Brain trauma in sport

Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. France’s sports minister has called on rugby authorites to make the game safer after the death of another young French player injured during a game.VIDEOGRAPHIC

Cars burn during ‘yellow vest’ protest in Paris

Cars are set alight in Paris during the “yellow vest” demonstration which mobilised around 25,000 people across France for “Act VIII” of the movement which began in November. IMAGES

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters return to streets

France’s “yellow vest” protesters are back on the streets again as a government spokesman denounced those still protesting as hard-liners who wanted only to bring down the government.

‘Yellow vest’ protesters clash with riot police in Paris

“Yellow vest” protesters clash with riot police on Paris bridge. France’s “yellow vest” protestors are back on the streets as a government spokesman denounced those still protesting as hard-liners who wanted only to bring down the government. IMAGES

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protestors back on the streets

France’s “yellow vest” protestors are back on the streets againas a government spokesman denounced those still protesting as hard-liners who wanted only to bring down the government. IMAGES.

‘Yellow vest’ protesters gather on the Champs-Elysées

“Yellow vest” protesters gather on the Champs-Elysées in Paris for the first time this year. Demonstrators are gathering around symbolic squares in France’s major cities, insensitive to the government’s concessions and the major national debate that will open in mid-January to bring out demands. IMAGES

UK Minister: Genuine asylum seekers should stay in France

Visiting UK Border staff in Dover following an increase in asylum seekers attempting to reach Britain in small boats, Home Secretary Sajid Javid says that if asylum seekers are genuine they should apply in the first safe country they reach such as France.

Hundreds of swimmers brave the cold in Dunkirk

Hundreds of revellers take part in the traditional “Bain des Givres” swim in the cold North Sea as part of New Year’s Day celebrations at Malo-Les-Bains beach in Dunkirk, northern France.