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Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece

With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has dest...

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece

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Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego, causing a 15-minute delay in action before a beekeeper saved the day. Bees similarly seized the diamond as the Reds battled the Giants in early May, ...
05:17, 06/03/2019

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new, $80 million mega-condo at 212 Fifth Ave. as part...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Monsoon floods wreak havoc on India, death toll up Parts of southern and western India have been hit hard by heavy torrential rain. The resulting floods and landslides have claimed many lives and forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps....
03:21, 08/12/2019

Jofra Archer can wreak havoc all over the world, says Stuart Broad Stuart Broad believes Jofra Archer will trouble batsmen all over the world after his sensational six for 45 helped England blow Australia away at Headingley yesterday....
17:00, 08/23/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’s the second time the Giants have been involved in a be...
22:51, 05/06/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Heat wave, protestors wreak havoc on Monmouth’s Haskell card OCEANPORT, N.J. — With extreme heat draining fans and causing concern about the horses, Monmouth Park canceled six races and pushed back until early evening its stakes races, including the $1 million Haskell Invitational headlined by Maximum Security. The decision came after the start of the first r...
01:51, 07/21/2019

May mayhem: Tornadoes, storms, floods, snow wreak weather havoc across US May is bringing a wild potpourri of violent weather across a large portion of the nation, with tens of millions of people in the path of the storms.        ...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Siberian fires continue to wreak havoc, Greenpeace calls it a 'climate catastrophe' Authorities have suggested the wildfires were started intentionally in order to cover up illegal logging. Greenpeace has expressed outrage at the way the situation has been handled....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Heavy downpours wreak havoc in Istanbul, flooding historic Grand Bazaar Strong rains in Istanbul on Saturday flooded several neighborhoods, as well as the Grand Bazaar, while officials said one person was found dead in the city....
20:34, 08/17/2019

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
19:52, 08/13/2019

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Firefighters battle wildfires in France after temperatures hit 45.9C Hundreds of firefighters and 10 aircraft have been battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures of 45.9C (114F)....
23:17, 06/29/2019

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
09:34, 08/24/2019

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused France and other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
11:00, 08/23/2019

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
15:34, 06/29/2019

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South America trade deal....
21:34, 08/23/2019

Flood Havoc Flooding has imperiled crops and livestock in the agricultural heartland at a time when farmers are already feeling the pain of the trade war with China....
13:34, 06/10/2019

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing....
19:34, 05/25/2019

Suspicious packages cause havoc for NYC commuters before being deemed harmless Suspicious packages resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting traffic and prompting the evacuation of one of the city's busiest transit hubs during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless....
16:00, 08/16/2019

A massive swarm of grasshoppers is wreaking havoc on Las Vegas BRIDGET BENNETT/AFP/AFP/Getty Images Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America's Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media. The huge swarms of insects are thought to have migrated to Las Vegas due to a wette...
22:51, 07/29/2019

Debris from passenger jet flight wreaks havoc on village A Norwegian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner was a nightmare for a village near Rome when debris from the plane struck one person, 25 vehicles and a dozen homes, according to reports. Fragments rained down “like bullets” shortly after the airliner took off from Fiumicino Aiport on Saturday for a fligh...
20:34, 08/12/2019

GRAPHIC-How U.S. LNG plays havoc with Dutch gas and Asian shipping Dutch gas prices hit 10-year lows this week, reflecting high European inventories swelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, testing levels at which companies that committed to buy U.S. LNG will start making serious losses....
12:17, 06/28/2019

Nvidia’s new GeForce drivers are playing havoc with some CPUs Nvidia’s latest graphics drivers made plenty of introductions – most notably support for GeForce GTX 16-Series laptops (and the new GTX 1650 desktop card) – but it seems that version 430.39 has also brought with it a rather nasty bug which spikes processor usage under Windows.A ...
13:17, 04/29/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:51, 07/16/2019

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless and began investigating the possibility of a hoax....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Chinese paper says 'foreign forces' trying to create havoc in Hong Kong "Foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday....
06:34, 06/10/2019

Collapsed bridge causes havoc to Yorkshire 2019 World Championships route "The route of this year\u0027s UCI Road World Championships has been thrown into doubt after flash floods in North Yorkshire led to the collapse of a bridge."...
18:51, 07/31/2019

1 Dead As Incessant Rain Continues To Wreck Havoc In North Bengal A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, a police officer said on Sunday, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc in the low-lying areas of north......
18:34, 07/14/2019

Once again, Google Play Store apps with ties to China are wreaking havoc Google has made headlines in recent months, both here and elsewhere, for its crackdown on malicious apps in its proprietary app marketplace, as well as on apps that cross all kinds of lines regarding appropriate practices. Back towards the end of April, you may recall, it came to light that Google w...
06:17, 06/05/2019

Tornado wreaks havoc on Dayton as millions lose power across Ohio At least one person is dead and 12 injured after a severe storm system including tornadoes hit the Dayton, Ohio, area late Monday night, NBC News reports....
17:34, 05/28/2019

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow vegetables or build power infrastructure. Trump tweeted late Thur...
17:17, 05/31/2019

'Foreign forces' seeking to create havoc in Hong Kong, Chinese paper says Certain "foreign forces" are trying to hurt China by creating chaos in Hong Kong over an extradition bill that has prompted mass protests in the former British colony, an official Chinese newspaper said on Monday....
01:34, 06/10/2019

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from reproducing and even developing normal social behavio...
01:17, 06/20/2019

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy, early monsoon rain appeared to be easing, the government said on Wednesday....
14:34, 07/17/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Amazon wildfires: Who is to blame? Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read more......
19:34, 05/31/2019

Hotshot crews prepare for wildfires TUCSON — It’s wildfire season, and hotshots are working around the clock to make sure southern Arizona is ready for any flames that might pop up. One team working at the Coronado National Forest is the Springville hotshot crew. They came from California to help assist other firefighter crews. ...
10:34, 06/24/2019

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record Just four months into 2019, the UK has been hit by more large wildfires than in the whole of 2018. Fires are thought to be made more likely by climate change...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
09:00, 08/24/2019

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
21:00, 05/23/2019

PG&E says SEC investigating it for disclosures, losses for wildfires PG&E Corp said on Thursday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the company regarding public disclosures and losses related to wildfires....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Heat wave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing and as Earther r...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Smoke from Canadian wildfires drifts into 5 US states HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Smoke from large wildfires in Canada’s Alberta province has drifted into five U.S. states and is causing haze and air quality issues. More than two dozen fires are burning in Alberta and 10,000 people have been forced from their homes. The smoke has drifted into Montana, N...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heavy smoke and can be seen burning from far away. Mul...
06:17, 07/15/2019

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
10:34, 05/31/2019

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal Portuguese authorities say that about 1,800 firefighters are struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Portugal Is Using Goats to Prepare for Wildfires, But There's Not Enough Shepherds Portugal, which has been ravaged by wildfires of increasing severity and duration in the era of climate change, is turning back to the goat to clear underbrush in the hopes of limiting potential fuel sources for the blazes, the New York Times reported on Saturday.Read more......
15:34, 08/18/2019

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
07:17, 07/21/2019

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
09:34, 07/21/2019

Photos: Here’s how the Amazon wildfires and deforestation look from space Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk....
22:00, 08/22/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on how things are developing, and as E...
02:00, 07/20/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:51, 06/28/2019

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorolo...
17:51, 07/12/2019

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
13:34, 08/22/2019

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a powerful heatwave grips the entire country....
15:17, 06/27/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful levels....
19:34, 05/15/2019

PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn't Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. That includes towers on the line that sparked last year’s deadly Camp Fire....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Heatwave and Wildfires in Alaska as Temperatures Hit 90 Degrees On Independence Day It’s about 80 degrees inside Brian Brettschneider’s Anchorage, Alaska home, but he can’t open up his windows. Smoke is drifting into the city from the nearby Swan Lake wildfire, and he’s trying to keep the ash out of his house. In the distance, even the mountains outside of t...
23:34, 07/05/2019

Friday’s air quality forecast for Alberta amid wildfires Special air quality statements remained in place for much of the province on Friday, as smoke from the northern Alberta wildfires made its way south....
21:34, 05/31/2019

10,000 people forced out, 15 homes destroyed by Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
21:34, 05/31/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
09:00, 07/13/2019

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
14:00, 07/13/2019

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from space.The Arctic region has recorded it...
21:34, 07/26/2019

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
06:51, 07/31/2019

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Trump offers Putin help with Siberian wildfires: Kremlin U.S. President Donald Trump in a phone call on Wednesday offered his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin assistance in putting out wildfires in Russia's Siberia, the Kremlin said in a statement....
08:51, 08/01/2019

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
20:17, 07/22/2019

Portugal: Wildfires continue to rage as winds fan the flames Fires, which earlier had seemed under control, picked up pace later on Monday as winds caused the inferno to spread. So far, 33 injuries have been reported....
03:00, 07/23/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. That emerging reality is prompting people in cities...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Villagers, firefighters battle massive wildfires in Portugal VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal — Blazes in central Portugal reached houses on Sunday, forcing locals to take matters into their own hands as they tried to protect their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned the flames. One of the three wildfires which brok...
05:17, 07/22/2019

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Meteorologist: Russia wildfires linked to climate change The head of Russia’s meteorological service says he sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the country’s Far East...
15:17, 08/02/2019

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Conservatives Regain Control in Greece Greece elected a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, initial results showed, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
06:51, 07/08/2019

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law Greece toughened its legislation on Thursday to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders....
19:00, 06/06/2019

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal logging activity....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Wildfires: blazes rage in Arctic during severe heatwave – video The Arctic Circle is suffering from an unprecedented number of wildfires in the latest sign of a climate crisis. With some blazes the size of 100,000 football pitches, vast areas in Siberia, Alaska and Greenland are engulfed in flames. The World Meteorological Organisation has said these fires emitt...
21:34, 07/26/2019

NASA publishes atlas of 13.3M wildfires spotted from space since 2003 NASA scientists have produced a global wildfire map. Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center plotted the 13.3 million fires spotted by NASA's MODIS instrument between 2003 and 2016....
04:34, 08/09/2019

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
19:34, 07/21/2019

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 people, including eight firefighters.The fires broke out on Saturday across three fronts in the distric...
00:51, 07/22/2019

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
01:00, 07/21/2019

Smoke From Greek Island Ravaged By Wildfires Reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation ordered of two villages in the path of the flames....
19:52, 08/13/2019

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions....
13:34, 05/24/2019

G7 leaders to hold emergency talks over Amazon wildfires crisis Brazil’s handling of fires to top agenda in Biarritz as France and Ireland threaten to block trade dealAmazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?Leaders of the world’s major democracies are due to hold emergency talks this weekend on the wildfires engulfing the Amazon, as inter...
22:34, 08/23/2019

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shrouding canyon walls. Firefighters were on the job. In fact, they had started the blaze that chewed throug...
12:51, 08/13/2019

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were struggling to deal with a smaller one....
21:17, 06/29/2019

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
17:17, 06/29/2019

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
04:51, 05/22/2019

Norbord temporarily halts Alberta mill production following wildfires Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders following nearby wildfires....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Dolly Parton honored by FBI for donation to Gatlinburg wildfires victims Dolly Parton was honored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over the weekend for her donations to hundreds of families who lost their homes during the 2016 wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tenn....
03:00, 05/07/2019

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Russians demand vast wildfires consuming Siberia be extinguished More than half a million Russians have demanded the authorities do more to tackle vast wildfires in Siberia that environmentalists have dubbed an ecological catastrophe, but which officials have said would be "pointless" to put out....
02:17, 07/31/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
23:51, 07/31/2019

Putin hails Trump's bid to warm relations by battling wildfires together US President Donald Trump offered Russian President Vladimir Putin assistance in fighting vast wildfires in Siberia during a phone call on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement....
12:51, 08/01/2019

Russia's Putin orders army to help battle wildfires in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the army to help firefighters battle wildfires in Siberia but environmentalists said the move was unlikely to produce a quick breakthrough....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Endangered frogs delay cleanup in city ravaged by wildfires Fears of harming an endangered frog species have forced crews to delay cleaning debris from about 800 properties in Paradise, angering some residents anxious to start rebuilding their homes....
00:17, 05/11/2019

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
21:51, 06/27/2019

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
17:00, 07/25/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility has blacked out so many on purpose....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause premature deaths to spike. That’s prompting people in cities and rural areas alike to gird themse...
10:51, 06/25/2019

| Portugal firefighters control wildfires, but warn of strong winds Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread....
19:17, 07/22/2019

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
12:51, 07/18/2019

With forest wildfires raging, Bolivia seeks help from SuperTanker plane Bolivian firefighters are still trying to put out wildfires that have already burned more than 650,000 hectares (1.6 million acres) of tropical forest, roughly the size of the U.S. state of Delaware, officials said on Thursday....
05:34, 08/23/2019

'The worst is still to come': sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remained gripped by a powerful heatwave....
15:17, 06/27/2019

As Wildfires Get Worse, Insurers Pull Back From Riskiest Areas A growing number of Western homeowners are being dropped by their insurance companies, prompting warnings from officials and worries about what comes next....
20:00, 08/20/2019

Smoke from Amazon wildfires plunges Sao Paulo into darkness in middle of day The largest city in Brazil was suddenly plunged into darkness in the middle of the day on Monday after billowing smoke from ongoing wildfires in the Amazon region combined with a weather pattern, creating an ominous, dark blanket over the metropolis. ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. Warns Greece Against Assisting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against assisting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar last week, saying those who help the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and potential criminal consequences....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
14:51, 06/05/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily that the tiny outcrop, treeless and bare, almost v...
04:34, 05/05/2019

US warns Greece not to harbor Iranian tanker An Iranian-flagged oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar is once again causing diplomatic tensions. The US has warned that any assistance given to the vessel would be considered as support for terrorism....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
09:17, 07/11/2019

Greece's Yanis Varoufakis eyes EU job — sort of Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is running in the EU elections. He wants to shake things up in Brussels with his leftist DiEM25 alliance — with the help of German voters....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Greece: 4th wildfire breaks out on island of Evia More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution...
16:17, 07/05/2019

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
16:00, 06/02/2019

Through Our Eyes – pictures taken by young migrants in Greece Through Our Eyes is a photographic project by teenage asylum seekers living in a camp on Samos island, Greece. They were each given a disposable camera and asked to document their daily lifeThis collection of photographs taken by teenage asylum seekers in Samos offers an intimate and powerful portra...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
05:17, 07/06/2019

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern warning from the United States....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
00:17, 06/05/2019

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government says it wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule, as lawmakers prepared to formally confirm the new administration...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
17:00, 07/05/2019

At least five dead as severe weather hits Greece At least five people were killed and dozens injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, the fire brigade said....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Scientist vanishes on run while at Greece conference, family says An American scientist vanished while attending a conference in Greece last week — and her family fears she may have fallen while jogging on one of the tourist area’s picturesque cliffs. Suzanne Eaton — a molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, Germany — hasn’t been he...
19:51, 07/08/2019

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with injuries, none of them serious. The Athens Instit...
20:51, 07/19/2019

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey....
19:34, 07/21/2019

Just walk away: dodging the bling on Folegandros, Greece This small Cyclades island seems to be all sparkly sandals and chic frocks but out of town fantastic cliffs and quiet beaches take overNext week: Milos and Sifnos• Amorgos, Kalymnos, IkariaIkaria was arcadian, Kalymnos devilishly entertaining and Amorgos hauntingly beautiful. So far, my Greek island...
03:17, 08/18/2019

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
15:51, 08/04/2019

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
09:00, 06/15/2019

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
15:00, 06/23/2019

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
14:51, 06/15/2019

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Greece's Tsipras to cut taxes and hike pensions The left-wing prime minister said his government would reward the Greek people for their "sacrifices." The move comes as his Syriza party lags in the polls behind the main opposition party....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
19:51, 07/11/2019

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas. The fire service said the wildfire broke out early Monday afternoon in the Kato Ahagia ar...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido, in line with EU Greece will follow the European Union's line and recognize Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, in an about-face after the new conservative government took power....
13:00, 07/12/2019

IOC appoints 10 new members, Greece back in the fold Greece, host of the first modern games in 1896, regained International Olympic Committee representation after four years on Wednesday when the head of its Olympic body Spyros Capralos was elected as one of 10 new members to the global organization....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he will play for Greece at this year’s basketball World Cup in China, adding that he can play any position. The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MVP says he hasn’t “talked to the coach about which position I’ll be playing …...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
01:51, 06/08/2019

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
21:34, 06/30/2019

Firefighters, army battle wildfires threatening homes at Croatia coast Firefighters and Croatian army forces on Saturday joined a battle against wildfires threatening homes and wind power plants near the coastal Adriatic town of Sibenik, state news agency Hina reported....
01:17, 07/28/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office thanked Trump for the offer, but denied US assistance — telling him he had already instructed Russ...
05:51, 08/01/2019

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice loss as usually frigid regions have experienced he...
01:17, 08/03/2019

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.        ...
13:34, 08/18/2019

Trump discusses Siberian wildfires, trade in call with Russia's Putin U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss wildfires in Siberia and trade between their two nations, the White House said....
07:17, 08/01/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, other celebrities share old, inaccurate photos of Amazon wildfires As the world focuses its attention on the crisis of fires engulfing the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, some celebrities trying to raise awareness are sharing false or misleading images....
19:34, 08/23/2019

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward the dangers posed by climate change....
17:00, 08/23/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warned, as the UK faces an increasing risk of blazes fr...
09:34, 06/22/2019

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
09:34, 07/04/2019

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
13:00, 08/23/2019

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people....
23:17, 06/29/2019

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
01:17, 08/18/2019

FBI honors Dolly Parton for work following Great Smoky Mountain wildfires Singer Dolly Parton was recognized last week by the FBI for her efforts to provide financial support to families affected by wildfires that ravaged parts of eastern Tennessee in 2016....
01:17, 05/07/2019

Wildfires and power cuts plague Europe as heatwave breaks records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
14:00, 06/29/2019

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
02:17, 07/02/2019

Spain battles biggest wildfires in 20 years as heatwave grips Europe Health officials warn ‘the worst is still to come’, with temperatures expected to exceed 44C in some areasFirefighters battled wildfires at a scale not seen for 20 years in Spain and southern France was placed on unprecedented red alert as much of western Europe sweltered in an extreme early-summer ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Greece inks undersea gas deals despite environmental warning ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Financially-struggling Greece has signed contracts for offshore gas exploration in large tracts of the Mediterranean, despite warnings from leading environmental groups that the project threatens key marine life habitats. The deal will allow global energy giants Total and Exxon...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts. Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
22:34, 08/14/2019

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed for Syria....
10:51, 08/20/2019

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia. A foreign ministry statement says Greece is also upgrading its representation ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to overturn a law that had prohibited police from entering universities.In a stormy debate preceding Thursday’s vote, the prime minister, Kyriakos Mitso...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
20:00, 06/04/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the British overseas territory....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
16:51, 07/04/2019

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
16:17, 07/04/2019

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organization as it passed...
08:34, 08/23/2019

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
15:51, 07/09/2019

Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive KARPENISI, Greece (AP) — As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers. Greece has one of the oldest populations in the world, with a...
15:00, 05/23/2019

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
19:17, 07/11/2019

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a body inside a World War II bunker in the town of Chania in Crete late Monday, about 5 miles from where...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Crete. The unnamed suspect, who was brought in for questioning Monday, was arrested after he “conf...
21:34, 07/16/2019

Fierce storms hit Greece killing six foreign nationals Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
10:34, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations Officials from Greece’s new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campaigns of terror....
11:00, 08/22/2019

US Ambassador to Greece condemns vandal attack on his home The U.S. ambassador to Greece has condemned a vandalism attack on his home in Athens, after paint was thrown at the wall outside his residence, near the embassy...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
13:17, 07/11/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for aftershocks....
19:17, 07/19/2019

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime ministers, Boyko Borissov and Alexis Tsipras, oversaw the ...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temperatures nearly every day of June, reaching a balm...
08:51, 07/03/2019

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
10:34, 05/22/2019

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)—elected to shut off power to customers...
03:17, 06/11/2019

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.This particular fire had come from the north, its tow...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
02:17, 06/02/2019

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant surprise for Europe."...
05:34, 07/21/2019

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and......
13:34, 07/04/2019

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
09:17, 06/11/2019

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Greece says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus puts security at risk Greece accused Turkey of undermining security in the eastern Mediterranean by drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus, making some of the strongest comments on the issue from Athens' newly elected government....
01:51, 07/31/2019

| Ex-Greece skipper Zagorakis blasts near-empty stadium for Cup final Greece's Euro 2004-winning captain Theodoros Zagorakis lashed out at the country's government for allowing the cup final to be played in front of only a few people....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals were killed and dozens others were injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, authorities said....
02:51, 07/11/2019

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament elections last month by a wide margin....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
16:51, 08/19/2019

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
16:17, 07/31/2019

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four....
13:34, 06/10/2019

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci scored in an entertaining fi...
03:34, 06/09/2019

Greece taps bond market again as borrowing rates drop Greece has launched a bond auction, its third effort in 2019 to raise money from international markets, as it aims to take advantage of an improvement in borrowing rates....
12:34, 07/16/2019

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece's Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison....
18:34, 05/21/2019

Papadopoulos to head to Greece to retrieve $10G payment, says it was intended to entrap him Former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos exclusively told Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures" that he is heading back to Greece to retrieve $10,000 that he suspects was dropped in his lap as part of an entrapment scheme by the CIA -- and Senate investigators want to see the marked bills, which he sai...
03:17, 07/29/2019

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
21:34, 07/16/2019

Greece's Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
21:00, 06/07/2019

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
10:18, 08/14/2019

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-toothed animal was little known.Like the Hellenic tre...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
16:17, 08/19/2019

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
17:51, 07/14/2019

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
01:34, 07/11/2019

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says is carrying oil to Syria, a State Department official said....
04:51, 08/20/2019

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
15:34, 07/09/2019

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday the ambulance was spotted on a highway 30 kilomet...
13:17, 06/28/2019

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
20:17, 07/23/2019

Missing British Scientist Found Dead In Greece: Report The body of a missing British scientist has been found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria two days after she disappeared, Greek police said on Wednesday....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Ajax to play PAOK of Greece in Champions League qualifying Ajax will start its Champions League campaign against unbeaten Greek league winner PAOK Thessaloniki in the third qualifying round drawn Monday       ...
13:34, 07/22/2019

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
19:00, 06/18/2019

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in northern Crete; Reuters describes the location as a...
23:34, 07/09/2019

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
19:34, 06/18/2019

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
15:34, 07/07/2019

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
07:34, 07/08/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel....
04:51, 08/20/2019

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
00:34, 07/09/2019

In Greece, Rick Pitino slams fans for smoking at games Panathinaikos coach Rick Pitino has criticized fans of the Greek club for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are showing a lack of respect for the players        ...
20:17, 05/30/2019

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official results from 75% of the vote Monday showed the conserva...
14:17, 05/27/2019

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
12:51, 07/08/2019

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
20:17, 06/01/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common....
00:17, 05/09/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
17:00, 06/29/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

The world's best beaches to visit on a cruise from Grand Cayman to Greece If you're equally obsessed with sun, sand and cruising, you might want to consider taking your next cruise to one of these 12 beaches.       ...
19:53, 08/13/2019

Buried on a Bronze Bed with Gold in Your Mouth? Funerary Rites in Ancient Greece Ancient tombs are fascinating finds, especially when they’re intact. They can provide us with clues on how a person died, social status, burial styles, and funerary rites.  ...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
22:34, 07/07/2019

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
06:51, 05/28/2019

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
19:51, 07/16/2019

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
17:34, 07/09/2019

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
17:51, 07/11/2019

Iranian tanker wanted by U.S. not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
19:00, 06/27/2019

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
00:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
23:51, 06/21/2019

Two Intact Chamber Tombs Dating Back 3,300 Years Unearthed in Greece Two large chamber tombs dated to around 1300 BC have been found in an important Mycenaean-era burial ground in Greece. Previously discovered tombs in the area were extensively looted ...
05:17, 08/13/2019

Greece bans pork imports from Bulgaria due to African swine fever Greece has banned imports of pork from its northern Balkan neighbor Bulgaria due to outbreaks of African swine fever, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Animal rights group says Greece covering up Santorini donkey 'abuse' Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the "cruel" treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight....
15:51, 06/21/2019

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
13:51, 06/05/2019

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was discovered in the Apidima cave on the Mani penins...
20:34, 07/10/2019

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared to evacuate two villages potentially in the path of the flames....
14:17, 08/13/2019

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
20:17, 07/10/2019

Missing American scientist’s death in Greece points to homicide: cops Greek authorities probing the case of a California scientist whose body was found in a cave now suspect her death was a homicide, according to local reports. Suzanne Eaton, a 59-year-old molecular biologist at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, was found dead late Monday in the town of Chania in C...
17:34, 07/10/2019

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
20:34, 07/10/2019

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
16:34, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Greece's newly-elected government wins confidence vote on economic policy Greece's newly-elected conservative government won a confidence vote late on Monday on its economic policy, which includes tax cuts and measures to speed up investments....
22:00, 07/22/2019

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
19:51, 08/19/2019

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country̵...
00:51, 07/09/2019

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Body Believed to Be British Astrophysicist Found in Greece Weeks After Murder of American Biologist The body of a woman believed to be a missing British scientist was discovered on the Greek island of Ikaria on Wednesday, just a month after an American scientist was murdered on another Greek island and left in a bunker built by Nazis during World War II. Although authorities would not confirm any ...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Russian suspect in $4B Bitcoin fraud is sued in California; US, Russia seek his extradition from Greece A Russian suspect linked to a $4 billion Bitcoin fraud case -- whose extradition from Greece is sought by U.S. authorities -- has now been hit with a civil lawsuit in California....
13:17, 07/27/2019

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
20:17, 07/06/2019

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes...
00:51, 07/08/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
18:34, 04/28/2019

How to prepare home for wildfires with Home Ignition Zone TUCSON- As the summer heat increases, fire officials are sharing tips to protect your home as wildfires spark up. “If somebody were to you know flick a cigarette out here, somebody drags a chain from their trailer and throw sparks into this flying fuel it can run up the slope right into the ca...
09:51, 06/21/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker sailed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
17:51, 08/19/2019

'World's largest and fastest squirt gun' ready to help fight wildfires The Global SuperTanker, a converted Boeing 747-400, has been used in dozens of wildfires across the world since 2009.        ...
07:34, 05/23/2019

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Meanwhile, Not in France ... It’s the summer of the Women’s World Cup, and for once it’s the men’s soccer tournaments that have been overshadowed. Here’s what you might have missed....
19:00, 07/01/2019

More than 400 hot-air balloons fly over northeastern France Hundreds of hot-air balloons fly over Chambley-Bussieres airbase in France during the international balloon event "Grand-Est Mondial Air Ballons."       ...
17:17, 07/29/2019

A look at 5 key Tour de France stages With seven mountain stages and five summit finishes including three above 2,-000 meters, this year's Tour de France is the highest in the history of the race       ...
14:00, 07/01/2019

10 of the best restaurants in Brittany, France The region is famous for its crêpes, cider and fresh seafood, which can be enjoyed everywhere from oyster markets to fine bistros overlooking the seaOyster lovers should try them freshly caught at Cancale’s beachside market. The town, which is not far from Saint-Malo, is the oyster capital of Britta...
19:51, 07/13/2019

Why a rooster is on trial in France A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an usual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
20:00, 07/04/2019

Queer Eye's Tan France: ‘Men can have fun with fashion, too’ The TV star on how the makeover show changed his look – and why he steers clear of a ‘basic’ black tuxThis is the Thom Browne suit I wore to the Primetime Emmy awards [where Queer Eye won outstanding structured reality programme] in 2018. I wanted something that was going to read well on stage and T...
15:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. to Probe France's Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine ways to tax the internet economy....
11:00, 07/11/2019

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towards “eco-friendly transport infrastructure” such as trains....
03:51, 07/12/2019

Air France to keep flying to Cairo Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Lufthansa to suspend flights to Egypt's capital over security concerns....
13:00, 07/21/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance. France will play a third-place team on Sunday at Le Havre...
00:51, 06/18/2019

Keep these weaknesses in mind in clash between US and France When the United States Women’s National Team takes on host France on Friday in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup (Fox, 3 p.m.), the much-anticipated meeting will feature powers struggling to match market expectations versus top competition. Neither impressed in their round of 16 victor...
20:34, 06/28/2019

France to try former IAAF boss Diack and his son PARIS (AP) — French legal authorities have decided to hold a trial for Lamine Diack, once one of the most influential men in Olympic sport, but who has been disgraced by investigations that uncovered corruption, extortion and doping cover-ups. A French judicial official says Diack will stand trial o...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Thomas ‘all OK’ after crash, set for Tour de France BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Geraint Thomas says he is “all OK” after crashing in the Tour de Suisse cycling race and is optimistic about defending his Tour de France title next month. The British rider says in a Twitter post he hit his head and needed stitches above his eye...
12:51, 06/19/2019

France's Le Pen put on spot over Russia while rallying right French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says media reports indicating her party has links to the Kremlin are "insulting" and the suggestion that National Rally accepted Russian money is a "lie."...
20:34, 05/14/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semifinal Caroline Garcia beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, 6-3 to draw France level at 1-1 with Romania after the opening singles matches of their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

France Investigates Jeffrey Epstein French prosecutors, acting on information about alleged rape of underage French girls, have launched a preliminary investigation to determine whether the disgraced U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had ramifications in the country....
04:00, 08/24/2019

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
21:34, 06/27/2019

10-man England defeated at the death by France "Orogel Stadium-Dino Manuzzi, U-21 EURO, Group C - England U-21 1 (Foden, 54, Choudhury, red card, 63\u0027) France U-21 2 (Ikone ,89\u0027, Wan-Bissaka, 95’ og)"...
01:17, 06/19/2019

Hamilton dominates in France on a dull day for F1 Lewis Hamilton put on a display of domination in a processional French Grand Prix on Sunday to go 36 points clear in the Formula One world championship and stretch Mercedes's winning run to 10 races....
20:34, 06/23/2019

Over 750,000 UK drivers set to be caught speeding in France News 8 Aug, 2019 Data shows 21 per cent of British motorists are not aware that France’s speed camera tolerances are lower than the UK’s...
16:17, 08/09/2019

France celebrates Bastille Day with parade French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen the annual Bastille Day celebrations which this year showcased European defense cooperation. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 07/15/2019

France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi "Caroline Garcia kept her composure to beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3 6-3 and bring France level at 1-1 with Romania in their Fed Cup semi-final after Simona Halep outclassed Kristina Mladenovic 6-3 6-1 in the opening singles on Saturday."...
15:34, 05/01/2019

| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems....
04:00, 08/23/2019

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before beating Nigeria 2-0 and Qatar 1-0. American midfielders Alex Mend...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Armstrong: I'd have won a clean Tour de France "Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would have won the Tour de France anyway if everyone had been clean of performance-enhancing drugs."...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
23:51, 05/28/2019

The US is right to threaten tariffs over France's tech tax The Trump administration is right to threaten France with new tariffs over the new "technology tax" which passed through the French legislature on Thursday....
23:00, 07/11/2019

France arrests four over Lyon blast French police have arrested a 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting a bomb in Lyon last week that wounded 13 people, authorities said on Monday....
19:00, 05/27/2019

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
02:17, 06/08/2019

VOTE - Who will win the 2019 Tour de France? "The absence of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin from the 2019 Tour de France opens the door for a host of potential first-time winners, including Team Ineos\u0027 own Egan Bernal to continue the team\u0027s dominance of the race. British twins Adam Yates and Simon Yates are also both capale of contend...
03:34, 07/03/2019

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Tour de France: stage three – live! Live updates from the first hilly stage; from Binche to ÉpernayWilliam Fotheringham’s stage-by-stage guide to the 2019 TourDrop Barry an email | Tweet @bglendenning 1.55pm BST 92km to go: Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal), Anthony Delaplace (Arkea-Samsic), Yoann Offredo (Wanty-Groupe Gobert), Paul Oursel...
15:00, 07/08/2019

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a ¼new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
12:51, 07/11/2019

Tour de France: stage 16 – live! All the action from a flat 177km starting and finishing in NîmesHow the six main contenders are shaping up as end nearsRichard Williams: Alaphilippe allows France to dreamEmail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 12.31pm BST We’re in prime Brits-on-holiday territory here: the Pont du ...
13:34, 07/23/2019

Technology allows NBC to add new elements to Tour de France Phil Liggett remembers the early days of Tour de France coverage in the United States, which would involve him traveling to Paris at the end of a stage, recording voiceovers all night and then rejoining the circuit for the next stage       ...
11:17, 07/04/2019

Britanny, France's 'Little Britain'– in pictures Mark Neville’s Breton project began in June 2016, the day the UK voted to leave Europe. The images in his book Parade explore the region of north-west France where pigs outnumber people two to oneAn exhibition of Mark Neville’s prints is on show at the Stade de Roudourou, Brittany, France, until 31 ...
09:51, 06/04/2019

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk....
03:51, 05/30/2019

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. Also in question is the method of choosing this leader....
22:17, 05/28/2019

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor house with 15 airy bedrooms. Neutral decor makes th...
11:34, 07/13/2019

Tour de France 2019: Where do the riders come from? It's no surprise that France and other European nations dominate the Tour de France. What is surprising is that the number of riders from outside of Europe has declined in recent years....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Best images from the 2019 Tour de France Take a look at the best images from the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, which started in Brussels, Belgium and finishes in Paris.       ...
09:00, 07/14/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms giant....
16:51, 05/16/2019

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Valverde - 'I want to do the best job I can to support our leaders at the Tour de France' "Alejandro Valverde says he is not aiming for a GC push himself at the Tour de France and hopes to win stages along with helping his team-mates Mikel Landa and Nairo Quintana."...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Egan Bernal becomes first Colombian to win Tour de France Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after Sunday's 21st and final stage won by Caleb Ewan of Australia....
05:51, 07/29/2019

New Prato Orage is 888bhp V8 supercar from France The almost unheard-of model will be leading the Supercar Paddock at this week's Goodwood Festival of Speed Little-known French firm Prato will lead the Supercar Paddock at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which will begin tomorrow, with its Orage supercar. The Orage – which means 'thunderstor...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Bernal all but secures Tour de France victory Egan Bernal was poised to become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall lead after Saturday's 20th stage, a 59-km ride from Albertville....
17:51, 07/27/2019

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country's first case since 2014. The parents, also unvaccinated, tested positive for the virus too. They wer...
14:00, 07/03/2019

There is nothing like riding the Tour de France – and this is why | David Millar Making it to Paris is for every rider, from the maillot jaune to the lanterne rouge, an emotional experience that transcends racingThe Tour de France is big, really big. That’s the first thing that hits you, 4,500 people working on it, and only 176 of those are riding. There is no other bike race th...
13:17, 07/03/2019

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies, saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country.On Wednesday, Donald Trump ordered an investigat...
13:17, 07/11/2019

Van Aert set for two-month lay-off after Tour de France TT crash "Wout van Aert has targeted a return in the cyclocross season after the Belgian was ruled out for two months following his horror crash during the individual time trial on stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday."...
04:51, 07/21/2019

Hamilton on pole in France, Vettel only seventh Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the French Grand Prix in track record time as Mercedes, chasing their 10th successive win, swept the front row of the grid in dominant fashion on Saturday....
20:51, 06/22/2019

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?...
22:00, 07/20/2019

France looks at assisted reproduction for lesbian couples PARIS (AP) — The French government is drafting legislation to give single women and lesbian couples access to assisted reproduction in France instead of having to seek it abroad. French law currently restricts the technology to infertile heterosexual couples. French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche ...
16:17, 06/23/2019

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Day of drama as hail stops Tour de France Egan Bernal moves into the overall Tour de France race lead with defending champion Geraint Thomas third as a hailstorm brings an early end to stage 19 with the road impassable....
19:34, 07/26/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage four – live! Updates from Tuesday’s stage from Reims to NancyRead William FOtheringham’s stage-by-stage guide Alaphilippe wins stage three to take yellow jerseyAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 3.37pm BST 44km to go: The gap drops to 54 seconds with 44 kilometres to go. I need to pull into the side ...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Tantalizingly poised Tour de France saving its best for last With six riders within reach of the podium heading into the toughest final stages in the Alps, the Tour de France is tantalizingly poised       ...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin to miss Tour de France "Team Sunweb\u0027s Tom Dumoulin will miss next month\u0027s Tour de France over concerns that he might not be in the best shape to compete following a knee injury and a physically challenging run-up to the race, the Dutchman said on Thursday."...
19:51, 06/20/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
22:34, 07/09/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage five – live! Rolling report of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges to Colmar (175.5km)Tour de France 2019: stage-by-stage guideEmail Barry here. Tweet @bglendenning 2.13pm BST 2.11pm BST 94km to go: The gap goes out to 2min 05sec, with the breakaway quartet travelling at 57km per hour, while their chasers are going at a more...
15:17, 07/10/2019

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
04:51, 07/07/2019

Tour de France cyclists focus on nutrition Tour de France cyclists are increasingly focusing on nutrition as they try to power themselves through the grueling race. (July 8)       ...
10:34, 07/08/2019

Tour de France: Emanuel Buchmann keeps impressing He might not have won a stage yet and might have lost a spot in the overall classification, but after the 15th stage of the 2019 Tour de France, German rider Emanuel Buchmann's chances of a podium finish have improved....
23:34, 07/21/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage one – live Updates on Le Grand Départ stage from Brussels to BrusselsWilliam Fotheringham’s stage-by-stage guide to the 2019 TourAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet 11.03am BST Bonjour. We go again, though there is many an absent friend not on this year’s Tour. No Tom Dumoulin. No Chris Froome. No Mark C...
12:36, 07/06/2019

Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus to cut 500 jobs in France: Les Jours Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus plans to cut 500 jobs in France, or nearly 18 percent of its staff in the country, through voluntary departures, French news website Les Jours reported on Thursday....
21:00, 07/04/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 15 – live! Rolling report of the 185km stage from Limoux to Foix Prat d’AlbisPinot wins stage 14 and Alaphilippe extends lead over ThomasEmail Daniel here or tweet @DanielHarris 1.46pm BST Yates, Reichenbach and Molard lead ... and now Roche and Lutsenko join them! 1.45pm BST The leading group: Gallopin, Car...
14:51, 07/21/2019

Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus to cut 500 jobs in France - Les Jours Vivendi's pay-TV Canal Plus plans to cut 500 jobs in France, or nearly 18 percent of its staff in the country, through voluntary departures, French news website Les Jours reported on Thursday....
20:17, 07/04/2019

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago....
05:00, 07/03/2019

France announces space defense program The French Defense Minister's plan for a space weapons program includes military protection of its satellites, according to an announcement that France will spend another $780 million on space capabilities....
18:17, 07/27/2019

| USA admire France's 'fantastic' Amandine Henry The USA have the utmost respect for France captain and "natural leader" Amandine Henry as the team's prepare for their clash in the Women's World Cup....
20:00, 06/26/2019

France removes heatwave alert for Paris Paris authorities said on Monday that they had removed the amber-level heatwave alert that had been declared for the French capital since June 23, in the light of soaring temperatures across the country....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 19 – live! Updates from the 126.5km stage from Saint-Jean-De-Maurienne to Tignes‘It was Geraint’s decision’, says Egan Bernal after attack on stage 18Email Stuart here or tweet @stuartgoodwin 12.38pm BST And indeed, Brailsford is giving nothing away. Speaking to Eurosport, the Team Ineos manager says:We came i...
13:51, 07/26/2019

Air France will test biometric boarding at JFK and Houston Air France-KLM plans to swap boarding passes for facial recognition on Air France flights departing from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City and George Bush International Airport (IAH) in Houston. The trial run is expected to......
20:17, 07/11/2019

Van Aert: Winning a stage at the Tour de France is above everything else "Wout van Aert labelled his victory on his maiden Tour de France as the pinnacle of his career after passing the finish line by little more than the width of a tyre."...
21:34, 07/15/2019

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature record at at least a dozen weather stations.Read more....
22:00, 06/28/2019

U.S.A. vs. France: Live Updates from Women’s World Cup The most anticipated match of the World Cup — a showdown between the United States and France in Paris — will send one team to the semifinals and the other on its way home....
21:17, 06/28/2019

Trump's tweets add heat to U.S. clash with France It is the game which could easily have been the final of the Women's World Cup -- the defending champions and favorites, the United States, against hosts France, seeking their first title....
16:17, 06/27/2019

3 Children Among 4 Killed After Train Smashes Into Their Car In France Three children and an adult were killed when a train smashed into their car Monday at a level crossing in eastern France, the mayor of the town said....
18:51, 07/15/2019

Two wounded in shooting outside mosque in western France Two people were wounded in a shooting outside a mosque in Brest, western France on Thursday, though there was no immediate sign worshippers had been targeted, police said....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage seven – live! Riders take on longest stage, 230km to Chalon-sur-SaôneTour de France 2019: stage-by-stage guideEmail Barry here or tweet @bglendenning 12.29pm BST 12.27pm BST Corrections and clarifications: “It is oilseed rape in the photo below, not barley,” writes Tom Overbury. This happened last year too. Per...
13:51, 07/12/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage nine – live! Rolling report on the 170km Bastille Day stage to BrioudeEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 2.46pm BST That intermediate sprint result in full: 1. Boasson Hagen, 2. Stuyven, 3. Delaplace, 4. Impey, 5. Benoot, 6. Herrada, 7. Roche, 8. Clarke, 9. Pöstlberger, 10. Naesen, 11. T. Mar...
15:51, 07/14/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 10 – live! Updates on the 217.5km flat stage from Saint-Flour to AlbiImpey sprints to Bastille Day victory in Tour de FranceAny comments? Email Barry | tweet @bglendenning 1.07pm BST 150km to go: The gap remains just below three minutes on a stage that is very low on excitement. Because today is a national hol...
14:17, 07/15/2019

'They don't get bigger than this': Fans gear up for France-USA showdown Paris' Parc des Princes stadium can hold 48,000 people at full capacity and every seat is expected to be taken on Friday night as hosts France take on the U.S. defending champions in a highly anticipated women's World Cup quarter-final....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage eight – live! Rolling report on the 200km stage from Mâcon to Saint-ÉtienneGroenewegen sprints to win as Brailsford cools Bernal hypeEmail Tom with your thoughts on the stage or find him on Twitter 12.22pm BST Elia Viviani, Peter Sagan and Michael Matthews make up the demi-podium as the peloton goes through the s...
13:34, 07/13/2019

Cycling: More Tour de France joy for Impey with stage win South African Daryl Impey added an individual stage win to his Tour de France happy memories when he prevailed at the end of a long breakaway from St Etienne on Sunday....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 18 – live! Rolling coverage as the riders tackle Cols de Vars, Izoard and GalibierRowe and Martin disqualified after altercation on stage 17Jeremy Whittle: Pinot can take challenge to Team Ineos in mountainsGet in touch: email Daniel or tweet @DanielHarris 12.09pm BST “I’ve been hoping it for some time now,” t...
13:17, 07/25/2019

In France, media worry about press freedom Numerous journalists have been charged with revealing state secrets and questioned by France's intelligence services. French media fear that press freedom is at risk under President Emmanuel Macron....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Tour de France bracing for battle of the Alps "After a couple of quiet days in the heat, the Tour de France enters its decisive phase with three successive gruelling Alpine stages, where the much-anticipated French v Ineos battle will finally be settled."...
22:51, 07/24/2019

Rowe, Martin kicked out of the Tour de France Britain's Luke Rowe and Germany's Tony Martin have been disqualified from the Tour de France following an altercation during the 17th stage, organisers said on Wednesday....
23:51, 07/24/2019

France's Macron says EU nominations positive for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the nominations for the European Union's top posts were "positive and consensual" and offered a fresh start for the bloc....
23:34, 07/02/2019

Mental strength is France's best asset at World Cup If France have been far from brilliant at the women's World Cup so far, their 2-1 extra-time win over Brazil in the last-16 on Sunday clearly showed they have strong mental resources....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 12 – live! Live updates on stage from Toulouse to Bagnères-de-BigorreEwan silences the doubters with maiden Tour stage winDrop Barry an email | Tweet @bglendenning 11.45am BST 164km to go: The escape party has been let go and they have opened a gap of 1min 52sec. It’s an enormous breakaway, comprising 42 rider...
13:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. opens door to new tariffs over France tech tax The Trump administration has promised an investigation after French lawmakers approved a bill Thursday to impose a tax on large technology firms that provide services in France....
14:34, 07/11/2019

French prosecutors want Air France tried for 2009 Rio crash A judicial official says that French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard...
21:34, 07/17/2019

Come along for the ride: Five reasons to follow the Tour de France The Tour de France is set to go off for the 106th time, and it is a wide-open year -- with over a dozen riders capable of reaching Paris triumphantly....
22:51, 07/02/2019

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
19:51, 07/02/2019

Two riders kicked out of Tour de France after altercation Luke Rowe and Tony Martin were disqualified after they appeared to shove each other close to the finish of the 17th stage of the race.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage 11 – live! Rolling report of the 167km stage from Albi to ToulouseBrailsford keen to ‘twist knife’ into Team Ineos’s rivalsEmail John here or tweet @John_Ashdown 2.15pm BST Having scrolled through the social media feeds of the four breakaway riders in search of an interesting tidbit or two (don’t judge – ther...
15:17, 07/17/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, said....
09:00, 07/17/2019

Trump says U.S. to hit France with 'substantial' action for digital tax U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would hit France shortly with a "substantial reciprocal action" after Paris announced a tax aimed at U.S. technology companies....
19:17, 07/26/2019

Egan Bernal Is Set to Win a Wild Tour de France After winning a weather-shortened day on Saturday, Colombian prodigy will wear the yellow jersey for the stage into Paris, where he is expected to become the first rider from his cycling-mad country to win the Tour de France....
07:51, 07/28/2019

UK PM Johnson set out Brexit position to France's Macron British Prime minister Boris Johnson spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday night, Johnson's spokesman told reporters, saying the new British leader used the call to set out his position on Brexit....
14:00, 07/26/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on tech giants, the French finance minister has said.“We will never give up,” Bruno Le Maire told the Guardian in a...
01:17, 07/17/2019

Former USWNT player breaks down US-France battle SiriusXM Women’s World Cup analyst and former USWNT midfielder Lori Lindsey talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the U.S. team’s concerns and chances as the Americans ready for a World Cup showdown with France on Friday. Q: What is the main area the U.S. team has to improve? A: We absolutely...
11:34, 06/28/2019

After Trump rebuke, France says it speaks for itself on Iran France does not need the permission of other states to try to defuse tensions with Iran, its foreign minister said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump accused President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
14:17, 05/27/2019

France and Spain hold 'bear summit' France and Spain have agreed to work closer to guarantee the survival of brown bears in the Pyrenees. There are only a few hundred bears left in Spain....
04:17, 05/18/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
15:34, 05/16/2019

Sarcophagus From the Frankish Merovingian Era Found in France In France a very significant early medieval tomb has been uncovered in a chance find from a key period in the history of France, under the Franks. ...
07:51, 08/20/2019

Imam jailed for getting boats for migrants in France PARIS (AP) — A French court has convicted an Iranian Kurdish imam living in France for furnishing rubber boats to migrants trying to cross the English Channel. The court in the northern city of Boulogne-Sur-Mer sentenced Mohammad Baraeikechighaleshi to two years in prison with a third year suspended...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
02:51, 06/13/2019

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands as well as online retailers such as Amazon.Edouard Philippe...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Slovakia keeps hopes of advancing alive with win over France KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia rebounded from three straight losses with a 6-3 victory over France on Friday, keeping alive its slim hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships. Richard Panik scored and had two assists and Erik Cernak had a goal and an assist for Slovakia...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Ex-Interpol chief’s wife gets asylum in France PARIS — The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol president jailed in China for what she believes are political reasons, said Monday that France has saved her life and the lives of their two young boys by granting her asylum request. The French government office that rules on asylum requests ren...
01:00, 05/14/2019

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
13:17, 06/13/2019

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
15:00, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Trump talks tariffs & immigration, goes to France President Donald Trump spoke in Shannon, Ireland, before leaving for D-Day events in France. Trump said trade talks with Mexico are ongoing but Mexico has been told "the tariffs go on." He also said Mexico and China both want to make trade deals. (June 6)        ...
14:17, 06/06/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to chart the way forward following Brexit....
19:34, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Trump meets Macron in France President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are meeting in Caen on the northern coast of France not far from the Normandy American Cemetery where they marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
08:00, 06/01/2019

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied France to remember the tragedy on June 10, 1944. S...
17:00, 06/10/2019

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
01:00, 08/15/2019

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
02:34, 05/28/2019

High-speed LiFi will soon be available on Air France flights In-flight internet -- if and when an airline offers it -- is often unreliable and slow. Oledcomm wants to take things up a notch by making high-speed LiFi available on Air France and KLM flights. The French tech company will equip a reproduction of a......
11:00, 06/12/2019

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
13:51, 05/28/2019

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
16:51, 06/12/2019

Froome out of Tour de France after crash in Criterium Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining a "bad fracture" following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos manager Dave Brailsford said....
17:17, 06/12/2019

EU election turnout in France nearly 20% by noon, up from 16% in 2014 Turnout figures for European elections in France showed a 19.26% participation rate by noon local time (1000 GMT), the Interior Ministry said on Sunday, a rate significantly higher than during the 2014 vote....
16:17, 05/26/2019

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
20:00, 05/28/2019

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST France: Bouhaddi, Torrent, Mbock, Renard, Majri, Bu...
20:17, 06/12/2019

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on Wednesday....
08:00, 06/11/2019

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
22:00, 05/24/2019

Australia hopes for Barty party in France Ashleigh Barty sent Australia into a frenzy with her maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at Melbourne Park in January so the sports-mad nation will be eager to see how she progresses at the French Open next week....
11:34, 05/24/2019

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption related to Doha's bid to host the athletics world championship, his lawyers said on Thursday....
00:51, 05/24/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
04:34, 05/29/2019

France Goes on Deal Spree, Thanks to ECB Easy Money The European Central Bank’s efforts to revive growth have spurred a flurry of investment and deal making. One problem is, a bunch of it is happening outside of Europe....
11:34, 05/21/2019

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite. The Swiss news site 20 Minuten reported Sunday the previous day’s sto...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Man Arrested In France For Keeping White Tiger Cub Investigators in southeast France have seized a white tiger cub at the home of a suspected exotic animal trafficker, while pythons and endangered marsupials were found at his mother's house, a police......
02:51, 05/05/2019

Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash Britain's four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome will not start next month's race after sustaining multiple fractures, including a broken right femur, following a heavy crash in the Criterium du Dauphine on Wednesday, Team Ineos said....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Former NASCAR CEO Brian France pleads guilty to DWI SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — Former NASCAR CEO Brian France has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in New York’s Hamptons last year. Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini said the 56-year-old France pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Friday and was ordered to complete 100 hours of com...
22:34, 06/07/2019

France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late pedophile had a luxury apartment in Paris....
21:34, 08/23/2019

15 Sheep Enrolled In France School In Bid To Save It Fifteen sheep were signed up as the latest recruits at a primary school in the French Alps on Tuesday after parents feared falling pupil numbers would see some classes closed....
07:34, 05/08/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal -Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
09:00, 06/07/2019

France reach sixth Fed Cup final with win over Romania "Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic led France to their sixth Fed Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the two-time champions\u0027 dramatic 3-2 victory over Romania in their semi-final on Sunday."...
15:34, 05/01/2019

France Outfoxes America in the M&A Sale of the Century Alstom’s old boss was castigated for selling its energy assets to GE. But that deal has been a disaster for the buyer and a lifesaver for the seller....
16:51, 05/07/2019

| Perth to host Australia v France Fed Cup final Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades....
10:17, 06/17/2019

Wiggins: ‘Giro startlist better than Tour de France’ "Worried about the absence of Team Ineos duo Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas? Don’t be. Bradley Wiggins says the 2019 Giro d’Italia is “going to have everything”."...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Three quarters of requests for UK driver details come from France News 12 Aug, 2019 Fresh data shows of the 325,000 requests the DVLA received from EU countries for UK driver details, 246,000 came from French authorities...
01:52, 08/13/2019

France's Macron says real 'ecocide' going on in Amazon The Amazon needs better management to end the 'ecocide' that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend....
00:00, 08/24/2019

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
03:17, 06/18/2019

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who say they're worried about "a lot of chemicals" being put into their children, she says. She does her best to allay such fears....
08:34, 06/19/2019

France did not come out well in FCA-Renault deal: Italy's Di Maio Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio blamed the French state for derailing merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and rival Renault saying Paris had come out poorly in the situation....
08:34, 06/07/2019

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a commanding performance against South Korea....
00:34, 06/08/2019

Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said....
09:17, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

"Made In India" Written All Over "Little Sun" Being Created In France The world's best scientists are trying to create a miniature Sun on Earth to tap its fusion energy, costing over Euro 20 billion and India is a full partner in this mega project. Called The ITER......
08:00, 08/24/2019

France calls for unconditional ceasefire in Libya France on Wednesday called for an unconditional ceasefire in the Libya conflict under international supervision after a meeting between President Emmanuel Macron and U.N.-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj....
20:00, 05/08/2019