In today's news roundup, France puts a new tax on internet companies, a Japanese spacecraft lands on an asteroid, protected birds in Australia may have been poisoned, and a security company drops $175,000 out of their truck.
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On June 9, Rafael Nadal became the first person to win 12 titles at the same Grand Slam tennis contest by beating Dominic Thiem in the French Open.
The FIFA Women's World Cup begins today. Teams from 24 countries will meet in stadiums across France to decide which country has the best women's soccer team in the world.
Notre-Dame, an 850-year-old Paris church, famous around the world for its artistic design, has been hit by a major fire. French President Emmanuel Macron says the church will be rebuilt.
Star Wars fans in France got some good news recently - fighting with lightsabers has just officially become a sport in the country.
For over a week, people have been protesting in France, blocking roads while wearing yellow yellow vests. Yesterday, the protests became more violent as the group targeted the nation's capital, Paris.
For over 200 years, the world has weighed things in kilograms. And for around 130 years, the weight of a kilogram has been based on one piece of metal. That is about to change.
The leader of the French Open tennis contest has upset many people by saying that tennis star Serena Williams can't wear a special "catsuit" outfit in the contest next year.
When school starts in France in September, there will be a big change for students. They will not be allowed to have cell phones at any time during the school day.
An amusement park in France has come up with an unusual way of picking up trash. They have trained crows to pick up small pieces of litter.