Peugeot-Citroën hopes for sales boost at Beijing auto showThe French carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroën is hoping to win new customers in China at the Beijing auto show this week. The company lagged far behind rivals including Volkswagen and Ge...
EuroMillions lottery branded 'devil's work' by hackersA group calling themselves the "Moroccanghosts" hacked into the French site of the EuroMillions lottery on Sunday, leaving a message in both French and Arabic denouncing...
The Week In France
THE WEEK IN FRANCE
Industry: Florange furnaces closure, the end of an era?This week saw bad news for French industry after steelmaker ArcelorMittal confirmed it is closing part of a plant in eastern France. Next, players for French handball champion Mont...
Sports betting: just a game? (part 2)France is in shock as its Olympic handball heroes possibly face match-fixing charges. As the big business of sports grows bigger, is sports betting out of control?
Sports betting: just a game?France is in shock as its Olympic handball heroes possibly face match-fixing charges. As the big business of sports grows bigger, is sports betting out of control?
Dozens killed in arson attack on Mexico's Casino RoyaleAt least 51 people were killed at the Casino Royale in Mexico’s northern city Monterrey Thursday after gunmen attacked the building, setting it afire. Several casino patrons were s...
European match-fixing scandal trial kicks off in GermanyFour people suspected of being the ringleaders of European football's biggest fraud scandal go on Trial in Germany on Wednesday. According to the police probe, 32 games across...
In The Papers
IN THE PAPERS
"Could New Orleans face Katrina 2?"In today’s international press review, we look at the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The press wonders of the new construction system in New Orleans will hold future h...
More than 5,000 arrested over illegal World Cup gamblingMore than 5,000 people have been arrested in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, Interpol said Friday, in an organised crackdown over illegal gambling during the World Cup.
Fancy a flutter? Online gambling becomes legal in FranceGambling just got easier in France. Rather than go into a bookies, French internet users can now place bets online. In the past, websites that offered bets or card games with cash...
France opens its market to online gamingFrance has granted 11 operators gaming licences three days before the start of the World Cup, ending 471 years of state monopoly on gambling.
French online gambling: open for businessAs of today, online gambling is officially legal in France. So if you want to play virtual poker, bet on horses and especially on World Cup football matches, you can choose between...
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