'F*** your grandmothers': French winger Ribery unleashes social media rant over $1K steak backlash

Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery has hit out at Twitter critics who castigated him after being photographed eating a $ 1,200 gold-covered steak while on holiday in Dubai, telling them that he “owes them nothing.” Ribery, who has long had a tetchy relationship with the media, ate the gold-covered Tomahawk steak presented to him by Nusr-et restaurant owner Nusret […]

75% of French disapprove of Macron govt, poll reveals as Yellow Vest rallies simmer

Three-quarters of the French are dissatisfied with President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and have appallingly little trust in his ministers, a new poll by Odexa has revealed. Just 25 percent of the people surveyed by Odoxa and Dentsu Consulting for France Info and Le Figaro said they were happy with the way the government is running […]

From Logan Paul to the French Spiderman, here are the viral winners and losers of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, RT takes a look back at the weird and wonderful world of viral news, from the death-defying heroism to rage-inducing moments that grabbed our attention. Here are the viral winners and losers of 2018. WINNERS French Spiderman Mamoudou Gassaman’s heroic climb up the side of a Paris building to […]

King Kylian: Mbappe crowned French Player of the Year ahead of Griezmann & Varane

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, who was instrumental in France’s World Cup victory in Russia last summer, has capped a stunning year by being awarded French football’s top individual honor. Mbappe, 20, pipped Antoine Griezmann and Raphael Varane, as well as last year’s winner N’Golo Kante, to the prize awarded by France Football – which […]

Eyedrops, helmets & 2.5kg vests: Journalists prepare for new wave of French protests

Covering Yellow Vest protests is a hard job for reporters as they often find themselves amid heavy clashes and clouds of tear gas. Look how RT’s Charlotte Dubenskij is getting ready for the sixth weekend of rallies. “At RT we believe the best way to tell a story is to get to the heart of […]

Hit the road Jaсques! Yellow Vests caused millions in damage to French roads, operator claims

French road operator VINCI Autoroutes says it has become the latest victim of the nationwide Yellow Vest protests. It claims weeks of rallies and attacks on highways and facilities resulted in tens of millions of euros in damages. The company reported on Sunday that the wave of demonstrations had affected some 250 of its sites […]

‘Macron… WHAT?’ French TV channel ‘censors’ photo of Yellow Vest protester’s placard (PHOTOS)

TV channel France3 has “fixed” a placard held by a Yellow Vest protester, which urged President Emmanuel Macron to resign. The broadcaster explained that the sign was broadcast reading just Macron, due to a “human error.” The unfortunate blunder occurred on Saturday during an evening news program that was covering the ongoing Yellow Vest protests. […]

‘Time to learn from the French!’ Yellow Vest protests spread to Israel, 10 arrested (VIDEOS)

Outraged by the rising cost of living and price hikes on basic services, Israeli citizens who were inspired by the French Yellow Vest movement took to the streets of Tel Aviv demanding concessions from the government. Wearing bright fluorescent yellow vests, symbolic of the French grassroots movement, some 600 Israeli activists blocked the Azrieli intersection […]

French Air Traffic Controllers Plan Strike During Pre-Holiday Rush

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