Race horses in training doing their morning work on The Curragh in the early  morning. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Increasing confidence about a potential resumption of racing in France next month has been described as “positive” by officials at Horse Racing Irelan(...)

France Galop president Edouard de Rothschild. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

Racing in France has been suspended until at least April as part of the country’s battle against the coronavirus. France had been the first major Eur(...)

Libération journalists seized control of the newspaper on February 7th and published an edition the following day with the front page headline: “We are a newspaper.” Photograph:  Pierre Andrieu/AFP/Getty Images

For journalists, few things are as sad as witnessing the death of a newspaper. In recent years, the tabloid France(...)