Author: FRANCE24

An exhibition in Milan is offering through the lens of 65 photographers an original look at the topic of immigration and the migrant crisis.The Restless Earth, organised by the Nicola Trussardi foundation, is being presented by the Visual Arts Program …

Mark Selby was just one match away from winning his third World Championship title in four years after seeing off China’s Ding Junhui 17-15 in the semi-finals at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre on Saturday.The Englishman beat Ding in last year’s final and…

A controversially disallowed try helped Canterbury Crusaders beat Central Cheetahs 48-21 Saturday and extend a winning run to nine matches since the Super Rugby season began.The South Africans believed they scored three minutes before half-time through…

Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in their 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg on Saturday.After second-placed RB Leipzig had earlier been held to a goalless dr…

Hardline Iranian presidential hopeful Ebrahim Raisi condemned President Hassan Rouhani’s economic management Saturday, speaking at an election campaign rally in a packed Tehran stadium.Addressing thousands of supporters who waved Iranian flags and held…

A 72-year-old Italian medieval art expert was on Saturday elected to head the Order of Malta, the world’s oldest chivalric order.Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto takes the reins for one year after Pope Francis ordered the resignation in Ja…

Kylian Mbappe delivered another crucial goal for Monaco as the Ligue 1 leaders fought back to defeat Toulouse 3-1 on Saturday and move three points clear at the top.Ola Toivonen struck immediately after half-time as Toulouse threatened to derail Monaco…

Maria Sharapova lost in the semi-finals in Stuttgart on Saturday, her controversial comeback from a 15-month doping ban ending in defeat to one of her biggest critics.Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner and former world number one, lost 3-6, 7-5, …

Rafael Nadal moved to within one win of a 10th Barcelona title on Saturday when he swept past Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos 6-3, 6-4 in the semi-finals of the clay court event.World number five Nadal, who captured a 10th Monte Carlo Masters last weekend…

British climbing specialist Simon Yates grabbed the overall lead in the Tour of Romandie on Saturday by capturing the fourth stage ahead of Sunday’s concluding time trial.The 24-year-old Orica rider put over a minute between himself and previous overal…

Real Madrid needed another late winner to edge closer to the La Liga title as Marcelo was the hero in a 2-1 home victory over Valencia on Saturday.Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring midway through the first half but also saw a penalty saved by spot-k…

Jamie Vardy scored the goal that effectively ensured Leicester City would remain in the Premier League as the outgoing champions won 1-0 away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.England striker Vardy’s first-half goal, his third in as many seasons at T…

Castres’ Argentinan fly-half Benjamin Urdapilleta orchestrated a six-try, 52-7 thrashing of Toulouse on Saturday that deprived the 19-time French championship winners a place in the play-offs for the first time since 1976.Urdapilleta scored his team’s …

Tunisia said Saturday it had replaced two senior officials in a southeastern region, days after protesters there booed the prime minister off stage following weeks of demonstrations.Tunisia has faced a wave of protests and strikes over joblessness, cor…