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UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border

Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers from today, the British Department for Transport announced on Tuesday. As part of the agreement, rapid turnaround lateral flow tests, which can return results in around 30…
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French police charged over black man's beating

Four French police officers were charged Monday over the beating and racial abuse of a black music producer, a case that has outraged France and ramped up pressure on the government to give ground on a controversial security bill The assault of Michel Zecler &#8212…
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France to ease lockdown as world ramps up vaccine preparations

France on Tuesday was set to become the latest country to ease coronavirus restrictions in the run-up to Christmas, as Russia joined in a flurry of encouraging announcements about possible vaccines. In an evening television address, French President Emmanuel Macron was…
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French army says 30 jihadists killed in Mali

Forces belonging to France’s Barkhane mission in Mali killed around 30 jihadists in the centre of the country, the French army headquarters said on Friday Commando troops transported by helicopter and supported by fighter aircraft on Thursday evening fought…
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Chechen strongman calls Macron 'terrorist' provoking Muslims

Chechnya’s strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov on Tuesday accused Emmanuel Macron of provoking Muslims and compared the French leader to a “terrorist.” In a strongly-worded statement, the head of Russia’s Muslim-majority southern region condemned…