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World Oct 28EU agrees to delay Brexit until Jan. 31
The concession was made just three days before Britain was due to become the first country ever to leave the 28-nation bloc.
World Sep 18EU lawmakers vote to approve Brexit delay if UK requests one
Britain's departure from the 28-nation bloc has already been delayed twice.
World Jul 28Egan Bernal wins Tour de France
On the Champs-Elysees fittingly bathed in the yellow of a golden dusk, a Tour de France for the ages crowned a champion of an unusually young age on Sunday: 22-year-old Egan Bernal, South America's first winner of cycling's greatest race.
World Apr 19Donations for Notre Dame anger yellow vest protestors
Protestors felt outraged when, in just a few hours, billionaires pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to help restore the damaged cathedral.
World Apr 15Fire breaks out at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral
A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets…
Arts Mar 29Pioneer French filmmaker Agnes Varda dies at 90
Varda, who was a part of the French New Wave, challenged and charmed moviegoers in films that inspired generations of filmmakers.
World Jan 11“I’m demanding my due,” yellow vest supporters say as protests continue
Like the reflective fluorescent safety vests, occupied roundabouts have become a trademark of the protest movement shaking up France that was initially triggered by the rising cost of fuel but has since morphed into a broader anti-government revolt.
World Dec 14Fourth person dies of wounds from French Christmas market attack
The prosecutor's office announced the death three days after the attack in the eastern French city and a day after the suspected gunman was shot dead by police.
World Dec 147 in police custody after Christmas market shooting in France
Investigators looking into an attack that killed three people in Strasbourg are trying to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run.
World Dec 13Strasbourg suspect killed in shootout, French officials say
The office of the Paris prosecutor, which handles terrorism cases in France, says a man killed in Strasbourg in a shootout with police has been identified as the main suspect in a Christmas market attack that killed three people.