"We need a motivational goal - make France Europe's top producer of clean vehicles by bringing output to more than one million electric and hybrid cars per year over the next five years," President Macron told reporters at a press conference at the Valeo car factory in Etaples, northern France on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industry
Spain will play in Russia with a Barcelona-Real Madrid mix of Gerard Piqué and Sergio Ramos in central defence and France will enter the tournament with the other half and a less experienced partnership of Varane and Samuel Umtiti. The World Cup-winning full-back Bixente Lizarazu, a media pundit, believes Varane can improve and could benefit from finding an edge. “He is quick, talented but I would like him to become a leader and the boss of this defence. Maybe he is too nice.” To which Varane replies: “I am a shy, quiet and cool guy in life. And I am no different on the pitch. I just play to my strengths and my ability.” … [Read more...] about Raphaël Varane: France defender set to be a leader – or is he too nice?
Deschamps introduced Loic Rémy for Yohan Cabaye and his team did press on to the front foot a little more in the second half. The full-backs got forward on the overlap and there was the scent of an equaliser. Benzema was denied by another Hummels block and Blaise Matuidi had a shot saved by Neuer. When the goalkeeper beat Benzema’s last-gasp effort away with a mighty glove, France were staring at the exit. … [Read more...] about Germany reach World Cup semi-finals as Mats Hummels header sinks France
Tiafoe, 22, was born to immigrant parents from Sierra Leone, with his father working as a janitor at a tennis centre in Maryland while his mother had to work double shifts as a nurse to help the family make ends meet. … [Read more...] about Frances Tiafoe wants to draw more black kids to tennis
The move comes on the same day that the President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, revealed he is taking the drug and claimed 'most' world leaders are also using it as a preventative measure. … [Read more...] about France bans hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for Covid-19 patients
A public agency that monitors the respecting of human rights in France, the National Consultative Commission for Human Rights, said in a statement Tuesday that the app “affects in a disproportionate manner the rights and freedoms of all citizens.” … [Read more...] about France’s virus tracing app ready to go, parliament to vote