Stars including Rita Ora, Adam Lambert and David Guetta have played a charity tribute concert in honour of the late Swedish DJ Avicii. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead in Oman in April 2018, at the age of 28. His family said at the time he was a perfectionist who struggled […]
Issued on: 02/12/2019 – 12:13Modified: 02/12/2019 – 12:13 President Emmanuel Macron on Monday paid tribute to the “sacrifice” of 13 soldiers killed in a helicopter collision while battling jihadists in Mali, a disaster that has prompted fresh questioning of the costs of France’s six-year campaign in West Africa. Advertising Read more The soldiers died when […]
Issued on: 08/10/2019 – 10:28Modified: 08/10/2019 – 11:59 French President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Tuesday to the four police officers killed by a colleague at police headquarters in central Paris last week. Advertising Read more In the Paris police prefecture’s courtyard, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner posthumously bestowed the Legion of Honour on the four […]
Issued on: 01/10/2019 – 04:06Modified: 01/10/2019 – 04:07 Former US President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Jacques Chirac following a funeral service for the former French leader in Paris on Monday. Advertising Read more “What a good representative for France he was because he was always upbeat, always positive, always very French, very protective of […]
[unable to retrieve full-text content] France is holding a day of public tribute at Invalides on Sunday for former president Jacques Chirac, who died on Thursday at the age of 86. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for all of our special coverage on the late French president.
Issued on: 29/09/2019 – 09:43Modified: 29/09/2019 – 11:41 France holds a day of public tribute at Invalides for former president Jacques Chirac. Follow FRANCE 24’s live coverage starting at noon local time (GMT+2) on Sunday. Advertising Read more Chirac will lie in state during a public ceremony at the Invalides monument, where France honours its […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Christopher C Kraft, the man who founded Nasa’s mission control and oversaw the Apollo 11 moon landing, was honoured at the BBC Proms on Thursday. Public Service Broadcasting dedicated their song Go to the engineer, who died on Monday, two days after the 50th anniversary of the landing. […]
[unable to retrieve full-text content] As world leaders gather in Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings that paved the way for Allied victory in World War II, we bring you the reactions from the French and international press.
Date created : 11/05/2019 – 15:02Latest update : 11/05/2019 – 15:06 Four foreign hostages, including two French citizens, arrived in the capital of Burkina Faso Saturday after being rescued by French special forces in a daring night-time raid. Two of the elite soldiers were killed in the operation. ADVERTISING Read more Looking tired, the former […]
Stormzy was the big surprise at a memorial gig for the rapper Cadet who died in a car crash last month. The concert in south London was on what would have been Cadet’s – real name Blaine Cameron Johnson – 29th birthday. Speaking to Radio 1 Newsbeat as he came off stage, an emotional Stormzy […]