

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Paris Protests In Pictures: Arc De Triomphe Vandalised, Cars Torched

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Anti-government protests in France have entered their third week, as demonstrators in Paris burned cars, smashed windows and fired tear gas in the hear of the city.

World

World

Riot Police Use Teargas Against Protesters In Paris

2 min read

French riot police used teargas on Saturday against protesters clad in fluorescent yellow trying to break through security cordons at the Champs Elysees in Paris.

World

World

Creepy Handshakes And The Ghost Of Khashoggi: Welcome To G20 Summit In Argentina

3 min read

The world's most powerful rulers have convened in Buenos Aires, the first time the annual forum has met in South America. And despite the Saudi Crown Prince's best efforts, he keeps getting cornered about Jamal Khashoggi.

World

World

Shocking Photos Show Paris Burning As Protests Turn Violent

2 min read

The iconic Champs Elysees in Paris was on fire, amid ongoing protests over France's rising fuel costs.

World

World

Woman Killed And Hundreds Injured In French Protest Over Fuel Taxes

1 min read

Nearly 300,000 French people demonstrated against President Emmanuel Macron.

World

World

Trump Roasted For Skipping Armistice Day Memorial Due To Rain

2 min read

People are heaping scorn on Donald Trump after he cancelled an appearance at an Armistice Day memorial because it was raining.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flooding Kills Dozens In Italy And Kerryn Phelps Officially Wins Wentworth

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

World

World

Fashion To Make You Drool: Models In Chocolate Clothes Rock Paris Runway

1 min read

If Willy Wonka opened a factory in Paris, we imagine this is what it would look like.

World

World

Dance Duo Leaves Judges and Audience In Tears With Powerful Message

1 min read

Warning: Vision may be distressing for some viewers.

World

World

France Investigates Growing Numbers Of Babies Born Without Arms

3 min read

France has launched a nationwide investigation into why some two dozen babies have been born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas since 2000.

World

World

Flash Flooding In The South Of France Has Claimed 10 Lives

1 min read

At least 10 people have been killed in the worst flash floods the south of France has seen in 100 years.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Royal Baby And Doctors Want Kids Off Nauru

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

World

World

Get Your Hands On Marie Antoinette's Jewels At Historic Sotheby's Exhibit

1 min read

The collection, to be auctioned in Geneva next month, includes a diamond pendant with a natural pearl estimated to be valued $1-2 million.

World

World

Woman Killed By Bull At Festival Race

1 min read

A woman has reportedly died after she was hit by a bull during a race at a festival in France. 

World

World

Footage: Horse Shocks Bar Patrons After Surprise Visit

1 min read

A young racehorse escaped its handler and ran into the nearest bar.

World

World

Footage: Bus Driver Slaps 'Disrespectful' Boy

1 min read

More than 300,000 people have signed a petition in support of the bus driver.

World

World

Flights Halted After Car Smashes Through Airport Runway

1 min read

Officers chased and reportedly shot at the silver Mercedes which caused several accidents after driving the wrong way up a nearby highway.

Annabel Crabb

Annabel Crabb

The Question Is, Is it Harassment Or Romance?

2 min read

French men believe women should be grateful to be approached on the streets.

World

World

One Killed In Knife Attack In Paris

1 min read

One killed and two injured in Paris stabbing.

Views

Views

Liberté, Égalité -- Except When It Comes To Peeing In Public

2 min read

Oui want to know when women can oui outside in Paris.

World

World

Paris Unveils Open Public Urinals And Locals Are Pissed

1 min read

From Paris chic to Paris cheek.

World

World

Smartphones To Be Banned In French Schools

1 min read

The ban, aimed at curbing 'screen addiction,' will come into effect in September.

World

World

France Shocked At CCTV Of Woman Being Randomly Attacked On Street

2 min read

"We mustn't tolerate this kind of behaviour".

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

France Win World Cup And Perth Investigation Continues

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Allez Les Bleus! France Crowned 2018 World Champions

4 min read

France have won the World Cup in a six goal thriller against Croatia.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

What You Need To Know For The World Cup Final

4 min read

Four years of waiting comes down to just one game, as France and Croatia go for glory in the World Cup final.

World

World

Balcony Rescue Hero Offered French Citizenship, Fireman Job

1 min read

President Emmanuel Macron has met with the Mali immigrant who scaled a Paris apartment block to rescue a four-year-old dangling from a balcony.

World

World

Man Scales Building To Rescue Child Dangling From Balcony

1 min read

The man scaled four storeys up a Paris building to save the young boy.

News

News

Anger in France, Britain Over Trump's Gun Law Speech

1 min read

The President's "shameful" and "obscene" comments cause a stir in Europe.