Coach Mauricio Pochettino was manager of Tottenham in the Premier League for five years and led the Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019.
The Var and the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes region are on red alert for floods which disrupted train services and cut the A8 motorway for four hours Sunday evening. At least two people have been killed by floods in the French Riviera.
The gathering of a diverse set of French people to combat racism should have been a cause for celebration, but instead, it has demonised by France's intelligentsia.
Tens of thousands of labour union and "yellow vest" protesters were on the streets across France, days after President Macron outlined a response to months of street protests including tax cuts worth around $5.6 billion.
France's finance minister promised that some 15 million households would benefit from tax cuts announced by President Emmanuel Macron, but the move did little to calm tempers among protesters.
French prosecutor says a 23-year-old yellow vest protester has died after being hit by a truck in the city of Avignon.
As France braces for another wave of potentially violent "yellow vest" protests over the weekend, the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) issued a safety advisory for journalists who want to be on the field in France and Belgium.
French officials vowed to inspect all Marseille buildings "unsuitable" for habitation as a fifth body was recovered under rubble of the dilapidated buildings.
As many as eight people are feared dead in total after buildings collapsed suddenly on Monday morning in Noailles, a working-class district in the heart of the French port city of Marseille.
Local mayor Sabine Bernasconi said the collapsed building was in poor condition and had been subject to an evacuation order, but she could not rule out that squatters might have been using it.
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.
The Spanish side outclassed hapless Olympique de Marseille 3-0, a scoreline which has cemented their status as one of the most consistent teams on the continent since Atletico manager Diego Simeone transformed their fortunes.
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