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Fury in France as protesters slam M...

Fury in France as protesters slam Macron?s choice of interior minister accused of rape

Chanting ?Impunity is Over!? or dancing against sexual violence, women?s rights activists protested Friday in multiple cities in France and abroad against President Emmanuel Macron?s appointment of a new interior minister who is accused of rape and a justice minister who has minimized the #MeToo movement.
Decades on, 'hidden children' force...

Decades on, 'hidden children' forced into orphanages of colonial France remain traumatised

During the French colonisation of West Africa, several thousand children born of relations between French colonialists and African women were abandoned by their father and taken from their mother. Owing to a decision by the Governor General of French West Africa, these mixed-race children were separated from the rest of society and placed in orphanages. Through a series of exclusive testimonies on what was long a taboo subject, FRANCE 24 retraces the forgotten history of these hidden children of France, deprived of their parentage and demanding recognition.
The people tirelessly restoring Not...

The people tirelessly restoring Notre-Dame to its former glory

After months of debate, a French national heritage and architectural commission has approved plans to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral "as it was" before being engulfed in a fire last year. In this week's show, we take you inside the monument to see the perilous restoration work that's currently taking place. Next, we head to the National Monument laboratory where scientists are analysing the damaged stones and stained-glass windows. Finally, we see how some passionate carpenters in Normandy have created an exact copy of the famous wooden roof structure. 
PSG to face Italy's Atalanta in Cha...

PSG to face Italy's Atalanta in Champions League quarter-finals

Paris Saint-Germain have been drawn against this season's surprise package Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals, while Lyon will take on either Real Madrid or Manchester City if they can first overcome Juventus in their delayed last-16 tie.
France investigates report of bodie...

France investigates report of bodies 'left to rot' at Paris research centre

French investigating magistrates will probe claims that human corpses donated for science were left to rot and be eaten by rats at a university research facility, the Paris prosecutor's office said Thursday.
French César awards announce change...

French César awards announce changes in response to Polanski #MeToo row

The French equivalent of the Oscars announced changes to ensure gender equality on Thursday, five months after its entire board resigned amid accusations of sexism and calls for far-reaching-reform.

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Poland votes in tight, high-stakes ...

Poland votes in tight, high-stakes presidential run-off

Poles vote on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election that may shape the country's future relations with the European Union, which have been frayed by the bloc's concerns over the rule of law. 
How Covid-19 can damage the brain

How Covid-19 can damage the brain

Not only does Covid-19 damage the lungs, heart and kidneys, it can also cause severe brain damage ? with patients suffering neurological conditions including paranoia and hallucinations, a British scientific study has revealed.
LGBT rights at heart of Poland pres...

LGBT rights at heart of Poland presidential-election fight

While campaigning for re-election ahead of Sunday?s final-round vote, Poland?s President Andrzej Duda has used harmful rhetoric and called for policies that deny human rights to LGBT people. But longtime activists see Polish attitudes changing, and are pushing back.
Bosnian Muslims mark 25th anniversa...

Bosnian Muslims mark 25th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Bosnian Muslims on Saturday began marking the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II, with the memorial ceremony sharply reduced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Instagram to block all content prom...

Instagram to block all content promoting LGBT ?conversion therapy?

Instagram said on Friday it would block content that promotes so-called conversion therapy, which aims to alter a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, as pressure to ban the practice grows.
Serbia, Kosovo resume ?very difficu...

Serbia, Kosovo resume ?very difficult? talks on normalising ties

The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo on Friday held their first talks in 18 months on resolving one of Europe's most intractable territorial disputes, agreeing to a face-to-face meeting next week on the ?very difficult? process.

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2 officers, suspect killed in Texas...

2 officers, suspect killed in Texas border town shooting

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) ? Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said.
Winning numbers drawn in 'All or No...

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 N...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Ni...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' g...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' ga...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

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OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Be sure to cho...

OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Be sure to choose your lure colors to ?match the hatch?

Let?s talk about something a lot of us fishermen find hard to do, and that?s picking the right color of lure.
OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Friends, food ...

OUTDOORS COMMENTARY: Friends, food are a formula for fun in the great outdoors

Making the most of any outdoor outing equates to a positive attitude and the ability to remain flexible.
UIL adds training safety measures

UIL adds training safety measures

High school athletes throughout the state of Texas are preparing for the upcoming fall sports season, in whatever form they may take due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But now they?re doing so with a little extra caution.
Dragons cancel, delay sports due to...

Dragons cancel, delay sports due to coronavirus

As schools prepare for the upcoming academic year, a pressing question facing them all is how to handle athletics amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. For the Paris Junior College Dragons, the answer will be to delay some sports.
Golfers tee off at July Fourth comp...

Golfers tee off at July Fourth competition

Forty teams across a wide spectrum of skill levels teed off over the weekend at the Paris Golf and Country Club over the weekend at its longstanding annual Fourth of July tournament.
SPERRY: Red oak seems to be having ...

SPERRY: Red oak seems to be having trouble with sun scald damage

Q. Dear Neil: My red oak tree leafs out beautifully each spring, but within a month or two, half of the leaves turn brown. Why would this happen?

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