FRANCE | Macron’s bodyguard scandal grows

Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 Emmanuel Macron’s former bodyguard is being questioned by police. Alexandre Benalla is suspected of assaulting two people during demonstrations on May the 1st. As more emerges about his questionable track record, many are asking why the Elysée Palace didn’t sack […]

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FRANCE | Cuba to push through major market reforms

Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 Cuban lawmakers are preparing to enact sweeping constitutional reforms that could represent a shift for the Communist nation to a stricter market economy. The reforms will legally recognise private property and encourage foreign investment. Meanwhile, the US still faces a […]

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FRANCE | CBD: legal cannabis in France?

Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 In France, cannabis is legal as long as it contains less than 0.2% THC. The main component of legal cannabis -CBD- does not cause a high, but does present relaxing properties. This however is still regarded as a legal loophole […]

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FRANCE | ‘Ortega, enough!’

Subscribe to France 24 now: FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 IN THE PAPERS – Thursday, July 19: There’s growing anger in the Nicaraguan press over ongoing violence in the country. “The repression must end”, says El Nuevo Diario, accusing President Ortega’s forces of killing dozens of protesters. Also, Turkey has […]

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