‘Here Oui Go’: France and England headed to World Cup quarter-finals
05 December 2022 | 1:30 pm
We look at how the French and British papers are covering their nations' World Cup wins, as well as their future face-off in the quarter-finals. We also discuss the possibility of the Iranian morality police being disbanded. The South African press weighs in the political future of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
One of the best things about France is its food. Each region has its own culinary wonders that reflect the area's culture and history. Join Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot as they embark on a road trip to discover France's regions through gastronomy. Their first stop is Normandy. Known for its world-famous beaches and towering monuments – like the Mont-Saint-Michel – the region is also a foodie's paradise.
It's one emergency the EU didn’t need. Already dealing with a war on its doorstep, an energy crisis and rising inflation, the handling of the Ocean Viking – a ship carrying migrants rescued in the Mediterranean – starkly showed the limits of European solidarity.
It's nicknamed the intense island. Located 10,000 kilometres from the French mainland, in the Indian Ocean, Reunion Island contains a thousand treasures for the senses. Some 40 percent of the territory is a UNESCO World Heritage site. On the coast, whale song punctuates the missions of oceanographers.
Marcus Rashford speaks about Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United as well as England's preparations for their upcoming World Cup match against Wales.
EU interior ministers address Italy-France migration spat and discuss more coordination in migration management
A now-deleted graphic of the Group B standings posted on Saturday across U.S. Soccer's official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts displayed a plain green, white and red flag.
England manager Gareth Southgate knows Wales will have "additional motivation" when the two sides clash in their final Group B game at the World Cup on Tuesday.
Two more teams qualify for the World Cup last 16, meaning that there are still 13 squads looking to book their place. If you thought the matches were exciting so far, they're bound to get even tougher over the coming days. Portugal make it through with a double from Bruno Fernandes, as do Brazil despite Neymar’s absence. Plus, Cameroon come from behind in a 3-3 thriller against Serbia, while Ghana beat South Korea 3-2.
Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
The suspension of first-choice goalkeeper Andre Onana for 'disciplinary reasons' has reverberated around the squad. Cameroon secured a point against Serbia in Onana's absence, but must beat Brazil to progress.
The sign of protest comes amid controversy over the pro-LGBTQ rights 'OneLove' armbands, which are banned during the tournament.
The 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar is hugely controversial. The allegations range from corruption in the awarding of the tournament to Qatar to harsh criticism of the host nation for its human rights record, and its World Cup carbon emissions.
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