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May and Macron hold talks in Paris

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British Prime Minister Theresa May met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Tuesday, with Brexit preparations and the introduction of stronger policing of extremist propaganda on social media high on the agenda, after which the two leaders are due to attend a France-England football friendly match, when French fans will be encouraged to sing the UK national anthem as a mark of respect after recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.

Bastia fans attack Lyon players forcing abandon of Ligue 1 tie

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Fans from Corsican side Bastia twice invaded the pitch during the League 1 match against Lyon, when a steward was suspected of joining a group who attacked the visiting players, forcing the match to be delayed and finally abandoned. 

England-France football match opens with resounding tribute to Paris victims

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The 70,000-crowd jointly sang La Marseillaise before a minute's silence was impeccably observed, with one side of stadium a Tricolor mosaic.

French PM forced to pay for children's trip to football match on government jet

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Manuel Valls took sons on official Falcon to watch Champions League final in Berlin, claiming his own presence was for official business with Fifa.