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Word World champion crowned in Lille

For most players, it’s a fun but challenging board game, but for the competitors at the World Scrabble Championships it is a serious sport, with a serious prize.

For most players, it’s a fun but challenging board game, but for the competitors at the World Scrabble Championships it is a serious sport, with a serious prize.

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Euro 2016: Wales stun Belgium to reach semi-finals in their first European Championship

Wales 3-1 Belgium Nainggolan scores opener for Belgium Williams levels for Wales Robson-Kanu and Vokes seal win Wales have reached the semi-finals in their first appearance at the European Champion

Wales 3-1 Belgium Nainggolan scores opener for Belgium Williams levels for Wales Robson-Kanu and Vokes seal win Wales have reached the semi-finals in their first appearance at the European Champion

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Euro 2016: England and France supporters face off in Lille

England and France football fans squared off in the centre of Lille on Wednesday (June, 15) night, as tension remained high in the northern French city.

England and France football fans squared off in the centre of Lille on Wednesday (June, 15) night, as tension remained high in the northern French city.

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France's flag reminds shaken country what it stands for

Across France, people responded to President François Hollande’s call to show the flag to symbolise national unity, commemorating the Friday 13th

Across France, people responded to President François Hollande’s call to show the flag to symbolise national unity, commemorating the Friday 13th

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Strauss-Kahn pimping case collapsed 'on its own' says lawyer

Lawyers in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have made their closing arguments. The case against DSK, as he’s

Lawyers in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have made their closing arguments. The case against DSK, as he’s

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French prosecutor asks for DSK acquittal in pimping trial

The prosecutor in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has called for his acquittal. Strauss-Kahn and 13 other

The prosecutor in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has called for his acquittal. Strauss-Kahn and 13 other

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Bare-chested Femen protesters jump on DSK's car at trial

Feminist activists threw themselves on Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s car in protest as the ex-IMF chief, once tipped to become French president, arrived

Feminist activists threw themselves on Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s car in protest as the ex-IMF chief, once tipped to become French president, arrived

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Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on trial on pimping charges

Almost four years after his arrest in New York on allegations of rape, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back in court. He is facing charges

Almost four years after his arrest in New York on allegations of rape, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is back in court. He is facing charges

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French police use tear gas to disperse Everton fans in Lille

In Lille dozens of anti-riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse around 200 English football fans who had gathered at the city’s main

In Lille dozens of anti-riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse around 200 English football fans who had gathered at the city’s main

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Everton fans clash with riot police in Lille

Everton fans clashed with police in Lille on Thursday ahead of the club’s Europa League Group H game with the French first division side. Dozens of

Everton fans clashed with police in Lille on Thursday ahead of the club’s Europa League Group H game with the French first division side. Dozens of

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British soldiers reinterred 100 years after their deaths

The remains of 15 British soldiers who fought and died during the Great War have been reinterred, almost 100 years to the day after the men died.

The remains of 15 British soldiers who fought and died during the Great War have been reinterred, almost 100 years to the day after the men died.

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Coronavirus patient dies in France

The first person to fall sick in France from the novel coronavirus has died, according to the hospital in Valenciennes where he was undergoing

The first person to fall sick in France from the novel coronavirus has died, according to the hospital in Valenciennes where he was undergoing