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Emma Charlton

Emma Charlton

    Wounded Trump accuses ex-lawyer of making up 'stories'
    Wounded Trump accuses ex-lawyer of making up 'stories'
    Donald Trump accused his former lawyer Michael Cohen on Wednesday of making up "stories" to cut a plea deal, after the longtime fixer implicated...
    Sarkozy under fire after mass strike
    Sarkozy under fire after mass strike
    Opposition leaders piled pressure on French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday to boost low wages and cap executive bonuses after more than a...
    Protests cut short Paris Olympic flame relay
    Protests cut short Paris Olympic flame relay
    The Paris leg of the Beijing Olympic flame relay was cut short on Monday after citywide protests against China's crackdown in Tibet forced the...
    Stormy centenary for feminist icon Beauvoir
    Stormy centenary for feminist icon Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir was an iconic figurehead of the 20th-century struggle for women's liberation, but as France marks the centenary of her birth on...
    Sarkozy vows to punish gun-toting rioters
    Sarkozy vows to punish gun-toting rioters
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy vowed on Wednesday that rioters who shot at police during two days of Paris suburban unrest would be severely...
    New riots shock France
    New riots shock France
    A French judge ordered a manslaughter inquiry on Monday after the death of two teenagers in a crash with police sparked a night of rioting in a...
    After whirlwind first 100 days, can Sarkozy stay the course?
    After whirlwind first 100 days, can Sarkozy stay the course?
    Nicolas Sarkozy's hectic 100 first days in power have earned him the nickname of "hyperpresident", but can France's new leader keep up the dizzying...
    French presidential rivals make final pleas
    French presidential rivals make final pleas
    Rivals for the French presidency made their final appeals to millions of undecided voters on Friday as the official campaign drew to an end ahead...
    Royal battles to stay in French presidential race
    Royal battles to stay in French presidential race
    France's presidential campaign entered its final week on Monday, with Socialist candidate Ségolène Royal struggling to stay in the...
    Spoof Chirac movie hits French screens
    Spoof Chirac movie hits French screens
    As France's Jacques Chirac enters the final year of his presidency, a spoof documentary out this week looks set to become an instant hit with its...
    French police take kidnap probe to Côte d'Ivoire
    French police take kidnap probe to Côte d'Ivoire
    French investigators headed to Côte d'Ivoire on Tuesday to hunt the leader of a gang that tortured and murdered a young Jewish man near...
    France on weekend riot alert
    France on weekend riot alert
    France was on alert on Friday for a possible upsurge of violence as the country headed into a long holiday weekend, two weeks after rioting first...