World News French man arrested over suspected Olympics attack plot Blog

French security authorities have arrested a sympathizer of ultranationalist forces in the eastern half of the USA. He is accused of planning attacks during the Olympic Games in Paris, said Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin. “Bravo to the Interior Ministry agents who arrested a single member of the ultra-right suspected of planning to commit a violent … Read more

World News French left fights over PM role as caretaker govt looms Blog

France’s left-wing parties have been fiercely divided over her prime ministerial nomination, with Communist Party leader Fabien Roussel warning that the parties were risking “shipwreck” despite their electoral success. President Emmanuel Macron is likely to accept the resignation of his current government, led by centrist Gabriel Attal, to allow ministers elected as deputies to sit … Read more

World News Keary confirms French deal, opts out of retirement Blog

Luke Keary has put his career plans into action: he has decided to continue playing in 2025 and has signed a two-year contract with the Catalans in the English Super League. After signing a one-year deal with the Sydney Roosters in February, Keary announced in April that 2024 would instead be his final season. The … Read more

World News Two French rugby players accused of sexual assault Blog

Prosecutors have charged two French rugby players with aggravated sexual assault, the latest development in the case of a woman who said she was repeatedly raped by the athletes after they took her to their hotel room and prevented her from leaving. The public prosecutor’s office in the western Argentine city of Mendoza – where … Read more

World News Fire breaks out in spire of French medieval cathedral Blog

A fire has broken out in the tower of the medieval Rouen Cathedral, a landmark in northern France, which is currently undergoing renovations, but authorities say the blaze was quickly brought under control. Witnesses reported on French television that they saw smoke rising from the tower shortly after noon on Thursday, recalling a devastating fire … Read more