Tag Archives: French

Naked daredevil from Grenoble celebrates turning 27 by jumping off a French cliff

Mael Baguet, 27, from Grenoble plummeted 1,000m from a cliff in France He and friend Andre Gady decided to document the feat with a video Mr Gady pushes the birthday boy off the cliff and films the descent It could be the first of many for Mr Baguet, who wants to do another dive   By Gareth Davies For Mailonline Published: ...

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'I was never scared – I had a salad baguette in my bag': Tourists trapped overnight in cable cars above French Alps tell how they survived -10C conditions without coats

110 people became trapped in the cable cars at 4pm yesterday when cables became tangled in high winds The cable links the spectacular Aiguille du Midi station in France to the Italian Punta Helbronner station  French and Italian rescuers brought 65 sightseers to safety, but remainder spent terrifying night in cabins British, US, Italian, French and Korean tourists among 33 ...

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Teenage terror suspect gunned down by French police after she stabbed an officer was 'ISIS fanatic who wanted to attack a busy Paris train station'

Three women arrested after gas cylinders found near Notre Dame in Paris One woman who wanted to run away to join ISIS was in custody yesterday A police officer was stabbed and suspect shot in arrests during terror raid Teenager was ‘sworn ISIS fanatic’ who wanted to attack mainline station  By Peter Allen In Paris for MailOnline Published: 15:33 EST, 8 ...

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Pope Francis canonises French couple

Pope canonises French couple Louis and Zelie Martin 18 October 2015 From the section Europe Image copyright Sanctuaire D’Alencon Image caption Louis and Zelie Martin were the parents of Saint Theresa of Lisieux Pope Francis has conducted the first canonisation of a married couple in a ceremony in St Peter’s Square. Louis and Marie-Zelie Guerin Martin, who lived in France ...

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French Automakers Poised to Race Back Into Iran; Could Detroit Be Next?

Filed under: International Trade, Automotive Industry Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images By Laurence Frost and Marcus George PARIS/DUBAI — Peugeot and Renault are among Western firms sending executives to an automotive conference that opens in Iran on Saturday — firing the starting gun on a more overt race for post-sanctions business. The French carmakers are poised to resume vehicle sales in Iran, ...

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French Automakers Poised to Race Back Into Iran; Could Detroit Be Next?

Filed under: International Trade, Automotive Industry Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images By Laurence Frost and Marcus George PARIS/DUBAI — Peugeot and Renault are among Western firms sending executives to an automotive conference that opens in Iran on Saturday — firing the starting gun on a more overt race for post-sanctions business. The French carmakers are poised to resume vehicle sales in Iran, ...

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‘Al-Qaeda killed’ French reporters

RFI said the two journalists were passionate about Africa Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) killed the two French journalists who were abducted in Kidal in north Mali, a website used by the group has said. An AQIM statement said the killings on Saturday were in response to France’s ...

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