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March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017

Fossils point to life on Earth 4 billion years ago

The oldest fossils ever found are "direct evidence" of life on Earth 3.8 to 4.3 billion years ago when our planet was still in its infancy, researchers report.

January 30, 2017
January 30, 2017

Marseille sign Payet from West Ham

Olympique de Marseille have signed France forward Dimitri Payet on a 4-1/2 year contract from West Ham United after they agreed a transfer fee of 25 million pounds ($31.49 million) on Sunday.

December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016

Real the team to avoid in Champions League draw

Seven former champions and nine dreaming of a first crown -- Monday's draw for the last 16 of the Champions League throws up a raft of fascinating permutations as the competition switches into...

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Monaco top, PSG stunned

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao scored twice as Monaco thrashed Bastia 5-0 to move top of Ligue 1 on Saturday, while French champions Paris Saint-Germain crashed to a shock 3-0 defeat at Montpellier.

December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016

Cavani hits 100 but Zlatan comparisons persist

Edinson Cavani scored his 100th goal in all competitions for Paris St Germain in their 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Angers on Wednesday, but the Uruguay international still cannot escape the shadow...

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Nice held by Bastia as PSG close gap thanks to Cavani

Nice return to the top of Ligue 1 after drawing 1-1 at home to Bastia but champions Paris St Germain move to within a point of the leaders as an Edinson Cavani double earns them a 2-1 victory at Lyon.

November 13, 2016
November 13, 2016

Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan hall on anniversary of militant attack

Rock star Sting headlined a concert in Paris' Bataclan music hall on Saturday to mark the venue's reopening a year after three Islamist militants gunned down 90 revellers in France's...

October 17, 2016
October 17, 2016

Real aim for goal fest

Look ahead to Tuesday's Champions League action as champions Real Madrid go on the goal trail against minnows Legia Warsaw.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

Priest killed in French church before police shoot dead hostage-takers

Two attackers kill a priest with a blade and seriously wound another hostage in a church in northern France on July 26, 2016 before being shot dead by French police.

June 20, 2016
June 20, 2016

England, Wales set sights on last 16

England and Wales will aim to cement their places in the knockout phase of Euro 2016 on Monday as all four Group B sides remain in with a realistic chance of reaching the last 16.