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Accor's Partners’ Voice

All around the world and since the beginning of the crisis, our owners have been mobilizing to support people in need. Let's take a look back at these solidarity initiatives in France, Brazil and Italy.
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Marta and Formiga head Brazil Women’s World Cup squad

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Six-time world player of the year Marta and the unretired Formiga will lead Brazil in the Women’s World Cup in France. Brazil coach Vadao announced his squad on Thursday, betting on 33-year-old Marta to end a nine-match losing streak and help the team win its first Women’s World Cup title. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, MartA, Formiga, France Brazil, Vadao

Fifa World Rankings November 2018

Fifa's World Rankings for November 2018 were published on November 29 at FIFA HQ in Zurich, Switzerland. Belgium who finished third at the World Cup 2018 in Russia are followed by champions France, Brazil, runners-up Croatia, beaten semi-finalists England and Portugal. The full top ten is Belgium, France, Brazil, Croatia, England, Portugal, Uruguay, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark. Senegal [Author: [email protected] (Soccerphile)]
Tags: England, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Fifa, Portugal, Croatia, Denmark, FIFA World Rankings, Fifa HQ, World Rankings, England FIFA Ranking, France Brazil, Wales Fifa ranking, Zurich Switzerland Belgium

Dave Sarachan: Must manage expectations with Christian Pulisic

LONDON -- U.S. caretaker manager Dave Sarachan said he is "thrilled" to have midfielder Christian Pulisic back in the fold ahead of Thursday's friendly against England. Pulisic has played just once for the U.S. in 2018, a May friendly against Bolivia, due to injury and various club considerations. In that time the U.S. has struggled with its attack, albeit against some high-profile opponents including France, Brazil, and Mexico. Now Pulisic appears to be fit, healthy and ready to contribute...
Tags: London, Mexico, Football, Sport, Story, United States, Bolivia, Christian Pulisic, Pulisic, France Brazil, Dave Sarachan, England Pulisic

Everything You Need to Know About the Overseas Territories of France

This article focuses on the Territories of France. It is part of a 4-part series explaining current day situation of the remnants of the colonial empires of the early 20th Century, almost all of which are small islands scattered around the world. Other parts of the series will examine the status of Dutch, British and United States territories. At its peak in 1929, France held one of the world’s largest empires during the early 20th century controlling 12,898,000 km2 (4,980,000 sq mi), or 8.7% o...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, Australia, Mexico, France, China, Southeast Asia, Americas, US, Eu, European Union, Earth, Canada, United States, Hawaii

France, Brazil showed Confederations Cup has been no World Cup form guide

The guys answer your tweets on Man City's shaky defence, Lindelof's skill ceiling, and the Confederation Cup's importance. Portugal's head coach Fernando Santos believes Portugal are determined to win the Confederations Cup to prove they're the best in the world. Germany head coach Joachim Low sets his sights on Confederations and World Cup success. The Confederations Cup is about to start in Russia, but does it actually carry any relevance to the Worl...
Tags: Germany, Russia, Football, Sport, Czech Republic, Fifa, Portugal, Brazil, Joachim Low, Man City, Blog Post, FIFA Confederations Cup, Nick Miller, Fernando Santos, Lindelof, France Brazil

Brazen Tourists Are Baring Their Naked Bottoms At Scenic Spots Around The World

The next time you’re taking in the sights at a local beauty spot, keep your eyes peeled for something unexpected on the horizon. You might just find a naked bottom blocking your view. It’s all thanks to a new Instagram account encouraging people to strip off at scenic landmarks and share their snaps, which already has 20K+ followers. The Cheeky Exploits account has featured exhibitionists from as far afield as France, Brazil and Australia – as well as British attractions like Durdle Door and e...
Tags: Travel, Design, Instagram, Australia, World, France Brazil, Kensington Gardens More

BuzzFeed's UK profits quadrupled after a period of massive investment

BuzzFeed UK's profits quadrupled to nearly £560,000 ($687,000) last year after a period of major investment. BuzzFeed UK has filed abbreviated earnings at Companies House for the 12 months to the end of December 2015. They reveal the website's profit grew from £140,772 ($172,000) in 2o14 to £558,408 ($677,000) last year. The earnings do not provide any insight on BuzzFeed's revenue, but because it is classified as a small company under UK law, they will be below £6.5 million ($8 million). What i...
Tags: Google, Japan, UK, London, Buzzfeed, Germany, US, Trends, The Guardian, Companies House, Oxford Circus, Janine Gibson, France Brazil

Early Apple Pay Reception Tepid Outside of United States

Apple Pay is seeing a lukewarm reception in many countries outside of the United States and is making just a "small dent" in the global payments market, according to a new report from Reuters. In 2015, Apple Pay usage totaled $10.9 billion, most of which came from the United States. That figure is perhaps unsurprising as Apple Pay has been available in the United States since 2014 and only began rolling out to additional countries in 2015. Apple Pay is now available in the United States, the UK...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, Australia, China, Singapore, Spain, Like, Britain, United States, Alibaba, Tencent, American Express, Apple Pay

Diego Costa overlooked as Spain call up striker Aritz Aduriz instead

The ESPN FC team debate the effect Diego Costa's latest controversy will have on his future at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink says Everton's players were provoking Diego Costa during their FA Cup sixth round tie. Diego Costa saw red against Everton but did he 'do a Luis Suarez'? You be the judge. Steve Nicol assesses the fallout from Chelsea's FA Cup defeat to Everton including Diego Costa's apparent bite on Gareth Barry. S...
Tags: Spain, Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, Italy, Everton, Romania, Diego Costa, Guus Hiddink, Vicente Del Bosque, Luis Suarez, Athletic Bilbao, Costa, Gareth Barry, Sergi Roberto, Dermot Corrigan

Thiago Silva would prefer PSG to sign Neymar than Cristiano Ronaldo

PSG midfielder Marco Verratti admits he is 'scared' of his team's 'favourites' tag ahead of their UCL tie with Chelsea. PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi talks about his respect for Chelsea and his pride at what his team has achieved this season. Chelsea's Guus Hiddink and PSG's Laurent Blanc look ahead to the eagerly anticipated UEFA Champions League knockout clash. Thiago Silva has said he would prefer Neymar, rather than Cristiano Ronaldo, to j...
Tags: Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain, Ronaldo, Transfers, Cristiano Ronaldo, Guus Hiddink, Psg, Neymar, UEFA Champions League, Marco Verratti, Thiago Silva, Blaise Matuidi, Mark Rodden

The World Cup History of Brazil vs France

The Brazil-France matches in the World Cup are nothing short of spectacular. The Brazil-France matches are the kind of games that their fans and almost everyone else who’s interested in the game love to watch. Theirs is the kind of game that gets people on the edge of their feet and eventually, on their very feet. Theirs is the kind of game that rocks the field. Everyone waits in anticipation for every single match where the two World Cup giants battle. Such notoriety was fueled by their long-ru...
Tags: England, Mexico, France, World Cup, Ronaldo, Brazil, Pele, Zico, Petit, Zidane, Roberto Carlos, Carlos, Platini, Brazil France, Fabien Barthez, Teams & Players

Italy in the World Cup

Italy’s history in the World Cup was a long, arduous journey marked with long stretches of success, and even longer stretches of defeats. Theirs is a portfolio that started out quite splendidly and ended in a so much lesser status. However, despite their recent fruitless attempts to win the Cup, they still hold the succeeding place as the third most successful teams in the history of the World Cup, following right behind Brazil and Germany. Let’s look closely at Italy’s journey through the Cup. ...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Sweden, North Korea, Mexico, France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Hungary, Italy, World Cup, Brazil, Uruguay, Mussolini, West Germany