Icardi: ‘PSG Is A Great Opportunity For My Career’

Mauro Icardi has shared his excitement having completed a transfer away from Inter to reigning French champions Paris Saint Germain. The 26-year-old Argentine has joined PSG on a €5 million season long loan deal with the Parc des Princes outfit having an option to buy for a reported sum of €65 million. Former Inter captain […]

G7 leaders vow to help fight Amazon wildfires

International leaders gathering at the G7 summit are close to a deal to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said the world’s richest nations would provide ‘technical and financial help to Brazil so that we can help them in the most effective way possible’. Leaders from the US, Britain, Japan, […]

Rising star in Maltese waterpolo signs for French side

One of the most promising rising stars in Maltese waterpolo is preparing for a move to France. Jeremy Abela, 21, has signed a deal with premier division side Olympic Nice Natation. The Neptunes WPSC player will head to the French Riviera as soon as the current waterpolo season finishes in Malta. He is expected to return home next […]

Waiter shot dead by customer ‘for being too slow’

A waiter was shot dead by a customer who lashed out because he was kept waiting for a sandwich. The 28-year-old victim was hit in the shoulder and died at the scene. It happened at the Mistral pizza and sandwich bar in the Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. The gunman, who a witness said lost his […]

London will be even hotter than Malta on Thursday

It doesn’t happen very often but London is set to be hotter than Malta on Thursday. It could be the warmest day ever recorded in the UK, with sizzling temperatures likely to reach 39°C, according to the Met Office. In Malta, the mercury is expected to hit 34°C, a full five degrees cooler than in […]

USA win World Cup again after win against Netherlands

The World Cup is going back to USA after the champions sealed a 2-0 win against stubborn Netherlands team in the final on Sunday. Captain and forward Megan Rapinoe put the US ahead on the hour from the penalty spot after a check with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) ruled Stefanie van der Gragt fouled with a […]

Ford to slash 12,000 jobs across Europe

Car giant Ford has announced it plans to axe 12,000 jobs across Europe by the end of next year. The carmaker is trying to cut costs at its European business, which is losing money. Ford said it has ceased production at three plants in Russia, is closing plants in France and Wales, and has cut […]

Three dead as ‘hell’ heatwave hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

Three dead as ‘heatwave from hell’ hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

Stars pay tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at Paris memorial

Celebrity friends of Chanel’s late designer Karl Lagerfeld have staged a tribute show to him in Paris. Portraits of Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of the Grand Palais as models Claudia Schiffer and Gigi Hadid joined former French First Lady Carla Bruni and over 1,000 other mourners at a memorial service. It […]

World Rugby scraps plans for global Nations Championship

World Rugby has abandoned plans for a new Nations Championship after failing to gain the required support. The governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 unions that make up the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship and Europe’s Six Nations. World Rugby says there was a ‘lack of consensus on key issues’ including the tournament’s format. […]

Heartbreak for Scotland in Women’s World Cup

Scotland are out of the Women’s World Cup after gut-wrenching drama robbed them of victory against Argentina. The team appeared to be coasting and looked almost unbeatable after going 3-0 up. But their opponents pulled two back – as deep in injury time, Argentina equalised in the 93rd minute – from a twice-taken penalty awarded after video […]

England off to a winning start at women’s World Cup

England have opened their World Cup campaign with a narrow victory over arch-rivals Scotland. The Lionesses got off to a winning start in front of a crowd of 13,188 at the Allianz Riviera in Nice. England narrowly beat a spirited Scotland side 2-1, two years after a 6-0 drubbing at the European Championships. First-half goals […]

Pope thanks firefighters for saving Notre Dame Cathedral

The Pope has thanked the firefighters who risked their lives to save the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Speaking during his weekly address in Saint Peter’s Square, Pope Francis said: ‘The gratitude of the whole Church goes to all those who did everything they could, even risking their lives, to save the Basilica.’ French President […]

Malta weeps over ‘terrible blaze’ at Notre Dame

The President of Malta has spoken of his ‘deep sorrow’ following the catastrophic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. George Vella tweeted: ‘Deep sorrow in witnessing the horrible incident of Notre Dame Cathedral. A huge loss not only to the French people , but to the whole world.’ Deep sorrow in witnessing the horrible […]

Millions donated to rebuild Notre Dame after blaze

Millions of euros have been donated to rebuild France’s Notre Dame Cathedral after a catastrophic blaze destroyed its roof. The billionaire husband of actress Salma Hayek pledged €100 million to help. French businessman Francois-Henri Pinault made the announcement just hours after a huge fire engulfed the 850-year-old landmark in the heart of Paris yesterday. Pinault […]