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  • Soccer-France yet to shine but Kante's steel bodes well

    YEKATERINBURG, France, June 21 (Reuters) - While their attack has yet to sparkle, France have shown the grit and steel that could still take them to the deep...

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  • Soccer: France yet to shine but Kante's steel bodes well

    YEKATERINBURG, France (Reuters) - While their attack has yet to sparkle, France have shown the grit and steel that could still take them to the deep end of the World Cup as they beat Peru 1-0 to reach the last 16 on Thursday.

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  • Abloh’s historic debut at Vuitton is a big draw in Paris

    The debut Louis Vuitton collection by Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, drew stars of all stripes to Paris for his rainbow-themed menswear show.

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  • With riot of colour, Virgil Abloh marks new era for Vuitton menswear

    PARIS (Reuters) - On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colours, Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused take on the brand with his first collection on Thursday.

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  • With riot of color, Virgil Abloh marks new era for Vuitton menswear

    PARIS (Reuters) - On an outdoor catwalk decked out in a riotous rainbow of colors, Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer Virgil Abloh unveiled his streetwear-infused take on the brand with his first collection on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: Match winner Mbappe draws praise from Deschamps

    (Reuters) - France coach Didier Deschamps hailed young striker Kylian Mbappe for his decisive contribution in the 1-0 victory over Peru in Yekaterinburg that enabled them to progress from Group C into the last 16 of the World Cup on Thursday.

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  • Soccer: Gareca puts brave face on Peru exit, expresses sadness for fans

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia - Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's premature World Cup exit, saying his side had left a positive image but that he was sorry for their huge army of travelling fans.

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  • Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place

    YEKATERINBURG, Russia (Reuters) - France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans' hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years.

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  • Lime launches electric scooters in Paris, targets Europe

    PARIS (Reuters) - California-based bicycle sharing service Lime will launch a fleet of dock-free electric scooters in Paris on Friday as part of a wider roll-out in several European cities, the firm said.

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  • France's Macron warns of populism "leprosy," Italy hits back

    PARIS/ROME (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday populism was spreading across Europe like a disease that Europeans should fight more vigorously instead of criticizing the actions of pro-European governments like his.

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  • Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU

    BRUSSELS/ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe.

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  • Lime launches electric scooters in Paris, targets Europe

    PARIS (Reuters) - California-based bicycle sharing service Lime will launch a fleet of dock-free electric scooters in Paris on Friday as part of a wider roll-out in several European cities, the firm said.

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  • Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU

    BRUSSELS/ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe.

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  • V is for Virgil: Abloh makes debut for Louis Vuitton in Paris

    US designer rewrites the dictionary as artistic director for French fashion house Virgil Abloh has taken the next big step in his ascent of the fashion industry, as he showed his first collection for Louis Vuitton at Paris fashion week. Related: Bart Simpson is Virgil Abloh's unlikely muse at Off-White in Paris Continue reading...

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  • Belgian industrialist Empain dead: Belgian media

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian industrialist Edouard-Jean Empain, a man whose vast business empire crumbled after he was brutally kidnapped in 1978, died at the age of 80 on Thursday, Belgian media reported.

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  • Tencent needs to see market gap before international expansion: executive

    CANNES, France (Reuters) - Chinese internet giant Tencent will only take its social networking platforms, music and gaming services to an international audience if it believes there is a gap in the market it can fill, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. Tencent runs China's biggest social network, music and gaming systems, with its billion user-strong WeChat messaging app sitting at the heart of the country's booming internet economy. But the company remains largely unknown to...

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  • Ewan devastated after Tour de France snub

    The odds of Caleb Ewan staying at Mitchelton-Scott were already lengthening and now they've blown out completely.But his manager Jason Bakker was talking...

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  • France will not split up utility EDF

    PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) - France has no intention of splitting up state-controlled utility EDF into a nuclear and a non-nuclear unit, the head of state...

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