Americans Can Now Travel to Switzerland, France, Spain & Germany

Following the recommendation from the European Union Council to the Member States to reopen the borders for US travellers, several countries, including Switzerland, France, Spain, and Germany, have decided to follow such a suggestion and allow travel for non-essential purposes for arrivals from the US. Switzerland has already relaxed its...
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France's highest appeals court outlaws glue-trapping of songbirds

PARIS, June 28 (Reuters) - France's highest administrative appeals court ruled on Monday that the hunting practice of trapping songbirds with glue was illegal, saying French law that had permitted it was in breach of European legislation. For generations, hunters mainly in the south of France have caught songbirds by...
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Recorder Off the Mark With First Winner in France

The Queen's homebred and Montfort et Preaux's promising first-season sire Recorder was supplied with his first winner when Hot Queen struck at Lyon-Parilly June 28. The son of Galileo and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cherry Hinton Stakes (G2) winner Memory raced three times in the royal silks two before being retired due to injury ahead of a tilt at the Phoenix Stakes (G1).

Euro 2020 scores, ratings, highlights: Swiss shock France; Spain topple Croatia on tournament's craziest day

On an absolutely amazingl day of action at the 2020 UEFA European Championship on Monday, both Spain and Switzerland are through to the quarterfinals. The Swiss shocked France, the 2018 World Cup champions, in the day's second game. Switzerland overcame a two-goal deficit late in the second half and then beat France, 5-4, in penalties as French superstar Kylian Mbappe was the only player to miss from the spot.

France's shocking Euro 2020 loss to Switzerland falls on manager Didier Deschamps

And just like that, France's Euro 2020 run is over. Reaching the the last 16 might be fine for certain teams, but not for the tournament favorites. Aside from a fantastic 25-minute spell in the second half of their epic loss on Monday in Bucharest, France started badly and finished badly, letting a brave and spirited Switzerland team get the best of them in a penalty shootout after regular and extra time ended in a 3-3 draw.
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France elections: Tough lessons for presidential rivals

The results of regional elections in France are being scrutinised for early indications about next year's presidential race. Here are five takeaways from the elections, which present a more complicated picture than many had expected. 1. Nothing inevitable about hard right. Marine Le Pen's far-right party is being cast as...
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COVID-19 Delta variant gaining traction in France -minister

PARIS, June 29 (Reuters) - The Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus first found in India now represents some 20% of COVID-19 cases in France, French Health Minister Olivier Veran told France Info radio, up from last week's estimate of it representing 9-10% of cases. "The Delta variant now accounts...
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Instant Reactions to France vs. Switzerland and Spain vs. Croatia

Chris Ryan, Musa Okwonga, and Ryan Hunn provide their instant reactions on Greenroom to Switzerland defeating France and Spain’s thrilling extra-time win over Croatia before looking ahead to Germany vs. England. Hosts: Chris Ryan, Musa Okwonga, and Ryan Hunn. Production Assistant: Isaiah Blakely. Subscribe: Spotify / Apple Podcasts / Stitcher...