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Italy is engaged in another standoff with the European Union over migrants in the Mediterranean, refusing to allow 115 Africans to disembark in Sicily. They are on board the Bruno Gregoretti, an Italian coastguard vessel that took them last Thursday after they had been saved off Malta. The European Commission says efforts are underway to find other EU countries who can take them in. The migrants had been in two groups in rubber dinghies that had got into trouble after leaving...

Team INEOS' Egan Bernal became the 2019 Tour de France champion on Sunday after the Colombian finished Saturday's penultimate stage in the yellow jersey. Saturday's stage was reduced by 71 kilometres to just 59.5, with the Cormet de Roselend removed from the route after a landslide had blocked the road. Vincenzo Nibali, the 2014 Tour winner, was in the day's breakaway and then launched a solo attack on the climb to the finish at Val Thorens to claim victory, 10 seconds...

A conservative Christian organization has started a petition to get Disney to “stop LGBT indoctrination around the world.” CitizenGO USA is a Michigan-based organization that wants to “defend and promote life, family, and liberty.” National Organization for Marriage (NOM) president and prominent anti-LGBTQ activist Brian Brown sits on their board. Their latest action is attacking Disney for being too pro-LGBTQ, and they’re trying to get either half a million or a million signatures (the site isn’t very clear). Their main complaint appears...

Algeria booked their ticket to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 win over Nigeria. Their fans in France were out celebrating late into the night - but the joy descended into clashes with police in Paris, Marseille and Lyon. Around 282 people were arrested in France yesterday, which included football revellers and some who were out protesting for Bastille Day. Political protesters smashed property and set fire to bins in Paris during national day festivities...

Paris is hosting the traditional fireworks on the Eiffel Tower on Sunday (July 14) to celebrate the French national day, Bastille Day. The fireworks start at 11PM CEST. Earlier in the day, French president Emmanuel Macron led the traditional military parade on the Champs Elysees. Bastille Day on July 14 commemorates the day the French people took over the Bastille prison in Paris in 1789, which led to the French revolution. Watch the Paris fireworks live from 11PM CEST by clicking on the...

Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) protesters clashed with police on Paris' Champs-Elysees as the military parade celebrating France's Bastille Day drew to a close on Sunday afternoon (July 14). French president Macron, who traditionally "reviewed the troops" during the military parade on the Champs-Elysees earlier on Sunday, was welcomed with boos from Gilets Jaunes among the audience. The protesters were not wearing the infamous yellow vest, but they chanted "Gilets Jaunes! Things are going to blow up!" and "Macron, we're...

An armed flyboard rider was among the highlights of this year's Bastille Day military parade in Paris on Sunday. It was part of a demonstration of new military technology that also included ground robots. The jet-powered flying device was designed by French inventor Franky Zapata, who was given a €1.3 million development grant. Macron gave an approving nod as the device was demonstrated. “Proud of our army, modern and innovative,” he later tweeted. The parade also included several flypasts. Source

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump’s foreign policy as erratic and extreme. In his most extensive remarks to date on foreign affairs, the former vice president said Trump had damaged America’s “reputation and our place in the world and I quite frankly believe our ability to lead the world.” The Republican...

Hundreds of protesters occupied the Pantheon monument in Paris on Friday (July 12) to denounce the conditions illegal immigrants allegedly face in France. The "Gilets Noirs" — a nod to France's better-known "Gilets Jaunes" movement — are protesters from 34 migrant housing centres from the French capital and its region. "Today, we immigrants without papers, inhabitants of social housing, tenants of the streets, are occupying the Pantheon", their press release claimed. "In the French Republic, we are paperless, faceless, voiceless",...

French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine on Friday, a €9 billion stealth vessel programme Paris says is key to maintaining its naval presence for decades to come. "France is a country of the longterm that knows that the biggest successes are those that come over time from experience of proven know-how over the years," Macron said as he unveiled the submarine. Addressing those who worked on the submarines, Macron said: "they are not just submarines that...

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo renamed four squares and streets in Paris’ gay neighborhood of Marais to honor four LGBTQ icons. Honored by the city this year is Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel, Ovida Delect, and Gilbert Baker. The four new additions add to more than 40 LGBTQ people so honored since Hidalgo was elected in 2014. Baker’s plaque also resides in yet another location renamed this year: the newly-christened Stonewall Riots Square.  “With Wednesday’s inauguration of Harvey Milk square, Ovida Delect square, Stonewall...
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There has been a rise of homophobic hate crimes in Paris A 20-year-old gay man has been murdered allegedly by a stranger he met on his bus trip home in Paris. Known only as Daniel, he was traveling from Châtelet to Villejuif in Paris with a friend called Fred. The men decided to get a bus home at about 2.30am on Thursday 11 April. They met another man and invited him back to their apartment, according a fundraising page started by his...
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EXCLUSIVE: Riccardo and James Burrell-Hinds live in Orlando, Florida, but held their dream wedding in Paris, France A US gay couple have seen images of their Paris wedding go viral after a relative posted them to Twitter. Riccardo and James Burrell-Hinds got married in France on 22 September. On Tuesday, a niece of James’ posted images of their celebrations to Twitter. The two men are pictured in front of the Eiffel Tower, on a bridge across the Seine, and on the...
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Looking for a new queer film to watch? This could be just what you need. A UK trailer has just been released for Finnish gay drama A Moment In The Reeds, which was nominated for Outstanding Feature at this year’s Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Festival. The film follows Leevi (Tom Of Finland star Janne Puustinen), who returns to Finland for the summer to help his father renovate their summer house in the city after studying abroad in Paris. When an extra...

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