Marseille Knifeman Kills Two Women Before Being Shot Dead By Police

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK

The French army shot dead a man after he stabbed two women to death at Marseille’s main train station, the French Interior Ministry has confirmed. P...

Greedy Traitor Or Homesick Lost Soul? The Dimitri Payet Saga Is All About Perception

Jamie Spencer | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

Payet has been thoroughly slated by the British media, derided as a snake and a traitor by Hammers fans left feeling betrayed - Bilic himself used words such as 'angry' and 'let down' - and has seen his professional reputation altogether sullied by the whole unsavoury affair. But let's pause for a moment and take the time to actually consider if the player really is the awful monster he has been so eagerly portrayed as.

England Fans Chant 'Isis, Where Are You?' As Pre-Euro Clash Turns Violent

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK

England fans chanted "Isis, where are you?" during a pre-Euros clash with locals in Marseille prompting police to fire tear gas to disperse them. Two...

The Ultimate UEFA Euro 2016 City Guide - Marseille

Layla Anna-Lee | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Sport
Layla Anna-Lee

There is no better person to show you round Marseille than a man who's jumped out of a plane right above it! Olympic 2012 gold medallist Florent Manau...

ISIS Followers Ask Marseille Teacher If He's Jewish... Then Stab Him

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK

A Jewish teacher in Marseille was stabbed by three Islamic State supporters on Wednesday, French prosecutors revealed. The victim’s life is not in d...

Great Weekend Getaways - Marseille, France

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Our visit to Marseille,Provence this summer was a revelation. The epitome of cool, we loved the simultaneously chilled and vibrant atmosphere of France's second largest city. Cultural activities are a given but an afternoon at the beach is also within easy reach by local buses along the corniche.

Hidden Gems of Europe - Hyères and the Golden Isles

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

Who doesn't love chic and sunny Cannes, Nice and Antibes on the French Riviera, so an invitation to Hyères, the 'original Côte d'Azur' piqued our interest. Hyères, with its medieval centre and nearby beaches, covers a 30 km area and was a favourite destination from the 18th-century onwards among the international jet set.

Hooded Gunmen Fire At Police In Marseille, France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

Hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs have fired on police in the French city of Marseille. It comes on the day the Prime Minister was due to visi...

Hooded Gunmen Fire At Police In Marseille, France

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

Hooded gunmen armed with Kalashnikovs have fired on police in the French city of Marseille. It comes on the day the Prime Minister was due to visi...

Joey Barton Receives The World's Worst Death Threat

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Sport

QPR midfielder Joey Barton has made light of receiving a death threat - by posting the full message to Twitter. Found some old 'fan mail'. Amazing ...

Player Focus: Playmaker Payet Takes Over the Creative Reins at Marseille

Ben McAleer | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Sport
Ben McAleer

The Marseille star has played more key passes (54) than any other player in Europe's top 5 leagues this season and it helps that Payet has bought into Bielsa's philosophy instantly. Part of his fine form is down to his excellent vision when in possession and clever movement off the ball to find space in order to receive a pass from his teammates, enabling him to create chances.

Europe's Emerging Quality Hostels: Part One - France

Peter Yeung | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Yeung

Things are gradually changing, and in the past few years quality hostelling has been embraced. Here are the best picks of France...

Look to France for the World's Next Best Player

Matthew Smith | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

Whilst many of the transfer sagas in Britain are protracted, for the most part they are intense rather than bitterly unpleasant. The same could not be said across the channel, where France's longest running saga of last summer finally ended on deadline day after months of acrimony and strikes. Florian Thauvin was the man at the centre of attention.

Großkreutz Dortmund's Champions League Saviour In Marseille (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport

Lifelong Borussia Dortmund supporter Kevin Großkreutz struck in the last 10 minutes to spare Jürgen Klopp a disheartening Champions League exit in M...

Özil Faces The Music At Arsenal Initiation (PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Sport

An auspicious debut at Sunderland could not spare Arsenal's record signing Mesut Özil from experiencing his initiation. Favoured by many Premier L...

French Residents Ask For Batman To Help Fight Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

A group of residents in the French city of Marseille are calling for 'Batman' to come and save them from a crimewave in the area. A mock petition a...

Barton Wants Everton Move

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Bywater | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

QPR midfielder Joey Barton has issued a "come and get me plea" to his boyhood club Everton. Barton is prepared to take a significant financial "sac...

WATCH: Cantona Rolls Back The Years... During A Rugby Match (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Sport

Eric Cantona rarely disappoints his followers but he took to rugby this week. Fear not though purists, for the Frenchman pulled off a piece of majesty...

Marseille Deny Barton Contract Claims

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton's claims that a deal is in place for him to stay at Marseille have been denied by the club's president Vincent Labrune. Barton, current...

Barton Gagged By Marseille After Thiago Silva 'Ladyboy' Twitter Rant

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton was gagged by Marseille on Wednesday night after angering club chiefs by labelling Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva an "overweight l...

Beckham 2-0 Barton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Sport

David Beckham started his first Paris St Germain match in the Coupe de France on Wednesday night, and again the Ligue 1 leaders defeated Marseille 2-0...

More Than A Mascot?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Sport

Twenty-four days since his signing was announced on transfer deadline day, David Beckham finally took to the Parc des Princes pitch to make his Paris ...

Barton Sees Red For Marseille

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton was sent off for the first time this season as Marseille lost their seventh Ligue 1 match at home to Nancy. Barton was shown two yellow...

Barton And Hamann Have It Out On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Sport

Joey Barton and Dietmar Hamann livened up Twitter on Monday night with a bitter and lengthy feud. With no Gary Neville to engage the Twitteratti on...

Three Great French Cities (That Aren't Paris)

Andrew Matthews | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

We love Paris, obviously. But we've worn our heart on our sleeve long enough now. It's time to take the torch and see what some other great French cities are up to.