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Ogier begins title defence with Monte Carlo victory

Sebastien Ogier began the defence of his World Rally Championship title in style by winning the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally for his 39th career victory.

Sebastien Ogier began the defence of his World Rally Championship title in style by winning the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally for his 39th career victory.

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Gut continues super-G dominance in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

The impressive Lara Gut won the Super-G at the German resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Sunday to extend her unbeaten run in the discipline since start of the…

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Ogier takes over the lead at season-opening Monte Carlo Rally

M-Sport’s Sebastien Ogier surged into the lead at the Monte Carlo Rally after overnight pacesetter Thierry Neuville lost considerable time because of a mechanical problem in Saturday’s 13th and final…

M-Sport’s Sebastien Ogier surged into the lead at the Monte Carlo Rally after overnight pacesetter Thierry Neuville lost considerable time because of a mechanical problem in Saturday’s 13th and final…

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Mali reaches out to foreign investors after Africa-France summit success

A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.

A gathering of 35 heads of state and government around Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Bamako was a dream come true for the country’s authorities.

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Vendee Globe: Alex Thomson sets new world record

Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in the Vendee Globe.

Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in the Vendee Globe.

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Middle East peace: Paris summit to stress support for two-state solution

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

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Africa-France summit kicks off in Mali

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.

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More than 800 new French police officers welcomed to the job

More than 800 police recruits have been welcomed to their new jobs in France, as part of efforts to boost security after recent terrorist attacks

More than 800 police recruits have been welcomed to their new jobs in France, as part of efforts to boost security after recent terrorist attacks

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Animal rights group buys LVMH shares to pressure it over skins

Peta has become a shareholder of French luxury goods maker LVMH so that it can pressure it to stop selling merchandise made from exotic skins.

Peta has become a shareholder of French luxury goods maker LVMH so that it can pressure it to stop selling merchandise made from exotic skins.

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Spacewalking astronauts carry out ISS upgrade

Two astronauts, from the US and France, have taken a long spacewalk to help keep the solar power system functioning on the International Space Station.

Two astronauts, from the US and France, have taken a long spacewalk to help keep the solar power system functioning on the International Space Station.

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French left-wing presidential hopefuls take part in first TV debate

Seven candidates have taken part in the first French left-wing TV debate ahead of a primary to choose a candidate for this year's presidential race

Seven candidates have taken part in the first French left-wing TV debate ahead of a primary to choose a candidate for this year's presidential race

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Haradinaj released by French court

A French court has ordered the release of Ramush Haradinaj. However, the former prime minister of Kosovo will have to stay in France pending a review of a Serbian request for extradition.

A French court has ordered the release of Ramush Haradinaj. However, the former prime minister of Kosovo will have to stay in France pending a review of a Serbian request for extradition.

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Le Cléac'h holds onto lead despite Doldrums in Vendee Globe

The last week of the Vendee Globe has arrived and just two sailors appear to be in with a chance of victory, a Breton and a Welshman.

The last week of the Vendee Globe has arrived and just two sailors appear to be in with a chance of victory, a Breton and a Welshman.