French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris' Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contain protests by people angry over rising taxes and high costs of living under President Emmanuel Macron's government.
The French national team celebrated with over a million people in Paris as they took their new trophy for a victory tour through the streets of Paris.
The French team of 2018 is truly multicultural and should be celebrated across France. A number of African countries can also take pride in the victory.
President Emmanuel Macron signed a new military budget on the eve of parades for Bastille Day, aimed at lifting defence spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Paris as a convoy of 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles escorted the white coffin of late French rock and roll giant Johnny Hallyday to a memorial service attended by French stars and politicians.
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