Keyword: suspension

European football chief Michel Platini fails to overturn ban

The Uefa chief and 1980s French football star, under investigation over a payment from Fifa's boss, stays banned from all football-related activity.

Karim Benzema suspended from France team over sex tape blackmail case

French Football Federation's ban on the 27-year-old football star will be lifted if he is cleared of suspected complicity in blackmail of teamate.

France suspends honorary consul in Turkey who sold rafts to migrants

The woman consul and shopkeeper in Turkey's coastal resort city of Bodrum, on the Argean Sea, admitted selling inflatable dinghies to migrants.

French conservatives suspend 'Muslim ban' mayor

UMP mayor Robert Chardon tweeted Muslim religion 'must be banned in France' and those pacticing it 'immediately escorted to the border'.

Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen excluded from party

Le Pen, 86, is suspended from the far-right party he once led for repeating anti-Semitic jibes amid a row with its current head, his daughter Marine.

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

The first of two helicopter carriers due to be delivered this month will stay in France until Russia ceases its intervention in east Ukraine.

Air France joins other airlines in suspension of flights to Tel Aviv

The French airline has suspended its flights to Israel indefinitely following rocket attacks close to Ben-Gurion International Airport.