From usurped diamond inheritances to boards stuffed with rowing cousins, the source of stress in Paris is all relative
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Sunday 30 June 2013
There is no end to what's wrong with France
Saturday 29 June 2013
Interesting to read your piece on crossing Paris in a hurry. Oddly enough, I did this on Friday, having forgotten that the Basel trains now leave from Paris Gare de Lyon instead of Gare de l'Est. Arriving at Gare du Nord two minutes late, the RER suburban train ran bang on time and took exactly the promised seven minutes. I still had to get my tickets from the machine and catch the train to Basel with five minutes to spare.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Pat McCabe, the Wallaby centre who suffered a neck injury during the first Test with the Lions in Brisbane and left the field on a stretcher, will not play again this year and may be forced to consider quitting the game altogether. "Only time will tell," said Warren McDonald, the team doctor. "There is no way Pat will be returning to the game without a thorough assessment process."
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Pat McQuaid has derided the election manifesto of his challenger for the presidency of cycling's world governing body the UCI, describing Brian Cookson's pledges as "half-baked, fundamentally flawed and financially impractical".
Friday 21 June 2013
Thursday 20 June 2013
Mercedes and Pirelli will learn tomorrow if they face any punishment over their involvement in last month's controversial tyre test.
Friday 14 June 2013
Two French children’s charities are about to receive a €4m (£3.4m) windfall from David Beckham, The Independent understands.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Books, films and TV shows have brought back to the 21st Century the medieval era of fights and knights, but ever wondered how exactly a medieval fighting would be today? Watch a video below of a medieval fighting:
Monday 10 June 2013
The American beat Maria Sharapova in the French Open final
Monday 10 June 2013
The World Cup hosts are warming up for the Confederations Cup
Sunday 09 June 2013
The villagers of Puy-Saint-Pierre in the French Alps are delighted. Marcel Amphoux has spoken from beyond the grave.
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