Empress Eugénie's influence on fashion came very much from her far from ordinary life, says Alexander Fury
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Sunday 14 August 2011
Monday 01 August 2011
Last week David Cameron jetted out to Tuscany for his family holiday. But where have other Prime Ministers spent their summer vacations? Samuel Muston takes a look back
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Thursday 23 June 2011
England sevens player Dan Caprice has agreed a two-year contract with French club Biarritz.
Saturday 04 June 2011
The Saracens prop Matt Stevens has every chance of moving onwards and upwards, the Gloucester captain Luke Narraway and his Bath-bound former colleague Dave Attwood remain semi-optimistic, and there are a couple of others – the Harlequins full-back Mike Brown, for instance – who are clinging to the driftwood of their hopes and dreams, but for the vast majority of the England Saxons, who open their Churchill Cup campaign against the United States in Northampton this evening, the here and now is all that matters.
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Sebastien Chabal was left out of France's provisional World Cup squad for sporting rather than political reasons, according to national team boss Marc Lievremont.
Saturday 16 April 2011
Saturday 09 April 2011
Monday 21 March 2011
Tuesday 15 March 2011
France coach Marc Lievremont has made five changes for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations finale against Wales in Paris.
Monday 28 February 2011
Saturday 26 February 2011
Saturday 26 February 2011
Morgan Parra, the dinky little goal-kicking scrum-half from Clermont Auvergne, was one of the stand-out players in last season's Six Nations and has looked pretty damned good in this year's, too. So why have the French decided to drop him in favour of Dimitri Yachvili, the dinky little goal-kicking scrum-half from Biarritz? Mike Tindall, for one, smells a rat.
Sunday 13 February 2011
As the queue of players grasping at the mega-Euros on offer in France's Top 14 Championship grows ever longer, so Marc Lièvremont, the head coach of Les Blues, is becoming more exasperated. "I am delighted that players like Jonny Wilkinson are playing in France but as a selector it is a problem," he said. "You go to a league match and the teams you are watching have so many foreign players."
Sunday 06 February 2011
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
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